Description of the medicine: Splenin (Spleninum)
The drug is obtained from the spleen of cattle.
Transparent colorless or yellowish liquid; brackish taste with a characteristic odor. Canned by 10% ethyl alcohol; pH 4, 0 - 5, 0.
It is proposed for the treatment and prevention of early toxicosis of pregnant women. Experimental data show that the drug normalizes changes in nitrogen metabolism and increases the neutralizing function of the liver. There is evidence of splenin's ability to exert an immunostimulating effect.
Enter intramuscularly (or under the skin).
For the treatment of early toxicosis, pregnant women are injected intramuscularly with 2 ml daily for 10 days, with severe toxicosis - 4 ml per day (2 ml in the morning and evening). With an improvement in general condition, the dose is reduced to 1 ml 2 times a day and administered within 10 to 15 days.
Simultaneously with splenin, intravenous administration of an isotonic sodium chloride solution, 40% glucose solution, the appointment of bromides and other means of complex treatment of toxicosis of pregnant women are recommended. With toxicosis of the III degree, it is necessary to administer a sufficient amount of fluid.
In the complex therapy of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, splenin is administered intramuscularly in a dose of 2 ml daily for 20 days, then 1 ml every other day for 2 months, while there is a stimulation of the fraction of T and B lymphocytes and an improvement in the general condition. Stimulation of T-lymphocytes and improvement were also noted in patients with seroresistance after treatment of syphilis.
Splenin is also used for hypoparathyroidism: it is administered intramuscularly 1 to 3 ml 1 to 2 times a day.
Release form: in ampoules of 1 ml in a package of 10 ampoules.
Storage: in a cool, dark place.