"Kagocel", analogues of the drug to combat colds
Viral, infectious diseases, especially those provoked by a severe cold, force us to search for the most effective drugs in order to get rid of unpleasant symptoms and possible complications as quickly as possible. At the first signs of a disease, you should definitely contact a specialist. The doctor after the diagnosis will be able to choose the appropriate drug, required in a particular case.
Recommendations for use
The drug "Kagocel" (including its analogues) is recommended for diseases of the upper respiratory tract caused by bacterial or viral infections, for herpes, flu and colds. It has an immunomodulatory and antiviral effect. Thanks to him, the body produces interferon, which is highly active in the fight against pathogens.
The composition of the drug "Kagocel"
Explains the pharmacological action of the drug "Kagocel" composition of the drug. It contains the following substances: calcium stearate, potato starch, crospovidone, ludipress (pressed lactose with povidone, crospovidone and monohydrate). Antiviral drug is available in the form of round tablets of cream or brown, weighing 12 mg. There are ten of them in one carton pack.
How to take it
The most effective “Kagocel” (analogs of the original medicine, too) in the first four days of the onset of the disease. You can use them for prevention after contact with infected people. For colds, flu and acute respiratory viral infections, adults are advised to take the drug in the first 2 days of the onset of the disease, 2 tablets three times a day, then 2 days, 1 piece three times a day, before or after meals, 2 hours later, drinking water.
Duration of treatment and dose
The course of treatment can last for 4 days. To prevent the disease, it is also advised to take Kagocel. Analogues of the drug or the original means in this case, you must take 2 tablets 1 time per day for 5 days.This medicine is suitable for the treatment of children under 3 years of age. As a preventive measure against influenza, it is recommended to carry out cycles, taking the drug for a week, after which you should take a break for five days and repeat it for a month. Possible side effects include allergic reactions. The drug is prohibited to take pregnant and lactating women, as well as children under 3 years. Also, do not recommend it in case of intolerance of its individual components.
Kagocel and its analogues
In general, it can be said that Kagocel stands out from the most effective and well-tolerated preparations for infectious colds. Analogues that are cheaper in price are Amizon, Tamiflu, Amiksin, Arbidol. They belong to the same pharmacological group and have a similar effect. Patients have predominantly positive reviews of the original drug. They note that they were able to cope with the disease in a matter of days. It is suitable for treating children. But only the doctor will be able to answer the question which is better: “Arbidol” or “Kagocel”. After assessing the patient's state of health, he will prescribe a particular drug.