Drug improving immunity: characteristics and reviews. "Genferon" helps or not?
Nowadays, pharmacy counters are filled with a variety of antiviral medications, starting with powders and tablets and ending with all kinds of medicines. Each of them promises to help in the fight against disease and their prevention. But how to choose exactly what really "works" and will not be a waste of earned money? Today we will look at the article "Genferon" and "Genferon Light", reviews about them (common to both drugs), indications for use and much more.
What is this drug?
The medication in question is a collection of such substances as alpha-2-interferon, taurine and anesthesin. “What is it better than others?” - you ask. The fact is that the drug has a good antiviral and antibacterial effect, and is also well able to strengthen the immune system. Let's analyze the components by properties:
- interferonrestores the immune system at the cellular level, its effect destroys the structure of painful cells;
- taurinealso affects regenerative processes, enhances the work of interferon, eliminates inflammatory processes and has an antioxidant effect;
- anesthesinis an anesthetic, relieves pain and symptoms.
Form release and manufacturer of the drug
The drug "Genferon" is produced, as a rule, in two forms: in the form of a spray and suppositories for rectal use. The spray looks like a small bottle with a spray. Candles in a package of five pieces placed in a cluster (there is a form of packaging and 10 candles in each). Doctors say that candles are very effective due to their quick and complete digestibility. However, not everyone likes this "method of treatment." Many try to avoid it and use the drug in the form of release “spray”.
Indications for use of the drug
The drug "Genferon" is a highly effective drug targeted effects on the immune system, quickly treating from a variety of diseases,especially genital organs in men and women, among them are:
- urogenital chlamydia;
- genital herpes;
- chronic vaginal candidiasis;
- HPV (human papillomatosis virus);
- other genital diseases in men;
- it is also used to improve the overall antiviral background.
The course of treatment involves the use of one candle twice a day with a frequency of ten days to three months, the duration depends on the disease. The dosage may also be increased in chronic diseases.
Contraindications to the use of the drug, side effects
Reading only the indications for use and not considering the reviews, you can perceive Genferon as a very effective and safe drug, but, alas, this is not entirely true. The most frequent occurrence may be individual intolerance to the ingredients or the manifestation of allergic reactions to them. Pregnant women are allowed to use the drug only after a period of more than twelve weeks, also after consulting a doctor and after prescribing individual dosages.Is it so safe, as stated in the instructions, the drug "Genferon" for children? Reviews do not give a definite answer. Conclusions can be made, starting only from contraindications in the instructions for use and the prescription of the attending physician. It should be borne in mind that the joint use with other antiviral and antiviral drugs only enhances the effect of treatment with the drug "Genferon", and vitamins E and C enhance the effect of interferon and its associated effects (increases the body's immune resistance).
Positive reviews of the drug
Consider now positive reviews. “Genferon” has been on the market for quite some time, therefore many patients have compiled the characteristics of this tool. Here are the most common ones:
- the drug is good for erosions;
- really relieves herpes;
- as well as cervical endocervicitis;
- it increases immunity;
- and relieves thrush in a very short time.
From this we can conclude that the drug copes with its function very successfully. That is, he fights against the diseases indicated in the indications for use quickly and efficiently,as stated by the manufacturer.
Negative reviews. Conclusions and Conclusion
And now the responses with a minus sign:
- many say that the remedy is expensive;
- in some women, it caused cystitis;
- note that the drug has a highly allergic composition.
Oddly enough, but the feedback received is not surprising. The instructions explicitly state that before use, the recommendation of a physician is necessary, who can prescribe the correct dosage and establish possible negative effects and complications. Unfortunately, the interest of most patients ends in determining the dosage for consumption. It can be concluded that most of the disgruntled, who wrote negative reviews, “Genferon” was associated with something safe, while it is officially a drug with all the contraindications available to it. Therefore, never self-medicate, if any disease occurs, consult a doctor and get a recommendation for its treatment. However, if you do not pay attention to some negative reviews, Genferon as a whole shows itself as a good tool, and if you have been prescribed this drug, you can be sure that it will cope well with its tasks, and this will not be a waste of money.