Festal dragee

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Festal is the brand name of the enzymic preparation used for the relief of intestinal and digestive problems. It contains three active substances such as bile components, hemicellulase and pancreatin; these are enzymes that promote quick food digestion and relief to gastro intestinal disorders

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Festal dragee

Festal dragee Festal drageeis the brand name of the enzymic preparation used for the relief of intestinal and digestive problems. Buy brand product online.
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Festal is often prescribed to patients who are having problems with proper food digestion and absorption of nutrients. This enzyme preparation also helps a person who is living in a sedentary lifestyle and speeds-up recovery to patients after being laid up in bed due to sickness.

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Festal Action Mechanism

Festal works by stimulating better digestion of food and promoting better absorption of nutrients in the body. This enzymic preparation aids in the relief of gastro intestinal disorder by acting directly in the body’s digestive organs.

Festal compensates the insufficient amount of digestive enzymes in the body essential for the digestion of food and for complete absorption of nutrients. Festal improves the functions of the pancreatic gland for better secretion function.

Indications and Mode of Administration

Festal is prescribed for the relief of gastro intestinal disorders and like conditions such as:

  • Chronic and mucoviscidosis pancreatitis otherwise referred to as the insufficient functioning of the pancreatic gland
  • Chronic disorder  affecting the stomach, intestines, gall bladder, and liver
  • Chronic diarrhea due to non-infectious origin
  • Cancer of the Pancreas (pancreatic cancer)
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Schwachman syndrome

Festal is also prescribed to enhance quick recovery of patients after long term immobilization due to sickness. The recommended dosage of Festal is one capsule to be taken three times a day preferably during or immediately after every meal. Swallow the tablet in whole. Do not modify the original form of the tablet by chewing or crushing. You doctor may increase your dosage depending on the type and severity of the condition being treated. Always follow your doctor’s instruction to achieve full benefit of treatment.        

Festal Contraindications and Cautions

Festal dragee is contraindicated to patients who are hypersensitive to any of its active components. It is also not appropriate for use on the following conditions:

  • Acute stage of pancreatitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic pancreatitis in its aggravation stage
  • Gallbladder emphysema
  • Intestinal blockage or obstruction
  • Jaundice
  • Liver failure
  • Suspected appendicitis condition

Festal dragee must be used with caution on patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Care and caution must also be instituted to patients who have vascular and cardio vascular or heart problems. The safety use of this enzymic preparation has not been studied on children below four years of age.   

Festal Side Effects

Festal dragee like other medications may cause side effects. These side effects may vary depending upon the tolerance level patients. The possibility of side effects varies from each patient and is manifested in different degree. The following are the common side effects of Festal:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Increased uric acid in blood or urine examination

Festal Interactions

Festal may have potential interactions with other medicines. Inform your doctor of the medications you are currently using including over-the-counter and herbal preparations. The following medications are indicated to interact with Festal:

  • Antacids
  • Antibiotics
  • Cimetidin
  • Iron supplements
  • Paraaminosalicylic acid
  • Sulfanimids

This is not the complete list of medicines that have potential interactions with Festal. Read the medicine leaflet or ask your doctor for more information.

Interesting Facts

Festal facilitates the better functioning of the liver in the release of bile component. Pancreatin on the other hand improves the digestion of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins that is essential in the complete absorption of this substance into the small intestines.

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From Mikhail | 2016-09-07 19:18:19

I would like to buy 100 tablets. How much will you charge for shipping to the Dallas, TX area (US)? Are any extra requirements from my side? How long it will take for delivery? Thanks.


Hello Mikhail, The shipping price is $14.95 and the delivery takes about 7-10 days. Customer Support

From Syed Naqvi | 2016-07-02 21:01:35

I would like to buy 100 tablets how much will you charge for postage to London uk and is there any other requirements like prescription etc????


Hello, The shipping price is $11.95. You don't need a prescription to buy this medication.

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