In the "Mukaltin" includes sodium bicarbonate and extract, medicinal marshmallow root. Sodium bicarbonate contributes to a more complete and better expectoration of sputum and reduces its viscosity. Marshmallow root extract stimulates easier expectoration of sputum from the tracheobronchial tree. This effect is due to increased secretion of secretion of bronchial glands, thinning of the existing phlegm. Causing mucus becomes less viscous and easier to form leaves during a cough. Marshmallow root also strengthens the epithelium of the bronchial mucosa, making the lungs quickly running out of phlegm. The extract contains mucilage, enveloping the gastric mucosa, thereby preventing irritation of the stomach wall.
"Mukaltin" quite effective both in wet and dry cough. The drug is recommended in such diseases of the respiratory tract, as laryngitis, pharyngitis, bronchial asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, tracheitis, and tracheobronchitis COPD. "Mukaltin" contraindicated for patients who have allergic reactions to components of the drug. Also, the drug should not be taken by people with ulcer disease duodenum and stomach in the acute stage. The drug is relatively safe for pregnant and lactating mothers.
"Mukaltin" should be taken 30-60 minutes before meals. The tablet should dissolve in the mouth until dissolved or dissolve the entire daily dose in 0.5 liters of warm water or sweet tea. Adults and children 12 years of age we recommend taking 1-2 tablets "Mukaltin" three to four times per day. Young patients from 3 to 12 years is assigned to 1 tablet of a drug three times a day with an interval of 4 hours. Kids 1 to 3 years of age give ½ tablet three times a day. Duration of treatment is 10-15 days and is carried out until, until the sputum will not be easy to cough up.
Side effects "Mukaltin" poorly expressed. While taking pills can be allergic reactions as hives and itching, nausea, discomfort in the stomach and vomiting. Mostly the side effects children suffer. The reviews about the drug on the whole positive. According to them, "Mukaltin" quickly translates dry cough is wet and with a wet cough promotes easy expectoration. The maximum effect of treatment is visible with proper dosing and use of the drug.
Advice 2: As to "Mukaltin" during pregnancy
During pregnancy the woman is weakened immune defense, therefore increases the risk of colds. Treatment of cough in this case may seem like using "Mukaltin".
You will need
- - instructions for use;
- - water.
Remember that the use of any pharmacological during pregnancy should occur only after authorization of the gynecologist. Appoint a "Mukaltin" with dry obsessive cough to translate it in the wet and an effective withdrawal of phlegm from the respiratory tract. Coughing can cause reflex contraction of the muscular tissue of the uterus. In this case, it is possible spontaneous miscarriage. It is forbidden to use if there is a potential risk of miscarriage. Also contraindicated in the presence of gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
Although permitted in the period of carrying a baby to use it in the first trimester is not recommended, so as to "Mukaltin" pregnant at this time is dangerous. In the first 12 weeks begins the formation of the internal organs of the fetus, and break it capable of any, even the most harmless drug.
How to drink "Mukaltin" pregnant, the doctor will decide. If you need to see the rules of admission to instruction that is embedded in each package . Treatment "Mukaltin" in pregnancy may be accompanied by nausea and presence of pain in the upper epigastrium. Note irritation, swelling and redness of the skin. This manifestation, in which the receiving means should be discontinued.
Simultaneously with the "Mukaltin" don't take that suppress the cough. In this case there is a delay of sputum and accumulation in the Airways, which will lead to complication of the disease. Usually prescribed drug is 1-2 pills a dosage of 50 micrograms, 3-4 times a day. The treatment lasts a week. If improvement pregnant women, the doctor may extend the course of treatment "Mukaltin" or replace it with equipment with the same effect.
Suck pills is not recommended, as this method does not give the desired effect. Dissolve each tablet in half a glass of boiled warm water and drink the solution in small SIPS.
"Mukaltin" refers to pharmacological , made on the basis of vegetable raw materials. Therefore its use during pregnancy is permitted.
Like other vegetable , "Mukaltin" can cause an allergic reaction. Use it to treat coughs only in the absence of hypersensitivity to marshmallow root.