In the treatment of influenza and ARVI pills "Kagocel" for adults in the first 2 days is 24 mg (2 tablets) 3 times a day. In 2 days assign 1 tablet 3 times a day. The dose of the drug in the treatment of influenza and ARVI in children aged 3 to 6 years in the first 2 days is 1 tablet 2 times a day. In the next 2 days should take 1 tablet 1 time a day. Children under the age of 6 years appoint 1 tablet "Kagotsel" 3 times a day for the first 2 days of treatment and the same dose of the drug in the next 2 days, but with decreasing frequency up to 2 times a day.
Prophylactic administration "Kagotsel" during the period of increased risk of Contracting respiratory viral infections, influenza and SARS held a seven-day cycles. The pattern of use of the drug for adults – 2 tablets 1 time a day for two days, then made a five-day break, after which, if necessary, the round is repeated. Children "Kagocel" is assigned by a similar scheme, but at a lower dose: 1 tablet 1 time a day. Prophylactic course of the drug can last from weeks to several months.
Dose "Kagotsel" in the treatment of herpes is 2 tablets 3 times a day. The treatment is carried out for 5 days. For best therapeutic effect, the drug is recommended to start as early as possible (no later than the fourth day after the onset of the disease). During the application of the "Kagotsel" allowed to use other antiviral and immunomodulatory drugs, as well as antibiotics.
"Kagocel" apply contraindicated if you are hypersensitive components, the treatment of pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of 3 years. Children under the age of 6 years the drug is prescribed with caution. As part of the preparation includes lactose monohydrate, it is contraindicated in persons with lactose intolerance, lactase deficiency and malabsorption of glucose and galactose.
"Kagocel" is well tolerated by patients and when taken in therapeutic doses rarely causes side effects. In applying the drug in the recommended doses, toxic effects on the body is minimal. However, in the case of hypersensitivity to the components side effects "Kagotsel" can manifest in the form of allergic reactions of varying severity. If you experience while taking the medication pruritus, rash or other Allergy symptoms should stop treatment and seek medical advice. In case of accidental overdose should cause vomiting and appoint abundant drink.