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Structure Tussina Plus
As auxiliary components are present at structure: water, dye red No. 40, cherry fragrance, sodium benzoate, sodium saccharin, corn syrup with a large amount of fructose, glitserol, a flavoring additive, citric acid.
Is issued in the form of orange-red syrup with a slight cherry smell in polietilentereftalatovy bottles on 118 milliliters. In a set there is a measured glass.
Is mucolytic means. The dextromethorphan which is a part of drug suppresses afferent impulses of the increased intensity from a mucous membrane of respiratory tracts, increases a tussive threshold, reducing the frequency of dry cough. Though this active component on force of influence is similar to codeine, it has no analgetic properties, activity of a ciliate epithelium and a respiratory center does not oppress.
Gvayfenezin due to increase of secretion of liquid components of slime of bronchial tubes, strengthening of activity of a ciliate epithelium and a depolymerization of acid mucopolysaccharides has expectorant influence.
Duration of antibechic effect makes till six o'clock.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Active components of drug are quickly absorbed from a digestive tract – through half an hour after reception. They get into fabrics which contain acid mucopolysaccharides and are metabolized in a liver. Are removed with a phlegm by means of lungs or in the form of inactive metabolites by means of kidneys.
Effect of dextromethorphan begins to be shown in 15-25 minutes after reception and lasts till six o'clock. This active component is very quickly metabolized in a liver and removed generally by means of kidneys as not changed dextromethorphan.
Indications to use
Syrup is shown at diseases of the respiratory tracts which are followed by cough with the complicated otkhozhdeniye of a phlegm of the increased viscosity:
- acute laryngitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tracheitis, catarrhal diseases and flu;
- pulmonary tuberculosis;
- to bronchial asthma;
- bronchoectatic disease;
- different bronchitis;
Medicine cannot be taken at:
- serious organic illness of the central nervous system;
- children's age till six years;
- wet cough with a large number of an otkhodimy phlegm;
- gastric bleeding in the anamnesis;
- to ulcer of a duodenum and stomach;
- hypersensitivity to syrup contents.
It is impossible to accept along with other drugs which contain similar active agents.
As side effects can be observed:
- allergic reactions (hyperthermia, urticaria, skin rash);
- hyperexcitability (it is frequent at children);
- sleeplessness or drowsiness;
- exacerbation of an ulcer of a duodenum and stomach;
- dyspepsia (nausea and vomiting).
Application instruction (Way and dosage)
According to the instruction on Tussin Plus, syrup needs to be accepted inside after meal by means of a measured glass or a teaspoon.
To children from 6 to 12 years about one teaspoon is recommended to accept each four hours, to adults and children 12 years – on two teaspoons are more senior each four hours.
At overdose nausea and vomiting, an ataxy, a hyper tone of muscles, tachycardia, lowering of arterial pressure, disturbance of consciousness, respiratory depression, dizziness and excitement are observed. Treatment consists in a gastric lavage, reception of absorbent carbon and symptomatic therapy.
This medicine cannot be taken along with others mucolytic and antibechics, and also with drugs which inhibit MAO (including together with Selegilin, Procarbazinum and Furasolidone) as it can cause a tremor, spasms, nausea, drowsiness, intracranial bleeding, a hyper pyrexia, increase of arterial pressure, excitement, dizziness, a coma, a collapse and adrenergic crisis.
Drug is combined with cardiac glycosides, antibacterial agents and bronchial spasmolytics.
The tobacco smoke can cause increase in secretion of glands because of inhibition of a tussive reflex.
Terms of sale
Issue from drugstores is carried out according to the recipe.
Syrup can be stored at a temperature from 15 to 30 degrees. It is forbidden to store in the refrigerator!
Period of validity
The period of validity makes three years.
Analogs Tussina Plus are:
This syrup actually very well and quickly helps to get rid of cough. The only thing what it is necessary to remember that it cannot be used in large numbers, differently there can be strong side effects.
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