Not every doctor prescribes homeopathic medicines for treatment, since their effectiveness has not been fully proven. Therefore, doctors often bypass Collofort. At the same time, he has established himself well and is considered quite effective.
In the case when the use of Trimedat is prohibited – you can turn to Colofort, he acts on the intestines in a positive way and relieves pain, and also eliminates the main problem.
Their price category is approximately the same. Trimedat costs around 300 rubles, Colofort can be found for about the same amount.
If it is necessary to treat a child under the age of 3 years, then you can turn to Colofort, since it is allowed for this age category. The same goes for pregnant women.
Medicines that regulate the motility of the digestive tract allow you to quickly and effectively deal with problems such as digestive disorders, prolonged and chronic constipation and other pathological conditions. These include Trimedat and Colofort. They are able to increase the speed of movement of food through the esophagus, so that a person feels better health and relieve unpleasant symptoms.
The drug is available in the form of tablets. There is another kind of this medicine – with the prefix Valent. It was created in Russia. They differ among themselves only in names. Everything else, both composition and action, are absolutely identical. Now on sale you can find Trimedat Forte, with an increased dosage of 300 mg.
Dosages of the drug are commercially available in 100 and 200 mg. The main active ingredient is trimebutin. In addition to it, silicon dioxide, starch, lactose, talc, magnesium stearate are present.
The tablets are taken orally with plenty of water. The effect of the drug begins shortly after administration. Trimebutin activates the processes in the intestine, accelerates the intensity of peristalsis, so that food passes more evenly and faster through the esophagus. The substance is able to reduce gas formation and reduce the manifestations of nausea and intestinal cramps.
The medicine is prescribed for the following pathologies:
- Paralytic obstruction that occurs after or against the background of surgery.
- Irritable intestines.
- Various disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
- To prepare for an x-ray or other examination of the esophagus or stomach.
- Nausea, vomiting, manifestations of pain and cramping in childhood.
The course of treatment is selected individually, depending on the age and needs of the patient. On average, the course lasts about 3 weeks. After which, for prophylaxis, a repeated course is sometimes prescribed. Take tablets before meals for 20-30 minutes.
There are a number of contraindications in which the drug is not recommended. Among them:
- Children under 3 years old (in case of taking Trimedat Valenta. If Trimedat is taken, then children under 12 years old are forbidden).
- The first trimester of pregnancy.
- Lactase deficiency.
- Sensitivity to components.
When breastfeeding, it is allowed to take the drug, since in the process of research there was no negative effect on the baby.
Some people note the occurrence of side effects that are not common, but have a place to be. These include:
- Dry mucous membranes.
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Digestive disorders.
- Feeling of weakness and desire to sleep.
- Allergic reactions.
- Urinary retention.
- Disorders of the menstrual cycle in women.
- Soreness in the mammary glands.
It is noted that side effects do not appear often and disappear after treatment.
In pharmacies, the drug can be found at a price of about 280 rubles, depending on the region of sale.
The medicine is sold in the form of tablets that must be dissolved. The composition contains the active components of affinity-purified antibodies in various variations. In addition, auxiliary substances are lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, cellulose.
The drug has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic effects on the human body. It normalizes not only the functioning of the nervous system, but also regulates the functions of the intestines, so that it is more often and efficiently cleansed. Thanks to the antispasmodic effect, a person receives a normalization of the frequency of the stool, as well as relaxation of smooth muscles and getting rid of cramps.
Situations in which doctors prescribe this remedy:
- Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
- Irritable intestines.
There are some contraindications in which it is forbidden to take the drug. These include sensitivity to the components.
Of the side effects, patients report only allergic reactions, provided that they are sensitive to the components in the composition.
For children and pregnant women, the remedy is not contraindicated, however, doctors often try to bypass the appointment in this group of people in order to avoid the occurrence of allergies.
What are the similar means
Means are prescribed for the treatment of the same pathological conditions – digestive disorders, relieving pain symptoms and improving the digestive tract. At the same time, they are produced in the form of tablets, but Trimedat – tablets for ingestion. And Colofort – for resorption.
Medications are meant to treat the same problem, but Colofort is a homeopathic remedy. It is approved for children and pregnant women. Whereas Trimedat is a medicine and children under 3 years old (or up to 12, depending on the variety) are prohibited.
The course of taking Colofort lasts from one to two weeks, Trimedat is prescribed as a course lasting about 3 weeks, sometimes longer.
When taking the drug Trimedat, the appearance of side effects in some people is noted. Colofort practically does not cause side effects.
Trimedate is used orally, washed down with water. Colofort must be absorbed.