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Indications of Biocombination 14
Schwabe Biocombination No14 Measles Tablet is indicated for sneezing and thin discharge from nose watery eyes fever. Assists in all stages of the disease. Traditionally used as supportive treatment of all kind of inflammations.
It is an acute infectious disease characterized by rash and catarrh of air passage.
a) Cause is attributed to virus (Morbilli) which is spread by droplet infection. The onset is abrupt and resembles a severe cold in the head. The disease is more infective at this stage compared to later stage where eruptions are visible. Pyrexia, cough, sneezing, nasal discharge with redness of eyes and photophobia are present. On the second or third day bronchitis sets in and other symptoms become serious. Sometimes hoarseness of voice due to laryngitis may be present. Biocombination 14 claims and reduces the complications.
b) Koplik spots are seen during catarrhal stage. They consist of minute bluish white spots resembling grains of salt surrounded by an area of redness. They are evident on mucous membranes of mouth. They disappear as the disease progress and rashes on skin appear. If detected, Biocombination 14 can be started at this stage.
c) Rashes appear on the fourth day on forehead, temples and behind the ear and spreads quickly over face, body and limbs. It consists of slightly raised dusky red spots termed as macules. The macules diffuse with each other and form blotchy billiform rash. In three to four days, they subside leaving stained skin and sometimes fine powdery desquamation. Maximum temperature is during rash and remains high for a day or two and subsides to normal in a week provided no complication gets involved. Biocombination lowers the severity and the phase is passed off calmly.
d) Normal complications met with are bronchitis or broncho-pneumonia, laryngitis, otitis media, stomatitis, cancrum oris and conjunctivitis and they should be separately taken care along with the administration of Biocombination 14. Incubation period: 10 - 14 days (limit 7-21 days) Pre-requisites in management of measles: A well ventilated room, room temperature around 65Favoidance of bright light use of Alpha-Coff cough syrup helps. Cleanliness should be given high priority thus eliminating chances for spread of the infection. Bed rest and light diet are suggested. Prophylaxis: It is available and the physician should be consulted on the subject. Seroprevention or modification should be viewed in the context that measles is prevalent worldwide and therefore the patient should acquire permanent immunity by suffering a controlled attack eliminating or controlling within comfortable limits the complications.
Ferrum phosphoricum - 3x, Kalium muriaticum - 3x, Kalium sulphuricum - 3x in equal proportion.
Mode of action of individual ingredients in Schwabe Biocombination 14
- Ferrum phosphoricum: It is indicated for catarrhal febrile stage of the disease and it prevents or lowers the possibility of bronchitis. It lowers congestion, cough, fever, soreness of throat, ears and eyes. It lower inflammations, fever, improves haemoglobin and gives a feeling of well being.
- Kalium muriaticum: It is indicated for acute and spasmodic cough, hoarseness, rattling in air passes if present, apathae and ulcers. It is especially useful in skin rashes of the types met in measles. It improves the digestive function during the disease.
- Kalium suiphuricum: It is useful second stage and the stage of healing. It lowers the chances of complications. It is helpful in cough, rattling chest, fevers, skin rashes, desquamation. Itching and rashes are kept within control and process of healing becomes faster.
|Dosage||Adults 4 tablets of Schwabe Biocombination No. 14 Measles, children 2 tablets, at a time, four times a day at intervals of three hours.|
|Contra-indication||Nil. It can be used along with other medicines and Alpha-Coff cough syrup. It has no side effect.|
|Manufacturer||Dr.Willmar Schwabe india Pvt.Ltd|
|Form||Tablets of 100 mg in bottles of 20g and 550g.|