Licorice root syrup (glycyrrhizae) 100ml
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Licorice root syrup instructionYou can buy Licorice root syrup hereThe drug syrup of the root of Licorice represents the clinical and pharmacological group of expectorants and antitussives. It is used for pathogenetic and symptoma..
Licorice root syrup instruction
You can buy Licorice root syrup here
The drug syrup of the root of Licorice represents the clinical and pharmacological group of expectorants and antitussives. It is used for pathogenetic and symptomatic treatment of various pathologies of respiratory organs, accompanied by the development of cough.
Composition and form of release
Syrup Licorice is a thick brown liquid. It has a peculiar smell and sweet taste. The main active ingredient of the drug is a dry extract of licorice root, its content in 100 g of syrup is 4.4 g. Also the composition of the preparation includes auxiliary components, which include:
Citric acid monohydrate.
The root licorice syrup is contained in a 100 ml vial. A cardboard package contains one bottle of syrup, as well as instructions for use.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
The preparation contains in its composition an active active substance of vegetable origin, a dry extract of licorice root. It includes glycyrrhizic acid and glycyrrhizin, which cause therapeutic effects:
Anti-inflammatory effect, which is realized mainly in the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract.
Expectorant action, which the drug has by reducing the viscosity of phlegm and improving the functional activity of the cilia of the epithelium of the lower respiratory tract.
Immunostimulating effect - increased activity of cells of the immune system in the structures of the respiratory system.
Regenerating action - active ingredients contribute to the early recovery of inflamed tissues of the respiratory system.
The spasmolytic effect is a decrease in the tone of the smooth musculature of the walls of the bronchi, which expands their clearance and improves the passage of air.
Antiviral action - components of dry extract of licorice root have the ability to suppress replication (intracellular duplication of genetic material) of certain viruses that are the causative agents of acute respiratory pathology.
Also in recent studies, the antitumor effect of the drug was revealed. Accurate data on pharmacodynamics (absorption into the systemic blood stream, distribution in tissues, metabolism and excretion) of the active components of the root liquor syrup is not available today.
Indications for use
Application of the syrup The licorice root is indicated for the complex therapy of the inflammatory pathology of the respiratory system, accompanied by the development of a cough:
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial mucosa that develops under the influence of various causes (bacterial, viral infection, prolonged exposure to various toxic compounds, including nicotine).
Atelectasis (a decrease in the area of the lungs) due to the gluing of the alveoli, which provokes blockage of one of the bronchi.
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs, which is mainly of infectious origin.
Bronchoectatic disease - a chronic pathology, accompanied by a local expansion of the lumen of the bronchi, as well as a cluster of pathological secretions.
Bronchial asthma is a specific inflammation of the bronchial mucosa, which is a consequence of the development of an allergic reaction.
The drug is used to clear the bronchial tree from accumulated secretion in the preoperative period, as well as after surgical intervention.
Contraindications for Licorice root syrup
There are several pathological conditions of the patient's body, in which the use of the root licorice syrup is contraindicated, they include:
Inflammation of the mucous walls of the stomach (gastritis).
Exacerbation of peptic ulcer, which is characterized by the formation of a defect in the walls of the stomach or duodenum.
Hypersensitivity to any of the components of the drug.
Before using the drug, you should make sure that there are no contraindications to the use.
Dosing and Administration
Root licorice syrup is for oral (oral) administration. The dosage of the drug depends on the age of the patient:
Adults - 1 dessert spoon 3 times a day.
Children over 12 years old - 1 teaspoon 3 times a day.
Children from 2 to 12 years - ½ teaspoon 3 times a day.
Children up to 2 years - the drug is used in drops (for one dose the number of drops corresponding to the child's age in months is counted) 3 times a day.
For convenience of reception the syrup is dissolved in water or syrup. The average duration of the course of therapy with the drug is 7-10 days, if necessary, it is extended by the attending physician on an individual basis.
Against the background of taking root syrup syrup, unwanted pathological reactions may develop, including heartburn (burning sensation behind the sternum), recurrent nausea and allergic reactions, accompanied by a rash on the skin, its itching or the appearance of characteristic changes reminiscent of a nettle burn (urticaria). In case of signs of negative pathological reactions, stop taking the drug and seek help from a medical specialist who will determine the possibility of further use of the drug.
Before applying the root Licorice syrup, you should carefully read the instructions for the preparation, there are a few special instructions that you need to pay attention to, they include:
The use of the drug for pregnant women and breast-feeding women is possible only under strict medical conditions under the supervision of a doctor.
It is not recommended to use diuretics at the same time with the drug (possibly a significant reduction in the level of sodium ions) and glucocorticosteroids (the half-life of glucocorticosteroids is prolonged against the background of taking root syrup syrup).
Since the syrup contains sugar, it should be taken into account in patients with concomitant disorders of carbohydrate metabolism (diabetes mellitus).
The active components of the drug do not directly affect the speed of psychomotor reactions, as well as the ability to concentrate.
In the pharmacy chain, the root licorice syrup is dispensed without a prescription. The appearance of doubts about his admission is the basis for visiting a doctor.
In case of a pronounced excess of the recommended therapeutic dose of Root Licorice syrup, the appearance or intensification of symptoms of adverse side reactions may occur. In this case, the drug should be discontinued and consult a medical specialist who, if necessary, will prescribe symptomatic treatment.
Terms and conditions of storage
Shelf life of the root licorice syrup is 2 years. After opening the vial, the syrup should be used for a period of time not exceeding six months. The drug should be stored in a dark, dry place inaccessible to children at an air temperature of no more than + 25 ° C.
Terms of sell
You can buy Licorice root syrup without a prescription.