Glikodin

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The description is actual on 25.06.2014

  • Latin name: Glycodin
  • ATH code: R05FB02
  • Active ingredient: Dextromethorphan (Dextromethorphan), Levomentol (Levomenthol), Terpin hydrate (Terpinhydras)
  • Producer: Alembic, India

Structure

Syrup Glikodin contains in terms of 5 ml left menthol — 3, 75 mg, terpin hydrate and hydrobromide of dextromethorphan — on 10 mg.

Excipients are: propylene glycol, sucrose, propilparagidroksibenzoat sodium, monohydrate of citric acid, methylparahydroxysodium benzoate, glitserol, silicon, sodium saccharinate, water, caramel.

Release form

In bottles on 50 or 100 ml, in the form of syrup.

Pharmacological action

What is Glikodin? It is drug which possesses antibechic and expectorant action.

Dextromethorphan increases a threshold of perception of the center of cough, without oppressing him. Provides these antibechic effect. Has sedative effect. Has no analgetic properties. The effect after reception comes within half an hour and lasts for 6 hours.

Terpin hydrate has expectorant effect. Activates secretory function mucous respiratory tracts, liquefying a phlegm and facilitating its department.

Left menthol has spasmolytic action, improves a state at acute inflammatory diseases – bronchitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis, laryngitis.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

The maximum concentration of drug in an organism is fixed in 2 hours. Dextromethorphan is exposed to transformation in a liver, forming active metabolites.

Terpin hydrate is removed with urine, then and through breath not changed. Nearly a half of dextromethorphan is allocated with urine.

Indications to use

The dry irritating cough at diseases of a respiratory organs of both acute, and chronic character.

Contraindications

At diseases of a liver use carefully.

Side effects

Seldom there is dizziness and drowsiness, an itch and rashes. From a gastrointestinal tract – nausea.

Application instruction of Glikodin (Way and dosage)

At children's age till 3 years dose individually. To children of 4 — 6 years apply in a dose ¼ teaspoons, 7 — 12 years — a half of h l. three times a day. The adult and after 12 flyings syrup is appointed by 4 times a day on 5 ml.

Overdose

Symptoms are respiratory depression, excitement, falling of the ABP, dizziness and tachycardia. Nausea is possible.

For treatment use symptomatic therapy, IVL. A specific antidote is Naloxonum.

Interaction

The instruction on Glikodin does not recommend use with the drugs oppressing a nervous system and drugs for cough of an opioid origin — it leads to mutual strengthening of action.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

Far from children to protect from light. The storage temperature which is not exceeding 25 °C.

Period of validity

3 years.

Special instructions

Glikodin of accustoming does not cause syrup.

To avoid use with MAO inhibitors for an exception of probability of interaction.

Medicine can cause drowsiness therefore during treatment it is worth avoiding the activity requiring special attention.

Analogs

Coincidence on the ATH code of the 4th level:

Kodelak, Zedeks, Codterpinum, Libexinum, Koldakt Bronkho, Neo Kodion, Sinekod.

Apteka24

  • Glikodinalembic Pharmaceuticals Limited (India)

Paniapteka

  • Glikodin ml syrup 100
Section: For cough
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