Any mother seek to give their child the best, help him adapt to this new world, and if the kid something is troubling-all ways trying to relieve his suffering.

One of the first tests faced by infants is flatulence and colic, associated with the establishment of the work of the digestive system. The most safe and effective means for treatment of the disease now generally considered herbs based on fennel or dill, as well as Silicones-Defoamers. The latter include simethicone-based preparations and demetikona.

Despite the promised security manufacturers use these medications with caution, since the risk of allergic reactions and/or hypersensitive always remains. And to add to the kolikam of nausea, regurgitation, itching, redness and other side effects would aggravate the situation. Accordingly, enter with caution and only if non-pharmacological methods were powerless.

In addition, the producers themselves suggest that these medications are recommended only in case of colic and elevated gas (usually, this is accompanied by swelling and hardness of the abdomen). However, some kids Jeep depart very well, but painful enough (due to the immaturity of the peristalsis). In this case the stomach of the baby remains soft, extra gas in the gut, so, the use of vetrogonnyh drugs unnecessarily.

Note that all of the following drugs should be kept out of the reach of children, and before applying them to consult a specialist.

1. Vegetable-based preparations. It has long been known that the fruits of fennel and fennel essential oil stimulate digestion by increasing the secretion of gastric juice and increasing peristalsis. So the food is broken down and absorbed faster. Active substances warn gas accumulation and facilitate their othozdeniu, "soften" spasms of the intestines.

Thus, fennel has a carminative, antispasmodic, sokinnoe, jelchegonnoe, slabitelnoe, diuretic, antimicrpobial, lactogennoe, protivorvotnoe, skin, anticonvulsant and sedative effect. However, fennel-based abuse can lead to indigestion and allergic reactions manifesting nature. You also cannot exclude individual intolerance, which can be expressed, inter alia, in the form of nausea and vomiting.

In combined vegetable preparations additionally used extracts of Chamomile and coriander, as well as the oils of anise and Mint.

Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, analgesic, vetrogonnym and antiallergic action. Improves the secretory activity of the digestive glands, has weak choleretic action.

Coriander extract provides sokinnoe, jelchegonnoe, diuretic and antiseptic, improves appetite, has poor carminative action.

Anise oil improves the intestines, eliminates irritation and relieves bloating, that helps to reduce the uncomfortable sensations in the stomach and othozdeniu gases.

Peppermint oil has anti-inflammatory and soothing effect, giving the kid stopped inflammation in the intestines, eliminates cramping and General tension.

The most common vetrogonnami drugs of plant origin on the territory of the Russian Federation are Plantex, Bebinos, Baby Calm (aka happy-Baby).

More budget option are dill pahuchego fruit (fennel fruit according to instructions should not be used in pregnancy, as well as in younger children, since).

2. Simethicone-based preparations. Simethicone has the ability to reduce surface tension on the boundary of liquid/gas Wednesday, leading to a merger of the gas bubbles and foam, and also makes it difficult to form new bubbles. The released gas bubbles are absorbed by the intestinal wall or removed due to peristalsis. The drugs themselves are displayed in unaltered with faeces. It is believed that simethicone is not absorbed in the digestive tract, it does not affect enzymes and microorganisms that are present in the digestive tract, it is addictive and can be used both at the time of pain (usually, pain syndrome in this case disappears within a few minutes), and to prevent the development of colic at each feeding the baby.

Testimony to the use of drugs on the basis of simethicone are:

-symptoms of intestinal colic in infants;

-symptoms of excessive education and accumulation of gases in the blood (including bloating, flatulence, flatulence in the postoperative period, as well as in newborns and infants);

-symptoms of excess gas, caused by functional dyspepsia (pain or discomfort (bloating, heaviness and overflow, early satiation) in podlojecna area without organic diseases), ajerofagiej (excessive ingestion of air), Remgelda syndrome;

-preparation for examinations of the abdomen and pelvis (x-ray, ultrasound, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, etc.), including as an additive to a suspension contrast media for double contrast study method of image acquisition (simethicone in this case prevents image defects caused by bubbles of gas);

-acute tenzidami poisoning (blowing substances) (including surface-active substances in detergents composition) as a defoamer.

Recommandations to the use of any drug on the basis of simethicone are hypersensitivity, intestinal obstruction, obstructive diseases of the digestive tract.

The most common drugs on the basis of simethicone in the Russian Federation (allowed for infants) are Jespumizan baby, Jespumizan L, Jespumizan 40, Sab simplex, Bobotik.



It's worth noting that some manufacturers are seeking to sweeten their drugs, their child is more likely. However, from the point of view of mothers, it seems to me somewhat strange using dextrose (Plantex) and sorbitol (Bebinos, baby Jespumizan, Jespumizan L) vetrogonnyh drugs, since they enhance fermentation.

With regard to preparations based on demetikona, they find in our country is quite difficult, therefore I will not stress. A combination of drugs is generally not suitable for infants, therefore also remain without attention.



In conclusion, simethicone-based preparations differ in most cases only the flavors and the concentration of the active substance (i.e. different number of drops at once). If the child has not helped one of the drugs on the basis of simethicone, most likely, other similar drugs would also be powerless. Replacement medication is justified only in case of allergic reactions to any auxiliary component (or intolerance support component).

With regard to herbal medications, the acid form (Bebinos, Baby Calm) are usually digested worse than solution (Plantex). At the same time, not every kid can afford drinking large amounts of grout, so change the form of the drug can give the result.

And remember, every body is unique, and therefore, to pick up something that will help your baby can only trial. The experiences of other moms here, unfortunately, does not help.


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