Affinity-purified antibodies to human interferon gamma (Anaferon) should be administered by children from 6 months to 14 years of age.
One tablet per intake (the tablet should be held in the mouth until it is completely dissolved, not during the meal).
When indicated to younger children (6 months - 3 years old) the tablet is recommended to be dissolved in a small volume (a tablespoonful) of drinking water at room temperature.
Influenza: On day 1, five tablets are taken in the first 2 hours (one tablet every 30 min), followed by three more tablets regularly spaced during the rest of the day. From day 2, one tablet is taken three times daily until complete recovery.
If no improvement occurs by the third day of treatment of acute respiratory virus infections and influenza, a doctor should be consulted.
Throughout the epidemic season for prophylaxis purposes the drug is administered 1 tablet daily for 1-3 months.
If necessary Affinity-purified antibodies to human interferon gamma (Anaferon) can be coadministered with other antiviral and symptomatic drugs.
Affinity-purified antibodies to human interferon gamma (Anaferon) is not recommended for use in children below age of 6 months due to a lack of data on safety and efficacy.