5 x MEZYM FORTE (Pancreatin) 10 000 - Stress, Bloating Relief, Gas 10 tabl.

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Manufacturer Description

Special instructions and precautions: Mezim Forte contains active enzymes that can damage the mucosa of the oral cavity, so the tablets should be swallowed whole, not chewed. Mezim Forte should not be used in patients with the syndrome of congenital galactose intolerance, lactase deficiency or malabsorption of glucose and galactose. Patients mucoviscidosis should be aware of the possibility of intestinal strictures and intestinal obstruction. During pregnancy and lactation Mezym forte taking prescribed by a doctor, if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus or child. Mezym forte containing 3500 IU of lipase in 1 tablet, used in children older than 3 years. Mezym forte has no effect on the reaction rate when driving and operating machinery. Drug Interactions: With prolonged use Mezym forte reduces the absorption of iron. In an application with iron preparations may reduce the absorption of the latter. Antacids that contain calcium carbonate or magnesium hydroxide may reduce the effectiveness of Mezym forte. Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, dark, place inaccessible to children at temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Shelf life: 3 years.

Product Features

Mezym forte - the enzyme preparation. Facilitates the digestion of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, improves digestion. It is used for digestive problems, lack of secretory and digestive ability of the stomach and intestines, flatulence, diarrhea (including the states after resection of the stomach and small intestine, chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis). Structure and Composition: Mezym forte coated tablets, 20, 40, 80 or 100 pieces. in the package. 1 tablet contains: pancreatin (from porcine pancreas) with a minimum lipase activity of 3500 units (European Pharmacopoeia), amylase - 4200 units and proteases - 250 units. Mezym forte 10000 film-coated tablets, 10, 20, 50 or 100 pieces. in the package. 1 tablet Mezym forte 10000 contains: pancreatin (from porcine pancreas) with minimal activity of 10,000 U lipase, amylase - 7500 units and proteases - 375 units. Action: Mezym forte - a drug filling shortage of pancreatic enzymes - amylase, lipase and protease. Mezym forte compensates lack of exocrine pancreatic function, improves digestion. Acid tablets shell protects sensitive enteric enzymes. Only under exposure to alkaline environment of the small intestine, a dissolution membrane, and the release of pancreatic enzymes. Mezym forte facilitates the digestion of fats, proteins and carbohydrates, helps them better absorption in the small intestine. Trypsin also reduces stimulated pancreatic secretion and causes the analgesic effect of the drug. Indications of use: insufficiency of exocrine pancreatic function (cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, etc.). dyspepsia; gastrocardiac syndrome (Remhelda syndrome); flatulence; state after resection of the stomach and small intestine; functional accelerating the passage of food through the intestines (with nervousness, intestinal infections); errors in diet when consuming fatty, unusual or indigestible food; chronic disorders of the hepatobiliary system; degassing bowel prior to diagnostic tests (preparation for the ultrasound and X-ray study of the abdominal cavity). Dosage and administration: Dose Mezym forte is set individually, depending on the severity of digestive disorders. The question of the duration of treatment, the attending physician decides. Mezym forte is taken orally before or during a meal without chewing, with plenty of fluids. Adults Mezym forte is usually prescribed for 1-4 tablets 2-3 times a day. The maximum daily dose of 15,000-20,000 IU of lipase per 1 kg of body weight. Dose escalation should be under the supervision of a physician, taking into account the positive dynamics of clinical manifestations of the disease, such as steatorrhea or pain. The duration of treatment may vary from a single dose or a few days (at errors in the diet) to a few months / years (permanent replacement therapy). For Kids Mezym forte is prescribed in doses required for normalization of stools, but not higher than 1500 IU of lipase per 1 kg of body weight of a child under the age of 12 years. For children aged 12-18 years daily dose should not exceed 15,000-20,000 IU of lipase per 1 kg of body weight. Children Mezym forte is applied by a doctor prescrption. Overdose: Not described and unlikely as pancreatin is not absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract. Contraindications: Individual intolerance (including a history of hypersensitivity) components Mezym forte (including pork); acute pancreatitis or exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis. Side effects: Allergic reactions of immediate type. Symptoms of intestinal obstruction in cystic fibrosis patients after receiving Mezym forte in high doses (possibly stricture formation in the ileocecal site and in the ascending colon). With prolonged use Mezym forte in high doses may develop hyperuricosuria and hyperuricemia (necessary to control the content of urate in the urine).