Description of the medicine: Pancreatinum (Pancreatinum)
Enzyme preparation from the pancreas of slaughter cattle. Amorphous fine powder of grayish or yellowish color with a characteristic odor. Slightly soluble in water.
It contains mainly trypsin and amylase. Trypsin in the small intestine breaks down proteins, and amylase hydrolyzes starch.
It is used for achilia, chronic pancreatitis with insufficient pancreatic function, digestive disorders associated with diseases of the liver and pancreas, anacid and hypacid gastritis, chronic enterocolitis.
Assign inside in the form of powder or tablets 3-4 times a day. The powder is taken before meals and washed down with an alkaline solution (borzhom or sodium bicarbonate solution).
Tablets are taken with food or immediately after it, without biting.
For adults, a single dose of pancreatin is 0.5 - 1.0 g, a daily dose of 4 g.
For children under the age of 1 year, pancreatin powder is prescribed at 0.1 - 0.15 g, 2 years - 0.2 g, 3 - 4 years - 0.25 g, 5 - 6 years - 0.3 g; 7 - 9 years - 0.4 g, 10 - 14 years - 0.5 g per reception. The drug in tablets is prescribed to children in the following doses: at the age of 6 - 7 years, 1 tablet (0.25 g), 8 - 9 years, 1 - 2 tablets (0.25 - 0.5 g), 10 - 14 years, 2 tablets ( 0.5 g).
The course of treatment is from 4 to 6 weeks to 2 to 3 months or more.
The drug is usually well tolerated, but allergic reactions may occur.
Method of release: powder and tablets, soluble in the intestine, 0.25 g each (Tablettae Pancreatini 0.25 enterosolubiles) in orange glass jars of 60 pieces.
Storage: in a cool, dry place.