The drug is available in tablets, injection and syrup. Used the dosage depends on the age of the patient and type of disease.
Adults and children over 12 years: take 4 tablets of 120 mg per day or 2 tablets 240 mg after meals with plenty of liquid. In particularly severe cases, administered 6 tablets per day. The reception should be divided into two parts – morning and evening. Therapy usually is not more than 5 days. Prolonged treatment taken 2 tablets of 120 mg per day.
Children drug is administered in the form of a suspension, twice a day. Each bottle of suspension has a measuring cap with graduations of 2.5, 5 and 7.5 ml. For children less than one year is assigned to 2.5 ml of medication every 12 hours. If the child is between the ages of 1 to 3 years, usually administered 5 ml twice a day. With 4 years of take 10 ml of the drug, depending on the intensity of the disease and the pediatrician's advice.
Biseptol has a number of side effects that may occur with an overdose or incorrect use: spasms of the muscles of the respiratory system, a disorder of the digestion, nausea, diarrhea, jaundice, inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth. It is also possible to kidneys, and allergic reactions. Before taking this medication, you should consult with your doctor and pass the necessary tests. Medication is carried out under the supervision of a specialist.
Also it may be necessary to adjust dosages for elderly patients. Banned the use of tablets in pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Do not apply Biseptol intolerance to sulfonamides, which are part of pills. Caution is also recommended to be treated by medicine, if there are problems in the functioning of kidneys and liver. Patients with kidney disease, prescribe the dose depending on the current indicators of creatinine.