Dicopeg Esse 300g

Macrogol 3350-based product with laxative action. With simethicone.

 

  • Constipation treatment
  • Elimination of intestinal gas

 
Indications
Dicopeg esse is a medical device indicated for the symptomatic treatment of constipation. It promotes peristalsis, helping to have adequate bowel evacuation, thus counteracting constipation and preventing the formation of fecal impaction. It also facilitates the elimination of intestinal gas by reducing the sensation of bloating and abdominal distension.
 
Dicopeg esse is presented as a powder for oral solution.
 
How it works
Macrogol is a water-soluble inert polymer with a high molecular weight that has the ability to bind to the water used for intake, retaining it in the stool. It determines a rehydration and softening of the fecal mass and facilitates its evacuation. It accelerates intestinal transit by promoting peristalsis. It is not absorbed or metabolized in the gastrointestinal tract and does not lead to hydro-electrolyte imbalances when taken with the indicated dose of liquid.
 
Simethicone is a substance that has the ability to decrease the surface tension of the gas bubbles in the gastrointestinal tract, facilitating their expulsion.
 

Medical Device

0477

 
Read carefully warnings and instructions before use
 
Health Ministry authorization of 19/01/2022
 

Pack size: the package contains 300 g of product and a measuring cup.

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Description

RECOMMENDATION AND DOSAGE
Children aged 6 months to 12 years (adults/children ≤43 Kg).
– 6-10 kg: 1 measuring cup per day
– 10–15 kg: 1–2 measuring cups per day
– 16–20 kg: 2–3 measuring cups per day
– from 21–43 Kg: 3–4 measuring cups per day
 
The dose should be increased or decreased, depending on the individual response to treatment, to allow for regular evacuation of soft stools. The maximum dose needed does not normally exceed 4 measuring cups per day. Dissolve the powder in water or other liquid (50 ml per measuring cup) and it take immediately. It is advisable to administer the product in the morning if you have to take 1 measuring cup per day. For larger doses, divide the intake between morning and evening.
 
Dissolve the powder in water or other liquid (60 ml per sachet) and take it immediately. It is advisable to administer the product in the morning if the minimum dose is to be taken (1 sachet per day). For larger doses, divide the intake between morning and evening.
 
Adults and children over 12 years of age (>43 Kg).
– 2 to 10 measuring cups per day
 
The dose must be increased or decreased, depending on the individual response to treatment, in order to allow for regular evacuation of soft stools. The maximum dose needed does not normally exceed 10 measuring cups per day. Dissolve the powder in water or other liquid (50 ml per measuring cup) and take it immediately. It is advisable to administer the product in the morning if the minimum dose is to be taken (2 measuring cups per day). For larger doses, divide the intake between morning and evening.
CONTRAINDICATIONS
Do not take Dicopeg esse in case of known hypersensitivity to macrogol or the other components, intestinal perforation, obstruction or stenosis, paralytic ileus, severe inflammatory diseases of the intestinal tract such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and toxic megacolon. The use of laxatives is contraindicated in case of acute abdominal pain or of unknown origin, nausea and vomiting, rectal bleeding of unknown origin and in case of severe dehydration.
SIDE EFFECTS
Certain gastrointestinal disturbances may occur (stomach pain, flatulence, bloating, nausea and fecal incontinence). Diarrhea is a secondary effect of taking excessive doses of Dicopeg esse and can be avoided by decreasing the intake dose. Cases of hypersensitivity reactions (skin rash) have been reported rarely following the use of products containing macrogol. In this case, stop the treatment and consult your doctor.
WARNINGS
It is recommended to use the product in pediatric age after consulting your doctor. Administration to children should be carried out under the direct supervision of an adult. Consult your doctor before use in pregnancy and lactation. Do not use after the expiry date indicated on the package and on the sachet. Do not use if package is opened or damaged. Do not exceed the maximum daily dose.
 
The product is disposable: do not use the sachets partially or open at unknown times, as this method of use could lead to risks of product contamination. Keep the product or the solution obtained out of the reach of children. If you do not notice any improvement after 7 days of treatment, you should consult your doctor. The product can reduce the permanence in the intestine and therefore the absorption of medicinal products for oral use. It is advisable to consult your doctor in case of simultaneous intake of medicines for oral use, which in any case must be administered at a distance of at least 2 hours. In case of adverse reactions, even if different from those listed, stop the treatment and consult your doctor.

STORAGE CONDITIONS
Store in a cool, dry place, away from light and away from heat sources. The expiry date indicated refers to the product correctly stored in an unopened package. Once the jar is opened, the product is valid for 3 months.

Composition

INGREDIENTS
Macrogol, silicon dioxide, simethicone, sucralose. Gluten free.