How to take syrup?

Tracheitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, tracheobronchitis - all these respiratory diseases "attack" a large number of people, causing them with a number of painful symptoms. An excellent tool in the fight against these illnesses are syrups of licorice, Althea and Erespal. In this article we will talk about how to take the syrup of these medicinal plants.

Licorice Syrup

It is usually prescribed for the treatment of inflammation of the respiratory tract: chronic and acute bronchitis, tracheitis, gastritis, gastric ulcer.

What is licorice syrup? How should this medicine be taken? This pharmaceutical agent, acting on the human body, enhances the secretory function of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract, stimulates the activity of the ciliary epithelium, both the trachea and the bronchi. In addition, licorice syrup has an anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic effect.

This pharmaceutical agent is contraindicated for people who have diabetes. It is necessary to refuse its use to pregnant women and those patients who have an individual intolerance to those substances that are part of this medication.

Against the background of the use of syrup, side effects can occur, including rash, swelling, skin hyperemia, impaired water and electrolyte balance, itching and high blood pressure.

How to take licorice root syrup This medicine is taken no more than four times a day after meals. A necessary condition for this is the use of a large amount of liquid immediately after each use of the syrup. Dosage medication for children under 12 years old -? teaspoons, adults and children over 12 years old - 1 teaspoon. The duration of treatment depends on the general state of health, the severity of the disease and the peculiarities of its course.

How to take Althea syrup

The active ingredient of this drug is plant mucus contained in the root of Althea. It has an effect on the gastric mucosa, resulting in increased secretion of the bronchial glands. Because of this, the phlegm dilutes and more easily exits the bronchi. Althea root syrup in the bronchial mucosa activates the ciliated epithelium, which helps reduce cough and improve sputum output. In addition, the normalization of the state of the stomach, as the vegetable mucus syrup envelops the gastric mucosa and reduces inflammation.

Adults and children over 12 years old can be given syrup 4-5 times a day, one tablespoon. Babies 6-12 years old can also be given 4-5 times a day, but 1 teaspoon each. Very little is given? teaspoon 4 times a day. The course of treatment should be no more than 15 days. You can not use the syrup in its pure form, it must first be diluted with warm water.

How to take "Erespal" - syrup

"Erespal" syrup has an anti-bronchoconstrictor and anti-inflammatory effect on the human body. The active ingredient of the drug fenspirid has a maximum concentration in the blood 2.5 hours after taking the drug, and after providing a therapeutic effect is excreted from the body with urine.

Syrup- “Erespal” can be prescribed not only for adults but also for children. The daily dose of the drug is 2 ml per 1 kg of body weight. This recommended rate is taken 3-4 times before main meals. Especially well the drug helps with coughing.

An overdose of the drug can be expressed as drowsiness, and increased irritability, as well as sinus tachycardia and vomiting. In this case, gastric lavage is done.