Dyspepsia; simultaneous use of hard-to- digest vegetable, fatty and unusual foods; flatulence associated with the above disorders; acceleration of the passage of food in the intestine of a functional nature.
Pancreatin Forte composition
active substance: pancreatin;
1 tablet contains 384 mg of pancreatin with an activity of at least 10,000 amylolytic IU (Ph. Eur. U.), 14,000 lipolytic IU, 800 proteolytic IU;
excipients: lactose monohydrate; microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, povidone, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, azorubin (E 122); dry mixture “Acryl-eze white” containing talc, titanium dioxide (E 171), methacrylate copolymer, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium bicarbonate, silicon dioxide.
Coated tablets are enteric.
A multi-enzyme drug that promotes digestion. The drug contains the main pancreatic digestive enzymes: lipase, α-amylase, proteases (trypsin and chymotrypsin) – which have lipolytic, amylolytic and proteolytic effects, enhance the breakdown of proteins, carbohydrates and fats in the duodenum. their more complete absorption. Improves the functional state of the digestive tract and normalizes digestive processes.
The tablets have a protective coating that is insoluble in the acidic content of the stomach, which prevents the destruction of pancreatic enzymes under the action of gastric juice. Pancreatic enzymes are active only in the alkaline environment and are released from the dosage form in the alkaline environment of the small intestine, acting in the intestinal lumen.
Indications Pancreatin Forte:
- Replacement therapy for exocrine insufficiency of the pancreas: chronic pancreatitis, conditions after pancreatectomy, pancreatic cancer, dyspepsia.
- Flatulence, diarrhea of non-infectious origin.
- Impaired digestion (condition after resection of the stomach and small intestine).
- In order to improve the digestion of food in persons with normal digestive tract function in disorders of masticatory function, the use of indigestible plant, fatty or unusual foods; consumption of excessive amounts of food.
- Preparation for X-ray examination and ultrasound diagnostic examinations of abdominal organs (intestinal degassing).
Hypersensitivity to porcine pancreatin / other components of the drug, acute pancreatitis, exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction.
The drug is recommended for use in children over 4 years of age.
Use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
The safety of pancreatin during pregnancy has been insufficiently studied.
During pregnancy or breastfeeding, the drug should be taken as prescribed by a physician if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus / child.
Method of application and dosage
Take Pancreatin Forte orally during or immediately after a meal, the tablets should be swallowed whole, not chewed, drinking plenty of fluids (water, fruit juices). The dosage of the drug is based on the individual needs of the patient and depends on his age, the degree of indigestion and the composition of food.
It is recommended to take 1-2 tablets (14000-28000 IU of lipase) with each meal. However, it is possible that some patients may need to increase the dose by 1.5-2 times or even more to eliminate steatorrhea and maintain proper nutritional status. It is not recommended to exceed a dose of 15000-20000 IU of lipase / kg of body weight / day.
The duration of treatment can vary from a few days (in case of indigestion due to excessive food intake) to several months or even years (if necessary, constant replacement therapy).
Symptoms: hyperuricosuria, hyperuricemia; in children – constipation.
Treatment: drug withdrawal, adequate hydration, symptomatic therapy.
From the digestive system: very rarely – nausea, vomiting, flatulence, diarrhea, discomfort in the epigastric region, changes in the nature of stools.
Possible hypersensitivity reactions (including rash, itching, sneezing, tearing, bronchospasm, urticaria, anaphylactic reactions), perianal irritation.
Store in the original package at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Keep out of reach of children.