Drops Infant colic - getting a child from pain in the tummy

drops for newborn colic Drops Infant colic will help to remove the child from the intestine excess gases.As a result, it relieves tension and spasms of smooth muscles of the intestine, pain in the stomach goes, and the baby will sleep between feedings.Today in the pharmacy you can buy several kinds of drops.


Why newborn colic appear

Immediately after the birth of his gastrointestinal tract begins to function, but this feature is still imperfect.Therefore, in the infant gut is always present fermentation process that complements the process of splitting the food, resulting in the intestine often accumulate gases.It is the cause of frequent concern newborns.

Most often colicky (cramping in the intestines) appear in the third week of life when the child requires already a lot of milk and accumulate a lot of gas in the intestines.The child is restless, cries, pulls the legs to the abdomen, he refuses to eat, or, on the contrary, wants to nurse constantly, but a cry interrupts the sucking, swallowing air at the same time.The immediate cause of colic may be insufficient enzymes to digest the food, the lack of normal intestinal flora, swallowing air during feeding unhealthy diet of the mother.

To remove the colic in the newborn Colic newborn - what should parents do in this situation? Colic newborn - what should parents do in this situation? , today issued a lot of drugs.But they can be divided into two major groups: type normal dill drops of water or a mixture of different essential oils and drops, active substance of which is simethicone.


Drops Infant colic with essential oils

fact, it improved dill water, which has traditionally been used for centuries to relieve colic in infants.For drugs in this series are Plantex and biologically active food supplement Baby Calm.

  • Plantex (pharmaceutical company LEK DD, Slovenia) - is granules for oral solution in sachets.Active ingredient of the drug is an extract of the fruit of fennel and fennel essential oil.Excipients - acacia, anhydrous dextrose, lactose.

Fruits and fennel essential oil Essential oils and conception: can help roses? Essential oils and conception: can help roses? fennel stimulates digestion by increasing the secretion of gastric juice and enhancing peristalsis, resulting in breast milk quickly digested and absorbed, inhibits the fermentation and gasification.Removed as intestinal cramps (colic).

Plantex can be used with two weeks of life to eliminate colic.But because it contains simple carbohydrates, it is not necessary to give children with lactase deficiency and malabsorption syndrome glucose Glucose: The energy source Glucose: The energy source or galactose.Because of the side effects of the drug known only allergic reactions Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat .

To prepare the solution you need to pour the contents of one sachet into a bottle or cup, add 100 ml of warm boiled water and stir until completely dissolved granules.Treat the child should be in between feedings a day newborn need 100-200 ml of this solution.

  • supplements Baby Calm (pharmaceutical company Hisunit, Israel) - a dill water, made from a mixture of natural vegetable oils - dill, anise and mint.Reduction of gas in the intestines has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial, soothing effect.

drug produced in the form of oral solution in bottles of 50 ml with dropper.Vial contains 15 ml of a mixture of vegetable oils, which is diluted with water before use to a mark on the label.The mixed formulation can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 month.A newborn baby can be given 10 drops Baby Calma before each feeding.


simethicone drops to

Simethicone (dimethicone, activated silica) - a high molecular weight polymer.It has carminative (reduces gas and promoting the removal of gases), and the defoaming effect, reduces the intraluminal pressure in the intestine forms a protective layer on the mucosa of the digestive tract.

For drugs of this series, recommended for newborns receive include Sab Simplex and Espumizan.A similar product Bobotik (Media Pharma, Poland) newborn children is not recommended.

  • Sab Simplex (Pfizer, USA) - is available as a suspension for oral administration, which is given immediately before each feeding (after shaking the bottle) with a teaspoon or added to the mixture (if the child is bottle-fed) 15 drops.Contraindications suspension is only individual intolerance of components.
  • Espumizan 40 (Berlin-Chemie, Germany) - is available as an emulsion for oral administration in vials with a measuring spoon.Newborns is recommended to use the drug on a measuring spoon during feeding, or immediately after a meal.Contraindications Espumizan 40 in case of hypersensitivity to its components, and intestinal obstruction.

better if drops for newborn colic designate a pediatrician.

Galina Romanenko