Tablets containing pancreatin, produced by different pharmaceutical companies under their own names. The most popular drug that comes in pill form, is now mezim Fort pharmaceutical company Berlin-Chemie (Germany).
The composition and operation of the fort mezima
Tablets mezim form are available in two forms: mezim mezim forte and forte 10 000 differ in the number of these tablets contained in these digestive enzymes in the title at the same time reflects the substance of enzymes that break down fats.
One tablet contains mezima forte 3500 IU enzymes for digestion of fats (lipase), 4200 units of enzymes for digestion of carbohydrates (amylase) and 250 units of enzymes to break down proteins (proteases). Adjuncts in these tablets are microcrystalline cellulose, sodium carboxymethyl starch, colloidal silica and magnesium stearate. The composition of enteric coating include talc, hypromellose, azorubinovy lacquer dry simethicone emulsion, dry polyacrylate titatna dioxide, macrogol 6000.
One tablet mezima Fort 10,000 contains 137.5 mg of pancreatin
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, Which consists of 10 000 units of lipase, amylase 7500 units, and 375 units of protease. Auxiliaries are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate. Several changed and the composition of enteric coating.
When injected into the gastrointestinal tract tabeltki mezim forte and forte mezim 10,000 without breaking, pass through the stomach and break only in the duodenum, which has an alkaline content (in the acidic contents of the pancreatin is destroyed).
Included in the tablet enzymes contribute to the rapid and complete breakdown of proteins, fats and carbohydrates, without the formation of toxic by-products of the decay, after which they are easily absorbed into the intestinal wall, without causing irritation, enter the blood and tissues absorbed.
This secretion is stimulated and its own digestive enzymes of the gastrointestinal tract.
When can I take the pills mezim forte and forte mezim 10,000
Those and other tablets can be taken at different errors in the diet, such as overeating and heaviness in the stomach, eating oily or hardly digestible food, etc. And as such cases occur most frequently on holidays mezim forte tablets can be in the home medicine cabinet and, if necessary, take them yourself. Apply them one or two pills during the meal, washed down with half a glass of water (but not mineral).
In all other cases the dose and duration of use mezima selected individually by your doctor. It will play a positive role mezim forte and in preparation for the various diagnostic tests. Upon receipt of this preparation is complete splitting components of food without gassing, which normally prevents to conduct diagnostic tests.
With diseases such as chronic pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis (a congenital disease with impaired digestive glands) when the suffering of the pancreas function
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, Mezim Fort appointed physician after a full examination in the form of replacement therapy.
In chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and bile ducts that lead to exchange-dystrophic changes of these bodies and the violation of their functions mezim fort is used as treatments to facilitate digestion, prevent irritant effect of food on their walls and stimulation of its own secretory the ability of these bodies.
Often the function of the gastrointestinal tract is broken after removal operations and the entire portion of a body (e.g., the stomach or intestine) or after irradiation (eg in the treatment of cancer). Admission mezima forte alleviate the condition of patients.
Contraindications and side effects
Contraindications pills mezim forte and forte mezim 10,000, and they cause the same side effects. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity of the components of the drug by the body of the patient, acute pancreatitis and exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis.
Because side effects are known constipation, discomfort in the stomach, and allergic reactions. With prolonged use at high doses may increase the blood levels of uric acid
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This can lead to disruption of intestinal obstruction due to the growth of connective tissue, which can not be stretched, resulting in formation of a stricture (narrowing resistant) intestine.