Vigantol - a drug, which regulates the exchange of calcium and phosphorus in the body.
In addition to regulating the drug still has the following properties: shortfall vitamin D3, re-adsorption of phosphorus in the kidney and increased intestinal calcium absorption. Vigantol also assists in maintaining the bone structure, and bone formation of skeletal teeth in children.
Vitamin D, which compensates for a lack of preparation is needed for the body to ensure that the parathyroid glands can function normally, and, according to reviews, Vigantol completely compensates for the deficiency of this vitamin in the body.
Drops Vigantol is a clear, viscous, slightly yellowish and oily solution, designed for oral administration. In 1 ml of 500 micrograms have kolekaltsiferola and 939 mg of 5 triglycerides which are adjuvants.
The droplets produced in special Vigantol flakonah- made of dark glass 10 ml, which in turn are in cartons.
According to the instructions, Vigantol is indicated for:
- treatment and prevention of rickets;
- treatment of hypocalcemia and tetany gipokaltsiemicheskih;
- prevention of vitamin D deficiency in patients belonging to high-risk groups, ie, suffering from chronic diseases of the small intestine, biliary cirrhosis and malabsorption, as well as people in the state after resection of the small intestine or stomach;
- treatment of osteoporosis;
- pseudohypoparathyreosis and treatment of hypoparathyroidism;
- treatment of osteomalacia (often true for patients older than 45 years, as well as after prolonged immobilization, subject injuries, and after dieting, implying the rejection of dairy products).
Instructions Vigantola: methods of use
Instructions Vigantola involves the use of the drug inside. The required amount of solution to be pre-mixed with a spoon milk or any other liquid.
To carry out prevention of rickets in healthy term infants, physicians recommend taking 1 drop daily for 5 consecutive days, making a break for 2 days, then repeat the course. To begin such procedures is the second month of life throughout the first and second years of life, is deleted, perhaps only during the summer months.
Premature babies increases the amount of drug to 2 drops Vigantola. If you do not carry out prevention and treatment, it may be imposed on the cap 2-8. in a day.
For the prevention of risk of diseases which are associated with a deficiency of vitamin D3, Vigantol can be assigned in an amount of 1-2 drops daily. The syndrome of malabsorption of vitamin D3 and take 4-8 drops of the drug per day. In the treatment of osteomalacia, which is caused by lack of vitamin D3 in the body, is assigned 2-8 drops of medication, and for maintenance therapy in the treatment of osteoporosis - 2-4 drops.
15-30 drops of the drug Vigantol may be appointed for the treatment of hypoparathyroidism and pseudohypoparathyreosis.
Side effects Vigantola
According to reviews, Vigantol has many side effects that may manifest themselves differently in different patients.
Thus, from the electrolyte metabolism may occur hypercalcemia (increased concentration of calcium levels in blood plasma), hyperphosphatemia (increase in serum levels of phosphorus), hypercalciuria (too high content of calcium in the urine).
From the digestive system Vigantol sometimes causes constipation and anorexia. From the urinary system may be kidney failure and polyuria.
SEEING Vigantol the central nervous system can respond headache and musculoskeletal system - arthralgia and myalgia. Cardiovascular system for a long reception of the drug reacts arrhythmia and high blood pressure.
There may also be various types of allergic reactions to components Vigantola.
To use Vigantola there are contraindications:
- thyrotoxicosis (possibility of hypersensitivity);
- nefrourolitiaz calcium;
- hypervitaminosis D;
- increased sensitivity to vitamin D3;
- renal osteodystrophy, accompanied by hyperphosphatemia.
Very close to the destination should be taken Vigantola heart failure, atherosclerosis, active form of tuberculosis of the lungs, kidney failure, phosphate nefrourolitiaze during pregnancy and lactation, chronic and acute kidney disease, organic heart disease.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store this medication should be at a temperature between 15 and 25 ° C, protected from light and away from children. Shelf life is 5 years Vigantola.