Used in the following conditions: acute inflammation of the tonsils; catarrhal and lacunar tonsillitis; chronic and chronic relapsing tonsillitis; enlarged tonsils; symptomatic treatment after surgical removal of the tonsils.
Composition and form of release
Tonsilotren is available in lozenge tablets. Tonsilotren is a multicomponent preparation containing Atropinumsuituricum D5, Silicea D2, Heparsulfuris D3, Mercurius bijodatus D8, Kaliumbichromicum D4.
Tonsilotren is indicated for the treatment of acute angina (follicular, catarrhal and lacunar) and chronic tonsillitis. In addition, it is prescribed in complex therapy for the rapid regeneration of the pharyngeal mucosa after tonsillectomy (removal of the tonsils).
Tonsilotren is not indicated for the treatment of those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to chromium and its other ingredients. In addition, it is recommended to refuse to use the drug if the patient has hypersensitivity or lactose intolerance. Tonsilotren is not intended for the treatment of children under 3 years of age.
With extreme caution, the drug is prescribed to patients who suffer from hyperthyroidism.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
Tonsilotren can be used for the treatment of pregnant and lactating women only after careful analysis of the severity of the expected positive effect on the health of the mother and the perceived danger to the child or fetus.
Method of administration and dosage
Tonsilotren is taken 30 minutes before or 30 minutes after a meal. During the intake, the tablet is not swallowed, but slowly absorbed in the oral cavity. Children from 3 to 5 years old are advised to dissolve the tablet in a small amount of water and give it under the tongue.
In the acute period, adults and children over 12 years old take 1 tablet every 60 minutes during the first and second day, children from 3 to 12 years old take the drug for the first second day, 1 tablet every 2 hours, but no more than 8 tablets per knock … The rest of the time it is recommended to take 1 tablet 3 times a day.
In the treatment of chronic tonsillitis, adults take 1 or 2 tablets no more often than 3 times a day, from 3 to 12 years old – 1 tablet 3 times a day. Duration of treatment is from 6 to 8 weeks. To prevent exacerbations of the disease, treatment with the drug must be carried out 2 – 3 times a year.
At the moment, there is no data on cases of overdose with Tonzilotren, in this regard, if the drug is accidentally taken in an increased dose, in case of any disorders in the patient’s condition, it is recommended to seek help from the nearest medical institution.
Even with long-term treatment with Tonsilotren, patients very rarely develop side effects. Sometimes taking the drug can cause increased salivation and the development of various allergic reactions, which are manifested by itching, redness and burning of the oral mucosa. In this case, you need to stop taking Tonsilotren and replace it with a drug that has a similar effect.
Storage conditions and periods
Tonsilotren should be stored in a dark, dry place out of the reach of children. The shelf life of the medicinal product does not exceed 5 years.