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New approaches to the treatment of an acute respiratory viral infections among children

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2014.4(60):111115; doi 10.15574/SP.2014.60.111 

New approaches to the treatment of an acute respiratory viral infections among children

Gerasimov S. V., Belova G. A., Pavuk G. L., Senyuk I. M., Strekalina Y. I., Zapok A. A. 
Municipal state polyclinic № 4, Lviv, Ukraine 
Lviv national medical university named after Danylo Galitsky, Ukraine

Purpose: to study the effectiveness of the Erebra drug (dry extract of the sea buckthorn leaves) in an acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) among the preschool and primary school age children.

Patients and methods: there were observed 43 children with ARVI of the 3–12 years who were divided in two groups. All the patients were appointed the symptomatic treatment, the main group of children got the Erebra drug according to their age dosage.

Results: during the drug use the duration of rhinorrhea was decreased for two days, sneezing, nasal congestion and for three days — the sore throat. Duration of the very symptoms such as cephalalgia, myalgia, hoarseness, coughing were practically unchanged.

Conclusions: the Erebra drug can be considered as an effective ARVI treatment among the preschool and the primary school age children.

Key words: an acute respiratory viral infection, children, Erebra.

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