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Stoptussin user manualYou can buy Stoptussin hereCompositionThe composition of 1 tablet includes active substances guaifenesin and butamirate citrate in volumes of 100 mg and 4 mg respectively; Also there are auxiliary substances:..
Stoptussin user manual
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The composition of 1 tablet includes active substances guaifenesin and butamirate citrate in volumes of 100 mg and 4 mg respectively; Also there are auxiliary substances: colloid silicon dioxide, tribehenate glycerol, mannitol, magnesium stearate, MCC.
Form of issue
The drug is available in tablets, drops, as well as in the form of Stoptussin-Fito syrup.
The drug has an antitussive, expectorant effect.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
The drug is a combination antitussive and expectorant. The substance of guaifenesin allows splitting sputum. This is due to increased secretion of bronchial glands and reduce the viscosity of mucus. In turn, butamirate citrate allows you to have an anesthetic effect on the patient's throat, which reduces cough.
After the drug Stoptopsin enters the body, it immediately absorbed it completely. At the same time, the connection of matter with proteins and plasma is as much as 94%. As for guaifenesin, it is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, while the connection of this substance with proteins and plasma is insignificant.
Indications for use
From what tablets Stoptussin? The medicine helps with coughing.
Which cough is best for taking tablets and syrup? From dry and annoying. Also, the medicine can be used to relieve and soften the cough.
The drug is contraindicated in case there is an increased sensitivity to the main substances of the drug or myasthenia gravis. Tablets are contraindicated for children under 12 years, and syrup for children up to six months. The drug is also contraindicated in pregnancy. The medicine can not be used for breastfeeding. Syrup during pregnancy can be used if this is not the first trimester.
With the use of this drug, the patient practically does not feel any ailments. However, there may be side effects associated with its use. There may be headaches, nausea, bitterness in the mouth, diarrhea and dizziness.
Instructions for the use of Stoptussin (Method and dosage)
Tablets are taken internally and washed down with water without chewing. Dosage occurs depending on the weight of the patient. If the weight is less than 50 kg, then half the tablet. The whole tablet, if the weight is from 50 to 70 kg and 1.5 tablets, if the weight is more than 70 kg.
In case of an overdose of the drug, there may be headaches and dizziness, as well as abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhea. Due to the fact that guaifenesin does not have an antidote, the only way to cure is to rinse the stomach and take activated charcoal.
Terms of sale
This drug is dispensed without a prescription.
The drug should be stored in an inaccessible place for children and at a temperature of 10-25 ° C.
This drug is stored for 5 years, subject to storage conditions.
Reviews for Stoptussin
Abstract on the drug is such that if we talk about the responses to the pills, they are very positive, and they are all advised. And many even give them a preference, rather than a drop. Regarding how many days you can take Stoptussin, many talked about the instant effect and that after a few days of applying the medication the cough already passed completely.
If we talk about the responses to Stoptussin-Fito, then they are not straightforward. Of course, many users have stated that the medicine for children is excellent and has a very good expectorant effect. But there were some who said that the syrup had no effect.