Enterol - a drug which includes micro-organisms that have a positive effect on the intestinal microflora. They actively suppress the livelihoods of most of the pathogens of intestinal infections. However, this drug should not be taken simultaneously with antifungal agents.
How does enterol
Enterol releases French pharmaceutical company Biocodex in the form of capsules and 250 mg powder for suspension for oral administration of 250 mg. Active ingredient of this drug are freeze-dried (dried in a special way), Saccharomyces boulardii - single-celled yeast of the genus Saccharomyces. These fungi are named after the French physician Bulardi, select them in Indochina from certain kinds of tropical fruits, after he noticed that the skin of the local population is used to treat intestinal infections.
The composition of the excipients include milk sugar (lactose) that facilitates fungi and other vital functions of normal intestinal microflora.
The mechanism of action is associated with the suppression of Enterol vital activity of pathogenic fungi and pathogenic microflora of the intestine, causing intestinal infections. Enterol effective against E. coli, shigella (dysentery they cause), salmonella, staphylococci, fungi genus Candida (cause intestinal candidiasis) and other activators of intestinal infections.
In addition, Saccharomyces boulardii improve digestion by stimulating the enzymatic function of the intestine, including the activity of enzymes disaccharidases intestinal epithelium: lactase, sucrose, alpha-glucosidase and maltase. Enterol enhances the local immune defense due to the increased production of immunoglobulin A (IgA - it is in the mucous membranes) and other immunoglobulins.
Enterol can be combined with any antibiotics, but it should not be taken simultaneously with anti-fungal drugs - Enterol effectiveness of this decline.
Saccharomyces boulardii is a special feature that they did not colonize the intestine, and are completely removed from it in a few days after stopping Enterol unchanged. They also do not penetrate the intestinal wall into the blood, lymph nodes and other organs.
In what cases and how to take enterol and when it is contraindicated
Enterol be used to treat diarrhea of any origin, including the intestinal infection of viral origin. You can start taking it before the arrival of the doctor. But your doctor if you have diarrhea, especially if it is accompanied by fever and impaired general condition, it is necessary to apply. This is especially true for children: any serious complication of diarrhea is dehydration, his children suffer especially hard. You can take enterol and for the prevention of diarrhea, for example, while traveling to the southern countries or while hiking.
Another indication for receiving a goiter Enterol
Dysbacteriosis - what brings self
- A condition where the pathogenic microflora predominates over the normal. Dysbacteriosis often develops after taking antibiotics for the prevention of its development enterol often prescribed in conjunction with antibiotics
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Enterol commonly prescribed anti-treatment consisting of chronic colitis, including ulcerative - it promotes the normalization of microflora and overall improvement of the bowel, as it increases the number of walls of IgA which inhibits the penetration of infection into the wall.
Take enterol an hour before meals with a little water. The powder from a bag dilute half a glass of warm water. The dose for an adult - 1-2 capsules twice a day for a week to ten days. Children after three years give the same dose, from one year to three years, one capsule once or twice a day for five days. Children up to three years, it is difficult to swallow the capsule whole, so it is open, the contents diluted with warm (but not hot) boiled water and give drink to the child.
Side effects and contraindications
Sometimes, while taking Enterol occur discomfort in the upper abdomen (in the stomach), but drug withdrawal symptoms do not require. Moreover, are also possible side effects such as allergic reactions
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Contraindications for use Enterol are idiosyncrasy of the drug, children up to a year, as well as the presence of the catheter in the vein of the patient, as is rare case of contact with Saccharomyces boulardii in the blood.
During pregnancy and nursing
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
enterol breast can be used only for health reasons and on doctor's orders.
Enterol - a drug that is suitable for the treatment and prevention of intestinal diseases.