"Antigrippin" is a combined preparation.
It is used to treat the symptoms of acute respiratory infections, colds symptoms of allergy.
There are several varieties of thisthe drug having a different composition, "Antigrippin", "Antigrippin ANVI", "Antigrippin maximum" and "Antigrippin children." The structure of "Antigrippin" is paracetamol, chlorpheniramine maleate, and ascorbic acid. Paracetamol has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effect, chlorpheniramine maleate has a sedative effect, relieves symptoms of allergies, reduces the production of mucus. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is an antioxidant, has immunomodulatory effects.
In "Antigrippin ANVI" include aspirin, diphenhydramine,metamizole sodium, calcium gluconate, ascorbic acid, Rutoside. metamizole sodium, and aspirin are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs which possess analgesic and antipyretic effect. Diphenhydramine reduces swelling, relieves spasms, relieves breathing, has anti-allergic, sedative and local anesthetic effect.
The structure of "Antigrippin maximum" includesascorbic acid, lactose, Paracetamol, Loratadine, rimantadine, calcium gluconate, Rutoside. Rimantadine has a strong antiviral effect, inhibits pathogens influenza, herpes first and second types of encephalitis. Loratadine has anti-allergic effect, relieves itching. Rutoside reduces the permeability and fragility of blood vessels, reduces the inflammation and swelling of tissues, improves microcirculation.
Calcium gluconate, included in "Antigrippin maximum", removes puffiness, eliminate allergy symptoms.
"Antigrippin children" is a homeopathictool, which is based on plant and mineral ingredients. The drug has analgesic, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory effect, is very good for colds and coughs.
"Antigrippin": indications and contraindications
All kinds of drug than drugfor children, is produced in the form of tablets and powder. "Antigrippin children" produced in homeopathic granules. The drug is prescribed for the treatment of symptoms of influenza, acute respiratory disease, accompanied by fever, headache, sore throat, swelling of the nasal mucosa. The preparation is very good for bacterial, viral and allergic rhinitis.
"Antigrippin children" can not be given to children under the age of one year.
"Antigrippin", "Antigrippin ANVI""Antigrippin maximum" are contraindicated in gastric ulcer, severe liver and kidney function, viral hepatitis, angle-closure glaucoma, leukopenia, anemia during pregnancy and lactation.