Increasingly in recent years, doctors have assigned their patients antiviral formulations and immunomodulators. A few decades ago, such funds were not actively used. The healers gave the body the opportunity to overcome pathology on its own. In the modern world, only a few people do this. Today's article will tell you about one of the new generation drugs that has an immunomodulatory effect with antiviral activity. Its trade name is Ingaron. Instructions for use and feedback about the drug will be presented to your attention. Also, you will learn how to replace this tool.
Preliminary description: type, price and form of release
The drug "Ingaron" is an immunomodulator of a new generation. It increases the resistance of the body, increases the protective function. Also, the drug promotes the isolation of its own protein - interferon - seeking to fight infection. The solution can eliminate viruses, due to its antiviral activity. The drug includes interferon gamma in different doses. One ampoule can contain from 100 thousand to two million IU of the main component.
The medicine is produced in the form of a white powder, which dissolves rapidly in liquids. Five bottles in the minimum dose (100 thousand IU each) cost about 2000 rubles. If we are talking about more concentrated preparations, then, accordingly, they will be more expensive. Some pharmacy chains offer the buyer to purchase medicine piece by piece. This means that you can buy not 5 ampoules for 2000, but only one for about 400 rubles. Please note that in these cases there is no instruction for use. Therefore, ask the company to familiarize you with the way the prepress is used or to copy the annotation. Due to inattention, many patients have to search the instructions themselves later. Then you can learn about all the intricacies of using the medicine.
Indications for use: what helps Ingaron?
The prescription of this medicine should be done by a doctor. The specialist will choose the appropriate form of immunomodulator according to your symptoms. Be sure to read the instructions. It indicates the following indications for use:
- hepatitis C and B (in chronic or acute form);
- HIV and AIDS, pulmonary tuberculosis;
- granulomatous disease of chronic course and the probability of infectious complications from it;
- oncological diseases (with the purpose of maintaining immunity during the period of irradiation and chemotherapy);
- genital diseases (herpes, trichomoniasis, chlamydia);
- prostatitis in chronic form;
- warts, human papillomavirus.
Treatment "Ingarone" is also prescribed for viral infections of the upper respiratory tract, colds and for the prevention.
Contraindications to use
Prohibits the use of immunomodulator "Inharon" instructions for use in pregnancy, as well as intolerance to any component component. Do not administer the drug subcutaneously and intramuscularly with diabetes and any autoimmune diseases.
Please note that the medicine is stored at a temperature of not more than 20 degrees. If you did not comply with this condition, then use the medicine is strictly prohibited. It is not known how a spoiled medicine will affect the body.
Ingaron: instructions for use
The drug is administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly. Beforehand, you need to dissolve the medicine in two milliliters of water for injections. Do not forget to wash your hands thoroughly and prepare an alcoholic napkin for skin treatment. The syringes that you use must be disposable. Depending on the type of pathology and the patient's condition is used in different doses of "Ingaron". The instruction manual recommends the following schemes.
- With hepatitis, HIV and pulmonary tuberculosis, the drug is administered at a dose of 500 thousand IU once a day or every other day. The therapy lasts for three months.
- Granulomatous disease obliges to inject 500 thousand IU "Ingaron" once a day for two weeks. After this, a break takes place 10-15 days and the course continues.
- With malignant tumors and during chemotherapy, the daily dose of the drug is 500 thousand IU. You can enter it every day or with a break of 1-2 days.
- With genital diseases, "Ingaron" is administered every other day by one ampoule per day. Treatment includes at least five injections.
- For men with the goal of treating prostatitis, a medication is prescribed for 100,000 IU for 20 days. Pricks are put in a day.
In each case, the doctor can give individual recommendations for the patient, change the dose and treatment regimen.
Drops in the nose "Ingaron": prevention and treatment
You can use the drug not intramuscularly or subcutaneously, but intranasally. More often such application is practiced in small patients. "Ingaron" for children is prescribed in a dose of 100 thousand IU. Begin the treatment as soon as possible. With the first symptoms of a cold, enter one drop of medication into each nostril. After that, massage the wings of the nose thoroughly. Multiplicity of use can be up to 5 times. The medicine does not require additional use of vasoconstrictor drugs. Therapy lasts an average of 5-10 days. Use the medication for a few more days after the disappearance of the symptoms of rhinorrhea.
Medication "Ingaron" (drops in the nose) is used for preventive purposes. If you are forced to contact an infected person or are in crowded places during a spate of catarrhal diseases, it is advisable to inject once a week one drop of the drug into each nostril. Such an application can be quite long. If necessary, the frequency of the introductions can be increased.
About the preparation "Ingaron" reviews mostly good. Consumers perfectly tolerate the drug. Despite this, some users after subcutaneous administration noted hyperemia of the tissues and pain at the injection site. This reaction is not an excuse for canceling therapy. But you still need to inform the doctor about it and get recommendations.
If you use the drug in large doses (from 1 million IU), then there may be reactions such as headache, fever, weakness. All this is a consequence of a high concentration of interferon in the body. These symptoms are suppressed by the use of antipyretics and antispasmodics.
What do they say about Ingaron? Feedback from consumers is good and negative. Negative opinions are formed because of the cost of the medication. Not all patients are ready to give such funds. Some negative opinions are formed on the basis of allergic reactions. These talk about the intolerance of the components.
In other respects the preparation "Ingaron" (drops in the nose and injections) opinions about themselves form positive. Consumers say that nasal use can significantly shorten the period of the disease. Relief of cold symptoms comes on the second day of use. Also, the medication is able to prevent complications in the form of bronchitis, adenoiditis, otitis. Namely, they so often appear in young children.
Substitutes of medicament
The preparation "Ingaron" has analogues, like any other medicine. The principle of action differs from such means. If we talk about structural substitutes on the basis of the same substance, then we can distinguish "Interferon gamma recombinant human". It is also available in the form of lyophilizate for dilution, can be administered intranasally, intramuscularly and subcutaneously.
There are other types of interferons: alpha and beta. Their principle of operation is somewhat different from the medicine "Ingaron". But all these funds are recognized as analogs. Interferons-alpha represent preparations "Algeron", "Interreal", "Infagel" and others. To interferons of a class beta it is possible to carry "Infibeta", "Ребиф", "Экставиа" and so on.
It is not recommended to choose a substitute. If you for some reason are unable to use the designated doctors "Ingaron", analogues should only be purchased by prescription. If you want to adjust the recipe to consult a specialist.
Instead of concluding
From the article, you were able to learn about an effective antiviral agent based on human interferon. This drug is considered one of the most effective and safe. In exceptional cases, it can cause negative reactions that require the choice of alternative treatment. Before using the medication for treatment or for the prevention, be sure to consult with a specialist. Do not forget to read the instructions. In it you can find a lot of useful and important information. Have a good health, do not be ill!