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Hepilor is an analgesic, disinfectant, which is used to treat throat diseases. The therapeutic effect is provided by the properties of the three active substances that are part of the drug.
The drug is prescribed to treat infections in the mouth and throat in diseases such as pharyngitis or laryngitis, as well as tonsillitis in acute or chronic form, gingivitis, stomatitis or aphthae.
The preparation contains 3 main active components.
Hexetidine has bactericidal as well as antifungal properties. This substance effectively affects both aerobes and anaerobes, as well as gram-positive bacteria with gram-negative bacteria. In this case, the pronounced antibacterial effect is on strains of anaerobes, but on aerobic strains this effect is much weaker - in this case there is a bacteriostatic effect. The chemical structure of hexiethidine is similar to that of thiamine (it promotes microbial growth). Thus, the antimicrobial effect of hexiethidine is based on the competitive replacement of thiamine - thereby disrupting the development and reproduction of microbes.
Salicyalat choline has antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, as well as analgesic properties.
Chlorobutanol has analgesic effect, therefore it is used as an anesthetic for rinses, compresses and irrigation.
Side effects Hepilor
Reception Hepilora can cause in patients some adverse reactions. In some cases, an allergy develops with mild irritation of the oral mucosa, as well as rashes on the skin. Sometimes, the taste is disturbed in the patients, as well as the sense of smell. With prolonged use of the drug, a disturbance in the balance of the flora in the mouth and throat is possible.
Dosing and administration
Do not allow the medication to penetrate into the eyes, and after a spray / rinse procedure, you should refrain from water and food for about half an hour. Treatment schedule, as well as the duration of the course are determined by the doctor.
The solution used for rinsing should be measured with a special measuring cup to 10 ml (about 2 tsp), and then dissolved in warm water (50 ml). For the day you need to do 2-4 rinses. Do not swallow the medicine. Therapeutic course lasts 5 days.
Spray is prescribed for adults in dosage 1 spraying at 4-6 r. / Day. For children from 12 years the dose is 1 spraying 2-3 r. / Day. The duration of the treatment course should not exceed 5 days.
If signs of the disease continue to manifest after a 5-day course of therapy or a temperature increase occurs, you need to choose another medicine.
Hepilor in both forms of release is allowed to be used for 2 years from the date of manufacture.
To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Hepilor" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.
Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.