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[Efficacy of arbidol in prophylaxis and treatment of acute respiratory viral infections in servicemen].

Abstract
The authors present the results of study of arbidolum therapeutic-and-prophylactic effectiveness in acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI) under conditions of military staff with determination of economic expediency. Coefficient of effectiveness of arbidolum prophylactic use was 25% and efficiency index--1.33. In experimental group the ARVI complicated forms were noted in 3% of the patients and in control group--in 5%. Due to decreased expenses on the treatment of non-complicated and complicated ARVI forms the cost of therapy of one servicemen in the first group was 290.6 rubles, in the second group--323 rubles, in the third group--336 rubles and in the fourth group--368 rubles. The results of investigation have shown the significant advantage of arbidolum therapeutic-and-prophylactic use compared with other variants. Its use permitted to decrease the febrile period, to reduce the manifestation of symptoms of intoxication and affection of upper respiratory tract.
AuthorsV I Shumilov, A M Shuster, S P Lobastov, V A Shevtsov, B L Mednikov, S A Piiavskiĭ, V I Litus
JournalVoenno-medit︠s︡inskiĭ zhurnal (Voen Med Zh) Vol. 323 Issue 9 Pg. 51-3, 96 (Sep 2002) ISSN: 0026-9050 [Print] Russia
Vernacular TitleEffektivnost' arbidola v profilaktike i lechenii ostrykh respiratornykh virusnykh infektsiĭ u voennosluzhashchikh.
PMID12449757 (Publication Type: Clinical Trial, English Abstract, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Indoles
  • arbidol
Topics
  • Acute Disease
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Antiviral Agents (therapeutic use)
  • Humans
  • Indoles (therapeutic use)
  • Male
  • Military Personnel
  • Moscow
  • Respiratory Tract Infections (drug therapy, economics, prevention & control)
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Virus Diseases (drug therapy, prevention & control)

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