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Description of the medicine: Leucogen (Leucogenum)

LEUKOGEN (Leucogenum). 2- (a-Phenyl-a-carbetoxymethyl) -thiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid.

Fine crystalline powder with a slight peculiar smell, white or white with a slightly yellowish tint. It is practically insoluble in water, very slightly soluble in alcohol, soluble in alkali solutions. Aqueous solutions are unstable, hydrolyzed to form l-cysteine ​​and formyl phenylacetic ester.

It is used as a stimulant for leukopoiesis in case of leukopenia caused by X-ray and radiotherapy, during chemotherapy of malignant neoplasms, agranulocytic tonsillitis, alimentary toxic aleukia and other diseases accompanied by leukopenia.

Assign inside adults to 0.02 g 3-4 times a day. The duration of treatment depends on the nature and course of the disease.

The daily dose for children under the age of 6 months is 0.01 g, from 6 months to 1 year 0.02 g, up to 7 years - 0.04 g, older than 7 years - 0.06 g.

Contraindicated in lymphogranulomatosis and malignant diseases of the blood.

Method of release: powder; tablets of 0.02 g.

Storage: List B.