Medication Description: Pancreatin (Pancreatinum)
Enzyme preparation from the pancreas of slaughter cattle. Amorphous fine powder, grayish or yellowish in color with a characteristic odor. Few soluble in water.
Contains mainly trypsin and amylase. Trypsin in the small intestine breaks down proteins, while amylase hydrolyzes starch.
Apply with ahilii, chronic pancreatitis with insufficient pancreatic function, with digestive disorders associated with diseases of the liver and pancreas, anacid and gipatsidnom gastritis, chronic enterocolitis.
Assign inside as a powder or tablets 3 to 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 or without food immediately after a meal.
For adults, a single dose of Pancreatin is 0.5 - 1, 0 g, daily dose is 4 g.
Children under the age of 1 year of pancreatin powder prescribed by 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 old - 0.4 g, 10 - 14 years old - 0.5 g per reception. The drug tablets prescribed to children in the following doses: at the age of 6 - 7 years, 1 pill (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 ranges from 4 - 6 weeks to 2 - 3 months or more.
The drug is usually well tolerated, but allergic reactions may occur.
Forms of release: powder and tablets, soluble in the intestine, 0.25 g (Tabulettae Pancreatini 0.25 enterosolubiles) in orange glass jars of 60 pieces.
Storage: in a cool dry place.