"Espumizan" for children is a virtually colorless turbid liquid with a pleasant banana flavor and taste, which distinguishes this drug from similar drugs (the banana is a fruit that practically does not act as an allergen).
The release form : "Espumizan L" is produced by the company Berlin-Chemie in bottles of dark glass with a screw cap of thirty milliliters, it is convenient to store or take with you. The bottle is equipped with a dispenser, which makes it very easy to dose the drug with drops, and also protects it from the ingress of microorganisms. "Espumizan" children is released in a highly concentrated form (40 mg simethicone in 1 ml), so this drug is very economical expenditure.
Active substance : The active substance Espumizana, simethicone, is a carminative drug (the so-called "defoamer"), the advantage of which is that it is not digested in the human body in any way and does not interact with any substances. Simethicone, having fulfilled its function, exits the body in the same form as it fell into it. Thanks to this, the drug is given to children from birth. It can also be taken by women during pregnancy and lactation.
Principle of action : Simethicone, having got into the human intestine, removes the surface tension of the gas bubbles accumulated there, as a result of which they burst. Then the gases are absorbed by the walls of the intestine or come out naturally.
Indications for use : Espromizan for children, like any carminative substance, is used in cases of excessive gas production and accumulation of gases in the digestive tract (flatulence, indigestion, aerophagia, etc.), children's intestinal colic, and also in preparation for the diagnosis of diseases of organs The abdominal cavity (for example, ultrasound examination). In the latter case, it is recommended to take in combination with enzyme preparations.
How to use espumizan for children : The instruction says that children over 14 years of age and adults should take 2 ml of emulsion up to 5 times a day. Children, age from 6 to 14 years - 1-2 ml, from year to 6 years - 1 ml. Breasts are given 1 ml of the drug with a small spoon before or after breastfeeding. If the child is not breastfed, but on artificial, Espumizan, the baby is added to baby food or drink. The duration of the medication depends on the severity of the symptoms. If necessary, "Espumizan" is used for a long time.
Espumizan is taken with or after a meal, or before bedtime. Shake the bottle before use. Dosing the drug can be using a special measuring spoon, which is attached to the package.
Contraindications : "Espumizan" is contraindicated in people with hypersensitivity to individual components of the drug and suffering from intestinal obstruction. The drug can be used in pregnancy and lactation, as well as people with diabetes.
Additional information : If to talk about the side effects of the drug, it is worth mentioning only the individual intolerance of individual components. Cases of an overdose were not. Significant interaction of the described agent with other drugs is not currently established.
The drug does not affect the ability to drive and operate vehicles and mechanisms.
Store "Espumizan" you need at an air temperature of no more than 25 degrees Celsius. Keep the drug in a place inaccessible to children. In pharmacies released without a doctor's prescription. Espumizan is one of the most popular drugs for eliminating flatulence in adults and children, primarily due to the lack of interaction with any substances in the human body.