You will need
  • - sterile cotton wool;
  • - thin stick;
  • - Lugol's solution.
Before beginning treatment, read the effect of this drug. Although not a requirement, but it is interesting.
The main active ingredient of the drug is molecular iodine, which has bactericidal activity against pathogenic fungi and yeast, gram-positive and gram-negative flora, and inhibits staphylococcal flora.
When applied to the mucous membrane of the throat iodine has a resorptive effect. It actively affects the metabolism, is involved in the synthesis of T3 and T4, strengthens the processes of dissimilation and has proteolytic activity.
Potassium iodide is included in the medication helps iodine it is better to dissolve in water. Glycerol prevents the stagnation of fluid in the inflamed tissues, reduces swelling and forms on the surface of the mucous protective film.
Lugol successfully treated infectious-inflammatory diseases of the mucous membranes of the throat and pharynx in children and adults - a sore throat, chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis, atrophic rhinitis, purulent otitis and other diseases.
For the treatment of throat Lugol you will need a sterile cotton swab and wooden or iron thin stick. Take a cotton swab and wrap it on a stick. Liberally moisten it with the solution and thoroughly coat the throat, pharynx and larynx.
At first you may feel a burning sensation. This will mean that Lugol began his action. Be patient, the burning sensation will pass after a while, and you will feel a significant improvement.
Lubricate the throat Lugol need from 3 to 6 times a day, depending on the severity of the disease (unless your doctor has prescribed otherwise).
Usually, Lugol well tolerated. However, in some cases, if you have hypersensitivity to iodine, or in the case of overdose may experience allergic reactions as hives or runny nose. In this case, discontinue the drug and consult a doctor.
Lugol contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to iodine and other components of the drug. If you have kidney, liver, or dermatitis, before use, inform your doctor.
Lugol is a potential hazard to the fetus during 2-3 trimester of pregnancy if you use it more than 4 days. Iodine gets into the mother's milk and affect the function of the thyroid gland of the baby. Therefore, in pregnancy and lactation, consult a doctor before consuming the drug.