Bifikol is eubiotic, combined preparation for normalization of intestinal microflora.
Bifikol is a microbial mass consisting of strains of bifidobacteria and coliform. This drug has antidiarrheal and antibacterial properties. Bifikol has a broad spectrum activity against pathogens including Proteus, Salmonella, Shigella, and provides the regulation of intestinal microflora balance. Reviews Bifikol confirm the effectiveness of its application in order to normalize the metabolism and enhance immunity.
Bifikol produced in the form of a dry powder for solution preparation (single dose vial contains 5) in the form of tablets (1 tablet corresponds to one dose).
Instruction Bifikol indicates the effectiveness of the drug in:
- acute dysentery, accompanied by severe intestinal dysbiosis;
- viral diarrhea;
- enterocolitis, colitis, ulcerative colitis.
Instructions for use Bifikol
Bifikol administered orally 20-30 minutes before meals. The dry powder should be pre-diluted with water at room temperature: one teaspoon of water corresponds to a single dose of the drug.
The tablets can be taken Bifikol whole and crushed with water.
To neutralize the increased activity of gastric juice for 5-10 minutes prior to use of the drug is recommended to drink ½ cup of mineral water or a solution of baking soda.
The instructions to Bifikol recommended the following dosage: children 6-12 months - 3 doses a day for children older than 1 year and adults - 5-10 doses per day, duration of treatment is determined by a physician, the use Bifikol usually lasts 2 to 6 weeks.
Reviews Bifikol confirm good tolerability.
In rare cases, you may experience a mild form of indigestion, which passes quickly and do not require discontinuation of therapy.
Instruction Bifikol warns against ingestion by children under 6 months of age. Please note that this drug should not be taken simultaneously with antibiotics.
According to the instructions, Bifikol should be stored at 2-8
Fit for use of the drug is considered to be within 1 year from the date of issue. The final solution of the dry powder can not be stored.