The instructions say that "Cycloferon" during pregnancy should not be used, because doctors have not seriously studied its effect on the fetus. Manufacturers are being careful and warning people of the potential danger.
"Cycloferon" is an immunostimulating drug, which includes meglumine and acridone acetate, which helps fight immunodeficiency, hepatitis, herpes infection and encephalitis. A broad-spectrum drug that easily removes viruses, inhibits the growth of tumors, and quickly eliminates inflammation.
- Under 4 years of age.
- Individual sensitivity to ingredients.
- Pregnancy and lactation.
Overdose rarely occurs when using "Cycloferon" during pregnancy, following the doctor's recommendations, and a slight concentrationactive components do not have a negative effect on the fetus. A miscarriage can occur after a noticeable effect on the embryo in the 1st trimester. Therefore, the use of medication contrary to the recommendations of doctors is unacceptable, and for its appointment it is necessary to wait until the 8th week of pregnancy. Further use of the drug is allowed if no changes occur during the specified period.
Composition and release form
The drug is sold in tablets, in the form of an injection solution and as an ointment. The specialist determines the appropriate remedy and prescribes the course of admission.
The solution consists of acridoneacetic acid, additional s alt-forming components and water for injections. The tablets use the same active ingredient, calcium stearate and methylcellulose additive.
What is it used for?
- The impact on the body of various types of viruses.
- Infectious disorder, bronchitis, abscesses, chlamydia.
- Pain and inflammation in autoimmune disorders in connective tissues.
The use of "Cycloferon" is always controlled by a doctor.
Under the action of "Cycloferon" during pregnancy, endogenous interferon is intensively released.
The medicine has the following effect:
When using "Cycloferon" withPregnancy active components contribute to the appearance in the body of different types of interferons. Organs that contain a lot of lymphoid elements are especially susceptible to the effects of the drug.
Acridonacetic acid stimulates the work of stem cells located in the bone marrow, promotes the formation of granulocytes.
The use of "Cycloferon" during pregnancy in the early stages helps to get rid of the symptoms of viral and infectious disorders. Human immunity is activated, a stable antimicrobial effect occurs. The formation of a tumor in the body slows down, autoimmune reactions are restrained, pain symptoms go away. The natural protective functions of the body are restored with the correct use of the medicine.
After taking the tablets, the active ingredient is completely absorbed in 2-3 hours. During the day, the concentration of the drug in the body increases. The elimination half-life lasts 4-5 hours.
You can use a combination of sodium thiosulfate and "Cycloferon" to plan pregnancy. However, in the first trimester after acridonacetic acid enters the body, there is a risk of irreversible consequences.
After 3 months of pregnancy, the medicine is not prescribed. Gynecologists are sure that the accidental intake of "Cycloferon" during pregnancy does not always cause negative consequences, but the possibility of their occurrence is not excluded.
Doctors recommend the drug in different situations:
- In illnessjoints, the patient receives 5 injections of 0.25 g daily, then a pause is made for 2 weeks, then the therapy is repeated.
- A course of treatment of neuroinfection of 12 injections is being carried out.
- For hepatitis, 10 injections of 0.25-0.5 g are prescribed with a break of 2 weeks, after which the therapy is repeated.
- Support for the body with HIV is performed according to the standard scheme, which includes 10 injections of 0.5 g daily. Then, every 5 days, injections continue for 2.5 months. The course of maintenance therapy is repeated in a month.
- Cytomegalovirus is eliminated with 10 injections of 0.25 g each. The medicine gives the best result when symptoms worsen.
- For rheumatism, 5 injections of 0.25 g each are prescribed. The therapy is repeated 4 times with pauses of 2 weeks.
"Cycloferon" during pregnancy can be taken according to the following rules:
- 450-600 mg taken once before meals.
- The tablet is swallowed but not chewed.
- Washed down with clean water.
- For 1 time it is allowed to use 3-4 tablets.
- To treat the flu, you will need 20 doses every 2 days.
Intravenous and intramuscular injections in ampoules are prescribed once every 24 hours.
Allergies are the most common complication that occurs after taking medication. Such a reaction in patients rarely occurs, since there are few people in the world who are sensitive to Cycloferon. The components do not affect the reaction rate, so after taking the pills you can drive.
Can Cycloferon be mixed with other drugs during pregnancy? Acridoneacetic acid is perfectly combined with interferons, medications for symptomatic treatment and chemotherapeutic agents. "Cycloferon" stimulates the action of interferons, reduces the side effects of substances used in the fight against oncology.
In case of pathologies of the thyroid gland, a consultation with a specialist endocrinologist is carried out. If the order of injection is violated, the course continues without taking into account the time interval. Doubling the dosage is unacceptable, it is necessary to carry out therapy according to a given scheme. Doctors replace the drug with another if there is no positive result. The shelf life of the drug is 2 years. After this period, its use is prohibited.
The medicine is used when there is a threat of intoxication and after contact with sick people.
Disorders in which you can drink "Cycloferon" to protect the body:
- Chlamydia infection.
"Cycloferon" during pregnancy is used when the disorder threatens the life of the patient with a weakened immune system.
In the first few hours of intoxication, the components of the drug have the strongest effect on viruses.
Toxic effects on fetus
Some drugs are dangerous for the he alth of the baby in the first 3 months, then they do not cause harm. The first trimester is the period of maximum risk. The internal organs are formed in the embryo, drugs taken during this period provoke malformations. The chance of miscarriage increases with complex injuries. In the 2nd trimester, the components can have a bad effect on the nervous system, inhibit the development of the embryo.
Drugs used in recent months provoke various complications during childbirth and after the baby is born. The baby may have difficulty breathing on its own. Some drugs increase the tone of the muscles of the pelvic organs and provoke uterine contractions. Women have premature contractions, labor activity is disrupted.
It is not possible to determine which drugs are safe. Drug manufacturers rarely test them on pregnant women. For their own safety, they forbid in the instructions to take medication while carrying a fetus.