Description of drug: Vipraxin for injection (Vipraxinum pro injectionibus)
VIPRAXIN FOR INJECTIONS (Vipraxinum pro injectionibus).
Aqueous (with the addition of glycerin) solution of the viper of the viper (Viire berus L.).
A clear, colorless liquid with a faint odor of tricresol added as a preservative (0.3%); The pH of the solution is 3, 0-3, 5. The drug is standardized by the biological method (for toxicity for white mice); The activity of 1 ml corresponds to 1 unit of action. The drug is sterile.
Applied as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent for neuralgia, arthralgia, myalgia, chronic nonspecific mono- and polyarthritis, periarthritis, myositis and other diseases.
Vipraxin is usually administered intradermally to the area of the diseased organ - to the place of greatest soreness. The initial dose is 0.2 ml. After the disappearance of the local and general reaction, but no earlier than 3 days later, repeat the injection, increasing the dose by 0.1 ml. In the case of a strong local reaction after the previous injection, repeat the introduction of the previous dose. In young patients with a general good condition, the initial dose of vipraxin can be increased to 0.3 - 0.4 ml; In such patients it is possible to reduce the interval between injections, producing them, however, not more often than after 24 hours. The maximum single dose of 1 ml. To the course of 10 injections.
Vipraxin injections are accompanied by burning pain, lasting a few seconds, locally there is a slight puffiness. In one place should be injected no more than 0.4 ml, with a larger single dose it is injected into 2 3 places.
The drug can also be administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly at the indicated doses.
A chilled syringe is used for injections, since the drug is thermolabile; The syringe should be free of alcohol (under the influence of alcohol, the drug loses its activity).
The drug is usually well tolerated. However, when taking vipraxin and other preparations of snake venom, it is necessary to take into account the possibility of an individual increased reaction, similar to the reaction to bee venom preparations (see).
Contraindications: increased sensitivity to snake venoms (allergies), pulmonary tuberculosis, febrile conditions, cachexia, insufficiency of cerebral and coronary circulation; Heart defects, propensity to angiospasm; Organic liver and kidney damage, pregnancy and lactation.
Product: in ampoules of 1 ml in a package of 10 ampoules.
Storage: List A. In a cool, sheltered from the world place.
RR .: Vipraxini 1, 0
DtdN 10 in ampull.