Enatin along with similar drugs is widely used in nephrology for the treatment of urolithiasis, as well as in a number of other areas of medicine.
Enatin belongs to the category of combined drugs that have a number of positive effects on the urinary system. The main therapeutic effect is due to the ability to treat nephrolithiasis( urolithiasis) in various forms. Also, Enatin is prescribed for cholelithiasis - cholelithiasis, widely recommended by specialists for the prevention of cholelithiasis and nephrolithiasis.
The active substances of the preparation are dissolved in an oil base, which is used as essential oil or olive oil.
The main active components of this complex agent that helps to release urinary calculi are:
- Essential oil of juniper berries;
- Peppermint essential oil;
- Turpentine purified oil;
- Sulfur purified;
The preparation is available in the form of capsules of yellow color, biconvex. Each capsule contains 1 g of
active ingredients. There are 12 capsules in the blister. The average price of the drug is about 300 rubles.
The main therapeutic effect is due to the presence in the preparation of terpenes - natural hydrocarbons contained in the essential oils of certain plants. Terpenes in nephrology are used for predisposition to urolithiasis, in the presence of small stones that are able to leave the renal pelvis and ureter independently.
Enatine at the course reception has the following actions:
- Strengthens blood flow to the kidneys, regulates blood circulation in the renal parenchyma.
- Reduces congestion, eliminates edema.
- Increases diuresis.
- Eliminates spasms of smooth muscle fibers, relieves pain in the region of pelvis and ureter.
- Increases peristalsis, increasing the rate of movement of small stones on the urinary tract.
- Reduces the phenomenon of inflammation, has a bacteriostatic property, suppressing the microbial flora.
Regular intake of Enatin has some effect on the loosening of the structure of urinary stones. Also, the drug eliminates spasms of the biliary tract and gall bladder, increases the tone of the walls of the organ, relaxes the sphincter of Oddi, as a result of which bile stagnation is eliminated, small concretions are discharged, bilirubin content decreases in the bile.
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The main indication is various forms of urolithiasis, crystalluria( increased urine salts), renal colic in nephrolithiasis, and prevention of all these conditions. Enatin is also indicated for the treatment, prevention of cholelithiasis. It is prescribed as a means of intensive therapy, with chronic forms of the disease, including those that occur in combination with infectious processes.
Instruction for use
The medication is taken after a meal, with enough liquid without squeezing the capsules. The norm of taking with stones in the kidneys or gall bladder is 1 capsule up to 3-5 times a day( the individual norm is determined by the doctor).As a preventive remedy after the removal of stones, Enatin is drunk 1 capsule per day with long courses. A number of preventive courses are allowed per year. In persons under 18 years of age, pregnant, nursing, treatment with Enatin is not practiced.
Side effects of
During treatment with Enatin, allergic reactions and individual hypersensitivity reactions are possible( rarely found).
Cases of emergence against the background of taking such side effects as:
- irritation of the kidneys, bladder;
- pain in the stomach;
If such symptoms develop, discontinue treatment and notify the attending physician about the replacement of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated in:
- Complete anuria;
- Heavy degree of oliguria;
- Acute glomerulonephritis;
- Chronic glomerulonephritis;
- Acute kidney infections;
- Single kidney;
- Two-sided forming of stones;
- Stomach ulcer;
- Peptic ulcer of the duodenum.
The drug does not affect the concentration of attention, it can be used in the period of control mechanisms and vehicles. Application during pregnancy is not allowed. During treatment it is recommended to increase the drinking regime.
The analogues of the Enatin preparation are: Rovahol, Rovatin, Olimethin.
Doctors often recommend this medication to their patients. Its effect on the body and, in particular, on the urinary system is mild, it does not cause the active movement of large stones, so it is safe enough to use.
Patients report a low cost of the drug, its versatility to treat different types of stone formation, low severity or no side effects. Only occasionally there is pain in the abdomen, as well as a number of dyspeptic symptoms, in most cases - in people with chronic gastrointestinal diseases.