Medicinal charcoal VP 200mg x 20 capsules

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Activated carbon in the form of capsules. One capsule contains 200 mg of the active ingredient. Medicinal charcoal 200 mg is indicated for use as a medicine for diarrhea, indigestion and flatulence. Suitable for children and adults.

Composition Medicinal charcoal 200mg:

Active substance: activated carbon. One capsule contains 200 mg of activated carbon and the other ingredients: gelatin, black iron oxide (E 172), yellow iron oxide (E 172), titanium dioxide (E 171), indigo carmine (E 132).

Action Medicinal charcoal 200mg:

Each capsule of Medicinal charcoal 200 mg contains activated carbon in the amount of 200 mg. It is a drug indicated for use in such ailments as diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion. After consulting a doctor, the preparation can be used in the event of poisoning with drugs or other chemical substances. Medicinal charcoal shows strong adsorption properties, it is a safe agent that can be used not only in adults, but also in children (also under 1 year of age). Due to the lack of sugar in capsules, this drug is recommended for diabetics.

Medicinal product Medicinal charcoal 200 mg indicated for use in diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion, as well as in poisoning with drugs and other chemical substances (after consulting a doctor).

Additional information:
Store the product out of reach of children at room temperature. It is recommended to protect against the effects of moisture and light. The possibility of using the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding should be discussed with your doctor. Excessive consumption can cause constipation. In the case of people who use other drugs, it is recommended to leave an appropriate interval between taking drugs and medicinal charcoal - at least 2 hours before or after taking a dose of activated charcoal.

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to any component of the drug. Do not use in unconscious patients who do not have adequate respiratory protection.

Side effects:
Some people may experience side effects while taking the drug. Rare: gastrointestinal disorders - vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, black stools. There have also been reports of drug aspiration, i.e. the drug entering the lungs with inhaled air.

Dosage of capsules Medicinal charcoal 200mg:

Use the drug as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the leaflet. Taken orally. Do not use with food or immediately after the end of a meal (food reduces the adsorption capacity of activated carbon). Diarrhea - adults, children over 12 years of age: a single dose is about 4 g (20 capsules), it is recommended to take the form of a suspension (dissolve the contents of the capsules in a little water), repeat the dose if necessary. Indigestion, flatulence - adults, children over 12 years of age: usually 4-6 capsules a day, take until symptoms disappear. It is recommended to dissolve the capsules in a little water, you can also swallow the capsules whole.

Poisoning with drugs and chemicals - adults, children over 1 year of age: use about 12.5 g (about 62 capsules) once, if necessary, repeat the dose several times a day; children under 1 year of age: a single dose is 1 g / 1 kg of body weight; if necessary, repeat the dose every 4-6 hours. If, despite the use of the drug, flatulence persists for 7 days, diarrhea - 2 days, other symptoms appear - fever or blood in the stools, contact your doctor.