Reglan - children: whether the drug is not dangerous?
Reglan is not indicated for children up to two years.From two to fourteen years of his prescribed with caution, and only when there are clear indications.This is due to the body's children, the smooth muscles of internal organs which can not adequately respond to the use of these drugs.
Features Cerucalum action on the child
Action Cerucalum is that it blocks the path of the transmission of nerve impulses from the stomach and duodenum in the central nervous system.As a result of the central nervous system does not send a signal about the relaxation of smooth muscles, which prevents nausea, vomiting, hiccups hiccups - but if it's something serious? and constipation.Reglan coordinate impaired relationship tone and movements of the stomach, normalize the evacuation of a food of the masses and their passage of the duodenum.By the side effects of this drug include drowsiness, fatigue, headaches, various tics, spasms of the esophagus, fears.
Children's bodies differ from adults in that almost any factor (including drugs) has it generalized (total) exposure.
have adult Reglan has mainly effects on the gastrointestinal tract, while the side effects are rare in children the side effects appear along with healing, thus, the younger the child, the side effects are more pronounced.Therefore, up to two years tserukal children are not assigned.After two years of Reglan can prescribe, but only in the case if there are reasonable grounds and the child will be under the supervision of a physician.
Side effects that may occur in children when used Cerucalum
most unpleasant side effects may occur in children from the central andperipheral nervous system.This lethargy, drowsiness, headache, dizziness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet , anxiety, irrational fears, anxiety, constantly lowered background of mood.The child may appear involuntary tics of facial muscles, neck, shoulders, face spasm (including eye muscles), chewing and neck (spasmodic torticollis) muscles, speech disorder, increased tone of muscles, the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (shaking palsy).The risk of developing Parkinson's disease in children and adolescents is increasing in appointing them to high doses of Cerucalum.
Application Cerucalum a course of treatment is fraught with the development of the child agranulocytosis - a sharp (almost zero) decrease in blood amounts of granular white blood cells (granulocytes), which are responsible for cell-mediated immunity.In childhood, agranulocytosis very dangerous because a child immediately begin to develop acute and chronic infectious and inflammatory diseases, which are difficult to treat.
unpleasant side effects can occur from the gastrointestinal tract.It spastic constipation or, conversely, diarrhea, dry mouth.Spastic constipation in a child can cause intestinal obstruction - also for this reason that the appointment Cerucalum children should be treated with great caution.
Reglan can cause hormonal disorders and is especially dangerous for teens.In girls, it can lead to menstrual disorders or to the isolation of breast milk - such failures during adolescence can have a significant impact on the future reproductive system of women.Boys Reglan may increase the breast of the female type - gynecomastia Gynecomastia - known since antiquity .
In some cases, children should not be prescribed Reglan
children from two to fourteen years and can be on the testimony with caution Reglan, but have to apply it, and absolute contraindications.
- not use Reglan is when a child or a teenager, there are some types of tumors of the pituitary or adrenal glands - which may contribute to a significant enhancement of side effects.
- Intestinal obstruction in a child is often accompanied by nausea and vomiting, but applied in this case Reglan Reglan: help against nausea not recommended, as the motor activity of the intestine may contribute to symptoms of intestinal obstruction.
- not assign tserukal bleeding from the esophagus, stomach or intestines or perforation of the walls of these organs (perforation) - bleeding may increase, and the contents of the gastrointestinal tract quickly penetrate into the abdominal cavity and cause severe complications - peritonitis.
- When convulsive and motor disorders, which often occur in childhood, Reglan is also contraindicated, since it can provoke an attack of cramps and strengthen the movement disorders.The same thing could happen in epilepsy.
Reglan is prescribed for children, but with caution, and only on the testimony of a doctor's supervision.