Alginatol suppositories: a description of the drug and its use for children
Candlesticks Alginatol is designed for rectal use on the basis of sodium salt of alginic acid, which is obtained from brown or red kelp. The drug can be used for both children and adults with problems with mucous membranes of the large intestine and anus.
For children, Alginatol suppositories, according to the official instructions, can be used with half a year with the following problems:
- inflammation of the lower part of the rectum (proctosigmoid);
Candles have the form of a torpedo with a mass of 1.28 grams. Color – pale gray. The surface can be smooth or rough due to a specific plaque that does not affect the quality of the medication.
Each suppository contains:
Candles of 5 pieces are sealed in contour cells. The sale comes in a cardboard box of 10 pieces (2 contour cells).
The main property of all alginates is their ability to stop bleeding.
Candlesticks Alginatol, when applied gently envelop the affected areas of the mucous, while promoting:
Sodium alginate is also an enterosorbent, binding and removing from the body salts of heavy metals, radionuclides and toxic products of metabolism after drug treatment.
The drug has antimicrobial and antimycotic action, supports the natural intestinal microflora in a healthy state.
Candles Alginatol is primarily recommended for children with internal anal fissures. In this case, after emptying the bowels on feces and toilet paper, scarlet blood smears are visible. This condition is also characterized by complaints of the baby for pain in the anus and a hard (sheep) stool.
In all other cases, suppositories are used as an addition to the basic medicamental and physiotherapeutic treatment strictly according to the prescribing physician.
The drug is well compatible with other drugs, including with antibiotics.
But when treating in the form of candles it is advisable to use only one medicine, so as not to injure the baby once again. Children, as a rule, do not like the process of introducing candles into the anus.
Candles can not be used when: