Staphylococcus itself is dangerous fororganism by a bacterium. Somehow he gets to a person and begins his harmful life: causes unpleasant diseases. The greatest danger of this bacterium lies in the fact that it is capable of damaging almost any organ.
Of course, in the first place, you should protect yourselffrom staphylococcus, but if you can not secure yourself, you need to know what medicines to fight and prevent. One of these drugs will be discussed in this article.
"Staphylococcal antifagin" is a drug,belonging to the antimicrobial group. It is a toxin, neutralized by formalin and heat, purified from ballast proteins (soluble thermostable staphylococcus antigens). The drug does not contain preservatives and antibiotics. With the correct injection (according to the scheme), the vaccinated person develops a specific antimicrobial immunity to exotoxin staphylococcal (active immunization), which prevents from repeated infection with infection and a reduction in the duration of treatment. For this, it is advised to use "Staphylococcus antifagin" (instructions for use are given below).
The main ingredient of the drug is a 1 ml vaccine (peptidoglycan and teichoic acid, obtained from microbial cells by water-phenol extract).
An additional substance is phenol (0.2-0.05%).
Suspension for injection is designed forsubcutaneous administration, has a light yellow color or is transparent, as well as a peculiar odor. In glass ampoules of 1 ml, in cardboard boxes in the amount of 10 pieces. Inside the package there is an instruction for use. When using ampoules without a break ring or a break point, an ampoule scarifier is added to the stack. Manufacturer: Биомед имени И.И. Mechnikov (Russia).
Prevention and treatment of pustular infections caused by staphylococcus:
Children under 6 years. Because of the peculiarities of the organism, children from 6 months to 6 years are assigned to a separate category ("Staphylococcal antifagin" is appointed six months after birth after consultation of the pediatrician):
If the birth weight of the child has less than 2.5 kg (prematurity), the treatment is prescribed after achieving normal weight values according to age.
In contact with the sick in the family, school, childrengardens, at work, etc., the vaccine is used only after the removal of quarantine. Such measures are necessary to ensure that the patient does not experience complications.
The vaccine "Staphylococcal antifagin" is made inarea of the shoulder or under the shoulder blade. Once in 24 hours (immediately after opening the ampoule), the next injection is injected 20-30 mm lower than the previous one. There is a possibility of alternation of arms and subscapular area. Intramuscular injection of the drug is not allowed. The scheme of administration for children from 7 years and adults: on the first day - 0.2 ml; on the second - 0.3 ml; in the third - 0.4 ml, and then with an increase of 0.1 ml every day. The course of procedures ends on the 9th day with a dose of 1 ml.
For children from six months to 7 years, starting with a dosage of 0.1 ml and also with an increase of 0.1 ml every day until 0.9 ml.
With a good clinical effect, the course of treatment, at the discretion of the treating doctor, can be reduced to 5 injections.
If there is no possibility of daily vaccination, then it can be done every other day, but with a 0.2 ml dose increase.
At the expressed, often repeating diseases of an integument prescribe a repeated course with an interval in 10-15 days. The scheme for administering the vaccine will be exactly the same.
With a local and general response to the vaccine, treatment is continued after it disappears at the site of the previous injection. Those who are cured of the staphylococcal antifagin are satisfied with the result.
It is strictly prohibited to use the ampoule withbroken integrity, no name and release date, if there is turbidity or precipitation, if the storage temperature is violated and expiration date expires! Such violations of the ampoule or liquid can cause complications and other problems. Special care should be taken for the above parameters, and use only ampoules suitable for this description.
If a vaccine is given, a localreaction: reddening (hyperemia) of the area of the skin at the site of the introduction of "Staphylococcal antifagin", a slight soreness in the area of injection, which itself disappears after 1-2 days. Sometimes increased inflammation in the area of the lesion (after the second injection). These reactions are not a contraindication for continuing treatment with staphylococcal infection.
The general reaction of the organism can be accompanied byhyperthermia (increase in body temperature to 38 degrees), local compaction (infiltrate) to 20mm or severe soreness in the area of injection, mild weakness and malaise.
However, if both local and generalreactions, the interval between the previous and subsequent injections of the drug "Staphylococcal antifagin" is recommended to be increased by one day or to reduce the dosage.
If other types of reactions are found to introduce a vaccine or aggravate the local and general response of the body, it is necessary to inform the attending physician of this fact for further decision-making.
In single cases, there may be an increase in body temperature above 38 degrees, severe pain in the area of injection and the formation of large accumulations of lymph and blood under the skin with a diameter of more than 20 mm.
To protect yourself from undesirable consequences, you must read the contraindications and consult your doctor before starting the vaccine.
Signs of an overdose in the use of the vaccine are not revealed.
Opening of the ampoule occurs at the strictestobservance of asepsis (the method of preventing the entry of microbes into the wound) and antiseptics (mandatory disinfection of the ampoule before opening) in the treatment room. The opened ampoule is not subject to storage, but is applied immediately after opening.
Interactions with other medicinalnot identified. This is evidenced by medical research of the vaccine "Staphylococcus antifagin". Feedback from those who used this drug, confirm the effectiveness of the drug.
The vaccine does not affect the ability to drive a vehicle and complex equipment.
Treatment "Antifagin" can be carried out simultaneously with other general or local therapy (most often antibiotics). Exceptions are immunoglobulins and antistaphylococcal plasm.
Staphylococcal vaccine "AntifaginStaphylococcal "is stored in a dry place protected from light and children.The temperature should fluctuate from 2 to 10 degrees above zero, but not exceed the value.Do not expose to cold temperatures! Shelf life after the release of the vaccine is 2 years. It is released in the retail pharmacy chain by prescription Failure to comply with the storage regulations can lead to disrepair. A spoiled medicinal product is strictly forbidden to use and enter into the human body.
"Staphylococcal antifagin" analogs has the following: "FSME-Immun", "Prevenar", "Cervarix", "Gardasil". The choice of this or that drug should be agreed with the attending physician.