Inhalations with aminocaproic acid for children: instructions for use
Inhalation is one way to cure the upper respiratory tract. Aminocaproic acid is an effective drug for these procedures. Inhalations with aminocaproic acid to children are carried out very often, because they showed their high efficiency. Why? About this further.
Main properties of
Aminocaproic acid( ACC) is a recognized tool in surgical practice, and the official instruction for the drug emphasizes this particular property. But there are several words in this document that explain the additional properties of the drug: it can protect against respiratory diseases.
The drug has the ability to strengthen the walls of the vessel, reduce capillary permeability, stop bleeding from the nose, which occurs with the fragility of the nasal vessels. The product is available as a powder, granules or 5% solution for infusions. In the ENT-therapy, aminocaproic acid is very effective. Instructions for use for inhalation include the following beneficial effects:
- ACC allows cleaning of swelling of the nasal membranes;
- reduces the amount of painful discharge;
- makes the walls of the vessels of the nose more elastic;
- eliminates allergic factor and rhinitis caused by it;
- does not dry the mucous membrane.
The action of the drug ACC
Aminocaproic acid is used by otolaryngologists as one of the means in the general treatment for respiratory diseases. The drug has the following effect:
- Strengthens the nasal mucosa and prevents the penetration of the virus into the body.
- Reduces the ability of the virus to multiply, blocking the production of the active protein virus.
However, treatment only with this remedy does not make sense, since it must be complex. Many pharmacies sell aminocaproic acid. The price causes many positive reviews among patients and their loved ones.
Treatment with ACC
Otolaryngologists use ACC in diseases of the respiratory tract in which mucus, pus, edema of the mucous membranes are seen; these are:
- rhinitis of all types;
- acute viral infections;
- sore throats;
- of inflammation of adenoids;
- the need for comprehensive treatment of complicated colds and rhinitis.
There are several schemes for the use of ACC in otolaryngology:
- Instructions in the nose.
Inhalations with aminocaproic acid for children with cough are very effective. In addition, this drug is successfully used in the treatment of adults.
Contraindications to the use of ACC
The doctor must prescribe the medicine. ACC is not a drug with a proven effect, so parents should be informed of the consequences of the action of the remedy. Despite the use of the drug for a long time, its effectiveness as an antiviral disease has not been confirmed. Also, there are clearly marked contraindications:
- Renal failure.
- Diseases of the blood.
- Insufficiency of blood circulation in the brain.
- Intolerance to the drug.
Inhalations with aminocaproic acid for children
Inhalations are a procedure that consists in the fact that the medicine gets directly to the mucosa of the respiratory tract. This procedure is effective because:
- quickly removes the mucosal edema;
- relieves inflammation;
- accelerates the withdrawal of mucus and sputum;
- eliminates spasms when coughing;
- moisturizes the mucous membranes;
- is a painless local therapy.
It is recommended to carry out inhalations not earlier than one and a half to two hours after a meal. Contraindications for inhalation are:
- purulent inflammation of the throat;
- cardiovascular disease;
- high temperature - above 37,6 ° С.
During and immediately after the procedure, the patient should concentrate completely on the process, not be distracted, do not breathe cold air. After the procedure, it is advisable not to drink and do not eat 20-25 minutes.
The child during the inhalation should be dressed in loose clothing, the neck area should be free. The younger the child, the shorter the treatment time( the recommended duration is 1 minute).
Inhalation therapy should be started with the first symptoms of the disease, which will significantly shorten the duration of the disease and its consequences.
So, in therapy aminocaproic acid is widely used. Instructions for use for inhalation include the following dosages: to prepare the formulation, 2 mg of the drug should be combined with 2 mg of saline and placed in a nebulizer( in some sources there are indications of the use of 4 mg of pure 5% aminocaproic acid in inhalations).Do not add any medications to the mixture.
For preparation of a solution, it is best to use a sterile 5% ready-made solution. Prepared from granules or powder, the drug will not be sterile. The solution can be bought in pharmacies in both ampoules and in bottles for droppers. This form is advantageous in that it is easy to dose - you need to measure the necessary dose of a medicine with a syringe.
How to do inhalation with aminocaproic acid? Treatment can be carried out at home with the help of a nebulizer or in a physiotherapy room.
After the procedure, the inhalator is washed with boiled water with soda or disinfectant solution, then boiled again to ensure the safety of subsequent inhalations. With each new procedure, a new ampoule of the drug is opened - this ensures the sterility of the procedure.
Inhalations with aminocaproic acid are administered to children using a special baby mask. The inhalation mask should fit snugly against the baby's face, this is necessary for a deep inhalation of the medicine. It is desirable that the child does not cry during the procedure.
For children under 12 years of age, inhalations are prescribed once a day for 5 minutes for a period of not more than 5 days. For children over 12 years old, the procedure can be increased up to two times. After three procedures, there is a marked improvement in the general condition of the patient: the nasal congestion, cough, the general condition improves.
Most people who have tried inhalation with aminocaproic acid to children say that after three procedures the manifestations of a runny nose and high temperature decrease.
It is necessary to follow the reaction of the child after manipulation. With the least deterioration of the procedure, it should be discontinued.
Thus, inhalations with the use of ACC can be very effective, however, as with any treatment, the decision on the appointment should be made only by the doctor. As a rule, writing out the prescription, the doctor will indicate the proper dosage and the correct therapy regimen. Only then can aminocaproic acid be used. The price of the drug is quite low. Solution for infusion costs about 50 rubles per 100-ml vial, tablets and powder - within 60-70 rubles.