Update: October 2018
Многим из нас знаком неповторимый вкус hematogen. AT советские
times it was a popular and inexpensive “dessert” requested
children from their parents. Then the hematogen was released exclusively in
pharmacies, and everything, from young to old, knew that this tasty tile
made on the basis of animal blood.
- AT годы второй мировой войны в рацион раненых и здоровых солдат
- He was prescribed to children in inpatient treatment.
- Recommended for older people.
Modern hematogen has changed its appearance, is made with
various additives and flavors, is implemented both in pharmacies and in
the so-called health stores. But hematogen properties remain
unchanged – as before, it helps stimulate
blood formation and should not be used for no reason and in large
What is hematogen
Instructions for use of hematogen states that this
drug (not dessert, not sweet), stimulating
blood formation. It belongs to the group of micro and macro elements and
light of modern pharmaceutical classification is
biologically active additive (BAA). ATкус у гематогена особый,
pleasant and memorable. ATнешне гематоген напоминает шоколад, но
has a softer texture and a different taste.
What is hematogen made of
- Hematogen is made of defibrated and purified from
microorganisms blood of cattle.
- AT современном производстве, для уменьшения аллергических
reactions instead of dry blood using purified hemoglobin.
- To impart taste, hematogen is enriched in other
foods: molasses, sugar, chocolate, sesame
seed, honey, nuts, condensed milk, coconut flakes,
candied fruit, etc.
Many people do not believe that the hematogen is made from blood, because
do not find this component in the composition. And hiding blood in
a component called food albumin, i.e. blood protein.
AT составе гематогена присутствуют нутриенты, микроэлементы и
macronutrients that have a beneficial effect on the blood formation process and on
||AT гематогене содержатся следующие сахара: глюкоза, сахароза,
maltose and dextrin.
||Hematogen possesses irreplaceable and replaceable AK, partially
covers the daily need for them.
||Fat животного происхождения и жирорастворимые витамины.|
||Bivalent iron, easily absorbed and absorbed in
intestine, corrects iron deficiency.
||Presented by vitamin A and C.|
||In addition to iron, potassium, sodium, chlorine are present in the hematogen,
||Responsible for the taste and nutritional value of the hematogen (sugar,
condensed milk and others).
The mechanism of action of hematogen
Hematogen boosts hemoglobin by ingestion
additional source of iron. Iron, всосавшись через кишечную
wall, enters the bloodstream and is involved in the formation of protein
hemoglobin, thus stimulating the blood formation process. Iron
helps to increase the amount of ferritin protein that binds
excess iron and preventing its toxic effects on
the body, while creating an important depot of iron.
Benefit of hematogen
Hematogen is prescribed as in transient conditions.
(prior disease), and with existing diseases. More often
best recommended for children to normalize the process of blood formation,
and also because of good nutritional value.
Indications for hematogen:
- Ironдефицитная анемия, возникающая на фоне снижения
- General depletion of the body. ATозникает при неполноценном питании,
prolonged mental or physical stress, stress,
staying in an unfavorable environmental situation (see symptoms
and treatment of low hemoglobin in the blood)
- Ulcerative pathologies of the gastrointestinal tract occurring with
overt or covert bleeding.
- Visual impairment due to vitamin A deficiency.
- Conditions after illness.
- The lag of children in height and weight (see hypotrophy in children).
Excessive addiction to hematogen and its use in
unlimited quantities, often replacing food with them, can lead to
excess iron in the body. This leads to the development of free
radicals that can damage cell walls and completely
- Excess iron contributes to the deposition of cholesterol in the blood vessels,
those. is a provoking factor in the development of atherosclerosis.
- Excessive absorption of hematogen leads to diarrhea, nausea and
dizziness, since fermentation begins in the intestines
with excessive admission supplements.
Hematogen during pregnancy
ATо время беременности значительно возрастает потребность в
gland, necessary for the full development of the placenta and fetus,
so for mother. Moreover, iron must come from the outside, and not
used from depot ferritin (see iron supplementation for anemia).
Often, a woman loses a large amount of iron during childbirth
blood loss and also during lactation.
During pregnancy, almost half the volume increases
freely circulating blood, which in itself leads to
increase the need for iron. 2 and 3 trimesters
беременности потребление железа должно быть наибольшее. AT
these periods iron stores are reduced, and a number of factors
contributing to the increased need for iron, lead to the development of
dangerous iron deficiency anemia (see pregnancy with low
Prevention of iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women is
daily intake of about 27 mg of digestible iron.
Therefore, the hematogen is able to prevent iron deficiency and increase
trace element in the body of a pregnant. However act
hematogen cannot and should not be the main source of iron – this
the function is fulfilled by nutrition, including fish, meat, egg,
liver, green vegetables and cereals.
It is definitely not necessary to abuse the hematogen during pregnancy:
since the bar is made on the basis of natural blood,
possible deviations in the development of the fetus. Blood coagulation in reception
hematogen is a risk of thrombophlebitis.
How to apply hematogen
Hematogen is available in the form of tiles, bars or chewable
records. Bars are available in different dosages of 20, 30 and
50 grams with the division into plates or cubes.
Dosage for children
Dosage for pregnant women
||1-3 records or 5-15 grams twice or thrice a day||Up to 50 grams per day (no more)|
- The duration of admission for all categories of persons is
- Hematogen is taken between meals, which provides
- You can drink it with water, but do not drink at the same time
dairy products that impair the absorption of beneficial
ATо время приема гематогена не следует одновременно принимать
multivitamin complexes. If necessary, the simultaneous reception
other drugs should be discussed with your doctor
Contraindications for the use of the drug
- Diabetes. Hematogen contains easily digestible carbohydrates,
blood sugar boosters
- Increased sensitivity to components in the composition, which
can lead to angioedema, urticaria and other reactions
- Non-iron deficiency anemia. Excess iron
has a toxic effect on the body
- Metabolic disorders
- ATарикозная болезнь
- Thrombophlebitis. Hematogen somewhat thickens the blood
- Children’s age up to 3 years
ATозможные побочные эффекты
Most often, side effects relate to the gastrointestinal tract, because iron ions
have a slight irritating effect on the mucous
the intestines and stomach, activate the vagus nerve supplying
nerve endings abdominal organs. They appear
nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort.
How to choose hematogen
Unfortunately, some unscrupulous manufacturers under
with the promoted trade name Hematogen, the product is released,
has nothing to do with it.
- AT составе гематогена на первом месте должен стоять компонент
food albumin (black food albumin, dry bovine blood).
- AT процентом содержании оптимальное количество альбумина: 4-5 %
from the total mass.
Various flavoring agents do not give special benefit to hematogen,
but they allow it to be used for children who perceive
medicine like sweetness.
The average price for hematogen in Moscow is 20 rubles.
|Honey||Honey||With pine nuts||Child|
|With vitamin C||Appetizing||Enriched with vitamins||With coconut|
Автор: врач-гигиенист, эпидемиолог