Gripferon is a 10 ml nasal spray bottle in the form of a clear, colorless or light yellow solution. Its active ingredient is human recombinant interferon alfa 2b, 10,000 IU/1 ml. Inactive ingredients include disodium edetate dihydrate - 0.5 mg, sodium chloride - 4.1 mg, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate - 11.94 mg, monopotassium phosphate - 4.54 mg, povidone 8,000 - 10 mg, macrogol 4,000 - 100 mg and purified water - up to 1 ml.
Application and dosage
At the first signs of a disease Grippferon is prescribed for 5 days. Dosage for adults and children from 15 years of age is 3 doses in each nasal passage 5–6 times a day (maximum single dose is 2,000 IU, maximum daily dose is 15,000–18,000 IU).
Grippferon is approved for use during pregnancy and lactation.
Side effects are not registered.
Co-administration of Grippferon with other nasal decongestants is not recommended as it can cause dry nose. It can be used in conjunction with vaccination.
Cases of overdose are not registered.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store at a temperature 2-8°С (35-46 °F). Shelf life is 2 years. Open bottle to be stored for no more than 30 days.
Country of manufacture: Russia
Grippferon is a drug based on a highly active recombinant (artificially produced) interferon alfa 2b; it has immunomodulating, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.
The effects of interferon alfa 2b:
In contrast to other drugs containing interferon, Grippferon prevents the viruses’ reproduction in the nasal mucosa – exactly where the viruses enter the body. It can help with viral infections.
Prevention and treatment of influenza and acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) in children and adults.
If necessary, prophylactic administration can be repeated.
The drug is also prescribed to children from 1 year of age.
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