Probably many when visiting the pharmacy at least once caught the eye of the grass in the same yellow cardboard boxes with similar inscriptions: "Gastrofit", "Nephrofit", "Hepatofit", "Bronchophyte" and a schematic drawing of the internal organs of man. These fees are produced by the Kharkiv scientific and manufacturing company "Amy", and they already deserve the recognition of many doctors and their patients.
This time we will talk about the drug "Gastrofit". Its relevance is due to the fact that diseases of the digestive system occupy the lion's share among all pathologies known to mankind. Of course, there are too many medicines, but not all of them are so effective with such sparing action on the mucous GIT. And here we have both treatment and care in one person.
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Collection of leaves, flowers, fruits and roots of 15 herbs called "Gastrofit" is prescribed in cases where the required normalization of the gastrointestinal tract, impaired due to the development of pathologies such as:
chronic form of gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), proceeding with normal or low acidity of gastric juice,
functional dyspepsia (aka non-ulcer dyspepsia or Essential, neurotic gastritis, gastric neurosis, etc.) that is not organic lesions of the gastrointestinal tract,
inflammation of mucosa 12 duodenum (duodenitis)
inflammation of the pylorus and the adjacent 12-duodenum (gastroduodenitis)
enterocolitis (most common disease of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by inflammation of the intestine, covering both the large and small intestine)
The drug is also used in the complex therapy of ulcerative lesions of the stomach and 12 duodenal ulcer, inflammation of the mucosa of the large intestine (colitis).
"Gastrofit" as a therapeutic herbal tea, is not only useful for the treatment of various pathologies of the digestive tract, but also as a prophylactic to prevent disease recurrence.
The drug "Gastrofit" is produced in the form of a medicinal collection, which is presented in the form of crushed parts of leaves, fruits, flowers and rhizomes of plants, effective for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The color of the composition is heterogeneous, gray-green with inclusions of elements of various colors. From the mixture comes an unobtrusive, pleasant herbal fragrance.
Vegetable collection is packaged in hermetically packed in individual packaging filter bags, convenient for infusion brewing. The weight of one sachet is 1.5 g.
Filter bags in turn are packed in 20 pieces in a cardboard box of yellow color with a schematic drawing of the internal organs of a person. The scheme clearly identifies the digestive system.
The collection consists of 15 plant components. Each filter bag contains:
ayr (rhizome) - 90 mg,
althaea (root) - 105 mg,
cumin (flowers) - 105 mg,
Elderberry black (flowers) - 90 mg,
St. John's wort (grass) - 90 mg,
calendula (flowers) - 105 mg,
nettle (leaves) - 105 mg,
mint (leaves) - 105 mg,
wormwood (grass) - 75 mg,
Chamomile Pharmacy (flowers) - 105 mg,
Japanese Sophora (fruits) - 120 mg,
licorice (root) - 120 mg,
Yarrow (grass) - 90 mg,
sage (leaves) - 90 mg,
rose hips (fruits) - 90 mg.
Sometimes you can find a collection packed in a cardboard container without filter bags. The weight of the package with the medicinal collection "Gastrofit" is 100 g:
wormwood - 5 grams,
ayr, elder, St. John's wort, yarrow, sage and dog rose - 6 grams,
althae, caraway, calendula, nettle, mint and chamomile - 7 grams each,
Japanese Sophora and licorice - for 8 g.
This form of the drug provides dosing with a tablespoon, which is not attached to the drug.
In addition to fees on pharmacy shelves, you can find the same drug in the form of syrup, which can be used to treat gastrointestinal pathologies in children, starting with 3 years.
The syrup contains extracts of the same herbs as the collections. It is packed in polymer bottles of 150 ml, which are then placed in cardboard boxes, in appearance similar to the packaging of plant charges.
Medicinal gastrointestinal collection "Gastrofit" shows a pronounced spasmolytic effect (relieves spasms of smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal tract and pain associated with them). Thanks to the many herbs included in the preparation, it is possible to speak with confidence about the anti-inflammatory and soothing effect of the medicinal collection on the mucosa of various organs of the digestive system.
In addition, the drug promotes the rapid healing and regeneration of damaged tissues of the stomach and intestines, including the duodenum. The instructions also mention the choleretic and mild laxative action of the herbal remedy.
Removing the inflammation and improving the condition of the mucosa of the digestive organs, Gastrofit is able to regulate the digestive tract, stimulate intestinal motility, normalize the stool.
