drug to treat a particular patient practitioner
first of all should be aware of its enzyme composition,
the degree of activity of the components, consider the type, severity and
reversibility of the lesions and motor disorders bodies
gastrointestinal tract. Our questions about the role of enzyme preparations
prevention and treatment of digestive diseases has agreed to answer S.G.Burkov
- MD, Professor, Head of Department
gastroenterology, ultrasound and
endoscopic investigations, deputy head physician on clinical expert
FGBU the "Polyclinic № 3" the Russian President Administration.
- Sergey G., the number of patients is increasing in recent years
digestive disorders. What do you think, what is the reason?
recent decades throughout the world marked by significant growth, not only
the number of patients suffering from diseases of the digestive system in which
dyspepsia (different origin and symptoms of disorders
digestion) is diagnosed in 75-90% of cases, but also healthy individuals,
complained of symptoms of gastric or intestinal dyspepsia. explanations
last fact may be given a few: changes in lifestyle and character
power consumption of foods with various additives (flavorings,
dyes, fillers, etc.), increasing the number of persons who use often
abusing alcohol, smoking. Moreover, the proliferation
self-treatment, including the use of drugs that may have
adverse impact on the function of pancreatic and intestinal microflora,
his motor skills and run the mechanism of the enzyme relative
failure (when the enzyme is produced is sufficient, but they can not
- There is very little, and in the run-up long before the New Year
Christmas holidays I would like to talk about traditional Rossiiprazdnichnyh
feasts, and their latent threat for digestion. What pernicious of all
It acts on the pancreas?
known detrimental effect on the pancreas, overeating, eating
fatty foods and especially any
alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, vodka, whiskey, brandy).
Do not do it
forget about the toxic effect of tobacco. Abundant rich food,
alcohol - one of the main causes of damage to the pancreas, of
chronic pancreatitis, the appearance of symptoms of dyspepsia as well as wanting
"Sweet" to eat and drink in the New Year
holiday we have plenty, and then the "problems
digestion "these days is becoming more and more. It must be remembered that in the tissue
pancreas, in contrast to the liver tissue, no enzyme
splitting alcohol, so toxic to the prostate - the most
direct, and a toxic dose of alcohol for the pancreas to 4 times lower than
for the liver. Do not underestimate
and the negative impact of smoking. It is proved that the acetaldehyde formed by
decay of tobacco smoke, the strongest poison to the pancreas.
the impact of the development of not just these factors
dyspeptic symptoms, and pancreatitis (especially acute) is very likely
(Which, unfortunately, confirms the new year statistics).
- In every person's life there are times when inevitably holiday
meal, and resist the abundance of fine cuisine possible. When healthy
People can seek the help of enzymes?
enzyme preparations is recommended to improve digestion of food not only
patients, but also for people with normal function of the gastrointestinal tract, e.g.,
in the case of errors in the diet in the festive meal, changing food
travel, when you change the usual cuisine, violation receiving mode
food. The development of the symptoms of stomach or intestinal dyspepsia (feeling of heaviness,
Overflow in the epigastric region, nausea, bloating, rumbling, transfusion in
gut, loose stools) are also indications for receiving enzyme
drugs. Furthermore, the reception enzyme preparations shown to improve
digestion for people who have digestive disorders due to lack teeth,
sedentary lifestyles, the need to comply with bed rest. Special
This applies to older patients.
- Sergey G., how often you need to take enzyme preparations, and in
a time - before, during or after meals?
- Today, the pharmaceutical
market a large number of different enzyme preparations, but most
popular Mezim® Fort, which is to be welcome
is associated with the consumption of food, it is best to take 1-2 tablets inside
immediately before a meal, it is also possible during a meal or immediately after it (to
and after visiting guests or restaurant, accompanied by abundant feast and
in particular - the use of alcoholic beverages). To wash down the drug
means better warm water (absolutely can not drink tea, juice).
- Sergey G., advise us how to enjoy
holiday table and not pay for it is their well-being and good mood.
- The main thing -
reasonableness and moderation in eating, drinking alcohol. besides
that, in the New Year holidays, then to not be "excruciatingly painful"
Accompany meal reception has proven himself enzyme