How to take Arbidol?

Andrey Kim
Andrey Kim
October 13, 2014
How to take Arbidol?

No one likes to hurt. This, of course, is unpleasant in all respects, but in addition, it is also expensive. That is why it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and not to forget about preventive drugs during periods of epidemics of influenza and ARVI. One of these drugs is Arbidol. On how to properly take "Arbidol" - in our article.

Indications for use

First of all, Arbidol is an antiviral agent that has a beneficial effect on a person’s immunity. Under the action of this drug increases the production of interferon - a special antiviral protein. Especially successfully, Arbidol is coping with type A and B flu, and it is this flu that often “walks” across Russia. The drug copes quite well with causative agents of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and herpes infections. In addition, doctors sometimes recommend a drug for the treatment of rotavirus intestinal infections, broncho-pulmonary infectious and inflammatory diseases, as well as a drug that enhances immunity after surgical operations.


"Arbidol" can not be given to children under 2 years old. Another contraindication is individual intolerance to the components. Therefore, it is necessary to take the drug only on prescription.

How to take "Arbidol" for children

A single dosage for children from 2 to 6 years old is 0.05 grams,

for children from 6 to 12 years old - 0.1 grams.

How to take "Arbidol" for adults

A single dosage for adults, as well as children over 12 years old - 0.2 grams.

Admission Rules

The drug is taken before meals, inside.

For the prevention of SARS, flu, it is recommended to take a single dose once a day. Reception period is 3 weeks.

For the prevention of SARS, it is enough to take the drug once a day for 2 weeks.

To prevent complications after surgery, it is necessary to take a single dose two days before the operation, two days after the operation and on the fifth day.

For the treatment of acute respiratory viral infections a single dose should be taken 4 times a day for 5 days, in case of complications - 5 days 4 times a day, then 4 weeks in a single dose.

For the treatment of SARS, a single dose is taken twice a day.

When treating intestinal infections, it is necessary to take a single dose four times a day for 5 days.

When treating bronchitis and herpes infections, you need to take a single dose 4 times a day for a week, then reduce the number of doses to two and continue therapy for 4 weeks.

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