Thymalin®

Dosage form: lyophilisate for a solution for the intramuscular injections (10 mg)
Structure
In 1 vial:
Active ingredient: thymus extract (from the thymus of the calf and the young cattle up to 1 y.o.) – 10 mg;
Excipients: glycine – 20 mg.
Description
Lyophilised cake in the form of tablets, lumps, plates, or powder of white or white with a yellowish tint color.
10 mg of the active ingredient in glass bottles with a capacity of 5 ml, corked with medical rubber stoppers, rolled in aluminum caps or crimped combined caps from aluminum with a plastic cap. 5 or 10 vials with the PVC film insert placed in a pack made of cardboard.
Pharmacological classification: immunomodulator
ATC code: L03AX
Pharmacological action: immunomodulatory agent


Pharmacodynamics

Repairs immunologic responsiveness (regulates the amount and ratio of T- and B-lymphocytes and their subpopulations, stimulates the cell immune response, enhances phagocytosis), stimulates regeneration and hematopoiesis in case of suppression and improves the cellular metabolism.

Intended uses

Immunodeficiency in adults and children (from 6 months to 14 years) in case of the following diseases and conditions:

  • infectious purulent and septic processes;
  • persistent impairment of the thymus function (X-ray sickness, thymus tumors, surgical removal of the thymus);
  • acute and chronic viral and bacterial infections;
  • impairment of regenerative processes;
  • immunodepression and inhibition of the blood formation after the chemotherapy or the X-ray therapy in cancer patients.


Contraindications

  • idiosyncrasy;
  • pregnancy;
  • lactation period.


Dosage and administration

I.M. The contents of the vial are dissolved in 1-2 ml of isotonic sodium chloride solution before injection. The drug is administered every day intramuscularly in the following doses: for adults – 5–20 mg (30–100 mg per course), for children up to 1 y.o. – 1 mg; 1–3 y.o. – 1.5–2 mg; 4–6 y.o. – 2-3 mg; 7–14 y.o. – 3–5 mg for 3–10 days, depending on the severity of immunity disorders. If necessary, the course can be repeated (after 1 to 6 months).

For prophylactic purposes, the drug is prescribed intramuscularly every day, for adults 5–10 mg, for children 1–5 mg for 3–5 days.

Side effects

Allergic response.

Influence on the ability to drive vehicles and operate mechanisms

No adverse effects on the ability to drive vehicles and operate mechanisms were recorded.

Storage conditions

Keep in a dark place, at temperatures below 20°C. Keep out of reach of children.

Shelf life

3 years. Do not use beyond the expiration date.

Manufacturer

Samson-Med LLC, Russia. https://samsonmed.ru/en/

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