Vibrocil for children has an anti-allergic and vasoconstrictive effect and is used as a local remedy. This drug is available in the form of a spray, as well as gel and drops that have a pleasant scent of lavender, the active substance in all these forms is phenylephrine and dimethindene maleate.
Phenylephrine is a sympathomimete, which helps to eliminate edema in the paranasal sinuses and on the mucous membranes of the nose due to narrowing of the vessels.
Dimethinden blocks histamine H1 receptors and has an antiallergic effect.
Vibrocil for children is only applied topically and its effect is not dependent on the amount of active substances in the blood. Before taking the drug, regardless of its form, you must thoroughly clean the nasal cavity.
Vibrocil for children - instruction for use
The main indications for the use of this medication are:
- Acute, allergic, vasomotor, chronic rhinitis;
- Acute otitis media, but used as an auxiliary preparation;
- chronic and acute sinusitis ;
- preparation for operations in the field of the nose.
If drops are used, they should be instilled in each nostril up to 4 times throughout the day. Children under one year in the amount of 1 drop, children from 1 to 6 years, two, and children over 6 years to 4 drops. With the administration of the drug, the head should be thrown back, and in this position it is recommended to stay a few more minutes after the administration of the drug. If Vibrocilum for children is given to infants, then it should be done before the baby starts feeding.
After six years of age, you can apply a spray, do one or two injections into each nasal cavity. The diffuser is guided vertically.
Gel is also prescribed for children after 6 years, it should be administered up to 4 times during the day, while as deep as possible into the nasal passage. Applying the gel before bedtime allows the baby to breathe freely throughout the night.
Vibrocil for children - drug overdose
If an accidental ingestion of this medication is allowed inside, serious side effects will not follow. But sometimes some children may have pain in the stomach, a feeling of fatigue. There are also cases of increased excitation and insomnia, arterial hypertension, tachycardia and pallor of the skin.
If you find these symptoms, you must take activated charcoal and preferably a laxative, wash the stomach is not necessary. Also it is necessary to drink a lot of liquid.
Vibrocil for children - drug interaction
It is not recommended to prescribe this drug to patients who receive MAO inhibitors or received them two weeks before.
Do not prescribe Vibrocil with antihypertensive drugs and tricyclic antidepressants.
Possible side effects
After this medication has been applied, as a negative effect, a slight sensation of dryness and burning of the nasal mucosa may occur, which quickly passes.
Contraindications to the use of this drug:
- Spray and gel are not recommended for children less than 6 years old;
- Individual intolerance.
Caution this tool should be taken in the presence of arrhythmia, hypertension, generalized atherosclerosis. Also, if there is an angle-closure glaucoma, thyroid disease, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
The drug should not be used for more than 7 days, as its longer use can cause medical rhinitis, as well as tachyphylaxis. In addition, it is not recommended to exceed the indicated dosage of the drug, so as not to cause the appearance of symptoms of systemic action.