Digestive disorders caused by pancreatic insufficiency, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic fibrosis and postpancreatectomía; to provide a chemical stimulus in chronic gastroenteritis, dyspepsia fermentation and putrefaction, digestive disorders that are characterized by poor absorption of fats and starches. Elderly patients with reduced secretion of digestive enzymes. Flatulence. Elimination of gas before abdominal radiography. PHARMACOKINETICS USP Pancreatin contains three enzymes (amylase, lipase and protease) that help digest sugars, fats and proteins. The hemicellulase is an enzyme that hydrolyzes the hemicellulose, a polysaccharide found in plants. The extract of ox bile to aid digestion of fats and stimulates pancreatic secretion.Simethicone works by breaking the surface tension of bubbles throughout the gastrointestinal tract. CONTRAINDICATIONS Hypersensitivity to any component of the formula. Biliary tract obstruction. Acute pancreatitis. RESTRICTIONS OF USE DURING PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING No data on product use during pregnancy and lactation, use in these circumstances is the opinion of the doctor. Rash may occur in hypersensitive patients. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Oral. For the relief of indigestion and flatulence: 1 or 2 tablets three times daily after meals. In severe cases the dose can be increased. In radiology, to remove intestinal gas: 2 tablets after each meal the day before taking the radiograph. At gastroscopy: 1 tablet the night before, then 1 tablet 30 to 15 minutes before the procedure.
Digestive upheavals caused by pancreatic insufficiency;
chronic pancreatitis; pancreatic fibrosis and postpancreatectomía; in order to
provide a chemical stimulus in chronic gastroenteritis; dispepsia fermentativa
and by rotting; digestive affections that characterize by deficient assimilation
of fats and starch. Geriatrical patients with reduced digestive enzyme
secretion. Flatulence. Gas elimination before abdominal x-ray. Onoton may also
be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
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