Levamizol Medication: instructions for use and description
Levamisol is an effective immunomodulating and antihelminthic drug.
Therapeutic action of the drug "Levamisole"
Instruction for use indicates that inas an anthelmintic agent, the drug is highly effective in ascaridosis lesions, the drug is less active in ankylostomidosis, trichostrongyloidosis, and non-katorosis. As an immunomodulating agent, medication is used to enhance and normalize cellular immunity. The preparation is in the form of white or orange tablets, in which, in addition to the active ingredient, sucrose, talc, corn starch, magnesium stearate, lactose monohydrate, povidone are contained.
Indications for Levamisol
Instruction for use says that the drugare used as anthelminthic agents for strongyloidosis, trichostrongyloidosis, ankylostomiasis, ascariasis, non-carrosis. In addition, the medication is prescribed for the therapy of aphthous stomatitis, herpes, viral persistent hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis B. The medication is used for malignant neoplasms of the large intestine, mammary glands and bronchi. Effective reception of funds after the radiation chemotherapy, surgical procedures. The drug is used in the intervals of cytostatic therapy of leukemia.
Contraindications of medicament "Levamisol"
Instruction for use indicates thatIt is forbidden to use a medicine for agranulocytosis, which is caused by its administration, with hypersensitivity. Do not prescribe drugs for children under the age of three. With caution you need to take pills with oppressed blood, with kidney and liver damage, cerebrovascular disorders, along with other medications that affect hematopoiesis.
Levamizol: instructions for use
As an anthelmintic medication takeonce in the evening. If necessary, repeat the therapy in a week. As an immunomodulating agent, the drug is used 50 mg three times a day or once, taking 150 mg immediately. So the medication is used three days in a row every 2 weeks. In connection with the unexplained effects of the drug on the fetus, it is not recommended to take the medication during pregnancy and during breastfeeding without medical supervision.
Side effects of the drug "Levamisole"
Instruction for use says that the medicinecan cause sleep disturbances, stomatitis, skin rash, diarrhea, dermatitis, vomiting, depression, constipation, nausea, nervousness, anorexia. In addition, there are possible negative manifestations, such as arthralgia, fever, weakness, myalgia, impaired sense of smell or taste. During therapy, you should not drink alcohol. When the drug is used together with ethanol, disulfiram-like reactions can develop, and with bleeding, bleeding.
The drug "Levamisol": the price
The cost of the medicine is 50 rubles. There are also varieties of medication - preparations "Levamizol-plus", "Levamizol-decaris".