Tavegil one of the first drugs that block the action of histamine in the outbreak of an allergic reaction. It relieves allergy such as swelling and itching of the skin, and reduces the exudation - exudation of fluid from the small blood vessels in inflammatory and allergic reactions.
How does tavegil
Tavegil (INN - clemastine) refers to a group of antihistamines - H1-blockers of histamine receptors. This means that prevents access to the site of histamine allergic reaction. And since this is the main manifestation of histamine causes an allergic reaction (swelling, pain, exudation, reduction in blood pressure with anaphylactic shock, and so on), decrease or prevent the symptoms of allergies.
Thus, while suppressing the action of histamine decreases the permeability of small blood vessels, which leads to the removal of edema and exudation (e.g. common cold).
Tavegil has a number of side effects which are not present in modern antihistamines, however, he is now widely used in the treatment of allergic diseases and reactions. The peculiarity of drugs blocker of H1-histamine receptors of the first generation is a rapid onset of action. Tavegil, moreover, also has sufficient duration - 12 hours.
Tavegil available in the following dosage forms:
- in the form of ingestible tablets, 1 mg;
- as a syrup for oral administration (mainly used to treat children and contains 500 mg in 5 ml);
- in a solution for injection in ampoules of 2 ml (1 ml solution containing 1 mg of the drug).
With which diseases and how to take tavegil
Tavegilum prescribed for seasonal allergic diseases, such as hay fever is caused by pollen of various plants. Manifest pollinozy nasal congestion, profuse nasal discharge, eye redness, watery eyes. Unfortunately, the reception Tavegilum difficult to combine with the work, because it causes drowsiness, lethargy and decreased disability. Nevertheless, it is prescribed for certain activities that do not require precise coordination and concentration. Take tavegil exacerbations and year-round allergies - runny nose and conjunctivitis.
It will tavegil as hives - spotted or papular rash, allergic reactions that quickly appears, grows, merges, and quickly disappears. Manifestations of chronic urticaria associated with various physical influences (cold, heat, light) are also reduced by the action Tavegilum.
Assign tavegil as part of comprehensive treatment of all skin diseases which are accompanied by severe itching, including the treatment of a simple contact dermatitis caused by an irritant effect on the skin mechanical and chemical factors.
But it is especially effective for skin diseases of allergic nature - atopic dermatitis (exudative diathesis), atopic dermatitis, eczema. Contact allergic dermatitis, the skin develops from contact with substances that cause allergies, as well to treatment tavegilom.
Bites some insects often cause allergic and inflammatory reactions, such as bee stings - tavegil in this case, remove tissue swelling, itching and pain.
When you can not take tavegil
It does not take tavegil elevated sensitivity to the body, at the age of about one year, and during the feeding of the child
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
feeding. Furthermore, it is not co-administered with drugs affecting the central nervous system, especially with antidepressant belonging to the group of drugs - MAO inhibitors.
It should also be aware that it is not necessary to appoint tavegil bronchitis, pneumonia
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and asthma as it increases the viscosity of sputum expectoration and prevents it.
In some cases, the use of Tavegilum has no absolute contraindications, but requires caution. For example, with caution, and only on prescription should be used during pregnancy.
There are other diseases that require careful Tavegilum destination. It glaucoma
Glaucoma - a perspective possible blindness
, Stenosis (narrowing) of the place of transition of the stomach into the duodenum of any origin, violation of patency of the bladder neck, prostatic enlargement with urine retention, increased thyroid function
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, Severe heart disease, high blood pressure.
Tavegil today, like many years ago, has been successfully used in the treatment of allergic diseases and allergic reactions.