Animax: instructions for use
Animax - the first Russian drug that combines a comprehensive treatment of SARS and influenza. Animax has an antiviral and symptomatic effect, which allows you to simultaneously deal with the cause of the flu, the common cold and their symptoms.
Release form and composition
The drug is produced in the form of a mixture of granules and powder from white to yellowish-green color. The powder has a characteristic smell (lemon, cranberry, lemon with honey, black currant, raspberry). The finished solution should be cloudy.
The composition of 1 sachet includes 360 mg of paracetamol, 300 mg of ascorbic acid, 100 mg of calcium gluconate monohydrate, 50 mg of rimantadine hydrochloride, 20 mg of rutoside trihydrate, 3 mg of loratadine.
As excipients use aspartame, colloidal silicon dioxide, hypromellose, lactose, flavoring.
Being a combined drug, Anvimax has a number of pharmacological effects.
Paracetamol exhibits antipyretic and analgesic effect.
Ascorbic acid improves blood clotting, strengthens the walls of capillaries, which improves the permeability of blood vessels, is involved in filling the deficit of vitamin C.
Calcium gluconate is a source of calcium ions, prevents hemorrhagic processes (arising from SARS and flu), because it affects the fragility and permeability of blood vessels. Also, calcium gluconate has antiallergic action.
Rimantadine has antiviral activity against influenza A.
Rutoside belongs to the group of angioprotectors. It reduces capillary permeability, inflammation and swelling, strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
Loratadin belongs to the group of antihistamines that prevent the development of tissue edema.
Indications for use
- treatment of influenza A;
- treatment of symptoms of SARS and flu, accompanied by fever, headache, chills, muscle pain.
Anvimax is prescribed for adults 1 sachet 2-3 times a day. The medicine must be taken after a meal. The course of treatment should be no more than 5 days until full recovery.
In case of deterioration of health, the drug should be canceled and consult a doctor.
To prepare the drug, it is necessary to dissolve 1 sachet in 100-150 ml of warm boiled water, mix thoroughly and drink immediately.
Gastrointestinal bleeding; exacerbation of erosion or ulcers of the digestive tract; hemorrhagic diathesis; hemophilia; portal hypertension; hypoprothrombinemia; renal failure; avitaminosis K; acute or chronic liver and kidney disease; thyroid disease; hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria; chronic alcoholism; sarcoidosis; nephrourolithiasis; lactose intolerance; taking cardiac glycosides; pregnancy; phenylketonuria; children under 18; breast-feeding; hypersensitivity to any component of the drug.
Use in the elderly
Rimantadine, which is part of the drug, can cause hemorrhagic stroke. Therefore, it should be used with caution in elderly patients with arterial hypertension.
From the side of the central nervous system : tremor, drowsiness, irritability, dizziness, hyperkinesia, headache.
On the part of the gastrointestinal tract : dyspepsia, diarrhea, flatulence, lack of appetite, dry mucous membranes in the mouth, damage to the mucous membranes of the stomach and duodenum.
On the part of the urinary system : moderate pollakiuria.
On the part of the endocrine system : reduced pancreatic function (glycosuria, hyperglycemia).
From the side of blood-forming organs : changed blood counts.
Allergic reactions : urticaria , pruritus, skin rash.
If the drug is taken in a dosage greater than the daily therapeutic norm, then the following symptoms are observed the first 24 hours after taking the drug:
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pallor of the skin, stomach pain;
- arrhythmia, tachycardia , headache, acidosis, exacerbation of existing chronic diseases.
After 48 hours, symptoms of liver dysfunction may occur. Severe overdose can lead to acute liver failure, coma.
Treatment of overdose is carried out with the introduction of acetylcysteine and methionine. Gastric lavage is done and symptomatic treatment is prescribed.
The use of hepatotoxic drugs or ethanol even with a small overdose of paracetamol can lead to the development of severe intoxication.
Joint administration of uricosuric drugs lowers the effectiveness of paracetamol.
Long-term use of barbiturates lowers the effectiveness of paracetamol.
Rimantadine increases the invigorating effect of caffeine.
Ascorbic acid accelerates the absorption of iron preparations, lowers the number of oral contraceptives in the blood, reduces the effectiveness of antipsychotic drugs.
It is not recommended to use Animax in the presence of metastatic tumors.
Paracetamol has a damaging effect on the liver, so patients who abuse alcohol should first consult with their doctor.
During treatment, you should be careful when driving vehicles, as well as performing work that requires quick reactions and increased concentration of attention.
The drug is recommended to be stored at a temperature of 25 ° C, in a dry place inaccessible to children.
Structural analogues of the active substance has no Animaks.
Analogs of pharmacological group: Akvatsitramon, Alka Seltzer, Analgin, Antigrippin, Aspirin, Took, Brustan Weeks Activity SimptoMaks, Voltaren Akti GIDROVIT, Girel, Ibuklin, Inflyunet, Ketonal, Koldreks MaksGripp, MIG 400 Naklofen, Bonifen, Bonifen fort Paracetamol, Piralgin, Cold, Rewalgin, Rinzasip, Rinikold, Sedal M, Spazgan, Strimol plus, Tempalgin, Teraflu, Upsarin UPSA, Febritset, Ferveks, Ferveks for children, Hirumat, Effralang.
AnviMax powder for oral solution, 3 pcs. - from 104 rubles.