Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity

November 4, 2012

 Anaferon - homeopathic remedy that activates the immune system and has antiviral action. Used for lowered immunity against various diseases, influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections, herpes simplex Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
 , Cytomegalovirus infection, and for the prevention of complications of viral diseases.

 Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity

How does anaferon

Anaferon available in sublingual tablets intended for oral rassasyvaniyav, domestic pharmaceutical company Materia Medica. The preparation can be used both for treatment and for the prevention of various viral infections. Each tablet contains 3 mg of water-alcohol mixture with a content of active substance (purified antibodies to human gamma interferon) about 10-15 ng / g. That is actually a homeopathic drug, as previously stated in the instructions, but in recent years the manufacturer has developed a new guide, which glossed over that fact.

The mechanism of action is unique anaferon (more of such drugs in the world is produced, I wonder why, after all the quality of new technologies very quickly duplicated) and is based on the activation of antiviral immunity, which leads to strengthening of immunity Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
   and the suppression of the activity of viruses.

Laboratory and clinical studies (some doctors doubt the reliability of these studies) have confirmed the efficacy and safety of the drug. Sensitivity to Anaferon exhibit influenza viruses, parainfluenza, herpes simplex type I and II (amazing lips and genitals), herpes viruses that cause chickenpox and infectious mononucleosis, enteroviruses, rotavirus, coronavirus, caliciviruses (causing intestinal infection), encephalitis virus, adenoviruses, respiratory syncytial viruses.

Anaferon lowers viruses in tissues activates endogenous system (produced by cells of the body), interferons and related cytokines (molecules that regulate cell-cell and inter-system interference), promotes the development of early endogenous alpha- and beta-iiterferonov as well as gamma-interferon.

Anaferon activates humoral and cellular immunity: increases the formation of antibodies and stimulating immune cell function. In combination with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agents helps to reduce the dose of the latter.

 Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity

In what cases and how to take anaferon

Anaferon used for the treatment and prevention of acute respiratory viral infections (ARI, including influenza) and viral intestinal infections. In these cases, the drug begins to take as soon as possible, dissolving tablet under the tongue. Manufacturers recommend that the following dosage regimen anaferon in the first two hours after onset of the disease it is taken every half hour, after which the first day of taking three tablets at intervals of 6-7 hours. Then anaferon taken on a tablet three times a day until complete recovery, but if the treatment is carried out independently and no improvement on the third day, it is recommended to seek medical help. To prevent viral infections anaferon take a tablet a day for the entire time preserving the risk of infection.

Anaferon prescribed for the treatment (in the complex therapy), herpes infection, herpes simplex virus type I and II. In acute anaferon during the first three days on a tablet taken 8 times per day, after which - for tablet 4 times a day for a month. To prevent relapse of the disease taking the drug on a tablet a day for six months.

When chicken pox and infectious mononucleosis, also called herpes viruses, can also be used anaferon scheme, appropriate treatment of SARS.

Apply anaferon well as in the comprehensive treatment of all viral and bacterial infections to stimulate immunity.

In the complex treatment of secondary immunodeficient states of various origin to prevent the development of various kinds of infections anaferon take a tablet a day for two weeks or longer on prescription. Thus anaferon reception can be combined with any other drugs.

 Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity

Side effects and contraindications

The drug does not have any side effects normally except allergic reactions, which can develop into its individual components. But such reactions occur very rarely.

Contraindications reception anaferon case of hypersensitivity of the patient to its components. Children under the age of 18 are advised to take anaferon children. During pregnancy and nursing Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast anaferon used only on prescription in the case of vital necessity, since its impact on these patients have not verified contributors. As part of the anaferon milk sugar (lactose), it is not recommended for patients with diabetes Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
 As well as patients with congenital enzyme deficiency (lack of the enzyme lactase in the body).

Drug overdose is practically impossible, however, may receive diarrhea in patients receiving large amounts of lactose.

