Echinacea contains active substances which as nonspecific stimulants increase the resistance of the organism. By increasing the number of white blood cells (granulocytes, T-lymphocytes) and urges their phagocytic capacity, they prevent the penetration of microorganisms into the body and accelerate its destruction. Antiviral Effect of Echinacea purpurea for influenza viruses and herpes, its impact on the rise in body temperature is also proven.
Echinaceae purpurae herbae succus
1 ml of solution for oral administration contains:
Echinacea purpurea herb juice dried ** – 46.5 mg;
*** ascorbic acid -. 20.0 mg
Potassium Sorbate – 2.0 mg Disodium edetate – 0.5 mg Orange flavoring – 1.5 mg, maltitol (liquid) – 650.0 mg Purified water – 486.1 mg Sodium hydroxide – 1.6 mg.
** Echinacea purpurea grass juice is prepared from freshly dried herb Echinacea purpurea – Echinacea purpurea L. (Moench), the average ratio of the juice of echinacea: dried juice of echinacea is 18-25: 1; ratio Freshly grass: dried juice -30-60: 1.
*** Ascorbic acid is added with an excess of 10% in order to stabilize.
Immunal recommended: to strengthen the immune system in patients with uncomplicated acute infectious diseases, susceptibility to frequent colds; for the prevention of colds and flu; prevention of decrease of immunity by prolonged treatment with antibiotics.
Use of the drug is contraindicated in progressive systemic diseases, including:
tuberculosis; leukemias; collagen; multiple sclerosis; HIV infection, AIDS; hypersensitivity to the drug and the plants of the family Asteraceae.
In some cases, may develop hypersensitivity reactions: skin rash, itching, dizziness, bronchospasm, angioedema, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, anaphylactic shock, reduced blood pressure, shortness of breath.
Miscellaneous: leukopenia (continuous use for more than 8 weeks).
How to accept, acceptance rate and dosage
A preparation in the form of drops for oral administration is prescribed for adults and adolescents over 12 years of 2.5 ml of 3 times / day; children aged 6 to 12 years – 1.5 ml 3 times / day; children aged from 1 year to 6 years – 1 ml 3 times / day
In order to achieve a clinical effect Immunal should be taken at least 1 week.
The duration of treatment should not exceed 8 weeks.
To facilitate the proper dosage for oral drops in each package is enclosed graduated dosing pipette. Before taking the required number of drops should be diluted in a small volume of water.
The drug should be stored in reach of children at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C.
Echinaceae purpurae herbae succus
Drops for oral administration contain an alcohol, in connection with which the preparation can enhance or change the effect of other drugs.
No clinically significant drug interactions observed while applying immunala cephalosporin antibiotics (cefamandole, cefotetan, cefmenoxime, tsefaperazon, moxalactam) and ethanol (even small amounts). Patient reaction characterized by facial flushing, nausea, sweating, headache, palpitations. In this regard Immunal should not be used in the treatment of patients with the above antibiotics. Immunala reception is possible only after 3 days after treatment indicated cephalosporins.
When storing the droplets may turbidity of the solution or precipitation floc, consisting of the active polysaccharides. Before use, thoroughly shake the vial.
Symptoms of intoxication due to overdose of the drug are not marked.
Drops for oral administration