Description of the medicine: Dithiazanin (Dithiazaninum)
Dithiazanine LDithiazaninum um). 3-Ethyl-2- [5 '- (3 "ethyl-2-benzothiazolinylidene) - 1, 3'-pentadienyl) benzothiazolium iodide.
Synonyms: Anelmid, Delves, Dithiazanini iodidum, Helmisin, Netocyd, Telmecid, Telmid, etc.
Dithiazanine belongs to the group of dyes (blue cyanine dye). Like other quaternary ammonium compounds, it is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. A high concentration in the intestine after ingestion creates favorable conditions for exposure to intestinal helminths.
Effective against trichocephalosis, strongyloidosis, ascariasis, enterobiosis.
The drug is often used to treat trichocephalosis and strongyloidosis.
Take orally (during or after meals). Dose for adults: on the 1st day, 0.1 g 1 time, on the 2nd day, 0.1 g 2 times, then 0.1 g 3 times a day (sometimes 0.6 g per day).
The duration of the course of treatment is 5 to 10 days. The total dose per course is 1.5 g, sometimes up to 3 g. The daily dose for children is 0.005-0.01 g / kg (5-10 mg / kg).
Dithiazanine can be prescribed in reduced doses in combination with naphthamone or oxygen.
When using dithiazanine, gastrointestinal irritation may occur, nausea, vomiting, appetite suppression, and diarrhea. Renal dysfunction may occur.
In connection with possible side effects, dithiazanine is used in a hospital setting.
When a blue color of urine appears, treatment is stopped (the stool is always colored in greenish-blue or blue).
Contraindications: erosive and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, severe dysfunction of the liver and kidneys, infectious diseases.