It refers to the group Fortrans laxative drugs having an osmotic effect.
The main active
Fortrans substance is polyethylene glycol (Macrogol 4000). This material forms a hydrogen bond with water molecules, enabling to retain water in the intestinal lumen. As a result, there is a significant increase in the volume of stool due to their dilution. This is due to the development and laxative effect.
In the opinion of Fortrans takes effect one and a half hours after taking the initial dose. Effect of the drug persists for 2-5 hours. After taking the second dose in the morning Fortrans bowel movements occur within half an hour.
The instructions to Fortrans indicates that the drug is not absorbed from the intestines and does not accumulate in the body. Completely out with feces in unchanged form.
This drug is indicated for the need for a good bowel cleansing prior to elective surgery for abdominal and pelvic organs, as well as endoscopic or radiographic examination. In the opinion of Fortrans not lead to electrolyte imbalance, because the product contains sodium and potassium salts.
1 sachet Fortrans be diluted in one liter of warm boiled water. According to the instructions Fortranssleduet receive rate of one liter of solution preparation for every 15-20 kg of patient body weight. Thus, a person weighing 80 kg should drink 4 liters of final solution. The first glass of drink in the solution for 10 minutes. Over the next hour - liter. All the necessary dose of solution Fortransamozhno drink for two doses (morning and evening) and once on the eve of the study or surgery.
Application Fortrans inadmissible in pediatric practice.
Application Fortrans can lead to side effects: bloating, nausea, vomiting. In the opinion of Fortrans rarely leads to the development of allergic reactions (swelling, rash, hives).
Admission Fortrans contraindicated in the following cases:
- Dehydration (dehydration);
- Severe heart failure;
- Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and other bowel diseases, accompanied by damage to its mucosa;
- Intestinal obstruction (even suspected it);
- The patient's age to 15 years.
Application Fortrans during pregnancy
The drug can be used in pregnancy and lactation only if the intended use of it is significantly greater than the potential risk to the child (fetus).
Interaction Fortrans with other drugs
In the opinion of Fortrans
slow absorption from the intestine almost all other drugs. Therefore, compared to his treatment should not be taken any other oral medications.
The main symptom of an overdose of the drug is expressed diarrhea. Symptomatic treatment.
Fortrans active ingredients are:
- Macrogol 4000 - 64, 0 g;
- Potassium chloride - 0, 74 g;
- Sodium chloride - 1, 46 g;
- Sodium bicarbonate - 1, 68 g;
- Sodium sulfate anhydrous - 5, 4 g
As adjuvant is used sodium saccharinate.
Fortrans produced in the form of a powder intended for solution for drinking. One box contains four sachets of 74 g each 0.
Currently, the pharmacy network are presented and other drugs that have a similar effect: FortezaRomfarm, Forlaks, Tranzipeg, Realaksan, Osmogol, Macrogol, Lavacolla. Analogs Fortrans have the same indications and contraindications for use, as does Fortrans.
Storage conditions Fortrans
Fortrans should be stored in a dry place at room temperature. The shelf life of five years. Sold in pharmacies by prescription.
The composition Fortrans Excluded sugar, it can therefore be used in patients with diabetes. The drug is not contraindicated for patients with galactose intolerance. Application Fortrans elderly patients should be under close medical supervision.