Experience of using Bioplasmix throat spray in the complex treatment of acute viral pharyngitis in children with an atopic background





children, acute viral pharyngitis, Bacillus bacteria, local therapy


The problem of therapy of acute respiratory infections in children remains relevant. The most common infectious pathology of the upper respiratory tract in both children and adults is acute viral pharyngitis. Irrational prescribing of antibiotics leads to medication-induced side effects and the spread of resistance of microorganisms to antibiotics in society. Topical application of respiratory probiotics may be an important component in the supportive treatment of acute respiratory infections and reducing antibiotic dependence. The use of probiotics in children with an atopic background is of particular importance due to the possible occurrence of adverse reactions.

Purpose - to assess the safety and effectiveness of the local application of Bioplasmix throat spray in the complex treatment of acute viral pharyngitis in children with an atopic background.

Materials and methods. 45 children aged 6-18 years with acute viral pharyngitis took part in the study. 2 research groups were formed: the Group I - main (n=25) - received protocol treatment + Bioplasmix throat spray locally and the Group II - comparison (n=20) - only protocol treatment. All patients were assessed for the severity of clinical symptoms (fever, headache, sore throat, scratching, cough) and oropharyngoscopy data (hyperemia, swelling of the mucous membrane of the oropharynx, granularity of the back wall of the pharynx) on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 7th days of using the product.

Results. The use of the local application of Bioplasmix throat spray for acute pharyngitis in children ensures a faster reduction in the severity of the main clinical manifestations and signs of inflammation of the oropharynx. In the Group I, compared to the Group II, there were better indicators of a decrease in the severity of cough (1.2±0.91 points vs. 1.76±0.85 points), a scratching (1.12±0.92 points vs. 1.7±0.86 points), sore throat (1.6±0.81 points vs. 2.23±0.76 points) and hyperemia of the pharynx (1.4±0.7 points vs. 2.1±0.9 points) from the 3rd day, swelling of the pharynx (1.22±0.86 points vs. 1.8±1.04 points) from the 4th day. Adverse reactions were not noted during the use of the local application of Bioplasmix throat spray.

Conclusions. Local probiotic therapy is an important component of the complex therapy of acute pharyngitis, the use of bacteria of the genus Bacillus in the form of Bioplasmix throat spray shows a positive effect on the course of acute viral pharyngitis in children, which manifests by a faster decrease in the severity of subjective symptoms of pharyngitis and inflammatory signs of the oropharynx.

The research was carried out in accordance with the principles of the Helsinki Declaration. The informed consent of the patient was obtained for conducting the studies.

No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.


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