Trade name of the drug – Cycloferon
Dosage Form: liniment.
1 ml liniment comprising:
Active substance – meglumine acridonacetat based on acridone-acetic acid – 50.0 mg,
prepared according to the following recipe: acridone-acetic acid – 50.0 mg, N-methylglucamine (meglumine) – 38.5 mg;
Excipients: benzalkonium chloride – 0.1 mg 1,2-propylene glycol – 1.0 ml.
Description of Cycloferon:
clear liquid of yellow color with a weak specific smell.
ATX code: L03AX.
pharmacological properties of Cycloferon
Cycloferon is a small molecule inducer of interferon, which defines a wide range of its biological activity (antiviral, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory).
Cycloferon is effective against herpes virus and other pathogens. It has a direct antiviral effect by suppressing the reproduction of the virus in the early stages (1-5 days) the infection process.
The primary clinical effect liniment Cycloferon actions associated with early induction of interferon-alpha.
The drug normalizes cytokine imbalance of opposing forms of immune response. Local pharmaceuticals Cycloferon the drug due to the stimulation of local immune response in mucosal lymphoid tissue.
Efficiency Cycloferon liniment in the treatment of chronic periodontitis appears to inhibit the growth of pathogenic microorganisms, and normalization of the secretory immunoglobulin A in the periodontal pockets of fluid that provides high-quality sanitation of the oral cavity, helping to reduce inflammation and bleeding gums.
Indications for Cycloferon
In adults in complex therapy:
– Herpetic infections of the skin and mucous membranes;
– Nonspecific vaginitis and vaginosis;
– Chronic periodontitis.
Contraindications for Cycloferon
under 18 years old,
increased sensitivity to the drug.
Application of pregnancy and during breastfeeding
Do not use this drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Cycloferon Dosage and AdministrationLocal.
When herpes infection liniment applied thinly to the affected area 1-2 times a day for five days.
With genital herpes – ingravaginalnye instillation once a day for 5 ml daily for 10-15 days.
In the treatment of nonspecific vaginitis and bacterial vaginosis: the drug is administered vaginally 5-10 ml daily for 10-15 days, 1-2 times a day. Perhaps the use of tampons soaked in liniment.
In chronic forms of disease the drug is well combined with other drugs (vaginal tablets, suppositories).
For intravaginal application: open the tube, puncture the membrane using a syringe (5 ml volume) with a disposable needle, dial liniment, remove and discard the needle. In the supine position to enter the filled syringe into the vagina and using a piston to squeeze liniment.
If you have a vaginal applicator package to pierce the membrane tubes, install the applicator in the opening. Squeeze out liniment into the cavity of the applicator, until the entire piston is pushed. Filled with the applicator removed from the opening of the tube, inserted into the vagina and using a piston to squeeze liniment.
In order to prevent the evacuation of the drug-free entrance to the vagina plugging a small sterile cotton swab for 2-3 hours.
If necessary, you can repeat the course in 14 days.
In the treatment of chronic periodontitis before applying liniment is desirable to wash the periodontal pockets antiseptic, then apply with a cotton swab drug in the volume of 1.5 ml on the gum method of application (not rub) 1-2 times a day with an interval of 10-12 hours. Duration of treatment 12-14 days. If necessary, repeat the course in 14 days.
Side effect of Cycloferon
Perhaps a brief burning sensation, slight local redness.
Side effects are mild and do not require discontinuation of therapy.
Interaction with other drugs
Liniment Cycloferon compatible with all drugs traditionally used in treatment of these diseases (and other chemotherapeutic drugs.).
In chronic forms of drug diseases it is well combined with other drugs (vaginal tablets and suppositories).
It enhances the action of antibiotics, antiseptics and antifungal agents.
Information about the overdose of the drug is absent.
The drug has a bitter taste.
Do not vigorously rub the medication into the gum.
Avoid contact with the drug on the mucous membrane of the eyes. In case of contact – rinse eyes with water.
No effect on the ability to drive.
In the absence of the therapeutic effect is necessary to consult a doctor.
Release form of Cycloferon
Liniment 5% 5 mL insulin vial, 5 vials in a one-sided strip cellular pack, 1 blisters together with instructions for use in paper cartons.
5 ml or 30 ml in the aluminum tube. Tuba, together with instructions for use in paper cartons.
The pack with 30 ml tuba invest 5 vaginal applicators or packaged without applicators.
Storage conditions of Cycloferon
In a dry, dark place at a temperature of 15-25 ° C.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Shelf life of Cycloferon
Do not use beyond the expiration date printed on the package.
Conditions of supply of Cycloferon from pharmacies