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Pancreatin + Simethicone Pharmacology
Pancreatin + SimethiconeAbout Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AMechanism of Action of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/APharmacokinets of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AOnset of Action for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/ADuration of Action for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AHalf Life of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/ASide Effects of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AContra-indications of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/APregnancy Related InformationN/AOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationN/AChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AInteractions for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/ATypical Dosage for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/ASchedule of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AStorage Requirements for Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/AEffects of Overdose of Pancreatin + SimethiconeN/A
PancreatinAbout PancreatinA pancreatic enzyme combination , Dietary supplement, Fatty food digestive aid.Mechanism of Action of PancreatinPancreatin is made up of the pancreatic enzymes trypsin, amylase, and lipase. The trypsin hydrolyze proteins to oligopetides, amylsas hydrolizes starches to oligosaccharides and the disaccharide maltose, and lipase hydrolyzes triglycerides to fatty acids and glycerols. Pancreatin is an effective enzyme supplement for replacing missing pancreatic enzymes used in a number of essential body processes.Pancreatin is given to people who do not produce enough enzymes to digest their food properly.Pharmacokinets of PancreatinAbsorption: It is well absorbed orally.Distribution: Through the portal circulation, it reaches liver and is distributed to the body fluids. Metabolism starts in the small intestine as it is converted to polypeptides and then to amino acids and finally into urea and excreted in urine and faeces.Onset of Action for PancreatinN/ADuration of Action for PancreatinN/AHalf Life of PancreatinN/ASide Effects of Pancreatin1.Feeling sick
2.Tummy pain or discomfort.
Contra-indications of Pancreatin1.Hypersensitivity to the drugSpecial Precautions while taking Pancreatin1.Allergic reactions
2.Allergic to pork or other pig products
3.Do not mix pancreatin with hot food or liquids. Heat will stop pancreatin working properly.
4.Take plenty of water.
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Pancreatin1.Cystic fibrosis
2.Problems with the pancreas or in those who have had their pancreas removed
Interactions for PancreatinN/ATypical Dosage for PancreatinAs directed by the Physician.Pancreatin is usually taken with or immediately after every meal or snack.Schedule of PancreatinN/AStorage Requirements for PancreatinStore in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of PancreatinTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of PancreatinGive symptomatic and supportive treatment. Take plenty of water.
SimethiconeAbout SimethiconeOral anti-foaming agent, Silicones, Antiflatulent.Mechanism of Action of SimethiconeThis anti-gas (anti-flatulence) medication acts in the stomach and intestines to change the surface tension of gas bubbles, enabling smaller bubbles to join together into bigger bubbles. It results elimination of gas more easily by belching or passing flatus.Pharmacokinets of SimethiconeExcretion- Excreted through feces.Onset of Action for SimethiconeN/ADuration of Action for SimethiconeN/AHalf Life of SimethiconeN/ASide Effects of Simethicone1. Bloating
Contra-indications of Simethicone1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Liver disease
3. Kidney disease
4. Serious illness
Special Precautions while taking Simethicone1.Swallow the tablets and capsules with a full glass of water.
2.Chew the chewable tablets thoroughly before swallowing.
3.Shake the drops well before using them.
4.To make administration easier, the drops can be mixed with 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of water or another liquid.
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Simethicone1. Abdominal pain which is due to excessive gas in the digestive tract
2. Before gastroscopy or radiography of the bowel
Interactions for SimethiconeN/ATypical Dosage for SimethiconeOral-
Adults and teenagers-
60 -125mg four times a day, after meals and at bedtime. Not more than 500 mg should be taken in twenty-four hours.
Adults and teenagers-
40 -125 mg four times a day, after meals and at bedtime or 150 mg three times a day, after meals. Not more than 500 mg should be taken in twenty-four hours.
Adults and teenagers-
40 -95 mg four times a day, after meals and at bedtime. Not more than 500 mg should be taken in twenty-four hours.
Schedule of SimethiconeN/AStorage Requirements for SimethiconeStored at room temperature (15-30?C) away from moisture and heat.Effects of Missed Dosage of SimethiconeTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of SimethiconeGive symptomatic and supportive treatment.
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