The drug "Efferalgan" (candles for children)The instruction characterizes as an analgesic-antipyretic. The drug has antipyretic and analgesic effects. The mechanism of action of the drug is based mainly on its effect on the centers of thermoregulation and pain. The drug has a slight anti-inflammatory effect.
Candles "Efferalgan" for children (parents' reviews indicate this) are a fast-acting remedy. Suppositories, in addition, is a very convenient dosage form.
The drug "Efferalgan" (candles for children)the instruction recommends for ARVI, childhood infections, influenza, post-vaccination reactions. The medication is indicated for infectious-inflammatory pathologies, complicated by an increase in temperature. The drug "Efferalgan" (candles for children) recommends the use of the use with a mild or moderate pain syndrome, including neuralgia, muscle pain, dental, headache. The drug is also prescribed to eliminate soreness in burns or injuries.
Medication "Efferalgan" (candles for children)the instruction allows only rectal administration. The suppository is released from the package and injected into the rectum. It is desirable to use the medication after spontaneous emptying or cleansing enema.
Suppositories are used in accordance withthe age of the child. So, for kids from one to five months candles of 80 mg are recommended, for children from six months to 1.5 years - 150 mg, for patients from four to ten years, candles are prescribed for 300 mg.
As a rule, one suppository is administered no more than four times (the interval between doses is about four to six hours).
Treatment on average is carried out for three days with the use of the drug as an antipyretic drug and for five days when used as an analgesic.
Medication "Efferalgan child" (candles)the instruction does not allow for use in severe dysfunction of kidney and liver, blood diseases, bleeding or inflammation in the rectum (recently transferred including). The drug is not prescribed for hypersensitivity to paracetamol. The medicine is not used for diarrhea.
Carefully prescribe medication for Gilbert's syndrome, with disorders of kidney or liver activity in moderate or mild.
Attached to the drug "Efferalgan" (candles forchildren), the abstract contains information that allergic reactions are possible with its use. These include, in particular, Quincke's edema, hives, rashes.
The drug may also provoke vomiting or nausea. Long-term use of the drug in high doses leads to hepatotoxic effects, irritation of the mucosa in the rectum.
In some cases, there may be leukopenia, anemia, nephrotoxic action, thrombocytopenia.
If the recommended doses are observed and the doctor prescribes, the drug is well tolerated. However, if there are negative symptoms, you should immediately contact a specialist.
Application more than five days is not recommended. If necessary, extend the treatment should consult a specialist. When using the drug for more than seven days (as prescribed by a physician), a systematic assessment of the state of the functions of the liver and peripheral blood should be carried out.
Paracetamol present in the medication is capable of distorting plasma uric acid and glucose levels.
In case of overdose, increasedsweating, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, blanching of the skin. After a day or two, there are signs of damage in the liver. Severe cases are characterized by liver failure, coma, encephalopathy, hepatonecrosis.