composition of breast elixir and indications for use
in 100 ml of breast elixir contains:
- thick licorice extract - 20.7 g;
- anise oil - 0,34 g;
- concentrated ammonia solution - 1.38 g;
- ethyl alcohol - 20.41 ml;
- purified water.
Thoracic Elixir is used to treat infectious and inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract that are accompanied by cough with difficult expectoration:
- cystic fibrosis;
Dosage and Administration
drug, taken orally 3-4 times a day before use by dissolving it in a small amount of water.
recommended instructions to breast elixir single dosage for adults is 20-40 drops.The maximum daily dose for adults is 160 drops.Children at one tim
Prolonged use elixir of breast and exceeding the recommended therapeutic doses overdose may occur.It is diagnosed by symptoms such as high blood pressure, hypokalemia, and impaired water-salt metabolism, which manifests itself in the form of peripheral edema.
contraindications and side effects
Thoracic Elixir is contraindicated if you are hypersensitive components during pregnancy and breastfeeding, bronchial asthma, gastritis and gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers occurring in the acute phase.The drug is prescribed with caution in children, patients with diseases of the liver and the brain, head injury and alcoholism.
Thoracic Elixir can not be used in combination with drugs for cough, as they make it difficult attenuated sputum expectoration, significantly reducing the therapeutic effect of the drug.In diseases of moderate or severe chest elixir can be administered simultaneously with antibiotics and other medications.
drug side effects may appear as allergic reactions, if the patient has a hypersensitivity to its components.In rare cases diarrhea may also occur.