Aerius syrup - a special formulation for children


Aerius syrup to treat allergies in children are most suitable drugs in the form of syrups, suspensions, and drops, as tablets and capsules to children, especially small, it is difficult to swallow.It is therefore erius produced not only in the form of tablets, but also as a syrup.

Antihistamines in the treatment of allergic diseases in children

For the treatment of allergic diseases, including children, apply an antihistamine drugs that inhibit the action of histamine and other biologically active substances that contribute to the development of allergic reactions.Today there are several generations of these drugs

first generation antihistamines (diphenhydramine, suprastin, tavegil and others) have good anti-allergic properties, they acted quickly, but not for long and have significant side effects such as drowsiness, lethargy, loss of coordination of movements and attention.

second generation antihistamines include Claritin Claritin - histamine receptor blocker Claritin - histamine receptor blocker , which already has significantly fewer side effects and longer-acting.Third generation of antihistamines has prolonged effect and practically devoid of side effects.To this generation refers erius which reduces the permeability of small blood vessels (capillaries), and thereby reduces swelling, itching or other unpleasant symptoms that accompany allergic reactions.

How does syrup Erius

syrup Erius after intake of rapidly absorbed from the intestine, enters the blood stream and then into fabricand exerts its effect in half an hour.The duration of action of this drug - day.

in tissues Aerius is blocking access to the site of allergic reaction biologically active substances that contribute to its development.This primarily histamine, but there are other substances which are actively involved in allergic reactions, such as prostaglandins, cytokines, interleukins, and others.As a result, an allergic reaction or starts (when the drug was previously received) or the degree of allergic reactions is greatly reduced.

peculiarity Erius (as most third-generation antihistamines) is that this drug does not pass through the blood-brain barrier and enters the brain.Therefore erius no sedative (soothing) effect, does not violate the coordination of movements and attention.

Erius syrup typically used to suppress signs and year of seasonal allergic rhinitis, including hay fever in children, for the reduction and elimination of itching and rash in chronic urticaria and so on.

whom and how to assign

syrup Erius prescribed to children from one year to 12 years.But you can give it, and older children as well as adults, instead of pills Erius.Kids syrup Erius give on prescription allergist in the following cases:

  • atopic dermatitis (congenital allergic diseases) and neurodermatitis in children after a year;
  • in acute and chronic urticaria in children;
  • with allergic rhinitis (both seasonal and year-round) in children;
  • with allergic conjunctivitis;
  • for any other allergic diseases are prescribed by a doctor.

Take syrup Erius (bottles of 60 and 120 ml contains 500 micrograms in 1 ml) with or without food once daily at a dose of:

  • from one year to five years - to 1.25 mg (2.5 mlsyrup or half measuring spoon);
  • from 6 to 11 years old - 2.5 mg (5 ml of the syrup or one measuring spoon);
  • adults and adolescents over 12 years - 5 mg (10 ml syrup or two scoops).

After 12 years may be given to children and tablets - one tablet (5 mg) per day.

Contraindications and side effects

Apply Aerius syrup can not only children but also adults, so this dosage form is subject to the general contraindications for this medication.This pregnancy, breast-feeding Breastfeeding - a personal choice Breastfeeding - a personal choice feeding, age up to one year, some inborn errors of carbohydrate intake or lack of enzymes for their digestion, individual intolerance of components.Precautions syrup Erius prescribed for severe renal impairment.

syrup Erius Side effects often manifest themselves in under two years in the form of sleep disturbances Dreams: how to understand our dreams Dreams: how to understand our dreams , loose stool and fever.Allergic reactions are also possible.

older children sometimes appeared fatigue, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, dry mouth, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms , nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, transient liver function abnormalities.

Aerius syrup - a convenient dosage form for the treatment of children.

Galina Romanenko