Antiflu Kids refers to drugs that eliminate the symptoms of acute respiratory infections in children over 2 years old.
Release form and composition
The drug is in the form of a white powder and has the smell of raspberry. The solution prepared on its basis is opaque and has a pale pink color.
The composition of one sachet Antiflu Kids:
- 60 mg paracetamol;
- 50 mg of ascorbic acid;
- 1 mg of chlorphenamine maleate;
- 50 mg of citric acid;
- 100 mg of raspberry flavor;
- 4 mg of silicon dioxide (stilloid);
- 0.05 mg of red dye;
- 20 mg of silica;
- 2 mg of tribasic sodium citrate;
- 1 mg of corn starch;
- 8800 mg of sucrose;
- 2794.95 mg of powdered sugar;
- 1 mg of titanium dioxide;
- 1 mg of tribasic calcium phosphate.
Powder weighing 12 g is packaged in small packets of laminated foil, which are packed in quantities of 5 or 8 pieces in cardboard boxes.
Indications for use
According to the instructions to Antiflu Kids, the drug is prescribed to children older than 24 months to relieve symptomatic symptoms of the flu and colds.
Patients with severe impaired renal or hepatic function, as well as individuals with hypersensitivity to any component of the drug should stop using Antiflu Kids.
Dosing and Administration
The contents of the bag must be dissolved in 150 ml of warm water and taken regardless of the meal time.
Single dose for children from 24 months to 5 years should not exceed 12 g Antiflu Kids (the contents of one package); children whose age is between 6 and 12 years old should take 24 g of the drug. The reception, if necessary, is repeated every 4-6 hours, but it is allowed to take no more than 3 doses per day.
The maximum duration of therapy without consulting with your doctor is 5 days. If necessary, extend the course of treatment should consult a specialist.
In some cases, during the use of Antiflu Kids, the occurrence of side effects is possible, including: a slower reaction, drowsiness, a sting in the stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, blood formation disorders, and allergies.
Due to the fact that the drug can cause drowsiness, it is recommended that within 4 hours after the use of the medicine, children should be relieved of occupations requiring high concentration of attention and high speed of psychomotor reactions.
The use of drugs in doses exceeding the recommended, is fraught with overdose, which manifests itself in impaired functioning of the kidneys or liver. It is recommended that the abolition of the drug and the appointment of symptomatic treatment and maintenance therapy under the supervision of a specialist.
Below is a list of drugs whose mechanism of action and composition are similar to the composition and mechanism of action of Antiflu Kids:
- Grippoflu and others
Terms and conditions of storage
As indicated in the instructions to Antiflu Kids, the drug should be stored in a dry place, at a temperature not higher than 30 ° C and not lower than 15 ° C, out of the reach of children.
Under all storage conditions, the shelf life of the drug is 3 years from the date of issue.