Cycloferon

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Cycloferon is an immunostimulating agent, low molecular weight inducer of interferon with a wide range of biological activity (antiviral, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, etc.).

Due to the wide spectrum of action Cycloferon is used not only for the treatment and prevention of acute viral infections, but also in the treatment of other diseases, including oncology.

Cycloferon injections help to stabilize immunity at the stage of primary manifestations of HIV infection. The drug has been found highly effective in the complex treatment of acute and chronic bacterial infections (neuroinfection, chlamydia, bronchitis, pneumonia, postoperative complications, urogenital infections, peptic ulcer disease) as a component of the immunotherapy.

Indicaton for use

Cycloferon tablets:

  • Flu and acute respiratory infections;
  • Herpetic infection.
Cycloferon injections:
  • HIV infection (stages 2A - 2B);
  • Neuroinfections (serous meningitis and encephalitis, tick-borne borreliosis - Lyme  disease);
  • Markers of viral hepatitis A, B, C and D;
  • Herpes and cytomegalovirus infection;
  • Secondary immunodeficiencies associated with acute and chronic bacterial and fungal infections;
  • Chlamydial infections;
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, deforming osteoarthrosis).

Dosage and administration

Tablets:

Inside, once a day 30 minutes before a meal, without chewing. The treatment is most effective when the first symptoms of a disease appear.

Adults and children over 12 years old: 450-600 mg (3-4 tablets) per intake:

  • In the treatment of influenza and acute respiratory infections, the drug is taken on days 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 (the course of treatment is 20 tablets). In severe influenza, six tablets are taken on the first day.
  • In a herpetic infection, the drug is taken on days 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23 (the course of treatment is 40 tablets).

Children of 4-6 years old should reduce the dosage to 150 mg (1 tablet) per intake, for children of 7-11 years old the dosage is 300-450 mg (2-3 tablets) per intake;

Injections:

In adults cycloferon is used intramuscularly or intravenously, one ampoule every other day. The duration of treatment depends on a disease.

  • In herpes and cytomegalovirus infection - 10 injections of 0.25 g each. The total dose is 2.5 g.
  • In neuroinfections - 12 injections of 0.25-0.5 g each in combination with etiotropic therapy. The total dose is 3-6 g. Repeated courses are carried out as necessary.
  • In chlamydial infection - 10 injections of 0.25 g each. The total dose is 2.5 g. A repeated course of treatment is carried out after 10-14 days. It is advisable to combine Cycloferon with antibiotics.
  • In acute viral hepatitis A, B, C, D and mixed forms - 10 injections of 0.5 g. The total dose is 5.0 g. In a prolonged course of infection, the treatment is repeated after 10-14 days.
  • In chronic viral hepatitis B, C, D and mixed forms - 10 injections of 0.5 g, then - three times a week for 3 months as part of the complex therapy. The course is repeated after 10-14 days.
  • In case of HIV infection (stages 2A - 2B) - 10 injections of 0.5 g each, then according to the maintenance scheme - once every three days for 2.5 months. The course is repeated after 10 days.
  • In immunodeficiency conditions - 10 injections of 0.25 g. The total dose is 2.5 g. A repeated course is carried out after 6-12 months.
  • In rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus - 4 courses of 5 injections of 0.25 g with a break of 10-14 days.
  • In deforming osteoarthritis - 2 courses of 5 injections of 0.25 g with a break of 10-14 days.

In children daily therapeutic is reduced to dose of 6-10 mg / kg body weight.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity,
  • Pregnancy and lactacion,
  • Age below 4 y.o.,
  • Decompensated cirrhosis of the liver.

Side effects

Tablets:

  • Immune system disorders: very rare - angioneurotic edema.
  • Disorders in skin and subcutaneous tissues: very rare - rash, urticaria.

Injections:

  • General disorders at the injection site: very rare - chills, fever, pain and redness at the injection site.
  • Disorders in skin and subcutaneous tissues: very rare - rash, urticaria.