"Hexasprey": reviews, instructions for use and composition
Today "Hexasprey" is a truly indispensable drug in the field of otolaryngology. Reviews of "Hexasprey" from doctors are extremely positive: experts note a good dynamic in the treatment of inflammations of the nasopharynx and oral cavity.
The composition of the drug
"Hexasprey" is a local drug that has a combined effect on mucous membranes. The main active ingredient of the aerosol is biclotymol, 25 mg of which is contained in each gram of the drug. Also included in the composition of the medication:
- anise oil;
- sodium CMC;
- methyl paraben;
- distilled water;
- benzyl alcohol;
- saccharin sodium;
The drug is available in the form of a glass spray, which is additionally covered with plastic. The bottle is filled with a white suspension, with a pleasant aroma of anise. The shelf life of the drug reaches 5 years.
The main active ingredient of Hexaspraya acts as an analgesic, and also has an antibacterial effect on pathogens. The drug, compared with similar drugs, has a longer lasting effect, because biclotymol is rather slowly absorbed from the oral mucosa. The aerosol has bactericidal properties, thereby inhibiting the activity of many pathogenic microorganisms: streptococci, staphylococci, pneumococci. Specialists also revealed the ability of biclotymol to stop the development of bacteria, gradually leading to their death. Another useful feature of Hexasprey is pain reduction.
The aerosol has antifungal activity, its main active substance inhibits the growth of the corresponding cells. The absorption of the ingredients of "Hexaspray" through the mucous membranes occurs slowly, due to which a constant concentration of biclotymol is formed in the lesion. Within just 10 minutes after the start of the use of the drug, the mucopolysaccharide membrane of pathogenic microorganisms is destroyed, which proves the effectiveness of the drug.
Indications for use
Experts prescribe "Hexasprey" in case of detection in the patient of pathologies of the mucous membrane in the oral cavity or the region of the nasopharynx. In this case, the disease is usually inflammatory or infectious. In addition, medication is often used to treat fungal infections. The most common pathologies in which doctors prescribe aerosol:
- glossitis and language impairment;
- injury to the oral mucosa due to the use of braces or prostheses;
- gingivitis or gingivitis;
- any type of stomatitis;
- periodontitis and other gum disease;
- damage to the oral cavity in the form of all sorts of ulcers and wounds;
- infectious diseases of organs: pharyngitis, tonsillitis, laryngitis.
The drug can also be recommended after surgery to remove teeth or tonsils.
As a rule, reviews of "Hexasprey" are positive. Patients notice improvement in their condition literally after the first use of the medicine. So, patients immediately notice a decrease in sore throat.
Dosage and administration
The liner, which can be found in the box with the drug, describes in some detail the effect of the aerosol and how to use it.The rules for using the medication are extremely simple, but you should read them first:
- The drug is intended for local use by irrigation of the mouth and throat. In this case, the balloon must be held vertically.
- The spray should be directed to both sides in turn.
- After using the drug, it is advisable to refrain from swallowing saliva for some time, giving the active ingredients of Hexaspray to be absorbed into the mucous membrane.
- Use of the drug does not depend on meals. As a rule, doctors recommend using the spray three times during the day.
- Immediately before the throat irrigation procedure, the can should be shaken several times.
- The drug is prohibited to use for more than two weeks. If after the specified time the treatment is still necessary to continue, then you should first consult with your doctor.
- If a week after the start of the treatment the condition of the patient has not improved, the method of treatment must be changed.
Contraindications and price
In the case of individual intolerance, even one of the ingredients of the drug from the use of the drug should be abstained.There are no other contraindications to the use of the suspension.
According to medical reviews, "Hexasprey" for children can only be used after consulting with a specialist. Only a doctor can prescribe a suspension to a child older than 7 years. Under no circumstances should you use the drug to treat children under six years old - this is indicated in the instructions for use of Hexasprey.
Reviews of the price of the drug are exceptionally good, because the cost of the aerosol is quite reasonable. Many doctors prescribe this drug to their patients because of its availability. According to reviews, the price of Geksasprey in Russia varies between 400-450 rubles. In addition, a 30 mg bottle is enough for a full course of treatment for several people. In other words, one spray can be used for the whole family. That is why among the reviews of "Hexasprey" as one of the advantages mentioned the price of the drug.
"Hexasprey" during pregnancy
You can use the aerosol during pregnancy and lactation. Numerous studies of the drug did not reveal a negative effect on either the woman or her fetus.It is proved that the suspension has minimal toxicity, which is simply unable to harm the future baby. However, despite this, the drug should be used during the period of carrying the child only after visiting the doctor. If a specialist, taking into account the medical indicators and test results, prescribe this medicine, then you can use it without fear.
Side effects and drug interactions
Those who use the suspension, it is best to refrain from combining the drug with other medicines, which are applied locally in the oral cavity. Using the drug with other drugs can lead to a decrease in its effectiveness or even a significant change in the therapeutic effect. If there is an urgent need to take several drugs in parallel, their use should always be distributed over time.
As side effects from the use of aerosol, manifestations of allergic reactions in the form of urticaria, various skin rashes and puffiness are distinguished - this is indicated by the Hexasprey manual. Reviews also indicate that due to the use of the tool for longer than the prescribed period of inflammation in the oral cavity may resume.This is due to the violation of the natural microflora and activation of pathogenic microorganisms.
According to the reviews of "Hexasprey", the risk of overdosing is minimal. In fact, such cases were not recorded. But if the patient felt an unusual discomfort after using the suspension, he should take the sorbents and clean the digestive system.