Aerius — instructions for use of tablets for children
Drug Aerius and instruction on its use from allergies
Aerius (aerius) is a strong antihistamine drug wide spectrum of action. It is often used in the treatment and prevention of persistent and intermittent allergic manifestations. Aerius tablets and syrup are intended to release histamine from Allergy-affected cells, lowering the intensity of the inflammation. The drug effectively reduces the permeability of the small capillaries and prevents swelling soft tissue and spasm of smooth muscles. Prescribed Aerius for children and adults.
- Pharmacological effect and release form
- Indications for use and composition
- Side effects
- Method of application and doses
- Analogues of the drug
Pharmacological effect and release form
Drug Aerius from what helps? This drug is a antihistamine of third generation. Its pharmacological properties are due to selective blockade of histamine receptors in the periphery, therefore Aerius Allergy helps. In addition to reducing activity effects allergies, the drug deals and the elimination of other consequences:
- The suppression of the production of antiviral cytokines;
- Reducing bronchospastic reactions;
- Inhibition of chemotaxis and adhesion of eosinophils;
- Obstructing the appearance of superoxide anions by the granulocytes;
- The decrease in production of chemokines for inflammation.
The active ingredient of the drug is desloratadine. In connection with the peculiarities of its metabolism, this tool does not have a sedative effect when shown to the dosage. 3 hours after treatment observed its maximum concentration. The elimination half-life averages 27 hours. The drug revealed high bioavailability. The active substance has no impact on the system of cytochrome. The distribution in the body, compared to other antihistamines, from the adoption of this tool with fatty food or grapefruit juice effects does not occur. Clinical studies the relationship between prolonged QT interval and the drug is not revealed.
The tool is available in tablets and syrup. Tablets are round, coated enteric shell, and the distinctive inscription «SP» on one side. Strong taste and smell they have no. One blister contains 7 to 10 tablets. The syrup has an orange color, light specific smell and taste. Placed in dark glass vials at 60 or 129 ml. In one pack has 1 bottle.
Indications for use and composition
Aerius to children and adults shall be appointed in many cases. Pills Aerius, Aerius syrup can be used as anti-allergic agent.
Usually the drug is administered under the following conditions and diseases:
- Acute or chronic rhinitis;
- Acute, chronic idiopathic urticaria;
- Seasonal hay fever;
- Itching and skin rashes due to allergies;
- Allergic nasal congestion;
- Runny nose;
- Allergic cough and conjunctivitis;
- Allergic irritation and dryness in the throat;
- Swelling of the lungs and nasopharynx;
- Frequent sneezing, increased lacrimation.
Composition Aerius: desloratadine, sodium, white wax. The syrup comprises sucrose, sodium benzoate, citric acid, yellow dye, propylene glycol, sorbitol.
Vs Aerius Allergy well-suited. Side effects of the drug from the Central nervous system include dizziness and drowsiness. In the cardiovascular system may experience increased heart rate and tachycardia. The gastrointestinal tract reacts sometimes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dyspepsia, increased serum bilirubin and liver enzymes in the blood. Allergic reaction to the drug can include itching, rash, angioedema, urticaria, anaphylaxis.
While taking the drug in tablet form was revealed:
- In 1.2% of cases – increased fatigue;
- In 0.8% of cases, dry mouth;
- In 0.6% of cases, headache;
- Very rarely – increased activity of liver enzymes, increased concentration of bilirubin, tachycardia, allergic reactions.
When taking syrup in children under 2 years, there was a diarrhea – about 4% of the cases, increased body temperature and insomnia – about 2% of cases. People over the age of 12 in the use of this drug sometimes observed headaches, fatigue, dry mouth.
Method of application and doses
How to take Aerius? Upon receipt of the Aerius application instructions you should read. The drug in tablets is prescribed for adults and children over 12 years 1 tablet a day, they should drink sufficient amount of water. Medication is recommended through equal periods of time, the duration of treatment determined by the attending physician.
Important! Perhaps the use of the drug for the relief of attacks of allergic rhinitis intermittirutaya form, in persistent form of the disease needs long-term therapy.
Syrup Aerius appoint people from 12 years: 10 ml once a day, it is recommended to wash down with water. Of aerius for children from 6 to 11 years entitled to half the daily dose, from 1 to 5 years – a quarter of the adult dosage.
Analogues of the drug
As a remedy for Allergy Aerius long find people’s location. For similar active substance have the following analogues of Aerius:
- Was trexel;
Important! This is not a complete list, the most optimal medicament for the replacement must be confirmed by the attending physician.
Aerius and analogues have similar pharmacological effects but differ in the composition of the tablets. During exacerbation of allergies appear the usual symptoms, urticaria and rhinitis. To eliminate them, doctors prescribe Allergy pills, which can sometimes cause unpleasant side effects. Aerius is among such drugs, and its intolerance or hypersensitivity to the components assigned to the analog drugs Aerius.