Medication "Enterofuril" - for the child the best remedy for diarrhea
In children, intestinal disorders are frequent. The danger of this condition is the rapid loss of the body of the child's fluid, which is dangerous for the baby. In such situations, you should act quickly and correctly. There are many reasons for the development of diarrhea in children. Often it has an infectious nature. Pediatricians in such situations prescribe the drug "Enterofuril". For a child this is a very effective tool.
The drug "Enterofuril" is a drug that is part of the group of antimicrobial drugs of wide action. The drug has no systemic effect, is used to treat infectious diarrhea. The active substance is nifuroxazide. The medicine has bactericidal, bacteriostatic properties, it shows activity against many pathogens of infections of the gastrointestinal system. Antimicrobial effect depends on the dosage of "Enterofuril" medication. For the child, doctors prescribe the drug, given that a small amount of the drug has a bacteriostatic effect, and a large - bactericidal.
Indications for use
The agent has activity against many gram-negative and gram-positive microorganisms.Therefore, it is often prescribed for the treatment of diarrhea, which is of an infectious nature, as well as other diseases of the stomach and intestines. Often a "Enterofuril" medication for a child is purchased on the recommendation of a doctor to use it before an accurate diagnosis is made, until the cause of diarrhea is clarified. The drug is not absorbed into the blood, it acts only in the large intestine and is completely eliminated from the body with feces. These factors allow pediatricians to consider the remedy to be safe. In addition, taking the medicine does not cause symptoms of dysbacteriosis, but, on the contrary, promotes the fastest recovery of the intestinal microflora after the patient recovers.
Method of application and dosage of "Enterofuril"
For a child, you need to buy a suspension, although the drug is produced in the form of tablets. Babies until half a year give 100 mg of syrup twice a day, until the age of two, the dosage is the same, only take four times a day. Before use, the product must be shaken. Use the medication regardless of the meal.
The standard course of therapy is one week. Tablets can be given to children, starting with two years. Babies under seven are prescribed 200 milligrams of the drug three times a day, children older than this age are given the same dose four times a day.
Contraindications and side effects
It should be borne in mind that children under the age of one month are not prescribed a drug, as well as prematurely. It is forbidden to use the drug "Enterofuril" for children (syrup, tablets) with hypersensitivity to derivatives of nitrofurans. In isolated cases, after taking the medication, slight allergic reactions were observed.
"Enterofuril" medication (for children): price
The cost of the suspension is on average 250 rubles.