Anvimax or Teraflu, the choice of drug

Both of these drugs are aimed at combating viruses that cause SARS and influenza. They also have the same method of application. This, perhaps, is all unifying qualities.

The most important and significant difference is their different composition, and “Anvimax” stands out in a winning version, since it not only eliminates the symptoms, but also affects the very cause of the common cold. The manufacturers of these drugs are also different, as are the prices for them. Domestic Anvimax will be cheaper than its foreign counterpart. The difference between Teraflu is that it is available exclusively in powder, as its competitor is also in encapsulated form.

For example, if you urgently need to improve your well-being, it is better to take “Teraflu”, as it relieves the symptoms of the disease faster, and “Anvimax” will come to help in order to influence its cause. The latter should not be taken for children under 18 years of age, and Teraflu is allowed from the age of 12. Anvikmaks should be taken at 2-3 sachets per day, and its analogue Teraflu can be taken at 3-4 sachets per day.

With the onset of cold weather in pharmacies, there are more and more buyers who want to recover as soon as possible from the colds that have caught them. Symptoms are known to everyone – high fever, nasal congestion, body aches, lack of appetite, chest pain.

Modern pharmacies are overwhelmed with a variety of drugs promising an almost instant recovery. The most popular are Anvimax and Teraflu, this article will help you figure out which of these tools is the most effective.

The drug “Anvimax”

A domestic manufacturer’s cold medicine in the form of a powder has a variety of flavors: raspberry, cranberry, lemon with honey and without, etc. The powder is packaged in a sachet, which is convenient for use, but it also comes in capsules.


The composition of the drug and indications for use

The composition in a certain proportion contains paracetamol, rimantadine, calcium gluconate, ascorbic acid, etc. They act in the fight against colds: lower the temperature, relieve pain, kill pathogenic microbes. The drug is used to relieve symptoms of acute respiratory diseases and influenza type A.

Instructions for use

In half a glass, it is necessary to dissolve the contents of the bag, mix well and use immediately after complete dissolution. Take 2-3 times a day, if after three days there will be no positive dynamics, you should definitely consult a doctor.

Contraindications and side effects

Not recommended for use if there are:

  • Sensitivity to at least one of the components of the powder.
  • Thyroid disease.
  • Hemophilia.
  • Breastfeeding and pregnancy.
  • Acute pyelonephritis, hepatitis, or other chronic inflammation of the internal organs.
  • Gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Alcoholism in the chronic stage and so on.

It is forbidden to take children under 18 years. The use of this medicine also leads to a number of side effects: from the nervous system, urinary system, gastrointestinal tract, skin manifestations, allergic reactions, and others. Therefore, at the first unusual symptoms, a doctor’s consultation is necessary.

Take the medicine should be no longer than 5 days. Given all the adverse reactions, during the period of use of the drug, it is not recommended to drive vehicles and other activities where increased concentration is needed.

The drug “Teraflu”

It is produced by enterprises in Switzerland, USA, Canada, France for the Russian market, in the form of packaged bags containing powder tasting of wild berries.


The composition of the drug and indications for use

It is recommended to use for the treatment of influenza and other colds, which are manifested by fever, chills, sneezing and other symptoms characteristic of SARS.

The main component of the drug is paracetamol, pheniramine maleate, phenylephrine hydrochloride and excipients, which are contained in the correct proportion and help to destroy pathogenic viruses.

Instructions for use

The drug is recommended for adults and children over the age of 12 years. Dosage of 3-4 sachets per day. Dissolve the powder in warm, hot water and drink immediately after complete dissolution. It is impossible to continue treatment for more than 5 days, if improvement has not occurred, it is better to consult a doctor.

Contraindications and adverse reactions

You can not take the drug if there is:

  • Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
  • Diabetes.
  • Chronic alcoholism
  • There are sleep disturbances.
  • Cardiovascular problems.
  • Complications of the kidneys.
  • Blood diseases and stuff.
It is forbidden to take the drug for children who are not yet 12 years old. Side effects can also be observed, for example, from the immune system, circulatory and lymphatic systems, central nervous system, cardiovascular system, the manifestation of negative effects on the skin, and many others.

Since the drug causes drowsiness, it is not recommended to drive vehicles during treatment. And also be focused where increased attention is required.

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