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Instructions for use
One of the effective drugs to support immunity is Cycloferon. This tool refers to drugs immunostimulating action, which have antiviral and anti-inflammatory effect.
Cycloferon - instruction
Cycloferon injections activate the activity of stem, immune and T-lymphocytic cellular structures. Immunostimulating injections of Cycloferon are especially effective against hepatitis, herpes, respiratory infections and influenza virus.
The drug is characterized by low toxicity, quickly dissolves in the tissues of the body and without consequences is excreted by natural means (through the kidneys). Particularly valuable is the drug Cycloferon in the treatment of neuroinfectious pathologies such as meningitis, encephalitis and other nervous system infections, because its components can pass through the blood-brain barrier unhindered.
The drug is not able to accumulate in organic tissues, has no carcinogenic properties, does not cause mutations and allergic reactions. According to the research results, the injection form of the drug is able to maintain a high interferon level for 72 hours or more even without the use of the drug. Cycloferon can be combined with drugs of another action such as antibiotics, vitamins, immune-strengthening agents, etc.
The injection form of the drug Cycloferon is used in the treatment of pathological conditions like:
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV);
- Hepatitis viral origin of various forms (D, B, C, A);
- Nervous system infections such as tick-borne borreliosis, encephalitis, or meningitis;
- Cytomegalovirus infection;
- Herpes virus lesions ;
- Chlamydial infections;
- Secondary immunodeficiencies;
- Degenerative-dystrophic articular pathologies (for example, deforming osteoarthritis, etc.);
- Systemic and rheumatic connective tissue diseases (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.).
Method of use, dosage
The use of cycloferon injections requires strict adherence to instructions. General therapy is prescribed in accordance with the main pathology, but Cycloferon is administered to the patient according to a specific scheme:
- First on day 1 and 2 of the treatment;
- Then on the 4th, 6th and 8th day of the course;
- Then at 11 and 14, 17 and 20, 23 and 26, 29 days of treatment.
Ampoules with a solution must be opened right before the introduction. Injections are administered intramuscularly or intravenously, first once a day, and then according to the above scheme. Typically, immunomodulatory therapy with cycloferon lasts about 10-12 days. If necessary, a second course of treatment is prescribed. The combination of Cycloferon therapy with antibacterial drugs is recommended.
In pediatrics, Cycloferon is also used quite actively. The drug is administered to children in accordance with the weight of their body (about 6-10 mg of the drug per 1 kg of weight of the child). A more specific treatment regimen is prescribed directly by the doctor.
The enclosed instructions report that injections of Tsikloferon are contraindicated:
- In the presence of increased hypersensitivity to the drug;
- Children up to 4 years old;
- Patients with hepatic cirrhosis at the decompensated stage of development;
- Pregnant, and also the feeding women.
With some caution, Cycloferon should be taken by persons suffering from aggravated digestive pathologies such as erosive or ulcerative processes in the duodenum or gastric tissues, duodenitis and gastritis. In addition, caution should be exercised in the treatment of cycloferon in patients prone to allergies.
Pregnancy and lactation
According to experts and instructions to the drug, the use of such drugs is contraindicated during pregnancy or during lactation.
Overdose cases have not been reported.
Among the likely side effects, experts identify allergic reactions. However, this reaction is quite rare and mainly in patients prone to allergies or hypersensitive to cycloferon.
The drug does not affect the reaction rate, therefore, it cannot impair the ability to drive vehicles or mechanisms.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
Cycloferon Injection Solution consists of:
- The active substance is meglumine acridone acetate (or acridone acetic acid);
- Water for injection.
The active substance of the drug belongs to the low molecular weight interferon inducers, therefore, has a fairly wide spectrum of bioactivity.
After the injection of the injection solution, the maximum level of the drug in the blood is observed in one and a half to two hours. A day later it is contained in the body already in trace amounts. The half-life of Cycloferon takes about 4-5 hours. With long-term therapy, the drug does not accumulate in organic structures.
Ampoules of Tsikloferon are suitable for use within 3 years from the date of production. Drug belongs to list B, it does not change its therapeutic properties when frozen.
Store ampoules in a place out of reach of children and protected from light. From pharmacies, the drug is sold only by medical prescription.
If a precipitate has appeared in the ampoules with a solution or the shade of the drug has changed, the use of such a drug is unacceptable. Normally, the drug is a clear yellowish liquid without any impurities.
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