Means "Stoptussin". Instruction
The drug "Stoptussin" (syrup) is described as a combined antitussive drug. The drug has mucolytic and expectorant effects. Available in the form of liquid liquid - transparent, viscous, having a yellow or yellow-brown color. Active ingredients: butamirata dihydrogenocyte, guaifenizin. The first component has a peripheral anesthetic local effect on the bronchoreceptors, which provides an antitussive effect. Also, the component has a moderate bronchodilator activity. Gvayfenizin reduces sputum viscosity, thereby improving its discharge.
Means "Stoptussin". Instructions. Indications. Contraindications
The drug is prescribed for infections of the respiratory tract (upper and lower), dry, irritating cough. The drug is contraindicated in children up to six months, pregnant (in the 1st trimester) and lactating. Reception not recommended for hypersensitivity to the components.
The drug "Stoptussin" (syrup). Instructions for use
The medicine is taken after meals. The drops are dissolved in a liquid (tea, juice, water). For an exact set of the amount of the drug, you can use a syringe (if it is attached to the package). Dosing is based on the weight of the patient. So, with a weight of up to seven kilograms, take eight drops not more than four times a day, up to twelve kilograms - nine drops as many times a day, up to 30 kg - 14 drops three times, up to 40 kg - 16, 50 kg - twenty-five, up to 70 kg - thirty, with a weight over 70 kg - forty drops. The interval between applications is at least six hours. To enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of the drug, it is recommended to increase the amount of fluid taken
Means "Stoptussin". Instructions. Adverse reactions
As practice shows, if the recommendations are followed, the drug is transferred quite well regardless of the patient's age. However, when taking can occur dyspeptic symptoms: vomiting, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea and others. In some cases, an allergic reaction is observed, manifested by redness, swelling, itching or burning of the skin. Some patients may experience dizziness, pain in the head or abdomen. In extremely rare cases, urticaria, urolithiasis was observed.
Means "Stoptussin". Instructions.additional information
The active ingredient - guaifenesin - helps to increase the analgesic effects of paracetamol and aspirin, alcohol, sleeping pills and sedatives, general anesthetics, and also muscle relaxants. When appointing this must be considered. In case of overdose, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, muscle weakness are noted. There is no specific antidote - prescribe treatment in accordance with the symptoms. Required coal and gastric lavage. The drug "Stoptussin" (instruction contains such information) is valid for five years. At the end of this period, use of the medicine is not allowed. Before use, you must consult a doctor.