Plantex - pharmacological preparations of vegetable origin for use in infants.
Structure and Composition
According to the instructions Plantex comes in the form of granules for solution for children. One dose of the drug is enclosed in a multilayer 5g sachet contains dry fennel fruit extract (250 mg), essential oil of fennel (2, 4 mg), and auxiliary components (acacia gum, lactose, anhydrous dextrose).
Externally Plantex a fine loose beads lightish-brownish color with a splash, and with a characteristic smell of fennel.
The carton of 10 bags for solution for drinking.
Pharmacological action Plantex
According to the instructions Plantex has antispasmodic action. This herbal preparation, the components improve digestion, increased gastric acid secretion and stimulate peristalsis. Application Plantex promotes faster splitting and absorption of food. Also, the drug helps to prevent the accumulation of gases in the intestines of infants and facilitates expectoration. As an antispasmodic, Plantex helps reduce pain from cramps during digestion.
According to the instructions Plantex recommended for use in children aged from 2 weeks of age and older as a preventive and therapeutic tool in the following conditions:
- cramps in the gut with mild dyspepsia (including so-called "baby colic");
- Transfer the baby with breastfeeding on infant formula, infant formula or replacement.
Hypersensitivity to the ingredients, lactase deficiency, galactosemia, a syndrome of malabsorption of glucose / galactose.
Dosing and Administration
Plantex Infant approved for use with 2 weeks of age. It is recommended to take the drug after meals, optimally between meals. Sachet Plantex be dissolved in 100 ml lukewarm water and stir to dissolve the pellets.
In the opinion of Plantex the preparation of the solution is almost tasteless and well tolerated infants.
Children under 1 year is recommended to take 1-2 sachets (5-10 g) Plantex day.
Children from 1 to 4 years old can take 2-3 sachets (10-15 grams) per day in 2-3 doses.
Side effects Plantex
In the opinion of Plantex rarely can cause allergic reactions.
Currently there are no reports of overdose Plantex.
Interaction Plantex with other drugs
No evidence of negative interaction of this drug with other drugs.
For newborns Plantex should only be used in the fresh form. Should not be added to a solution of any sweeteners.