Indications "Pseudoephedrine»



«Pseudoephedrine" can stimulate the heart, dilates the bronchi, stimulates the central nervous system constricts blood vessels, increases blood pressure.The drug acts on alpha-adrenergic receptors of vascular respiratory mucosa, resulting in narrowed vessels."Pseudoephedrine" reduces nasal congestion, reduces tissue hyperemia and edema, improves permeability of the nasal passages, drainage discharge from the sinuses and the opening of the eustachian tube openings sealed.

«Pseudoephedrine" indicated for the treatment of bronchial asthma (mild to moderate), obstructive bronchitis, with swelling of the nasal mucosa, the eustachian tube and sinuses rhinitis (vasomotor, acute, allergic), sinusitis (subacute, acute), withcroup, aerotitis, acut
e eustachian, acute tracheobronchitis, including as an adjunct therapy in combination with an antibiotic, antihistamine, analgesic, antitussive expectorants.The drug is also indicated for the treatment of urinary incontinence."Pseudoephedrine" taken orally 30-60 mg two-three times a day for ten or twenty days.As a maintenance therapy administered to 30 mg per day, the dose taken several hours before bedtime.

«Pseudoephedrine": contraindications, side effects



«Pseudoephedrine" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity, hypertension, koronaroateroskleroze, cerebral arteriosclerosis, heart failure, hyperthyroidism, insomnia, children up to twelve years.The drug should not be used during pregnancy, at the time of treatment should stop breastfeeding.The caution means prescribed for diabetes, predisposition to glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, the elderly.The men in the elderly when receiving "Pseudoephedrine" high probability of prostate hypertrophy.Not recommended to prescribe the drug during treatment MAO inhibitors and within two weeks after their withdrawal.

«Pseudoephedrine" may have the following side effects: anxiety, tremors, insomnia, mental stimulation, headache, dizziness, hallucinations, convulsions, CNS depression, rapid or slow heart rate, arrhythmia, skin rash, dysuria, vomiting, anorexia, sweating, weakness, shortness of breath, paleness.