The complete analog is Chloropyramine.
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Instructions for use
In severe cases (for example, with the threat of an anaphylactic state), accompanied by an acute course of the disease, Suprastin is used in the form of a solution for intramuscular injections.
In ordinary cases, however, Suprastin tablets are used.
When to use
Indications for the appointment of the drug are dermatoses of various nature, as well as allergic diseases, which are accompanied by acute exacerbation. These conditions include:
- serum sickness;
- urticaria ;
- dermatitis ( contact and atopic type);
- rhinitis caused by the influence of allergens;
- conjunctivitis ;
- bouts of severe itching;
- allergic to external irritants (food, insect bites , drugs, etc.);
- Quincke's edema .
If the patient's condition is assessed as satisfactory, he is most often prescribed to take the tablet form of the drug. In acute periods and with severe allergies, therapy is carried out with the use of medicinal injections.
How to apply
Remember that the drug is used only in acute and severe cases, and only under the supervision of a physician. Introduce intramuscularly. The dosage of the drug depends on the patient's age, as well as its weight and the course of the disease. The scheme recommended by the manufacturer is as follows:
- adults - 1-2 ampoules during the day in / m;
- Children under one year old - ¼ ampoules in oil;
- children from 1 year to 6 years - 1/2 ampoule / m;
- children from 6 to 14 years old - ½-1 ampoule / m.
If a dangerous allergic reaction or anaphylactic shock is suspected, the solution can be administered by the intravenous route, stretching the administration time to 2-3 minutes . Further therapy continues with the use of intramuscular injections or oral administration of the drug.
The daily dosage with indications may be increased, but the total amount of the drug, administered per day, should not exceed 2 mg / kg of patient weight.
The use of the drug is prohibited during pregnancy, as there are no confirmed clinical data that Suprastin is safe for the mother and fetus. According to some observations of children in the neonatal period who were born to mothers who received Suprastin therapy (especially in the last weeks before the birth), cases of growth of connective tissue located behind the eye lens are described.
For this reason, pregnant women should avoid using this drug in the first trimester, as well as for a period of 37-40 weeks.
For women during lactation and infants in the neonatal period (first month), “Suprastin” is not prescribed. For premature babies born with low birth weight, the drug is prescribed not earlier than 4-6 months from the day of birth.
"Suprastin" also cannot be used in case of exacerbation of bronchial asthma and the presence of hypersensitivity to the active substance or auxiliary components.
Caution when taking should be manifested in the presence of the following diseases (treatment should take place under the constant supervision of a medical professional!):
- dysfunction of the prostate gland (hyperplasia);
- angle-closure glaucoma;
- pathologies of the heart and blood vessels;
- diseases of the liver and kidneys, accompanied by dysfunction of the affected organs;
- urinary retention;
- elderly age.
Undesirable consequences when using "Suprastin" in the form of injections occur more often than when taken orally. Most often among them are found:
- drowsiness, fatigue;
- trembling limbs (tremor);
- nervous excitement;
- irregularities in the cardiovascular system (malfunction of the heart rhythm, tachycardia, blood pressure surges);
- digestive disorders (nausea, constipation, diarrhea);
- loss of appetite;
- feeling of dry mouth;
- abdominal pains.
In the application of "Suprastin" were isolated cases of leukopenia and agranulocytosis.
Some patients had problems with urination and muscle weakness.
It is necessary to inform the attending physician if the patient is taking anti-depressant drugs, as well as sedatives and antispasmodics, since Suprastin significantly enhances the therapeutic effect of all these medicines.
You should not use "Suprastin" simultaneously with the use of alcohol, as this may adversely affect the nervous system.
When violations in the kidneys and liver often requires correction dosing regimen and regimen.
The management of any type of transport should be postponed (as far as possible) for the duration of therapy with this drug, since it is possible that lethargy, dizziness and slowing down of the reaction rate may occur.
Composition and description
"Suprastin" in liquid form is available in 1 ml ampoules, each containing 20 mg of the active ingredient - chloropyramine hydrochloride. This substance is a blocker in relation to histamine, which causes an allergic reaction and contributes to its strengthening.
Chloropyramine also has a slight antiemetic effect, therefore it can be used in severe conditions accompanied by intoxication of the body. The drug, administered intramuscularly, allows you to relieve spasms of low and moderate intensity due to the relaxing effect exerted on smooth muscles.
The therapeutic effect is felt within 10-15 minutes after drug administration.
Dispensed from pharmacies by prescription . Shelf life 5 years. Store at 15–25 ° C.
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