Allochol: instructions for use
Jul 09, 2018
Allochol is a preparation prepared on the basis of natural raw materials and possesses a powerful cholagogic effect.This agent is appointed as the main component of complex therapy in the treatment of liver diseases and / or gallbladder with bile ducts.Contents: What does Allochol consist and how does it work? When to take Allochol Contraindications to prescriptions How to take Allochol
What is and how Allochol works
The given drug is given in tablet form, each tablet is coated. Allochol contains:
- dried garlic;
- activated carbon;
- Dried or specially baked animal bile;
- dried leaves of nettle.
There is also "Allochol for children", in which all these components are present, but in a much lower concentration.
Allochol has a beneficial effect directly on the organs of the gastrointestinal tract.For example, this drug prevents and stops the processes of fermentation in the intestine, increases the amount of bile secreted.
When to take Allochol
In childhood, this drug is prescribed only in the case of violations of the functionality of the liver and gallbladder - this condition can be triggered not only by the pathological process, but also by the intensive growth of the child.
Regarding therapeutic applications to adult patients, they are appropriate for :
- hepatitis, taking place in chronic form;
- liver cirrhosis( only the initial stage!);
- dyskinesia of the bile duct.
In addition, Allochol has a beneficial effect and with constipation, which occur against the background of intestinal atony.
Contraindications to prescriptions
The composition of the drug in question contains natural components, and therefore an allergic reaction may develop.In connection with this, when appointing Allocha, the doctor must take into account the presence or, conversely, the absence of individual intolerance of the components of the remedy.
The categorical contraindications to the appointment of Allochol are:
- dystrophic changes in liver tissue;
- jaundice is obturation type;
- ulcerative formations on the mucous membrane of the stomach or duodenum;
- Hepatitis, which occurs in an acute form.
How to take Allochol
Only the doctor can decide the dosage and the duration of the course of treatment for the drug in question.The specialist will take into account not only the results of diagnostic examinations of the patient, but also the degree of development / stage of the pathological process, the presence / absence of diseases not related to the organs of the gastrointestinal tract and other factors.
In the official instructions for the drug, there are general recommendations for the reception of Allochol tablets.When conducting a course of therapy, you need to take 1-2 tablets per reception at least 3 times a day immediately after meals, the course of admission is 15 days .In case of an exacerbation of the pathological process, you can take 1 tablet 3 times a day for 2 months.After the termination of the indicated therapeutic courses it is necessary to undergo a control examination and, if necessary, repeat the course of taking the drug.
Note: indicated dosages and duration of the course of admission are general recommendations and should not be taken as a "call to action" - the final word for the attending physician.
Allochole during pregnancy
Separately, it should be clarified about the taking of the drug in question by women during pregnancy - this state of the body is not a contraindication, but there are some nuances.
Firstly, without any reason, without prescribing a doctor to take Allochol tablets, pregnant women do not need - you still need to take into account the special situation.Appoint a prescription drug to a pregnant woman doctor can with intensive manifestation of early toxicosis - Allohol can relieve heartburn, constipation.
Secondly, the composition of the drug in question contains garlic( in dried form), and it is undesirable for use in pregnancy, as it can provoke vomiting of .
And lastly, according to many experts, Allochol does not have a harmful effect on the health of the baby's future, but still it is a medicinal product and therefore should be taken only according to the doctor's prescription.The rules for taking Allochol for pregnant women do not change, dosages and the duration of the course can be adjusted only by doctors.If there are any changes in the state of health, a woman should stop taking the drug and seek professional advice.
In general, the drug in question is well tolerated by patients, from side effects can be identified only an allergic reaction( rash, redness and itching of the skin) and diarrhea.
If Allochol is taken by patients simultaneously with drugs from the group of choleretics, then the choleretic effect of the former will be multiplied.
Allochol's appointments for patients with choleliasis are extremely rare, with great care and provided that it is possible to keep a constant eye on their condition.
There are a number of analogs of the drug under consideration, which are identical in their effect - Glutargin, Odeston, Hofitol.
Allochol is a fairly common medication, which is often a priority in the treatment of liver and gallbladder diseases with ducts.The course of treatment with this remedy is always lengthy, and repeated appointments can be made, but the effect of this is always positive.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapist of the highest qualification category