Tussin - a treatment for cough.
Pharmacological action Tussin
The structure includes Tussin active substance - guaifenesin, which has expectorant (mucolytic) action. He reflexively affects the mucous glands in the bronchi, are responsible for the secretion. Through this secret mucous glands it becomes more liquid and abundant, and a dry cough unproductive moves in the wet productive.
The drug depolymerises acid mucopolysaccharides mucus. By activating the ciliated epithelium, it improves the expectoration of the bronchial tree.
Part of the Tussin glycerin softens locally oropharyngeal mucosa, thereby reducing scratchy and sore throat.
Tussin rapidly absorbed their digestive tract. The preferential tropism to the tissues containing acid mucopolysaccharides. Once inside, he continues to operate 3, 5 - 4 hours. Metabolic transformation of drug in the liver. Excretion of light is carried out (with phlegm) and urinary system (part of the drug is excreted unchanged form).
Tussin produced in the form of syrup, 5 ml of which contain 100 mg of guaifenesin.
According to the instructions Tussin appointed as a symptomatic treatment for the respiratory diseases that are associated with non-productive cough - with SARS, tracheitis, bronchitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis. The drug is part of a complex scheme of treatment of exacerbations of asthma, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis.
In the opinion of Tussin improves the pre- and post-operative rehabilitation tracheobronchial tree.
The drug is not used to treat cough in the case of acute duodenal ulcer and stomach, especially before they proceeded with bleeding from the digestive tract, hypersensitive to the components of the tool, for children up to 2 years. Caution is required in the application during pregnancy, lactation, children under 12 years.
Instructions for use Tussin
According to the instructions Tussin taken after meals inside. It is advisable to drink plenty of fluid it.
Children aged 2 - 6 years of age, the dose is 0, 5 - 1 teaspoon 3 - 4 times a day, at the age of 6 - 12 years: 1 - 2 teaspoons 3 - 4 times a day, adults and children over 12 years: 2 - 4 teaspoons 3 - 4 times per day. 1 teaspoon contains 5 ml of the drug, or 100 mg of guaifenesin.
The duration of treatment is individual and tussin determined by the physician, taking into account the dynamics of the disease, on average no longer than 7 days.
You can not combine Tussin with drugs that suppress the cough, since they disrupt the discharge of liquid mucus.
During treatment with urine may acquire a pink tinge.
Side effects Tussin
In the opinion of Tussin occasionally can cause allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, soft stools, headache, drowsiness. In case of these symptoms the drug should be discontinued and seek medical advice.