The main active substance in the preparationNifuroxazide is the "enterofuryl" (suspension), and sodium hydroxide, ethanol 96%, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, citric acid, carbomer, sucrose, distilled water and banana flavor are used as auxiliary. The syrup has a high density and a pleasant banana odor.
Also the preparation "Enterofuril" is issued in the form of capsules of yellow color, inside of them there is a yellow powder.
The drug "Enterofuril" (suspension) representsantimicrobial agent, which is used in the treatment of infectious diseases of the digestive tract. The effect of this drug is based on the fact that it contains NO2, which acts on the bacteria. In this case, the action of this drug does not affect the saprophyte flora and therefore there is no destruction of the natural intestinal microflora.
The drug "Enterofuril" (suspension) is almost notabsorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and all its therapeutic effect has inside the intestine, after which it is excreted along with the calves. Since different amounts of the drug are taken and each person has different intestinal motility, the withdrawal period depends on the above factors.
Indications for the use of the drug "Enterofuril" (syrup) are the presence of acute or chronic diarrhea, which is caused by infection.
Contraindications for use
This drug is not recommended for use in the following cases:
- in the presence of high sensitivity to the components of the Enterofuril agent (suspension);
- the drug is not used for premature infants, as well as for children under the age of one month.
There are no contraindications to the use during lactation and pregnancy.
Mode of application
Both syrup and capsules are taken only inside.
To receive the suspension there is a dosage spoon,Before using the drug, you should shake it well. For children under six months, it is recommended to use the drug 2-3 times a day for 2.5 ml. If the child is under 2 years of age, then the same dose should be given, but four times a day. Children under 7 years are prescribed 5 ml of syrup three times a day. The duration of such treatment should not be longer than a week.
Children after 7 years are prescribed 200 mg of the drug 4 times a day (total 800 mg), and up to 7 years of age - 200 mg 3 times a day. The drug is available in capsules of 100 and 200 mg.
Capsules are not assigned to children under the age of two.
Possible side effects may manifest in the form of various allergic reactions.
Since the specific signs of an overdosethe preparation "Enterofuril" (suspension) is not present, it is simply recommended not to exceed the named doses. In case of overdose, standard measures of therapy are carried out.
If diarrhea is treated, then together withthe use of this drug should be applied orally or intravenously rehydration therapy, it should correspond to the intensity of diarrhea and the patient's condition. During the intake of "Enterofuril" (suspension), alcohol consumption is prohibited.
Form of the preparation
Suspension or syrup is available in glassa 100 ml bottle containing 90 ml of Enterofuril. Each bottle has on the cap the control of the first autopsy and there must be a measuring spoon.
Capsules of 100 mg are packaged in 10 pieces in a package of three blisters, and 200 mg capsules - 8 pieces each and in a pack of 2 or 4 blisters.
Do not freeze this product intime of storage, and also it is impossible to store it at a temperature exceeding 30 ° С. At the expiration date, for capsules is 5 years, for suspension - 3 years, the drug can not be used.
The drug "Enterofuril" (suspension) - reviews
Patients respond positively to thispreparation. They point out that it is good for treating diarrhea, especially in children. Since the syrup is pleasant to the taste and has a banana flavor, the children perceive it well. There is also a high rate of action of the drug, in some cases it begins its effect after 10-20 minutes.