Description of the medicine: Pepsinum (Pepsinum)
Pepsin is one of the main proteolytic enzymes of the digestive tract. It is produced in the cells of the gastric mucosa in an inactive form - as a pro-enzyme pepsinogen, which turns into the active enzyme pepsin in the gastric contents.
Pepsin hydrolyzes peptide bonds and breaks down almost all natural proteins; plays an important role in digestion processes. For medical purposes, pepsin is obtained from the mucous membrane of the stomach of pigs as a medicine.
It is produced in a mixture with powdered sugar.
A white or slightly yellowish powder of a sweet taste with a faint peculiar odor. Soluble in water and 20% alcohol.
Usually used in combination with diluted hydrochloric acid (see) for digestive disorders: achilles, hypoacids, anacid gastritis, dyspepsia, etc.
Assign inside 0.2 - 0.5 g (for children from 0.05 to 0.3 g) to receive 2 to 3 times a day before meals or during meals (in powders or in 1 - 3% diluted hydrochloric acid solution )
Release form: powder.
Storage: in well-sealed jars, in a cool (from + 2 to +15 C), dark place.
Rp .: Persini 2, 0
Ace. hydrochloridi diluti 5 ml
Aq. destill. 200 ml
M.DS 1 to 2 tablespoons 2 to 3 times daily with meals
Rp.: Рersini 1, 0
Ace. hydrochloridi diluti 1 ml
Aq. destill. ad 100 ml
MDS 1 teaspoon 3 times daily with meals for 1 year old baby
Acidin-pepsin tablets (Tabulettae Acidin-rersini). Tablets containing 1 part pepsin and 4 parts acidin (betaine hydrochloride). When betaine is introduced into the stomach, the hydrochloride readily hydrolyzes and separates free hydrochloric acid; 0.4 g of betaine hydrochloride corresponds to approximately 16 drops of diluted hydrochloric acid.
Apply with hypo - and anacid gastritis, achilia, dyspepsia.
Release form: tablets on 0,5 and 0,25 g.
Dose for adults: 1 tablet of 0.5 g 3-4 times a day for children - from 1/4 tablet (weighing 0.25 g) to 1/2 tablet (weighing 0.5 g) depending on age 3 - 4 times a day. Tablets before taking are dissolved in 1/4 - 1/2 cup of water. Take with or after meals.
Similar tablets are produced abroad under the names: Acidolrepsin, Acipepsol, Betacid, Persacid, Persamin, etc.