2010/06/08

HEXAPNEUMINE FOR CHILDRENS

Pharmacological properties: combined drug, is used for symptomatic treatment of dry irritating unproductive cough, particularly arising unexpectedly in the evening or at night.

The drug has antimicrobial, antihistamine and antitussive effects.

Biklotimol bactericidal effect against the staphylococci, streptococci, micrococci, and corynebacteria. Coagulated proteins of microbial cells.

Chlorphenamine maleate - antihistamines, which affects the peripheral N-1 receptors, preventing bronchospasm; has atropinopodobny, sedative, antitussive effects.

Folkodin - central antitussive action derivative of morphine. Inhibits the respiratory center, but to a lesser extent than codeine.

Combination folkodina with chlorphenamine maleate achieves optimal antitussive effect through potentiation of pharmacological activity.

INDICATIONS: Treatment of dry irritating unproductive cough in children aged 8 to 15 years (body weight over 25 kg).

USE: Assigned to children from 8 to 15 years.

Syrup are inside a measuring spoon with a capacity of 5 ml with a graded feature at 2.5 ml.

Children weighing 25-30 kg (approximate age 8-10 years) - 2,5 ml (1 / 2 measuring spoon) 3 times / day at intervals of not less than 4 h but not more than 6 times per day.

Children weighing 30-50 kg (approximate age 10-15 years) - 5 ml (1 Scoop) 3 times / day with an interval of not less than 4 h, but not more than 6 times / day. Duration of treatment should not exceed 5 days.

Children under 8 years of drug is given only emergencies, when the need for suppression of cough than the risk from the use of a derivative of morphine.

Contraindications: individual intolerance of any of the components of the drug, respiratory insufficiency of any degree; cough with symptoms of bronchial obstruction, diseases in which the increased risk of urinary retention, angle-closure glaucoma.

For adults - during pregnancy and lactation.

SIDE EFFECTS: allergic reactions: (skin: urticaria, erythema, eczema, purpura, angioedema, anaphylactic shock;

leukopenia, accompanied by fever;

thrombocytopenia, manifested by nosebleeds or bleeding gums;

sleepiness, decreased attention, difficulty breathing, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, impaired coordination of movements, tremor, dry mouth, accommodation disturbances, urinary retention, constipation, tachycardia, blood pressure reduction, the manifestations of excitation (anxiety, nervousness, insomnia).

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Not applicable for the treatment of productive cough.

The product contains 5,1% of ethyl alcohol, which corresponds to 200 mg of alcohol per 1 scoop (5.0 ml). Precautions apply in the case of hepatic and renal failure.

Before use, the drug should be excluded gastro-ezofagealny reflux and bronchial asthma. When treating patients with diabetes or subject to hypoglycemic diet should be aware that the product contains 1,875 grams of sugar in 1 / 2 scoops (2.5 ml) and 3,75 g in 1 measuring spoon (5 ml). The drug can cause drowsiness, it is necessary to take into account the patients Driving or operating machinery.

INTERACTIONS: Do not use in conjunction with drugs that increase bronchial secretions (mucolytics, etc.)

It should not be applied in conjunction with preparations containing alcohol or with drugs depressing the central nervous system (antidepressants, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, sleeping pills, clonidine and klonidinopodobnye substances, derivatives of morphine - pain killers and antitussives, methadone, antipsychotics, anxiolytics), - the risk of oppression of the CNS.

Do not use in conjunction with preparations containing drugs and atropine Atropine group - possibly urinary retention, constipation, dry mouth.

Not recommended for use in conjunction with drugs that can cause antabusopodobnuyu reaction with alcohol - disulfiram, tsefamandol, cefoperazone, latamoksef, cephalosporin, chloramphenicol, hlorpropamid, glibenclamide, griseofulvin, imidazole derivatives, ketoconazole, procarbazine, and others may be fever, vomiting, tachycardia.

OVERDOSAGE: Symptoms: increased severity of adverse reactions, convulsions, difficulty breathing, impaired consciousness, coma.

Treatment: symptomatic in a specialized department.

STORAGE: Store at room temperature.