ARBIDOL is the direct acting antiviral agent. ARBIDOL is approved for treatment and prevention of flu and cold in Russia. ARBIDOL blocks early stage of virus replication, prevents virus penetration into the cell due to the blocking of virus fusion with the cell membrane.
Active substances. Umifenovirum. АТC Code: J05AX13. INN: Umifenovirum. Pharmacotherapeutic group: antiviral agent. Pharmacodynamics. Arbidol is the antiviral medicinal product. It specifically inhibits in vitro viruses of influenza A and B and other viruses, i.e. agents of Acute Respiratory Virus Infections (ARVI). Based on its antiviral activity mechanism it belongs to the fusion inhibitors (fusions); it interacts with virus hemagglutinin. Contraindications. Hypersensitivity to Umifenovirum or any other component of the medicinal product; Paediatric patients under 2 years old. First trimester of pregnancy. Breast feeding period. Adverse reactions. Rare – allergic reactions.