Anaferon - domestic antiviral and immune-stimulating drug, unique in the world.

Galina Romanenko

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Anaferon - User: the spectrum of action of the drug

November 22 2012

 anaferon guide
 Anaferon - domestic antiviral drug, which has virtually no contraindications for use. The high efficiency of this product is definitely not expected, but as an adjunct in the treatment of viral infections can be applied. For the prevention of viral infections anaferon also suitable.

 Anaferon - User: the spectrum of action of the drug

The mechanism of action anaferon

Anaferon refers to a group of drugs activating antiviral immunity. Produced he lozenges Russian pharmaceutical company NPF Materia Medica Holding. Each tablet contains 3 mg of affinity-purified antibodies to human interferon gamma (water-alcohol mixture with an active substance content of not more than 10-15 ng / g).

The mechanism of drug action based on the fact that small quantities of antibodies to interferons stimulate the secretion of interferons of different types of cells and the formation of special cells of biologically active substances - cytokines that regulate metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   cells and their interaction with other cells.

Also stimulates cellular and humoral immunity - i.e. the drug exerts immunomodulatory effects, and therefore can be used not only for the treatment and prophylaxis of a viral infection, but also to the body to better cope with other types of infection, such as bacterial.

Anaferon exhibits antiviral activity against most viruses that cause acute respiratory viral infections, a herpes virus, the virus that causes intestinal infections (including to rotavirus), virus causing encephalitis. Under the action in affected tissues anaferon content decreases and increases the production of virus cells early alpha, beta-interferon (and subsequently of gamma-interferon) and cytokines.

Furthermore, anaferon stimulates the formation of antibodies to infectious agents, including antibodies, that act locally within the mucous membranes (e.g., respiratory tract) - immunoglobulin A (IgA). Increased and cell-mediated immunity - the destruction of pathogens by immune cells.

 Anaferon - User: the spectrum of action of the drug

Indications and contraindications

Anaferon appoint:

  • in the complex therapy of acute respiratory viral infections, including influenza; for the prevention of these infections during epidobstanovki threatened;
  • as part of an integrated treatment of diseases caused by herpes viruses - "cold" on the lips, genital herpes, chicken pox, shingles, infectious mononucleosis; and for the prevention of relapses of these diseases;
  • as part of an integrated treatment of viral encephalitis;
  • in the complex treatment of intestinal infections of viral origin;
  • in the complex treatment of infections of bacterial origin as an immunomodulator;
  • as part of an integrated treatment of immune deficiencies of any origin.

Contraindications for use anaferon are idiosyncrasy of the drug by the body of the patient, will repay up to 18 years, disorders of digestion and absorption of simple sugars (lactase deficiency, a syndrome of glucose malabsorption Glucose: The energy source  Glucose: The energy source
   in the small intestine and so forth). Precautions anaferon prescribed for pregnant and nursing Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast, as clinical trials of this drug in pregnant women and nursing mothers have not been conducted.

 Anaferon - User: the spectrum of action of the drug

How to take

Anaferon take in and keep the mouth to complete resorption. In acute respiratory viral infections, drug taking pill every half an hour four times, then during the first day of admission take tablet 3 times a day at regular intervals. Then take a tablet three times a day until symptoms disappear disease. In order to prevent a fall-winter time it is used on a tablet daily for one to three months.

For other diseases anaferon should be prescribed by a doctor.

 Anaferon - User: the spectrum of action of the drug

Side effects and overdose anaferon

In addition to the side effects of allergic reactions were recorded. An overdose of the drug is also impossible, because the active substance is part of anaferon Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity  Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity
   in homeopathic doses. But theoretically possible overdose excipients, including lactose, leading to unpleasant effects in the stomach, loose stool and flatulence.

Anaferon can also be taken with any other medicines.

Anaferon - is an antiviral agent which usually gives no side effects. With the purpose of treatment is to use it only as part of an integrated treatment, as he alone is ineffective.

Galina Romanenko

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