Syrup "Orvirem" for children
This medicine is designed to fight the child's body with viral diseases. If your child is sick with the flu, the syrup "Orvire" for children is the right medicine. The instruction shows that this drug can also be used to prevent influenza illnesses during an epidemic. Rimantadine is the main substance of the drug, which prevents the virus from multiplying and destroying them at the cellular level. Its toxic effect in this syrup is many times lower, as it, in addition to fighting viruses, has a detoxifying and adsorbing effect. The composition of the product includes 60% of sugar. The former name of the medicine (until 2008) is Algirem.
Syrup "Orvirem" for children. Instructions for use
The drug is prescribed for a flu of type A, SARS. It is also used as a prophylactic for people over 1 year old. With type B influenza, it also helps, since it has a counter-toxic effect. The medicine is available in the form of a pinkish syrup. The taste is sweet, slightly bitter. One dose equated to one teaspoon and equal to 5 ml. Depending on the age of the patient, the dosage changes. During the treatment of influenza A, you should use the medicine 3 times, for preventive purposes, 1 time. The maximum effect can be achieved if immediately, within 7 hours after observing the first signs of the disease, take the drug "Orvirem".
For children, the instruction also contains contraindications. Do not take medication with intolerance of its components and sensitivity to them, acute liver disease, epilepsy, kidney disease, and toddlers for up to a year. Usually good tolerability is observed, although side effects include nausea, bloating, headache and dizziness, allergies, sleep disorders.
Treatment and prevention
How to use the drug "Orvire"? Syrup for children should be given after the child has eaten. If the age of the baby is from one to three years, two teaspoons are shown in the morning, afternoon and evening. The second and third day are identical. Also, give 2 teaspoons, only twice a day. On the fourth day, the same dose is used once a day. If the age of the child is 3-7 years, three spoons are prescribed three times a day. For the next 2-3 days, the same dosage, but twice a day. On the fourth day you need to give 2 teaspoons 1 time. Be sure to wash down with water.
How to start flu prevention while taking Orvire syrup? For children, the instruction advises using two spoons of syrup 1 time per day. The preventive course is no more than two weeks. The main thing is that the daily allowance does not exceed 5 mg per kilogram of the child's weight. The drug is well tolerated by the child's body.
Feedback on effectiveness
According to moms who gave syrup to children with the flu, the use of this medication reduces the symptoms of the disease and makes the course of the disease easier. Recovery comes fairly quickly.
Some parents note the negative effect of the medicine on the liver and recommend for prevention to temper the body, provide physical activity. When contacting patients, the "Orvirem" remedy (syrup for children) should be used for prophylaxis. The price is available to everyone. It ranges from 180 to 235 rubles, depending on the volume of the bottle.