Description of the medicine: Apiphorum (Apiphorum)
Pills white or white with a grayish tint. Contain 0.001 g of lyophilized bee venom. Applied for electrophoresis.
The tablets are dissolved in distilled water immediately before use. Enter from both poles; current strength 10 mA; the duration of the procedure is 10 minutes. The concentration of the solution is 1:20 000 (1 tablet in 20 ml of water). The course of treatment is 15 to 20 procedures. The procedures are carried out daily or with an interval of several days, depending on the reaction.
After electrophoresis at the injection site, pronounced hyperemia, swelling of the skin, fever, soreness, and itching are usually observed. These phenomena persist from several hours to 2 to 3 days. With increased sensitivity, urticaria, runny nose, severe itching, sneezing may occur. With severe side effects, the concentration is reduced, the interval between procedures is increased; if necessary, antihistamines (antiallergic) drugs are prescribed.
In the course of treatment, skin condition and kidney function are monitored.
Indications: polyarthritis, myositis, deforming spondylarthrosis, lumbosacral radiculitis, peripheral vascular disease (endarteritis; thrombophlebitis without purulent process); keloid scars after burns and operations, etc.
Contraindications are the same as for other bee venom preparations (see).
Release form: tablets of 0.001 g in orange glass jars of 25 and 100 pieces.
Storage: List B. In the dark place.