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ANTITUSSIN tablets

Instruction manual

For medical use of the drug

Antitussin

Structure:

Active ingredients: 1 tablet contains herbs of Lanceolaceae thermopsis (herba thermopsidis lanceolata) in fine powder 0.0067 g, sodium bicarbonate 0.25 g;

excipients: talc, calcium stearate, potato starch.

Dosage form.

Tablets.

The main physical and chemical properties: tablets of greenish-gray or yellow-brown color, flat-cylindrical form with a facet and a risk. Impregnation is allowed.

Pharmacotherapeutic group.

Combined drugs used for cough and colds.

ATX code R05X.

Pharmacological properties.

Pharmacodynamics

Thermopsis grass has an expectorant effect, has a moderate irritant effect on the receptors of the gastric mucosa, and reflexively increases the secretion of bronchial glands. Alkaloids (cytisine, methylcytisine, pachycarpin, anagirin, thermopsin, thermopsidin) contained in the grass of thermopsis have an exciting effect on the respiratory center, and in high doses on the vomiting center. Sodium bicarbonate stimulates the secretion of bronchial glands, helps to reduce the viscosity of sputum.

Pharmacokinetics

Not studied.

Clinical characteristics.

Indications.

In complex therapy for diseases of the upper respiratory tract, accompanied by cough with sputum, which is difficult to separate (tracheitis, bronchitis).

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum in the acute phase, hemoptysis.

Interaction with other drugs and other types of interactions.

Adsorbents, astringents and enveloping agents can reduce the absorption of alkaloids of the herb of Thermopsis in the gastrointestinal tract. the drug should not be used simultaneously with drugs containing codeine and with other drugs that inhibit cough. to improve liquefaction and sputum separation, it is recommended to use a large amount of warm liquid.

Features of the application.

Use during pregnancy or lactation.

Contraindicated.

The ability to influence the reaction rate when driving vehicles or other mechanisms.

Studies to study the effect on the ability to drive vehicles or other mechanisms have not been conducted.

Dosage and administration.

For adults, the drug should be taken orally 1 tablet 3 times a day for 3-5 days, for children over 12 years old - ½-1 tablet 3 times a day for 3-5 days.

Children.

The use of the drug in children under 12 years of age is contraindicated.

Overdose.

Nausea, vomiting, weakness, diarrhea, dizziness, cold sweat, pallor, cyanosis of the mucous membranes, with severe poisoning, impaired consciousness, agitation, hallucinations, convulsions.

Treatment - gastric lavage, saline laxatives, activated charcoal, symptomatic therapy.

Adverse Reactions

With individual hypersensitivity to the drug, the development of allergic reactions is possible, including hyperemia, rash, itching and swelling of the skin. when taking large doses - vomiting.

Shelf life.

4 years.

Storage conditions.

Store in a dry, dark place at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Packaging.

Tablets number 10 in a blister.

Vacation category.

Over the counter.

Manufacturer / Applicant.

LLC Ternopharm.

Location of the manufacturer and address of the place of business / location of the applicant.

Ukraine, 46010, Ternopil, st. factory, 4.

Phone / Fax: (0352) 521–444, www.ternopharm.com.ua.

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