Nuclex is designed to strengthen the immune system: as an antiviral agent for the prevention and treatment of ARVI and influenza; in the complex treatment of chronic viral hepatitis, urogenital herpes; as a cardioprotective agent in the complex therapy of ischemic heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Main active ingredients: ribonucleic acid.
Auxiliary components: lactose, gelatin, titanium dioxide.
Produced and marketed in capsules containing 250 mg of ribonucleic acid.
This drug Nuclex belongs to the group of cardiological drugs – cytokines, used systemically, as well as antiviral agent.
The main active component of the drug, ribonucleic acid, is an immunomodulator capable of stimulating leukopoiesis inside the bone marrow. In this case, the process of restoring the differentiation of the qualitative and quantitative composition of bone marrow cells occurs. Similar processes take place in the peripheral blood.
Promotes the normalization of cellular immunity, due to various metabolic processes that help suppress increased platelet aggregation.
The immunomodulatory mechanism of ribonucleic acid is possible due to its ability to stimulate metabolic processes in cells, to enhance the biosynthesis of endogenous nucleic acid.
Also, specific proteins and enzymes are stimulated, mitotic cellular activity in bone marrow cells is enhanced, and regeneration processes are accelerated. An improvement in the supply of cells with energy is also observed, the production of interverons is activated, and antiviral defense is stimulated.
Nuclex is designed to strengthen the immune system:
- as an antiviral agent for the prevention and treatment of ARVI and influenza;
- in the complex treatment of chronic viral hepatitis, urogenital herpes;
- as a cardioprotective agent in the complex therapy of ischemic heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, ischemic cardiomyopathy.
The drug in question is contraindicated for use in cases where the patient has severe hypersensitivity (allergy) to the main or to one of the auxiliary components.
It is contraindicated to use at:
- malignant lymphomas;
Not used in pediatrics.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
This drug is contraindicated for pregnant women, as well as when planning pregnancy.
If it is necessary to take the drug during breastfeeding, lactation is suspended.
Method of administration and dosage
Nuclex is administered orally after meals with water.
It is recommended to take 500 mg 2-3 times a day.
The duration of treatment is from 10 to 15 days.
As an antiviral agent – a similar dosage, with the same frequency, for 5-7 days of administration. On days 8-14, 250 mg is taken twice a day.
For prevention, take 250 mg per day, during a flu epidemic, for 1-2 weeks.
The faster you start using the drug at the first signs of illness, the better the result will be.
Increasing the dosage will not improve the therapeutic effect, however, it can cause unwanted side effects, therefore, the recommended dosage should not be exceeded.
Overdose cases have not yet been recorded.
With excessive use, GI reactions could theoretically occur.
In this case, you should seek medical help from a doctor, rinse the stomach, take enterosorbents.
Hemodialysis is not effective.
The drug is usually well tolerated when used in the recommended doses.
The most common side effects reported were epigastric pain. However, such side effects appeared only if the drug was taken on an empty stomach.
Hypersensitivity reactions are possible, as well as an increase in the level of uric acid in the blood serum.
If side effects appear, you should interrupt the treatment and contact your doctor for help and changes in the treatment process.
Storage conditions and periods
The shelf life is up to 3 years.
The storage temperature should not be below 15 and above 25 ° C.
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