"Cortexin" for children
On the pharmaceutical market, the drug "Cortexinfor children "(a children's form of release, bottles of 5 mg) appeared in 2009. It belongs to nootropic drugs and has no age restrictions in application.The manufacturer is the Russian pharmaceutical company Geropharm.
Pediatricians, pediatric neonatologists and neurologistsbelieve that with the advent of cortexin appeared an effective and safe drug for the treatment in very young children of many diseases of the central nervous system, cerebral circulation, epilepsy, cerebral palsy. Indications for use may be craniocerebral trauma. Quite often (and successfully) this drug is prescribed for delayed speech and psychomotor development. Therefore, cortexin for children, in which neurologists find some deviations in the development of the nervous system, becomes a drug of choice or a drug that facilitates their adaptation.Its obvious and undoubted advantage is that this medicine does not have an exciting effect on the nervous system.
Now the drug is issued in two forms of release- In vials for injections of 5 mg and 10 mg and is a yellowish porous mass. The exact dosage and duration of treatment is determined by the doctor, based on the patient's condition and the nature of the disease. When using the drug "Cortexin", a pediatrician (most often a pediatric neurologist) prescribes repeated courses, so it is necessary to tune in to long-term treatment. The course of treatment is 10 days, repeated courses are appointed in three or six months. Often the drug is prescribed twice a year, in spring and in autumn.
The mechanism of action of the facility is related to itsthe ability to activate its own peptides of the brain and restore its normal bioelectrical activity, as well as its high antioxidant activity, which ensures the stable operation of the entire nervous system.
Indications for use:
• disorders of cerebral circulation of various etiologies;
• delay in speech and psychomotor development in children;
• impaired concentration, including those associated with hyperactivity;
• cerebral palsy;
• vegetative-vascular dystonia;
• decreased ability to learn.
Contraindication to the use of the drug inpediatrics is the individual intolerance of the components of the drug "Cortexin for children." The instructions for use contain all the information necessary for patients, which must be read before applying the product. There are indications, contraindications, possible side effects of the medication. The composition of cortexin is indicated. It consists of peptides of the cerebral cortex of cattle, contains all the amino acids necessary for normal brain function. Glycine appears here as an auxiliary component.
Injections of the drug "Cortexin" forchildren can be very painful, so doctors recommend to dilute it in 5ml 0.5% solution of novocaine. But as a solvent for this drug can act and physiological solution (0.9% solution of sodium chloride), and water for injection, which is especially valuable with an allergic reaction to novocaine.
Cortexin refers to thermolabile preparations, it should be stored at a temperature of 2 to 20 ° C.
The drug "Korteksin" for children,which pediatricians find deviations in the development of the central nervous system or make such a diagnosis as "infantile cerebral palsy", helps improve the functions of the brain. It helps with speech delay and promotes the development of learning abilities.