drug "Izofra»


«Izofra" is an antibacterial drug that is available as a nasal spray.The main active substance of it is framycetin sulfate.This material belongs to the aminoglycoside antibiotics group and has a bactericidal effect.The drug acts mainly on gram-negative microorganisms of the genus Klebsiella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter, Shigella, and Salmonella.And on gram-positive - Streptococcus, Staphylococcus.In recent years, the drug is very well-proven in pediatric otolaryngology, and is often used in rhinitis, sinusitis and otitis.

Despite the fact that in the "Izofry" includes antibiotic framycetin, it is practically not absorbed into the blood, so no side effects attributed to most antibacterial agents.

Features of the children


Unfortunately, the instructions for use of the drug doe
s not provide a clear age limit.Some sources claim that the results of clinical trials, the drug is allowed in children from birth.However, according to the Russian State Medical University, conducted a study in children from four to twelve months.

Other sources claim that due to the fact that the product contains an antibacterial agent, it can be used in children from one year.

Since precise instructions on the use of "Izofry" in infants is not known, it should be used only as prescribed by your doctor.According to the instructions, it is used three times daily for one injection into each nostril for a week.

show clinical studies, the drug is virtually no side effects (except for patients with hypersensitivity to framycetin) and gives excellent results.In 60% of children have a full recovery observed on the fifth day, the rest - on the seventh.

If the doctor has prescribed an infant "Izofru" It is understood that the nasal mucosa of the child at this age is very delicate, so the drug should be used with extreme caution.If a rash, swelling, itching, or other signs of an allergic reaction, discontinue use of the drug.