"Sumamed": pharmacological action, dose forms for children and adults

"Sumamed" has antimicrobial activity against most of the pathogens of various infectious diseases of the upper respiratory tract and ENT-organs. It works effectively for pneumococci, streptococci, staphylococci, Haemophilus influenzae, Bacillus, Mycoplasma, Legionella, chlamydia. "Sumamed" is used in the treatment of respiratory infections such as tonsillitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, etc., as well as diseases of the respiratory tract: otitis media, tonsillitis, etc.

"Sumamed" for children is a powder from which prepare suspension for oral administration. There are two dosages of 100 and 200 mg of active ingredient per 5 ml. to prepare a suspension, the contents of the vial should be mixed with water, this bottle is attached to the syringe-dispenser. The prepared suspension is kept 5 days.

Suspension at a dose of 100 mg/5 ml is usually prescribed for infants from 6 months, the dose of 200 mg/5 ml designed for the age from one year to 12 years. 3 years the child can drink special children's tablets Sumamed" dosage 125 mg.

"Sumamed"adult submitted capsules 250 mg and tablets of 500 mg. prescribers and children over 12 years, provided that their weight exceeds 45 kg.

The advantages of antibiotic "Sumamed"

Once inside "Sumamed" was rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, easily penetrating from plasma into the tissue and selectively accumulates in infected foci. In normal tissue drug concentrations are much lower, which also speaks in his favor.

In addition to antimicrobial action, "Sumamed" has immunomodulatory properties, promoting the functional activity of phagocytes and macrophages, protects the body from various pathogenic bacteria.

"Sumamed" has high safety profile, has a low allergenic potential, has little effect on intestinal microflora, it does not interact with other drugs. After treatment often there is no need to restore the intestinal microflora.

Unique properties Sumamed allow you to take the drug 1 time per day and have a treatment duration of no more than 3-5 days. The drug continues to work for 5-7 days after his last admission, because during this time is maintaining its therapeutic concentration in inflammation.

Contraindications and side effects of the drug

Contraindications to the reception, "Sumamed" are severe violations of the liver and kidneys, lactation, hypersensitivity to the drug. Also, when his admission can manifest side effects such as dizziness and headache, lack of appetite, weakness, hearing impaired, joint pain, taste disturbance, Allergy, reduced clarity of view.

Do not forget that any strong medicines, including "Sumamed", you can drink only as directed by your doctor. The exact regimen of the drug "Sumamed" will give you only your doctor.