"Suprastin": instruction for children
Suprastin - antiallergic medicala drug belonging to the group of antihistamines is produced in tablets of 25 mg each. This drug is approved for use not only for adults, children, but also for infants.
Suprastin: instructions for use in children and dosage.
The drug is used for the following allergic diseases: urticaria, insect bites, neurodermatitis, allergy to medicines, eczema, dermatitis, toxicodermia.
Also, Suprastin is used for atopicdermatitis, which in many children is congenital, symptoms are manifested as early as the first month, later the manifestation of atopic dermatitis in infants occurs at three months of age.
Used for edema Quincke - edema of the throat and, as a consequence, impaired breathing in the child.
It should be noted that Suprastin is not available inspecial form for children, so you need to know the exact dosage for a child according to age. The tablet must be grinded into powder before use. Suprastin for children, dosage - from 1 month to a year is given by a quarter of the tablet 2-3 times a day, from one year to 6 years - a third of the pill, from 6 to 14 years in a half 2 -3 admission per day. After 14 years, the dosage is the same as for adults.
Suprastin, instructions for use in children. Contraindications to taking the drug.
If a child suffers from asthma, thenSuprastin is contraindicated in receiving. The drug can be appointed by the attending physician only if asthma is in the initial stage. Independently give a child with asthma this medicine can not.
You should also give caution to children with a problem stomach, since antihistamines act on the mucous membrane of the stomach and can lead to an ulcer.
Suprastin, instruction for children with liver or kidney problems. The medicine is allowed only according to the doctor's prescription, as it requires careful monitoring and strict dosages.
Suprastin, instructions for use in children. Clinical effects and side effects.
The clinical effect of the drug is to suppress and block histamine. It is histamine that is the causative agent of allergic diseases in children and adults.
Usually children of any age are well toleratedSuprastin. But he, like any medicine, can cause side effects. They differ in different age groups in different ways. In children older than 6 years of age, the medication may cause drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, and poor coordination. In young children, up to 6 years, on the contrary, there is an increase in excitability, irritability and sleep disturbance. Therefore, giving the drug to a child at night, you need to be careful, otherwise the baby can not sleep all night. In this case, the time of taking Suprastin will need to be changed and not given to his child before bedtime.
Suprastin, instructions for use in children. Poisoning with Suprastin.
This medication does not requireprescription, but it's only for adults! Children, especially younger children, should be prescribed by a doctor. Without recommendations of a doctor, Suprastin is given, as a rule, once - in emergency situations (with intolerable itching caused by allergies, etc.), and then for consultation on further use it is necessary to consult a doctor.
Suprastin should be kept out of the reach of children, as a child can be poisoned. Poisoning is usually manifested by convulsions, convulsions and hallucinations.
If the above symptoms appear, urgently need to call an ambulance, otherwise a fatal outcome is possible.
The first aid for poisoning can and should be provided at home: rinse the stomach, in older children it is necessary to induce vomiting and give tablets of activated charcoal.
Even if the child is visually better, it is still better to go to the hospital, so that the child was observed by the doctors for at least 24 hours.