«Pertussin" prescribed in the complex treatment of diseases of the respiratory tract (bronchitis, tracheitis, pertussis).The structure includes a means of potassium bromide and an extract of creeping thyme (thyme), as excipients used sucrose and ethyl alcohol.Thyme extract has expectorant properties, increases the amount of sputum, it contributes to liquefaction and improve its evacuation.Potassium bromide reduces the excitability of the central nervous system, exerting a calming effect.The tool is produced in the form of syrup, oral solution.
The drug should be taken after a meal 3 a day.Single dose for adults is 15 ml (1 tbsp).Children from 12 years are 1 des.l.(10 ml), children aged 6 to 12 years old - 1-2 tsp(5-10 ml), children aged 3 to 6 years old - 0.5-1 tsp(2.5-5 ml).The course of treatment is 1.5-2 weeks.In consultation with the docto
r increases the dose and duration of treatment.Full analogue "Pertussin" does not exist.The analogs have a therapeutic effect on are: "Gerbion", "Amtersol," Dr. Theiss "," Doctor Mom "," Linkus Lor "," Broncho Codelac "," Travisil. "
Side-effects "Pertussin" are heartburn and allergies.Before the drug must be taken into account that it contains ethyl alcohol (8-11%).The ethanol content of 1 teaspoon(5 ml) up to 0.43 g, 1 des.l.(10 ml) - up to 0.87 g, in 1 tbsp.l.(15 ml) - 1.3 In the maximum daily amount for adults - 3 tbsp(45 mL) is up to 3.9 g of ethanol.Therefore, during treatment should be carefully perform potentially hazardous activities that require attention and speed of reaction.Because part of the means of sucrose patients with diabetes should be carefully selected dosage.
«Pertussin" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to its components, liver disease, alcoholism, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, chronic heart failure, children under the age of 3 years, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.The tool does not prescribe intolerance of fructose, sucrose deficiency / isomalt, glucose-galactose malabsorption.Do not use "Pertussin" simultaneously with other antitussive drugs, as this makes it difficult attenuated sputum expectoration.