Regidron and Smecta: which is better can I take together
In the treatment of poisonings are prescribed medicinal drugs of different groups. Some of them are necessary for the rapid withdrawal of toxic substances from the body, others to prevent dehydration. In addition, can be prescribed medications to lower the temperature and prevent allergies. Many patients, looking at the list of prescription drugs, you have to wonder what is better, regidron or smectite. Not all people understand what action one and the other drug, so I think they are absolutely identical.
Application features regidrona
There are several medicines which necessarily should be in the home medicine Cabinet. Exactly these include regidron and smecta.
Regidron necessary to maintain normal balance of electrolytes in the body. In this product has all the essential nutrients that help prevent dehydration, in various pathological conditions. Rehydron is assigned when:
- uncontrollable vomiting;
- severe diarrhea;
- intoxications of the body;
- thermal shocks, which are accompanied by lack of fluid in the body;
- severe physical exertion, accompanied by severe sweating.
Lekarstvo administered orally. To dissolve used purified water. One packet of powder makes 1 liter of water, after dissolving the powder in solution you can immediately drink. Add sugar or honey to the solution impossible.
If there is vomiting, then after the last attack, wait 10 minutes and then give to the patient to drink a glass of solution in small SIPS. Exceed the dosage can't!
Regidron should not be used when severe dehydration, intestinal obstruction, severe vomiting, and in that case, if the patient is unconscious.
The main purpose of the drug is to prevent dehydration, which is especially important when treating small children.
Sometimes when uncontrollable vomiting regidron used for medical enemas.
How to breed regidron
The drug is available as powder Packed in bags. Before use, the powder is stirred in a liter of hot water and after the solution has cooled, it begins to drink in small portions.
Regidron solution drink after each watery stool. You need to drink slowly, otherwise vomiting may occur.
Such a solution is unpleasant to the taste, so the child is very hard to get him to drink. If the baby refuses to take the vehicle, it can be replaced with a beverage of water, honey and lemon juice.
Features of the application of smecta
Smectite is antidiarrheal that has a strong adsorbing action. The active substance acts as a smectite, a special clay. This drug improves the condition of the mucous membrane of the digestive organs. In recommended doses the drug has no effect on intestinal motility. The drug is not absorbed and excreted from the body completely.
Take smectite with different pathologies of the digestive tract, accompanied by disorder of the chair. The main indications for use are:
- Diarrhea in acute and chronic form, provoked by allergens, drugs, poor quality food.
- Diarrhea of infectious origin, only as part of combination therapy.
- Heartburn, bloating and other discomfort in the digestive organs.
- Pathology of the gastrointestinal tract that are accompanied by high acidity of gastric secretion.
Smectite can be used in morning sickness in pregnant women. At different periods of pregnancy. This drug is completely natural, so virtually no contraindications.
Chronic administration of smecta observed constipation it needs to be considered in drug treatment of pregnant women.
How to accept smektu
Smectite is sold in powder, with orange and vanilla smell. When dissolved in water gives a sweet suspension with a pleasant taste and smell. If severe diarrhea adults can take up to 6 sachets a day, with other disorders the dosage is 1 sachet, 3 times a day.
Before use, the contents of one sachet diluted in half a glass of water. To take the suspension immediately after preparation, previously thoroughly stirred.
Little children suspension smecta give to drink through a bottle teat. The solution obtained is pleasant to the taste, so the problems with reception usually does not occur. If necessary, the powder is diluted in a small volume of water, and then mixed with fruit puree, juice or jelly.
Contraindications of should be noted only intolerance to certain substances in the composition of medicines, as well as a fructose intolerance. In exceptional cases, in the treatment of smektoj allergic reactions.
The time interval between taking smecta and other drugs should be at least one and a half hours.
Simultaneous administration of smecta and regidrona
Both drugs used in the treatment of poisoning, provoked by different causes, but they are not identical drugs. At the same time to take these two drugs is more appropriate, as one of them removes toxicsubstance, and the second struggling with dehydration.
Rehydron smektu can't drink together, between them must be a break of about 30 minutes. First take solution regidrona, and after the time the suspension smecta if the time is not to survive, the components included in regidron adsorbed. In addition with excess fluid intake may begin vomiting.
Before beginning treatment it is advisable to consult a doctor, but if this is not possible, rehydron smektu and can be taken as a first aid without the doctor's advice.
What else to complement treatment
In addition regidron and smecta, you must use other means to quickly get rid of the symptoms of intoxication. In the treatment you need to follow these recommendations:
- If the body temperature above 38.5 degrees, it is necessary to give antipyretic drugs. Drugs of this group it is better to give tablets.
- If the poisoning is manifested by signs of allergies, a mandatory offer antihistamines – suprastin, claritin, or loratadine.
- The patient must be convenient to stack and heat shield. While intoxication is often observed shivering.
During intoxication, the patient must give plenty to drink. But drink should be given small portions so as not to provoke an attack of vomiting.
If poisoning is observed not only diarrhea, but also vomiting, then before taking any prescription drugs need to clean the stomach. For this purpose, a weak solution of potassium permanganate or a solution of common salt. After the patient drinks 2-3 cups of such solutions, artificially cause vomiting.