Carry out pharmacokinetic studies in multicomponent drugs is very difficult, so there is no information on such studies in the instructions to the drug.
According to the official instructions, the drug "Gastrofit" has the following contraindications for use:
hypertension (degrees II B and III),
acute heart failure,
a low level of potassium in the blood serum (a condition called hypokalemia);
the presence in the gallbladder of stones, the size of which exceeds 10 mm (cholelithiasis),
acute inflammation in the gallbladder (in medical terms, the acute stage of cholecystitis),
an acute stage of hepatitis, characterized by severe signs of inflammation in the liver with impaired work,
cirrhosis of the liver,
acute inflammation of the pancreas (acute form of pancreatitis),
inflammation of the respiratory tract in children, accompanied by a narrowing of the larynx (croup),
inflammation of the bronchi with restriction of respiratory function (obstructive bronchitis),
tetanic syndrome characterized by increased neuromuscular excitability and a tendency to develop seizures,
inflammation of the venous wall with the formation of a blood clot (thrombophlebitis),
high rates of blood clotting,
hypersensitivity to any of the components of the drug.
The drug in the form of collections of herbs and plants is not intended for the treatment of children under 12 years of age. Syrup is undesirable to use in therapy of small patients who have not yet turned 3 years old.
The possibilities of using the drug "Gastrofit" during pregnancy or breastfeeding should be discussed with your doctor. In order to avoid unforeseen consequences, due to the lack of research in this direction, pregnant women are prescribed the drug only in the form of fees and only if the benefits for women will be significantly greater than the risk for the unborn baby.
During lactation, taking the drug is possible in the event of refusal of breastfeeding and temporary (or permanent) transfer of the baby to milk formulas.
Side effects Gastrofit
"Gastrofit", like the vast majority of drugs of plant origin, is well tolerated by most patients. Enough rare cases of allergic reactions associated mainly with individual intolerance to one or more components of a multicomponent drug.
Side effects of the drug could be observed in the form of various pruritic rash (urticaria, dermatitis) and edema on the skin. Some patients washes increase the skin's sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity).
Although severe allergic reactions during the first dose is not observed, the further use of the drug can enhance these manifestations to dangerous for the patient's health. Therefore, in the event of such reactions should immediately consult a doctor so that he reconsidered his appointment.
Dosing and administration
Since "Gastrofit" has 2 different forms of release, differing dosing capabilities, then the method of their application is slightly different.
The most convenient form is a medicine in metered filter bags. 2 of these bags (3 g) pour 150 g of boiling water and, after 15 minutes, after drinking, in a warm form somewhere for half an hour before eating. Filter the infusion is not necessary. The procedure is repeated 3 times during the day.
Buying a 100-gram economical bundle of the collection, it is necessary to store a separate dry table spoon to measure the right amount of the drug.
In this case, it is advisable to prepare a daily dose of medicinal infusion, brewing 2 tablespoons of a plant mixture of ½ liter of boiling water. Insist the formulation for 1 hour. When used, the right amount (150 g) is warmed up to a warm state. Multiplicity of administration and dosage is the same as in the previous case. It is universal for children (over 12 years) and adults.
The duration of the therapeutic course depends on the pathology and condition of the patient and is determined by the attending physician. In most cases, treatment of drugs is delayed for 1 or 2 months, but if the symptoms are caused by small disruptions in the work of the gastrointestinal tract, as with non-ulcer dyspepsia, then there is enough for a week. If necessary, the course of treatment can be repeated.
The drug in the form of a syrup is dosed depending on the age of the patient. So, for children 3-7 years, a single dose is 5 ml, children 7-14 children can be given 5 to 10 ml of syrup, and the dosage for adolescents and adults is the same - 10 ml.
Multiplicity of admission is established by a doctor and can vary from 3 to 5 times a day. In this case, the drug can be taken as a pure form, and adding it to water or tea.
Herbal preparation "Gastrofit" is non-toxic to the body. It is used without consequences in sufficiently large dosages provided in the instructions to the preparation. Cases of overdose before this time has been described.
Nevertheless, do not experiment, since the use of both synthetic and herbal preparations in doses exceeding the recommended, or long time without interruption, can at least lead to an increase in the side effects of the drug, and also cause such phenomena as nausea, vomiting, stool, etc.
