This drug has an inhibitory effect on influenza viruses types A and B blocks and prevents them from penetrating into the body's cells.At the same time the drug has immunomodulatory effect - increases the body's resistance to viral diseases, reduces the likelihood of complications and the transition of the inflammatory process in the chronic form.
the treatment of viral pneumonia "Arbidol" is assigned in the complex therapy.Effective this drug and rotavirus infection in these cases is appropriate parallel administration of drugs, immunomodulators "Aflubin", "Immunal."
In time begun treatment can significantly shorten the period of illness.To do this, the drug should be taken in a specific pattern.When time begun taking the drug in the treatment of acute respiratory diseases have a positive effect is observed after 2 days.
«Arbidol" can be given to children from 2 years of age.Thus the dosage should not exceed 50 mg x 4 times per day.Children between 6-12 years can take 100 mg x 4 times a day;Adult admission rate of "Arbidol" 200 mg x 4 times a day intervals between doses of the drug should be kept equal.
take "Arbidol" should be before eating, drinking water tablets.Capsules are produced in high dosage, however, if necessary need to recalculate dose reception: the treatment of adult more convenient to use the capsule, and for children - tablets.
If for some reason the drug had to skip, increase the dose is not necessary, it can have unwanted toxic effects on the liver and kidneys.
During pregnancy and lactation, "Arbidol" not recommended to take to avoid the undesirable consequences for the child.For the treatment of SARS is better to use drugs acting directly on the nasal mucosa and pharynx: nasal drops, ointments and sprays.In such cases, the question of taking this drug should be decided by the doctor after weighing the pros and cons.
contraindications to the drug is the idiosyncrasy of its components, cardiovascular disease in severe form, kidney and liver failure.
case of overdose "Arbidol" may develop diarrhea, vomiting, headache.In such cases it is necessary to wash out the stomach and take the activated carbon of 1 tablet per 10 kg of patient weight.