Viferon 36000ME / g gel 12g
INN or grouping name:interferon alfa-2b
Dosage Form:gel for external and local use.
Description:homogeneous opaque gel-like mass of white color with a grayish tint.
Pharmacotherapeutic group:immunomodulatory and antiviral agent.
Composition:1 g of gel for external and local use contains the active substance: recombinant human interferon alpha-2b 36,000 IU; excipients: alpha-tocopherol acetate 0.055 g, benzoic acid 0.00128 g, sodium tetraborate decahydrate 0.0018 g, methionine 0.0012 g, citric acid monohydrate 0.001 g, sodium chloride 0.004 g, human serum albumin solution 10% 0, 02 g, distilled glycerin (glycerol) 0.02 g, carmellose sodium 0.02 g, ethanol 95% 0.055 g, purified water to 1 g
Pharmacological propertiesInterferon alpha-2b human recombinant has immunomodulatory, antiviral and anti-proliferative properties. Suppresses the replication of RNA and DNA viruses. The immunomodulating properties of interferon, such as the enhancement of the phagocytic activity of macrophages, the increase in the specific cytotoxicity of lymphocytes to target cells, determine its mediated antibacterial activity.
In the presence of antioxidants alpha-tocopherol acetate, citric and benzoic acids, the specific antiviral activity of interferon increases, and its immunomodulating action is enhanced, which makes it possible to increase the effectiveness of the body’s own immune response to infectious agents.
The drug has a pronounced local immunomodulatory effect and contributes to an increase in locally produced antibodies of the class of secretory IgA, preventing the fixation and reproduction of pathogenic microorganisms on the mucous membranes, which ensures the prophylactic effect of the drug for the prevention of viral and other diseases.
Gel base provides a prolonged effect of the drug. Antioxidants that are part of the dosage form - alpha-tocopherol acetate, citric and benzoic acids have anti-inflammatory, membrane-stabilizing, regenerating properties, as well as contribute to the preservation of the biological activity of human recombinant interferon alpha-2b.
Indications for use- in the complex therapy of ARVI, including influenza, frequent and long-term ARVI, including those complicated by bacterial infection;
- Prevention of acute respiratory viral infections, including influenza;
- in the complex therapy of recurrent stenosing laryngotracheobronchitis;
- prevention of recurrent stenosing laryngotracheobronchitis;
- in the complex therapy of acute and exacerbations of chronic recurrent herpetic infections of the skin and mucous membranes, including the urogenital herpes infection;
- In the treatment of herpetic cervicitis.
ContraindicationsHypersensitivity to any of the components of the drug.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
Pregnancy and lactation are not a contraindication to the use of the drug due to the very low absorption of the components. During lactation, do not apply to the nipple and areola area.
Dosage and administrationThe drug is used externally and locally.
In the complex therapy of ARVI, including influenza, long-term and frequent ARVI, including those complicated by bacterial infection
NOTEThe gel is applied to the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity after cleansing the nasal passages, on the surface of the tonsils - 30 minutes after eating. When applying the gel to the tonsils, do not touch the tonsils with a cotton swab, but only with a gel, while the gel flows down along the surface of the tonsil on its own. When applying the gel on the cervix, you must first remove the mucus and vaginal and cervical secretions with a cotton swab or gauze pad.
When applying the gel to the affected areas of the skin and mucous membranes, a thin film is formed in 30-40 minutes, on which the preparation is again applied. If desired, the film can be peeled off or washed off with water before reapplying the preparation.
Keep out of reach of children.
Side effectIn rare cases, allergic reactions may develop (skin rash, itching).
Interaction with other drugsThe drug is well combined with all the drugs used in the treatment of the above diseases (antibiotics, chemotherapy, glucocorticosteroids).
Shelf life1 year. Do not use after expiration date.
Storage at a temperature of 2 to 8oC. Keep out of the reach of children.
It is a pharmaceutical drug. Use only as directed by your doctor.
Attention! During storage must comply with the temperature regime.