Interactions with other drugs
The intake of any drug, even of plant origin, should be done taking into account the drug interaction with other drugs, provided that some other medicines are taken.
In the case of the drug "Gastrofit", its long-term use in parallel with drugs from arrhythmia, cardiac glycosides, adrenocorticosteroids, as well as with laxatives and most diuretics can cause a violation of the water-electrolyte balance in the body.
Do not use "Gastrofit" before performing work that requires concentration. From driving a car for the period of therapy with a drug, it is also desirable to refuse.
Conditions for storage of the drug "Gastrofit": packaging with vegetable collection and syrup is recommended to store at a temperature of no more than 25 о С, protecting from children, moisture and direct sunlight.
You may not use the drug after the expiry date, which is only 2 years, both for the collection and syrup.
Other drugs with the same name
In medical portal page description can be found another 2 herbal preparations in solution for orally administration.
One vial of 100 ml produced by the Russian company "Farmafit". The preparation includes: licorice root, yarrow, plantain leaves and anise oil. Additional ingredients: alcohol, water, sugar.
Grass consisting of drugs have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, regenerating, choleretic, carminative and tonic effect. In connection with this solution "Gastrofit" from "Farmafit" it is considered an effective medicine for gastritis with normal and reduced acid production in the stomach and all those pathologies that are described in the indications for use of collecting Kharkov and syrup.
The drug is intended for treatment of adults and children over 7 years. Reception undesirable plant solution during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as with individual intolerance to certain drugs components. Presence in the preparation of sugar-containing component provides for compliance with caution when taking patients whose diabetes is diagnosed.
We need to take the medicine for 1 hour. L. 3 times a day. It is better not to take it in pure form, and diluted in 1/3 cup of water or any other drink (except milk and milk-based drinks).
Keep herbal preparation "Gastrofit" as a solution to the need to secure a place in the sun for 2 years. Storage temperatures should be in the range 2-18 degrees.
On some pharmacy websites claimed yet another specimen called "Gastrofit". However, the drug picture is nowhere attached, is not mentioned, and its manufacturer. It indicated only that it is a plant solution for internal use, as part of which there are: chamomile flowers and calendula, yarrow, fennel essential oil (fennel aka Pharmacy), buckthorn bark, sorbitol (40%).
According to the instructions indications for use of the drug are:
dyskinesia (dysmotility) biliary tract,
constipation caused by decreased activity of the smooth muscles of the intestine (also called atopic)
excessive gas formation (flatulence), which manifests itself in the form of bubbles or abdominal distension, regurgitation, hiccups, loud and abundant flatus, cramping pains in rumbling stomach. In turn, the pathological condition may be caused by the use of certain products and certain diseases (dysbacteriosis, pancreatitis, colitis, cirrhosis), inflammatory processes in the gut, intestinal infections and parasitic structural abnormalities.
Contraindications to the use gastrological vegetable solution are:
bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract caused by various pathologies,
ulcerative lesions of the stomach and duodenum 12 due to the possibility of opening the bleeding,
acute stage of hepatitis,
jaundice, called obstructive,
acute inflammation of the abdominal cavity (appendicitis, peritonitis, etc.)
acute and chronic forms of glomerulonephritis (dangerous immunoinflammatory disease kidney glomerular filtration blood).
Use of the preparation "Gastrofit" as a solution orally for receiving deemed invalid during pregnancy , breastfeeding. The medicine is also not intended for pediatric use.
Precautions should be used sweet patients with diabetes solution as sorbitol content in the formulation is rather large.
The medication may be accompanied by allergic reactions, intestinal colic, slowing and quickening the chair acts of defecation.
Dosing and dose . A single dose at any pathologies of 5 ml (1 hour. L.) Under the condition of reception and triple 10 ml, 2 if the drug is taken once a day.
Take medicine for half an hour before meals, alone or breeding in a small amount of liquid.
Therapeutic course is usually 21-28 days, but the treatment can be repeated if necessary.
Medicine or dietary supplements?
If "Gastrofit" from "Aim" is related to the category of herbal medicines, many other tools of the same name can be attributed to the biologically active additives (BAA), which relieve the symptoms of some digestive tract abnormalities and a positive effect on self digestion .
These supplements include drug "Gastrofit" in the form of tablets (2 blisters per pack of 10 tablets) from "New Life". In its structure we find the flowers of calendula, linden and chamomile, herb St. John's wort, calamus and yarrow.
