Likopid

 Likopid
 Likopid - immunomodulatory drug for the integrated treatment of diseases associated with weakened immune systems.

Pharmacological action

The active ingredient is Likopid glyukozaminilmuramildipeptid having the ability to influence such a population of cells of the immune system such as T and B lymphocytes, macrophages, neutrophils, thereby enhancing their cytotoxicity (causing cells in lesions of bacterial agents, including death), and bactericidal activity.

Application Likopid can suppress the body's inflammatory and infectious processes, and stimulate anti-tumor immunity.

Likopid maximum concentration in the blood can be observed at 1 and 7 hours after oral administration.

Displayed Likopid predominantly in the urine, and after 4 and 5 hours after administration its concentration in the body is reduced by half.

Indications Likopid

Appoint Likopid instructions recommended for the treatment of chronic recurrent, low-intensity and infectious and inflammatory processes involving the acquired immunodeficiency.

Likopid, reviews confirm effective as part of a comprehensive therapy in:

  • chronic infections of the lower and upper respiratory tract;
  • chronic and acute purulent-inflammatory diseases of the skin and soft tissue, postoperative septic complications, recurrent abrasions;
  • Viral infections: chronic hepatitis B and C, cytomegalovirus, herpes;
  • pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • lesions of cervical HPV infection, cervical papillomatosis;
  • psoriasis.

Likopid prescribed for children as part of an integrated treatment of diseases such as:

  • chronic inflammatory diseases of the skin and soft tissues;
  • chronic infections of the respiratory tract;
  • chronic viral hepatitis B and C;
  • herpes infection.

Contraindications

Likopid, the application should be approved by your doctor, not indicated for:

  • are hypersensitive;
  • body temperature of more than 38 0 FROM;
  • autoimmune thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid disease) in the acute phase.

Apply Likopid instruction is not recommended for pregnant women due to the lack of information on its effect on the state of the mother and the unborn child.

Likopid for children is granted in accordance with the instructions or by your doctor.

Instructions for use Likopid

Likopid produced in the form of tablets containing 1 mg or 10 mg of active substance. 10 mg tablets intended for oral administration for half an hour before a meal, and tablets of 1 mg - for use by placing them under the tongue.

With infections of the respiratory tract, as well as for the prevention of postoperative complications apply Likopid instruction recommended in the form of tablets under the tongue 1-2 mg once a day for 10 days. During the same time, once a day should be made oral Likopid 10 mg for the prevention of recurrent respiratory tract infections, with severe septic processes, pulmonary tuberculosis and cervical lesions HPV infection.

Pyo-septic processes of soft tissue and skin are treated by applying Likopid 2-3 times a day to 2 mg under the tongue for 10 days.

The same dose administered 1-2 times a day for 6 days with mild herpes. Severe herpetic disease is treated in the same way, only a single dose increased to 10 mg. According to the instructions, Likopid oftalmogerpese when taken orally for 3 days, twice a day, 10 mg, after a three-day break, repeat the course.

Reviews Likopid confirm the efficacy of the drug in the treatment of psoriasis. In patients with moderate disease are advised to take into Likopid 10 mg 1-2 times a day for 10 days and then move on to receive 10-20 mg per day every other day for 1, 5 weeks. Severe forms of psoriasis involve the use of Likopid 2 times a day  Likopid pills
   10 mg for 20 days.

Likopid assigned only for children in the form of tablets, 1 mg, to be taken orally.

Purulent skin infections and chronic respiratory tract infections in this age group are treated by applying Likopid within 10 days of once daily 1 mg.

The same single dose three times a day is prescribed for herpes (10 days) and viral hepatitis (20 days). For the treatment of protracted infectious diseases in the newborn is recommended to take Likopid within 7-10 days 2 times per day for 0, 5 mg.

Side effects

Likopid reviews describe as well-tolerated drug. In rare cases, the allergic reactions have been observed on the drug, and a slight increase in body temperature, which usually takes place independently.

Additional Information

Cool and dark place able to preserve the therapeutic properties of the drug Likopid for 5 years.





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