Review of the most popular and effective candles for colds for children
Pharmacists have come up with the shortest, safest and most reliable way to deliver the medicine to a small patient – rectal suppositories. Moms who use them today to cure various diseases, including colds, hardly imagine how much work it cost the parents to persuade their beloved child to drink a spoonful of bitter medicine or swallow a pill.
Why do doctors increasingly choose in favor of suppositories (so in the professional language called candles)? Not only because of the ease of use, although this is a very important point.
The main value of this dosage form the fact that solid candles initially at the body temperature start to melt, so that the drug is easily absorbed into the walls of the rectum, and from there it is sent to the destination, to those organs that needed help.
It is important that this happens not abruptly, but smoothly, bypassing the gastrointestinal tract, which means, saving the children’s organism from possible negative consequences.
The advantage over other dosage forms also lies in the following:
- reduces the risk of allergic reactions that cause drugs taken orally;