List of cheap analogues Arbidola

In the cold season with reduced consumption of vitamins and a regular decrease in immunity, epidemics of ARVI diseases often occur. To prevent the emergence and alleviate the course of the disease, antiviral agents, for example, Arbidol, are capable. In addition, there are cheap analogues of Arbidol, a list of which is widely represented in pharmacies.

  • composition and action of the drug
  • Analogs
  • Amizon
  • Anaferon
  • Antigrippin
  • Arbivir
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Detoksopirol
  • Isoprinosine
  • Immunal
  • Ingavirin
  • Interferon
  • Jodantipyrin
  • Kagocel
  • Panavir
  • Proteflazid
  • Remantadin
  • Tamiflu
  • Flavozid
  • Citovir-3
  • Contraindications

Composition and effect of the preparation

The main active substance of Arbidol is umiphenovir, which has an antiviral effecton the body with a simultaneous immunomodulatory effect.

Umifenovir prevents the attachment of viruses to cell membranes, that is, prevents their penetration into healthy cells of the body. Immunomodulating effect is manifested in the form of stimulation of humoral and cellular immunity, increasing the human body's resistance to viral infections. In addition, Arbidol reduces the risk of complications that often occur after viral infections.


  • treatment of acute respiratory viral diseases( influenza A and B, adenovirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome, etc.), including those complicated by pneumonia, bronchitis;
  • complex therapy of chronic pneumonia, bronchitis, recurrent herpes;
  • complex therapy of acute intestinal infections caused by rotavirus( intestinal flu);
  • nonspecific prevention of diseases in contact with people with flu and other SARS;
  • prophylaxis of diseases in the period of epidemics of ARVI;
  • prophylaxis of exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, herpes;
  • prophylaxis of postoperative infectious complications and raising immunity.
The drug is prescribed for adults and children aged 2 years and can be used to treat pregnant and lactating women.

Arbidol can be purchased at pharmacies without a doctor's prescription, but only the specialist should prescribe the drug, indicate the dosage and the order of its administration.

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The pharmacies offer a wide range of Arbidol analogues similar in effect but containingother active substances. Choose a substitute or use drugs at the same time only on the advice of a doctor, as some drugs can mutually enhance or reduce the body's response to active substances.

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Contains isonicotinic acid derivatives, has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic effects, suppresses influenza virus, increases resistance to viral infections, is used in the therapy of other diseases.

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Homeopathic remedy with antiviral and immunostimulating effects. It is prescribed for treatment and prevention of influenza and SARS, can be used with other similar symptomatic drugs.

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Contains paracetamol, chlorphenamine and vitamin C. It has anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic effects. Eliminates the symptoms of influenza and ARI, SARS, relieves pain of various locations, fever with chills.

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An antiviral drug with an immuno-boosting effect, specifically suppresses influenza A and B viruses, removes symptoms of SARS and reduces the likelihood of complications after viral infections, reduces the level of intoxication of the body.

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Herpes simplex

The viral nosode preparation made from the strain of the Herpes simplex virus is used exclusively in the treatment of diseases and symptoms associated with herpes infections.

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Homeopathic antiviral and immunostimulating agent based on bovine bezoar( gallstone).Suppresses the reproduction of viruses, has antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects.

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An antiviral immunomodulatory agent based on pranobex inosine. It is indicated for viral infections: influenza, ARVI, measles, herpes, parotitis, HPV, cytomegalovirus.

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Immunostimulating drug based on echinacea purpurea extract. In addition to increasing the protective forces of the body has an antiviral effect on influenza and herpes, improving the resistance to colds.

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Contains imidazolylethanamide pentanedioic acid, is prescribed for treatment of influenza A and B, parainfluenza, adenovirus and other SARS, increases the content of interferon in the blood, raises and normalizes immunity, reduces intoxication.

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A group of drugs based on natural human leukocyte interferon for the correction of immunodeficiency states, prevention and treatment of viral and catarrhal diseases.

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Antiviral, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating drug based on iodophenazone. It is prescribed for the prevention of acute respiratory viral infection, treatment and prevention of tick-borne encephalitis. Contraindicated with intolerance of iodine-containing drugs.

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The active substance is kagocel, which stimulates the formation of interferon in the body. It is used for the prevention and treatment of ARVI, herpes and other infections.

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An antiviral and immunostimulating homeopathic preparation based on an extract of potato shoots. It is indicated for chronic viral infections, including ARVI, herpetic infections, HPV, CMV, tick-borne encephalitis.

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Immunostimulating phytomedication based on herbs( pike and turtle of ground and reed grass).It has an antiviral effect, stimulates the production of interferon. It is indicated in therapy of acute respiratory infections, smallpox, herpetic and other infections.

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Antiviral agent based on rimantadine, is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B, in the treatment of tick-borne viral encephalitis.

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An antiviral agent that contains oseltamivir. Used for the prevention and treatment of influenza.

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Contains plant flavonoids( pike sod and ground reed), stimulating immunity and depressing viruses of herpes, influenza, mononucleosis of other acute respiratory viral infections. It is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of disease in periods of epidemics.

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The drug is based on thymogen sodium and vitamin C, is prescribed in complex immunostimulatory therapy, has antiviral action against influenza A and B, and other acute respiratory viral infections.

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Arbidol has a limited number of contraindications to use:

  • individual intolerance of the drug components;
  • age under 2 years.
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