Amizon refers to the group of antiviral and immunomodulatory drugs.
Release form and composition
As part of the preparation, the basic active ingredient is amizon, as well as auxiliary components - povidone, lactose monohydrate, MCC, calcium stearate, croscarmellose sodium. The drug is available in the form of tablets, each containing 0.25 g of the active substance. The tablets are round, yellow, coated and packed in blisters of 10 or 20 pieces.
Indications for use Amizona
This antiviral agent, produced on the basis of isonicotinic acid, fights against the actions of influenza viruses and other causative agents of acute respiratory viral infections. The use of Amizon has a direct effect on the penetration of viruses through the cell membrane. The drug has an interferonogenic property, increases the level of interferon concentration in the human body by 3-4 times. Amizon also helps to reduce the duration of the disease and reduces the acute manifestations of viral intoxication.
The use of Amizon allows to reduce pain sensitivity, the analgesic property of the drug is equal in strength to Amidopyrine and Analgin. The analgesic effect of Amizon starts a little later than that of similar drugs, but it lasts much longer. Amizon has extremely low toxicity, has no negative effect on the hematopoietic system, does not irritate the gastrointestinal mucosa.
Amizon is indicated for respiratory viral infections, bacterial and viral-bacterial pneumonia or sore throat, for chicken pox, scarlet fever, rubella, eryzipeloid, skin-articular form, for hepatitis A and E. Amison is also part of the complex treatment of meningitis, typhoid fever, brucellosis chronic form, herpes infections, with intervertebral hernia, neuralgia, arthritis, osteochondrosis, acute and chronic inflammatory processes in gynecological practice.
Amizon has very few contraindications, it is not recommended to take it in case of hypersensitivity to the drug components, with lactase deficiency, lactose intolerance, with glucose-galactose malabsorption, during pregnancy and lactation, as well as to children under 18.
Administration and dosage Amizona
The instructions to Amizon indicated that the drug is taken orally after a meal. The maximum single dosage is 1 g, per day - 2 g. The course of treatment lasts 5-7 days. On average, patients are prescribed 0.5 tablets up to four times a day.
For the prevention of influenza and SARS, adults are prescribed 1 tablet per day for 3-5 days. After that, you need to take a break in 3 days and continue to take Amizon in the next three weeks. For each disease has its own system of taking the drug. When meningoencephalitis prescribed one tablet for 10 days. With the complex therapy of pneumonia, one pill is prescribed for two weeks. For the treatment of viral hepatitis - 1 tablet for the first five days. To get rid of pain symptoms - 1-2 tablets for two weeks.
Side Effects of Amizon
Amizon, as a rule, is tolerated very well by patients, its reception rarely causes allergic reactions. From the side effects specified in the instructions to Amizon, we can distinguish the appearance of bitterness in the mouth, heartburn, a burning sensation in the throat, a small swelling of the oral mucosa. Such symptoms do not require discontinuation of the drug and additional treatment. Studies have shown that side effects occur in approximately 6% of cases.
The use of Amizon does not affect the ability of the patient to drive vehicles.
Analogue of Amizon is the drug Enisamium iodide.
Terms and conditions of storage
The instructions to Amizon indicated that the shelf life of the drug is 3 years. Store in a dark place at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.