Allokin-Alpha is a drug that is included in the group of antiviral and immunomodulatory drugs.
Release form and composition
Allokin-Alpha is a lyophilisate for the preparation of injection solution. There are three forms of drug release:
- Vials of 1 mg in the amount of three pieces, packed in plastic contour pallets;
- Ampoules with 1 mg Allokin-Alpha. Comes with an ampoule knife, packed in 5 pieces in contour cells. Each box contains 2 cells;
- Ampoules packed 10 pieces in one contour cell. Each box has 1 cell.
Indications for use Allokin-Alpha
The drug is recommended for use in:
- Human papillomavirus infection in chronic form, caused by human papilloma viruses of oncogenic type;
- Recurrent herpes types 1 and 2 in a chronic form.
In addition, the use of Allokin-Alpha is advisable in the treatment of the icteric form of hepatitis B in combination with other drugs.
The instructions for Allokin-Alpha state that the administration of the drug should be abandoned when there are pronounced autoimmune diseases, if there is hypersensitivity to the components of Allokin-Alpha, as well as during lactation and pregnancy. In addition, the drug is not recommended for children.
Dosage and Administration Allokin-Alpha
The drug should be administered subcutaneously.
The standard course of treatment for Allokin-Alpha is 6 injections at a dose of 1 mg, performed every other day. Thus, the therapy of infections caused by human papilloma viruses of the oncogenic type is carried out.
Standard therapy for recurrent herpes lies in the administration of 3 injections of the drug, 1 mg each, performed every other day.
Treatment of moderate forms of acute hepatitis B is carried out by administering 9 injections of the drug in 1 mg: 3 times a week for three weeks. It is necessary to begin treatment only after confirmation of the diagnosis.
In the manufacture of a solution for injection using 1 ml of 0.9% sodium chloride solution.
Side effects of Allokin-Alpha
The instructions to Allokin-Alpha noted that during the use of the drug adverse reactions occur rarely. However, before starting treatment you should familiarize yourself with their list: weakness, rash, dizziness.
Monotherapy with a papillomavirus infection caused by oncogenic virus types is recommended in the absence of clinical and subclinical lesions of the anogenital region and the cervix.
The use of Allokin-Alpha as an element of complex therapy is possible in the treatment of clinical and subclinical forms of lesions in the anogenital area and cervix caused by oncogenic types of the virus.
It is recommended that the early treatment of recurrent herpes 1 and 2 types in a chronic form, i.e. at the first signs.
Hepatitis B therapy should be administered a maximum of 7 days after the occurrence of jaundice.
In that case, if the use of the drug causes dizziness, you should refuse to drive a car.
Below are medicines that are similar in composition and mechanism of action with Allokin-Alpha:
- Viracept et al.
Terms and conditions of storage
Allokin-Alpha should be stored no more than 2 years in a place protected from light, at a temperature of from 2 to 8 ° C.
It is strictly forbidden to use the drug after the expiration date.