The bulk grass inflammatory, antiseptic and soothing effect on the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. St. John's wort, among other things, is considered to be still and styptic, while yarrow is able to effectively expel worms. Indicative is also antispasmodic, regenerating, marked urinary and choleretic and a slight antipyretic effect of the drug.
Take supplements in tablets need 2 times a day for 10-15 minutes before meals. Single dose -1 tablet.
If the observed intolerance reactions of some components of the preparation, from taking it should be abandoned.
Shelf life BAA 3 years when stored at room temperature with air in the range of 5-25 degrees.
"Gastrofit» or «Gastrophyt»?
Digging on the internet pages of pharmacies you can find another drug called "Gastrofit," that's just the name on the carton green written in Russian and English. The latter read as «GASTROPHYT» .
This drug was developed by Pakistan VioZone , specializing in the production of pharmaceutical products based on natural components. Production facilities are located in different countries, including Kazakhstan, where he made the import of dietary supplements "Gastrofit".
Preparation VioZone company represented in pharmacies as a vegetable syrup in a bottle of 120 ml which effectively treats nausea, eliminates pain, has a pronounced sedative effect on gastric mucosa and gastrointestinal tract in general.
Such an effect of the drug due to its composition:
goutweed significantly improves digestion, inter alia having analgesic, antiinflammatory and diuretic action,
Damask rose also relieves pain in the stomach, effectively fight pathogens, including fungal infection, exhibits antioxidant and astringent properties, purifies the blood,
mint normalizes secretory function of the stomach, stimulates the motor function of the stomach and intestines, relieves symptoms of nausea, vomiting and excessive flatulence,
licorice - one of the most useful herbs for digestion, it helps to normalize the acidity of the stomach, has excellent antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties,
fennel is considered effective in flatulence and is widespread in pediatric practice,
Senna - has been universally recognized safe and effective laxative, eliminates constipation,
ginger reduces inflammation and spasm in the stomach and intestines, and has a mild laxative effect,
cumin and Cinnamomum also famous pronounced spasmolytic facilitate symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, Cinnamomum also astringent and antiseptic properties,
ferrule - a good antioxidant, antispasmodic and antiseptic, effective against parasites (worms), protects the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract from damage.
The drug is considered safe for children of all ages, and even recommended for use with the unpleasant feeling of heaviness and heartburn associated with poor diet in the school and other educational institutions, as well as with the use of fast food and soft drinks.
The drug has a positive effect on heartburn, bloating and pain therein, nausea and vomiting, abnormal stool. It is indicated in pathologies such as gastritis, and ulcerative lesions of the stomach and duodenum 12.
Dosing and dose . Syrup "Gastrofit" dosed depending on the age of the patient. A single dose is:
kids 1-2 years - 0.5 tsp.,.
kids 2-12 years - 1 tsp.,.
adolescents and adults - 2 tsp.. Syrup.
The syrup has a pleasant sweet ginger flavor with a delicate hint of mint, so his technique is not even the smallest problems.
Take herbal syrup you need 3 times a day. It is possible to use either pure or diluted in water in the course of 15 days. For chronic pathologies recommended therapeutic repetition rate of 3 to 4 times a year, especially in spring and autumn, when the disease aggravated.
Special contraindications to the use of the drug is not present, but on the background of increased sensitivity may develop allergic reactions. Do not use the drug for the treatment of infants.
Since the syrup contains a sweetener, it has to be taken with caution for those who have blood sugar levels increased, particularly in patients with diabetes mellitus.
As an auxiliary agent for gastritis with high acidity and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract is used and herbal tea "Gastrofit-1" . He produced in Kazakhstan "TEC" company.
In package 20 find tea filter bags of 1.5 g containing crushed part of the following plants:
Dosing and dose herbal tea same for all ages and pathologies: 1 or 2 filter bag boiled water and insist about half an hour, stirring occasionally for a better release of nutrients of the composition.
It is desirable to use tea after 1 hour after the main meals. Multiplicity of reception - 3-4 times a day.
The composition of tea is quite modest, but effective in pathologies of the gastrointestinal tract. It is not suitable only for those who have observed hypersensitivity to one or more components of fragrant herbal drink.
Buy tea can be without a prescription. Keep it should be no more than 2 years in a dry, well-ventilated place.
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