Medication Suprastinex. Instructions for use
The medicine "Suprastinex" includesdihydrochloride of levocetirizine. The drug is included in the category of N1 blockers of histamine receptors. The medication affects the histamine-dependent stage of the allergic reaction, reduces vascular permeability, eosinophil migration, prevents the release of inflammatory mediators. The drug has antipruritic, antiexudative activity. The drug "Suprastinex" (the instruction contains such data) has almost no antiserotonergic and anticholinergic effects. The therapeutic concentrations practically do not have a sedative effect. After ingestion of the drug "Suprastinex" (tablets) (the instruction indicates this), the action is noted after twelve minutes. The duration of drug activity is about 24 hours.
"Suprastinex" instruction recommendswith symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis seasonal and year-round. The drug is effective for eliminating such manifestations of pathologies as pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, sneezing. Indications include hay fever, angioedema, hives (idiopathic type in chronic course including). The drug is recommended for allergic dermatoses, complicated by rashes and itching.
Medication Suprastinex. Instructions
Drug is taken on empty stomach or with food. The drug is taken once a day. From the age of six, the drug is prescribed 5 mg (1 tab.). For children from two to six years, a medicine in the form of drops is recommended. The dosage is 2.5 mg, divided into two doses in the same amount (1.25 mg each). The duration of therapy with "Suprastinex" (the instruction indicates this) depends on the severity of the course of the disease. On average, the drug is taken within 1-6 weeks. Against the background of a chronic course of pathologies, the duration of the course is up to eighteen months.
"Suprastinex" remedy (instruction warnsabout it) can cause weight gain, dizziness, dyspnea. The negative consequences include headache, drowsiness, asthenia, fatigue, tenderness in the abdomen. When therapy occurs, dry mouth, migraine, dyspepsia, angioedema, exacerbation of allergy symptoms. If the condition worsens or there is no effect of treatment, you should stop taking the medicine and contact the doctor.
The drug is not recommended for pregnancy,children under six years (for tablets), up to two years (for drops). Contraindications include renal failure in severe degree, lactation period, hypersensitivity to components and piperazine derivatives. The drug is not recommended for intolerance to lactose, hereditary lactase deficiency, or for galactose-glucose malabsorption syndrome. Caution when prescribing should be observed in elderly patients.
The drug "Suprastinex." Price
Tablets can be found in pharmacies at a cost of 205 rubles.