Broncho-Vax for children: instruction manual
Pharmacological group: A preparation of bacterial origin with immunomodulating action.
Composition, release, packaging
Available in the form of gelatin capsules, in an opaque package. Each capsule contains a beige powder.
One capsule contains bacterial lysis products:
- haemophilus influenzae;
- streptococcus viridas;
- Friedlander's wand;
- gram-negative diplococcus.
Additional components: sodium glutamate, mannitol, starch, magnesium stearate.
The composition of the capsule shell: E-132, E171, gelatin.
Sold in a cardboard package for 1 or 3 blisters. Each blister contains 10 capsules.
Bronho-Vax child, is an immunostimulating agent. Stimulates the immune system of the child, helps to increase the body's resistance to respiratory infections. The drug increases the presence of immunoglobulins, which are secreted by the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract, increases the movement of lymphocytes of the species T.
Broncho-Vaxon reduces the severity of infection, helps to reduce its duration, the possibility of exacerbation of the disease is significantly reduced. The drug can reduce the intake of other drugs, as well as reduce the dose of recommended antibiotics.
For today, while there is no data on the pharmacokinetics of this medicine.
For children aged 6 months to 12-13 years, in the following cases:
- therapy of acute respiratory diseases, including infectious origin;
- as a prophylaxis for possible respiratory infections;
- as an additional drug when taking antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents.
Broncho-Vax for children is prescribed for patients from 6 months to 12-13 years.
Treatment: Take 1 capsule in the morning, before meals. Usually, the course of treatment is not less than 10-12 days. If antibiotics were prescribed, then Broncho-Vax should be taken with them, from the very beginning of treatment.
The duration of therapy and the possibility of a second course should be determined directly by the attending physician.
Prophylaxis: Take 1 capsule before meals, every morning. The preventive course includes 3 cycles of admission. One cycle lasts 10 days, then a break of 20-25 days and the course must be repeated again.
For young children who can not swallow a capsule, its contents are dissolved in water, juice or compote.
At the moment there are no cases of overdose. Studies have shown that the drug is low-toxic, so overdose is virtually eliminated. Perhaps increased side effects when taking a large dose or when treating children with a drug intended for adults.
Interaction with other drugs
Broncho-Vax can be taken with other medicines that are designed to treat infectious respiratory diseases. Also, reception with antibiotics is possible.
As for other drugs, their interaction with Bronho-Vaxon has not been established to date. It is recommended to consult with your doctor.
- pregnancy and the period of breastfeeding;
- children up to 6 months;
- hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
This drug is almost always tolerated well. Only 3.5% of cases are known, when the agent caused mild side effects. Most of them were associated with an individual intolerance to one of the components of this medication.
From the gastrointestinal tract: pain in the epigastric region, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation.
Allergic reactions: rashes, hives , itching.
From the side of the central nervous system: a slight disturbance of sleep, excitability, in more rare cases, a decline in strength or headache.
If it has been noticed that side effects are of a lasting nature, then the drug should be withdrawn, and then consult a doctor. It may be necessary to replace the agent and treat the side effects that have occurred.
The product should be stored in a cool and dark place out of the reach of children. Shelf life of the drug is 5 years, from the date of its manufacture.
Broncho-Vax should not be administered to children under 6 months of age. This is due to the fact that their immune system is not yet strong enough.
To avoid side effects or overdose, do not give children a drug intended for adults.
Does not affect the management of transport and the work with complex mechanisms.
Contraindicated for treatment of children under 6 months.
Broncho-Vaxo can be purchased at the pharmacy on the prescription of a doctor.
Reviews about the drug
The drug Broncho-Vaxon received both positive and negative reviews. Negative reviews were associated with the fact that taking the drug did not give the desired results and did not eliminate the infection. However, it should be understood that this remedy is not an independent medication. During the period of therapy, it is taken as a remedy that increases the protective functions of the body and does not allow reproducing bacteria that enter the mucous membrane of the respiratory system. Take Broncho-Vaxon as an independent drug can only be in the period of prevention, so that with a possible disease, it passed faster and without complications.
The most positive feedback was received during the period of prophylaxis. It was noted that after the course of treatment, the infectious disease passed more quickly, without complications. It was also noted that children with chronic infections of the respiratory system, after the course, became much less likely to get sick. The drug significantly improved the immune system of children, they became less susceptible to various infectious diseases, including seasonal ones.
From this, it can be concluded that Broncho-Vaxon is a fully valid preventive drug.
Broncho-Vaxon children's price
Broncho-Vax for children 3.5 mg, 10 capsules - 430-500 rubles.