How to take "Stoptussin»

«Stoptussin" prescribed for dry and irritating cough, accompanied by inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract, as well as when you cough before or after surgical treatment of the respiratory system.The active substances of the preparation are butamirata and guaifenesin.Butamirata exerts on the bronchial mucosa analgesic effect, guaifenesin reduces the viscosity of mucus, improving its expectoration.

«Stoptussin" need to drink after a meal.Tablets do not chew, they are taken orally with water.The droplets must first dissolve in 100 ml of water, tea, juice.Dosage "Stoptussina" is calculated from the weight of the patient.Babies weighing less than 7 kg give 8 drops at a time, for children weighing 7-12 kg - 9 drops to children weighing 12-20 kg, give 14 drops, c
hildren weighing 20-30 kg - 14 drops,30-40 kg - 16 drops per reception.Patients with a weight of not more than 50 kg should take two tablets or 75 drops per day, with a weight of 50-70 kg take three tablets or 90 drops per day, with a weight of 70-90 kg - four and a half tablet or 120 drops per day, weighs more than 90 kg - six tablets a day formulation.Medicine to take three to four times a day.The interval between doses funds should be four to six hours.In the absence of a positive effect of the application of "Stoptussina" should consult a doctor.

Side effects and contraindications to the use of "Stoptussina»

«Stoptussin" rarely causes side effects, these include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, drowsiness, diarrhea, dizziness, hives, skin rash.In a lot of the drug can cause impaired concentration.The tool may have a negative impact on the activities that require attention, rapid decision-making.

«Stoptussin" is contraindicated in myasthenia gravis, hypersensitivity to the components during lactation.During pregnancy, the drug can be used only in exceptional cases (in 2-3 trimesters).Babies under one year should not be given drops "Stoptussin", and children up to twelve years - tablets of the drug.The application period means you can not drink alcohol.At the same time taking guaifenesin increases the analgesic effect of "aspirin" and "paracetamol", the effect of muscle relaxants, ethanol, and strengthens the central nervous system effects of hypnotics, sedatives and general anesthetics.The drug is available without a prescription."Stoptussin" stored in a dark place, away from children at a temperature of 10 ° C-25 ° C.Shelf life medication - for five years.