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By Medicover Hospitals / 07 April 2022
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What is Neopeptine?

  • Neopeptine drop consists of some specific ingredients Alpha-amylase, anise oil, caraway oil, dill oil and papain. Carminative Agents are found in Neopeptine drops (Agents with antispasmodic activity used against cramps of the digestive tract in combination with flatulence). They help to relieve flatulence and infant colic. The following ingredient plays a very important role in Neopeptine:
  • Dill Oil:It's a popular pickling herb with mild antibacterial properties. It facilitates digestion by breaking down complex food into simpler forms. It prevents flatulence by dissolving gas bubbles. Colic pain is relieved by relaxing smooth muscles.
  • Caraway Oil: It has antibacterial properties. This stimulates appetite by enhancing digestion. The oil improves digestion, eases colic and fights flatulence.
  • Papain: This breaks down the complex protein into simple forms.
    1. Neopeptine Uses
    2. Neopeptine Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Overdose
    5. Storage
    6. Neopeptine vs Colimex
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
    8. Citations

    Neopeptine Uses:

  • Neopeptine drops relieve constipation, gas, colic pain, and abdominal distension in babies after they have eaten. This drug is made up of a variety of enzymes that are gentle on the stomach of infants. Babies are given this drug even though they have indigestion, heartburn, or anorexia. Neopeptine oral drops are prescribed for children in doses ranging from 0.5 ml to 12 drops a day.
  • Side Effects:

  • Some of the common side effects of neopeptine are:
    • Throat irritation
    • Oesophageal perforation
    • Stomach irritation
    • Rashes
    • Itching
    • Swelling
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Bleeding disorders
  • Neopeptine can cause some serious side effects. Avoid using the medicine if you feel any adverse effects and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor might change the prescribed dose or medicines looking at your side effects.
  • Precautions:

  • Before using Neopeptine talk with your doctor if you are allergic to it or any other medications. The product may contain some inactive ingredients which can cause some serious allergic reactions or some other problems. Before using Neopeptine talk with your doctor if you are: diabetic patient, hypersensitivity, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • How to use Neopeptine?

  • Before each use, give the container a good shake. Using a special measurement device/dropper, carefully calculate the dosage. If you use a regular spoon, you might not get the right dosage. Consume the liquid orally using the special measuring device/dropper. Try to give the medication slowly and aim for the side of the inside cheek to prevent it from spitting and choking. The dosage should be added to one ounce i.e. 30milliters of cool water or juice. Mix the liquid well and give it right away. If you're giving this drug with a dropper, make sure to rinse it thoroughly after each use.
  • Missed Dose:

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you recall. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and resume your daily schedule. To make up for a missed dose, do not take a double dose of medication.
  • Overdose:

  • Overdosing can cause headaches, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth, swallowing difficulties, and dilated pupils. If you think you've taken more than the recommended dosage, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital right away.
  • Storage:

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach. Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).
  • Neopeptine vs Colimex:

    Neopeptine
    Colimex
    Neopeptine drop consists of some specific ingredients Alpha-amylase, anise oil, caraway oil, dill oil and papain. Colimex is a tablet that combines two medications: paracetamol and dicyclomine. It is an antispasmodic and pain-relieving medication.
    Neopeptine drops relieve constipation, gas, colic pain, and abdominal distension in babies after they have eaten. This drug is made up of a variety of enzymes that are gentle on the stomach of infants. Colimex works by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It effectively reduces abdominal pain and cramps.
    Some of the common and serious side effects of Neopeptine are:
    • Throat irritation
    • Oesophageal perforation
    • Stomach irritation
    • Rashes
    • Itching
    Some of the common and serious side effects of Colimex are:
    • Headache
    • Dizziness
    • Sleepiness
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Constipation

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Neopeptine drops relieve constipation, gas, colic pain, and abdominal distension in babies.
    Neopeptine is a mixture of Alpha-amylase, anise oil, caraway oil, dill oil, and papain that help treat digestive disorders.
    Yes, an adult can take Neopeptine as prescribed by the doctor.
    Neopeptine drops are generally prescribed to babies to relieve their digestive issues.
    You should be cautious when you have a history of allergies to medicines or some medicine components, swallowing problems or stomach problems before taking Neopeptine syrup.
    Yes, Neopeptine syrup can help relieve mild diarrhoea, but you should see your doctor for other suggestions if the condition does not improve gradually.
    No, you must always complete the course of the medication your doctor prescribed, even if the condition improves.
    No, consumption of alcohol and Neopeptine syrup is not safe for your digestive as it can complicate your issues further.
    There is no accurate information on how Neopeptine syrup can affect pregnancy. It’s better to consult your doctor before using it.
    Yes, Neopeptine syrup can be harmful to the liver if you have a history of liver conditions, so be cautious & ask your doctor before using it.
    Yes, Neopeptine drops are safe for babies having difficulty passing gas properly but ask your doctor before giving it to your baby.
    Yes, Neopeptine is safe for infants by relaxing their gut muscles and reducing typical stomach-related issues, making them less cranky and uncomfortable.
    The cost of Neopeptine varies between Rs 90 to 130 INR approximately.
    Some of the common side effects of Neopeptine are:
    • Throat irritation.
    • Perforation of the oesophagus.
    • Stomach irritation.
    • Rashes.
    • Itching.
    • Swelling.
    • Breathing difficulties.
    • Gastrointestinal bleeding.

    Citations:

  • Neopeptine, https://www.journaljammr.com/index.php/JAMMR/article/view/12557
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