Ersefuril - indications and contraindications for the use of this drug clearly itemized in the statement. Medicinal properties of the drug allows us to use it to treat intestinal infections of bacterial origin. Contraindications for use ersefuril very little.
Ersefuril and intestinal infections
Intestinal infection can be caused by different pathogens, but the main place in this "rating" takes, of course, a bacterial infection. Intestinal infections are often called disease of dirty hands, as the agents of the disease is transmitted by direct contact.
The agents of intestinal infections of bacterial origin are most often E. coli, salmonella
Salmonella: unknown facts
, Shigella, some species of Staphylococcus, Proteus and others. Sometimes intestinal infection begins after some error in the diet - on a background of digestive disorders is activated opportunistic and pathogenic microflora, constantly live in the intestines.
Intestinal infection can be mild, moderate and severe. In mild intestinal infection, patients concerned about diarrhea. Liquid stools may be from 3 to 10 times a day with pain, spastic nature along the intestine. Easy intestinal infection is usually not accompanied by fever or any violation of general condition. Moderate and severe forms of intestinal infection accompanied by intoxication - nausea, vomiting, lethargy, weakness, headaches and fever.
Ersefuril suitable only for the treatment of mild intestinal infection caused by susceptible to the pathogens of bacterial origin. Active ingredient of this drug is nifuroxazide, which refers to a group of nitrofurans - broad-spectrum antibacterial action. However, unlike a number of other drugs nifuroxazide practically not absorbed in the intestine, it misses in the blood and does not have a general (systemic) action. That is why it is not suitable for the treatment of intestinal infections, moderate or severe.
Action ersefuril due to blockage of the redox reaction occurring in the cells of pathogens, leading to the suppression of their life (if the drug is taken in a therapeutic dose) or for destruction, if the dose increases.
Ersefuril copes with mild intestinal infections caused by bacterial pathogens, as it is active against the majority of pathogens to it rarely develop resistance pathogens in the intestinal lumen are high concentrations of the drug contributing to the destruction of infection. Ersefuril positive qualities is that he does not suppress the vital activity of the normal intestinal microflora, that is not cause dysbiosis.
During the reception ersefuril
Ersefuril - to cope with a slight diarrhea of infectious origin
you should not forget to drink plenty of fluids - it helps to restore the water balance and excretion of pathogens and their toxins. Even better water partially or completely replaced by saline solutions, for example, rehydron
Regidron - will help restore the water-salt balance
Contraindications for use ersefuril
Ersefuril generally well tolerated and the side effects are known only to allergic reactions that occur, as a rule, are not heavy, in the form of an itchy rash, urticaria, very rarely - angioedema.
Do not use this if you are hypersensitive ersefuril components of the drug by the body of the patient, as well as during pregnancy. During pregnancy ersefuril not recommended due to the lack of clinical trials of the drug in pregnant women. As is known, the reaction of the organism of the pregnant woman on some medication may be unpredictable. In this case, it refers to the impact on the body of the scanty amount of drug that still enter the blood stream. During feeding baby
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
breast ersefuril can be used, but short course.
Ersefuril available in capsules of 200 mg and as a suspension for ingestion (5 ml of suspension contains 200 mg of drug). The capsules are used to treat adults and children after six years. The suspension - for the treatment of children from one month of age and adults. Before the month ersefuril does not apply because of the immaturity of enzyme systems in the newborn child: ersefuril use in this case, it can cause hemolytic anemia.
Not recommended for use when ersefuril enzyme deficiency - a lack of enzymes that break down carbohydrates, such as saharaznoy failure. Neve circumstances can not be combined with alcohol intake ersefuril - it can cause severe allergic reactions.