Anaferon adult - is an antiviral drug, and also provides immunomodulatory effects. This allows the use anaferon not only in the treatment of viral diseases, but also in the treatment of any infection, particularly in patients with reduced immunity
Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults
Anaferon - how it works in the body of an adult
Anaferon - a homeopathic remedy whose action is based on inhibition of viral infection and immune reconstitution. The structure includes anaferon small doses of antibodies to endogenous (synthesized in the cells of the body) interferon. Manufacture of the drug found that ultralow doses of antibodies to interferon in cells stimulates the synthesis of early types of interferons and cytokines.
Interferons - are proteins having antiviral action. When the body is healthy, interferons it a little, but as soon as it is introduced viral infection (viruses are intracellular pathogens infection) affected their cells begin to actively produce interferon. Interferon is of three types: alpha, beta and gamma. Cytokines - are biologically active substances that regulate the intracellular and intercellular relationships and also helps produce interferon.
Anaferon inhibits the action of pathogens of viral infections that cause respiratory diseases (SARS, influenza), intestinal infections (including rotavirus), herpes infections (including herpes simplex
Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
Type I and II, varicella zoster), viral encephalitis, and others.
Furthermore, all kinds anaferon stimulates immunity, so it can be administered at any infections, as well as secondary (not congenital) immunodeficiency.
Anaferon peculiarity is that it is compatible with any other medicines. But do not think that anaferon can fight the infection on their own. Its efficiency is low, however, as part of a treatment, he is able to exert a positive effect on the condition of the patient, activating the body fight off infection.
In what cases and how patients prescribed anaferon
This preparation is better suited for the prevention of viral infection. For example, during the cold season, when the increased risk of acute respiratory viral infections, including influenza, it can take one tablet a day (keep the mouth under the tongue or in the cheek until resorption) within one to three months.
With the purpose of treatment for these diseases anaferon also possible to accept, in this case, the reception it is necessary to start as early as possible and to take during the day over the first two hours, every half-hour (4 tablets in a row), and then for the remaining 22 hours accept more three tablets at regular intervals. From the next day by taking anaferon tablet three times a day throughout the illness.
Also for prevention anaferon can be used during an outbreak of enterovirus infections are more common in summer and autumn. If the disease is started, anaferon can be taken in the same way as with SARS,
Assign anaferon also herpes. Thus, when genital herpes or "cold" on the lips in acute take on the tablet 8 times a day for three days, and then on the tablet 4 times a day for a month.
Bacterial infections anaferon take as an adjuvant to enhance the body's defenses. In this case, it is sufficient to take one tablet a day for all diseases. Just anaferon used in immunodeficient states, combining its reception with the reception of other immunomodulators
Immunomodulators: a contract with the protective forces of the body
Side effects, overdose and contraindications for admission
Contained in Anaferon
Anaferon - activates antiviral immunity
small doses of active principle not give any side effects, except allergic reactions. However, side effects can produce adjuvants, including milk sugar (lactose) therefore anaferon not recommended when it intolerance and malabsorption simple sugars.
An overdose of active principle also can not be, but an overdose can be lactose, which is manifested in the form of gastrointestinal disorders - diarrhea, bloating and pain along the spastic bowel.
Anaferon adult does not appoint up to 18 years, as a homeopathic dilution in this preparation more suitable for the treatment of adults.
Anaferon can have positive effects in the treatment of viral diseases in adults. But the hope that it will cure them, it is not necessary, it is better to consult a doctor and take anaferon as part of a treatment prescribed by a specialist.