Activated carbon (or charcoal) is obtained from organically-rich plant material: wood, coconut shells, olive pits, bark, etc. This material is subjected to a calcination and then a thermal shock, which eliminates most of the elements that form it. At the exit: a material composed almost exclusively of carbon with a magical peculiarity: it retains certain molecules that come into contact with it. The use of plant coal for therapeutic purposes would go back to antiquity with uses by the Egyptians and ancient Romans listed in history textbooks as an antidote to acute poisoning. Once used for its ability to decontaminate drinking water or to discolor sugar cane and beet syrups, it is now...See article
ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL 45 CAPSULES Arkopharma
The ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL, dietary supplement used in cases of diarrhea, gastroenteritis, gastralgias, heartburn, flatulence of, flatulence.
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ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL 45 CAPSULES Arkopharma
Properties ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL
Activated charcoal remains in the digestive tract due to its pésence, it will absorb, ie fix undesirable compounds found in the digestive tract such as: gas additis food, residues of pesticides or fertilizers, heavy metals, organic solvents, toxic bacteria from fish or shellfish.
Arkocaps charcoal can be used in cases of diarrhea, gastroenteritis, gastralgias, heartburn, flatulence of, flatulence, as well as infection of the intestine accompanied by constipation and fermentation conditions intestinal.
Conditioning ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL
box of 45 capsules, 150 capsules box
Composition ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL
Activated Charcoal 162 mg / capsule, Capsule shell cellulose derivative
Usage Tips ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL
Adults take 4 capsules daily between meals with a full glass of water
Children over 12 years: 1-4 capsules per day between meals
If your symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
User of ARKOCAPS CHARCOAL
Please read this leaflet carefully before taking this medicine. It contains
important information for you.
If you have other questions, if you have any doubt, ask your doctor
• Keep this leaflet, you may need to read it again.
• If you need more information and advice, please contact your pharmacist.
• If symptoms worsen or persist, consult a doctor.
• If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if you
of the side effects gets serious, please tell your doctor or
1 - IDENTIFICATION OF MEDICINE
Coal plant ARKOCAPS
Activated charcoal: 162 mg / capsule. Excipients: pregelatinised maize starch, magnesium stearate.
Envelope (a capsule: hypromeftose (derived from cellulose).
PHARMACEUTICAL FORM AND CONTENTS
Boxes 45 and 150 capsules
(A: Alimentary tract and metabolism)
BP 28-06511 Garros Cedex
2 - WHEN TO USE THIS MEDICINE?
This medicine is indicated in adults and children over 12 years in the treatment of digestive problems
especially with intestinal bloating.
3 - WARNING!
* In case of bloating, flatulence, avoid legumes (lentils, beans, peas ...), some vegetables
green (cabbage, Brussels sprouts, beets ...).
* If associated diarrhea, it is necessary to:
- Rehydrate by heavy drinks, savory or sweet, to compensate for fluid loss due
diarrhea (average daily water ration adult is 2 liters).
- Feeding time of diarrhea,
• excluding certain inputs, particularly raw vegetables, fruits, green vegetables, spicy dishes,
as well as frozen food or drink,
• a focus on grilled meats and rice.
IF IN DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST.
DRUG INTERACTIONS AND OTHER INTERACTIONS
This drug may decrease the absorption of other drugs, they must be administered remotely
it (more than 2 hours, if possible).
TO AVOID POSSIBLE INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER DRUGS, YOU MUST
ANY OTHER TREATMENT COURSA YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST.
Pregnancy: This medication should be used during pregnancy only on the advice of your doctor. If you
discover that you are pregnant during treatment, consult your doctor only he can judge the
need to continue.
Breastfeeding: taking this medication while breastfeeding is possible.
A GENERAL WAY IT SHOULD BE DURING PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING ALWAYS
ASK YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE USING ANY DRUG.
4 - HOW TO USE THIS MEDICINE?
For adults and children over 12 years.
Adults: 4 capsules per day between meals. On the advice of your pharmacist, the dose may be increased to 5 capsules per day.
Children over 12 years: 1-4 capsules per day between meals.
METHOD AND ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION
Orally. Swallow the capsule with a full glass of water.
5 - UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS
THIS MEDICINE MAY RESULT IN SOME PEOPLE MORE OR LESS ANNOYING EFFECTS
particular, darkening of the stool may occur.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST any unwanted OR THAT HINDER
NOT MENTIONED IN THIS NOTICE.
6 - CONSERVATION
DO NOT EXCEED THE DEADLINE STATED ON PACKAGING
SPECIAL STORAGE 1
Keep away from moisture and at a temperature below 25 ° C.
7 - DATE OF REVISION OF THE NOTICE July 2003