Forzhekt

Tradename: FORZHEKT

International Nonproprietary Name:  macrogol

Dosage form: Powder for solution for ingestion 10 g in bags.

Composition:

one package contains:

active substance: Macrogol 4000 - 10,000 mg;

auxiliary substances: saccharin sodium, flavoring "Cherry".

Description: white or almost white powder with a cherry smell, soluble in water.

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Osmotic laxative.

ATX code: A06AD15

Pharmacological properties

Laxative effect develops due to the ability of macrogol to bind water, increasing the volume of the intestinal fluid, which leads to increased peristalsis. Laxative action occurs after 24-48 hours after taking the drug.

Indications for use

Symptomatic treatment of constipation in adults and children older than 8 years.

Treatment of constipation in children should not be long and should not exceed 3 months, therapy should be combined with compliance with hygienic measures and diet therapy until the transit is fully restored.

Dosing and Administration

The daily dose of the drug is 1-2 packets, it is recommended to take it in the morning in one session. The contents of each package must be dissolved in a glass of water.

The duration of treatment in children should not exceed 3 months.

Side effect

When using FORZHEKT, the following side effects are possible:

bloating and / or abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, in some cases, urgent urges to defecate and stool incontinence, in very rare cases - allergic reactions.

In case of side effects not listed in this manual, contact your doctor.

 

Contraindications

inflammatory bowel disease (nonspecific ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, etc.);

intestinal perforation or perforation risk;

intestinal obstruction or suspected intestinal obstruction;

pain abdominal syndrome of unknown etiology;

hypersensitivity to macrogol (polyethylene glycol) or to any of the auxiliary components.

Overdose

Symptoms: diarrhea.

Treatment: temporarily stop taking or reduce the dose of the drug.

Skipping the next dose of the drug

If FORZHEKT next dose was missed, do not take a double dose of the drug.

The risk of developing withdrawal symptoms

Not installed.

Interaction with other drugs

To avoid possible interactions between several drugs, it is necessary to systematically notify your doctor of any other medicines. It is recommended to take FORZHEKT after at least 2 hours after taking other medications.

Caution when applying

It is not recommended long-term use of FORZHEKT for the treatment of constipation without the appointment of a doctor. Medicamental treatment of constipation should be supplemented: eating food rich in vegetable fiber (greens, raw vegetables, bread, fruit, etc.), increased fluid intake, increased physical activity (sports, walking, etc.) and the restoration of regular reflex defecation.

FORZHEKT does not contain sugar, so it can be taken by people with diabetes mellitus, as well as individuals whose diet excludes galactose. 

Application in pregnancy and during breastfeeding

This drug can be prescribed during pregnancy only on the advice of a doctor. If you find out that you are pregnant during the course of treatment, consult a doctor, only he can recommend continuing of treatment.

This drug can be used during lactation.

Impact on the ability to drive and potentially dangerous machinery

The use of FORZHEKT does not affect the ability to drive a car and potentially dangerous mechanisms.

 

Form of issue

For 10 grams in a bag made of material combined on the basis of aluminum foil. 10 packages with instructions for medical use are placed in a cardboard pack.

Storage conditions

In a place protected from light and moisture, at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Shelf life

2 years.

Do not use after expiry date.

 

Pharmacy purchasing terms

Without recipe.