Infacol - a drug that reduces the surface tension of gas bubbles, so that they are combined and more easily removed from the intestine.
Release form and composition
Infacol is available in the form of a suspension for oral administration, in dark glass bottles of 50, 75 or 100 ml, 1 bottle each in a package complete with a dosing device.
The active ingredient of the drug is simethicone (40 mg in 1 ml).
In addition, the tool contains a number of auxiliary components, including sodium saccharinate.
Indications for use
Infacol is used for the symptomatic treatment of colic and smooth muscle spasms resulting from the accumulation of gas bubbles in the intestinal lumen in infants.
Infacol is not prescribed in only one case - with a known hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
The tool is not intended for the treatment of adults and elderly patients.
Dosing and Administration
Suspension is taken orally.
The dosage regimen and duration of use of Infacola in each case, the doctor determines individually.
As a rule, newborns are prescribed, 0.5 ml before each feeding. In some cases, the dose may be increased to 1 ml.
The maximum therapeutic effect of the drug is manifested in 2-3 days of treatment.
Infakol is generally well tolerated. In very rare cases, mainly due to hypersensitivity, the development of allergic reactions, including, skin rash, itching, urticaria, is possible.
No cases of simethicone overdose have been reported in medical practice.
Information about the interaction with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store in a dry place protected from sunlight at a temperature of 15-25 ºС.
Shelf life - 2 years.