How to give "sumamed" children
The duration of any infectious disease may require the appointment of antibacterial agents. The pediatrician disposal are not many antibiotics, the use of which allowed an early age of the child. One of the drugs of choice is "Sumamed" series macrolide antibiotic having a broad spectrum of activity.
Instruction how to give "sumamed" children
In childhood, "Sumamed" licensed for use from 6 months in the form of a suspension. It has a fruity taste that is very popular with the children and does not cause negative emotions they have. In addition, "Sumamed" convenient to give a small child scoop that comes with the lekarstvu.Prezhde you start to use an antibiotic, the dry matter should be diluted with boiled or distilled water, as described in the instructions, and before each use, do not forget to shake the contents of the vial.
"Sumamed" can be used for many infectious diseases. Children drug mainly indicated for infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract infections (otitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, etc.), macrolide antibiotics Feature series including "Sumamed", it is that they are active against intracellular pathogens such as chlamydia and mycoplasma. In connection with this appointment "Sumamed" justified in protracted and recurrent bronchitis in children, because agents of this group of diseases in young children are just intracellular microorganisms.
Dosage "Sumamed" is calculated based on the weight of the baby body: 10 mg per kilogram of body weight. For example, if a child's weight to 15 kg, the doctor may prescribe 150 mg per day. In a measuring spoon or syringe for dispensing (i.e. a suspension in 5 ml) contains 100 mg. So mother should give the baby a spoon 1.5 (7.5 ml) medication at a time.
"Sumamed" taken 1 time per day, duration of treatment - three days. In severe and protracted forms of the disease the doctor may extend the treatment up to 5 days.
It is important to remember that the drug should be given one hour before meals or two hours after a meal. It is desirable that the child began to drink the medicine with water or tea, so it is completely washed away from the mucous and does not remain in the mouth.
Since antibiotics may adversely affect the intestinal flora, leading to suppression of the growth of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, it is recommended to give the child on the background of "Sumamed" probiotics ( "Linex", "Bifiform", etc.). In general, treatment with probiotics should be at least 3-4 weeks.