Teach your bowels work properly !

For the urban dweller difficulties with digestion and, consequently, constipation - the situation is not rare.Stress, lack of exercise, poor diet, inadequate fluid intake - yes there may be a few reasons?

is quite another thing when the complexity of a bowel movement is experiencing a pregnant woman or a small child.Fear of harm to the body, the elementary lack of knowledge and fear to get lost in a large number of products offered by the pharmacy, baffled.And to solve the problem - it is necessary.

Why does constipation occur?

Constipation - One of the most common gastrointestinal problems in pregnant women, which mostly occurs in the period from 17 to 36 weeks.However, discomfort may occur at the very beginning of pregnancy or just before birth.There can be several, both physiological and psychological:

• hormonal changes leads to a sharp decrease in activity of the intestine;

• increased in size uterus compresses the intestine, interfering with its normal operation;

• early toxicosis wi

th frequent urge to vomiting leads to dehydration of the body;

• impossibility of full blood flow to the small pelvis.

pregnant often difficult to go to the toilet because they are afraid to make an effort not to harm the child and not cause premature birth (especially in the later stages).

How to help lazy intestines?

Effective struggle with constipation during pregnancy always starts with the normalization of supply.In most cases this is enough.However, there is often a need for medical assistance.Then just right to grab his head, because the majority of funds from constipation are contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.And contra the sound very scary.

course, easier to use glycerin enema or a candle, but it is one-time and is not always a safe solution to the problem.Furthermore, a systematic approach works much better emergency funds.Unlike irritating agents, osmotic agents from constipation do not form a lazy bowel syndrome, they can be used for a long time, they are not addictive and are acceptable during pregnancy and lactation.Also, they can give babies ranging from 6 months.

The decision is!

How do the osmotic agent from constipation?The main active ingredient of such preparations is macrogol.It binds and retains the water molecules, and ingestion - increases the volume of fluid contained in the intestine.Fecal sucking the resulting water, soften and increase in volume.The contents of the intestine is putting pressure on its walls, naturally improves peristalsis.As a result, Physiology defecation without discomfort.

Among osmotic agents from constipation can be noted Forlaks®.It is easy to use (the drug is available in bags with a soluble powder) and has a pleasant citrus flavor, which makes it especially attractive for discerning pregnant women and small children, who refuse to accept the bitter-sweet or sugary medicines.Moreover, unlike preparations based on lactulose, it has greater Forlaks® effektivnostyu4 not require individual selection of dosing - means starts to operate in the first 24-28 hours after administration.

Forlaks® Another advantage is the lack of "habituation effect".Moreover, at course intake of 2 to 4 weeks may occur so-called "bowel training": the normalization of intestinal motility and preservation of this effect after a course of reception.

Remember, for pregnant women and children from the unformed to the end systems and organs of the most important - it is safe and reliable.Therefore, the choice of drugs should be approached intelligently and carefully!


1. Parfenov AIPrevention and treatment of constipation in pregnancy.Gynecology.2002;V.4, №3: 14-17.

2. Instruction for medical use of the drug Forlaks® number P №014670 / 01.

3. Instruction for medical use of the drug-drug Forlaks® 002,549.

4. Cheremushkin S. Curly JA Evidence-based medicine and the treatment of chronic constipation // doctor.- 2012.- N 10.- S. 42-47.

powder for solution for oral administration Forlaks® 4g, LS-002 549 from 23.08.2010

Powder for solution for oral Forlaks® 10g, switchboard number P №014670 / 01 from 17.11.2008

information on the drug is provided in accordance with claims 4 Article 74 of the Federal Law "on the basis of public health protection in the Russian Federation" for information about the presence in the circulation of similar drugs.If you want to report adverse events, the drug complaint Please direct your claims doctor, to regulatory authorities or to the Moscow representative office of "Ipsen Pharma": 109147, Moscow, ul.Taganskaya, 19, tel: +7 (8) 495 258-54-00 Fax: +7 (8) 495 258-54-01, pharmacovigilance.russia @ ipsen.com.

After hours round the clock Phone: 8 (916) 999-30-28 (for receiving reports of adverse events and claims on the quality of the drug, "Ipsen Pharma");8 (800) 700-40-25 (office of medical information on drug company for health care professionals).

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