Cystitis is an inflammation of the inner mucous membrane of the bladder. The disease can be caused by a variety of microorganisms, but often has a bacterial origin. The drug Urolesan cystitis prescribed as additional therapy. It helps to relieve not only acute symptoms, but is also used in the prevention of recurrence of the disease.
Urolesan refers to medicines of natural origin. It is composed of alcoholic extracts and essential oils of such plants:
carrot (extract from seeds);
castor oil plant (castor oil).
The drug is made exclusively from plant components
Selected combination of natural components has a beneficial effect on the organs of the urogenital area.
Thus, fir oil enhances blood circulation in the pelvic area, significantly reducing congestion in the bladder and kidneys.
Uroseptic of cystitis in women
Antispasmodic action Urolesan has a relaxing effect on the muscles of the ureters, urethra and bladder. This leads to pain relief in the acute period of the disease, and to improve the flow of urine, sand and small stones.
The bactericidal effect of the drug is to improve acid-base balance of urine, which leads to the stop of the reproduction and the death of most pathogenic microorganisms.
Plays an important role and diuretic effect of the use of funds. Constant updating of the urine will help to bring not only food poisoning, but also reduce the inflammatory response (in the bladder, kidneys and ureters).
Urolesan also contributes to the formation in the urine protective colloids (protein substances that prevent the connection of salts and solids in a three-dimensional education – stones).
Features of the application in case of cystitis
Cystitis is characterized by severe pain of the abdomen in the region of the bladder, frequent and painful urination, and a feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder.
The clinical picture of cystitis is very pronounced and causes not only physical but also moral discomfort
Very often this disease occurs in women in autumn and winter. This is due to the physiological structure of the organs of small pelvis, and a frequent preference to look beautiful in health damage (short skirts, lack of warm tights, etc.). This leads to local hypothermia, which allows the bacteria to begin its aggression bladder.
Urolesan prescribed for pain and as a diuretic to reduce inflammation and speed recovery. The desired therapeutic effect occurs after 35-45 minutes after ingestion, but the maximum effect is observed after 2 hours and lasts 4-5 hours. By-products of the drug is completely excreted by the digestive system and kidneys.
Urolesan for the treatment of cystitis may not be appointed as monotherapy. It is used only as a Supplement to the basic antibiotic treatment.
This drug is recommended for use in almost all inflammatory urological diseases (urethritis, cystitis, pyelonephritis, cholecystitis, etc.), except for kidney stones with large stones (> 3 mm in diameter).
Urolesan cystitis can be used in both adults and in children 1 year of age. But you should pay attention to the fact that until the age of 14 years allowed the drug only in the form of syrup. Other forms of release are used only from 14-18 years old.
Dosage and methods of use
Currently the drug is available in three dosage forms:
Each dosage form has its advantages and disadvantages in ease of use and indications for use
Used in the form of drops, the number of which is convenient to measure the cap-dispenser. Most effective make Urolesan in a form by placing drops on a sugar cube, and in the case of the ban (e.g., diabetes) on a piece of bread, putting it under the tongue until complete dissolution of the drug.
The tincture has bitter taste with a pronounced mint smell. In some cases, if the patient is unable to tolerate the taste, allowed to dissolve the drug in a small volume of fluid (kidney tea, herbal teas, water).
Single dose of alcohol tincture Urolesan is 8 drops. The usual therapeutic course involves three-times daily medication for 7-10 days.
Only this dosage form Urolesan suitable for patients with diabetes, how to take the drug in another form they can not due to the presence of sugars.
Unlike alcoholic tinctures, capsules recognized by the patients more comfortable. First and foremost, there is no unpleasant taste, and secondly, you do not need any additional conditions for admission.
In the treatment of cystitis, doctors recommend taking the medication at a dose of 1 capsule 3 times a day for 5-10 days.
Pills Urolesan may apply only 18 years old.
Only such a dosage form can be used in young children (from 1 year). But it is worth noting that the syrup has quite a lot of sugar that can negatively affect the health of patients with certain comorbidities (e.g., diabetes).
Recommended dosage depending on the age of the patient:
kids from 1 year to 2 years appoint 1-2 ml of medication 3 times a day;
children 2 to 7 years – 2-4 ml three times per day;
patients 7 years and older – 4-5 ml 3 times a day.
The average duration of treatment is 5-7 days.
The vial is attached a measuring syringe for precise dosage of the medication.
To use Urolesan there are a number of additional requirements, compliance with which will not only increase the therapeutic effect, but also help to avoid side effects
Regardless of the choice of form of issue, treatment may be extended by the doctor to 30-35 days. This is especially true with chronic cystitis.
Also note that in some situations, such as renal colic (when very sharply and very sore kidneys), a single dose may be doubled with subsequent transition to the normal volume.
To prevent the most common side effects of using Urolesan (heartburn and nausea), you should take the medicine strictly to food.
Another prerequisite is to increase fluid intake to 1.5-2 liters per day. This is due to the possibility of dehydration due to the pronounced diuretic action of the drug.
In the instructions for use Urolesan stated that the overdose symptoms are manifested in the form of:
changes in heart rate and blood pressure levels.
To improve your condition, you must drink plenty of warm fluids, and take drugs-sorbents (activated carbon, Enterosgel etc.) and to ensure compliance with bed rest.
Composition Urolesan presented only natural ingredients, but this does not preclude the emergence of side effects after beginning its use.
The most common of these are:
nausea and vomiting;
the changes in heart rate and blood pressure levels;
allergic reactions, mainly localized on the skin (rash, hives), but may cause edema of the respiratory tract.
At the first sign of side effects necessary to take antihistamines, sorbents and large amounts of fluid
The list of negative reactions after application Urolesan short enough. But even so, his appointment should only be doctor.
Urolesan from cystitis for most patients. But there are categories of people who cannot appoint this tool:
women during pregnancy and lactation (due to the lack of studies of the effect of the drug on the baby);
for kidney stones if there are stones more than 3 mm in diameter (the action of the drug may give impetus to the progress of the stone, which in turn will lead to either overlap or to the rupture of the ureter);
intolerance to at least one of the components;
in the presence of liver disease;
if you have injury or disease of the brain;
in chronic or acute stages of diseases of the stomach and intestines (ulcer, colitis, gastritis).
Special attention requires the evaluation of appropriateness of prescribing to people suffering from alcoholism.
Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, such as heartburn or diarrhoea, may cause cancellation or change of drug. In this case, the appointed counterparts Urolesan.