For the treatment of cough, newMucolytic drugs with a more effective effect. These medicines include Flavamed tablets, which are available in two types - for dissolution in water (effervescent, with cherry flavor) and direct oral administration.
Tablets from Cough Flavamed
The active substance in the drug in questionis ambroxol hydrochloride. This ingredient has an irritant effect on the bronchi, causing an increase in the production of sputum. At the same time, natural secretion is stimulated, therefore Flavamed is both a mucolytic and expectorant.
The described drug has a pronounced effect and acts quickly, only 30 minutes after admission patients feel relief. The duration of the result is about 10-12 hours.
Indications for Flavamed:
- Bronchiectatic disease;
- Chronic and acute bronchitis;
- bronchial asthma with difficulty in clearing bronchopulmonary secretions;
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
- pneumonia and other pathologies of the upper respiratory tract, which are accompanied by worsening of sputum excretion.
Cough therapy is performed according to the scheme:
- The first 3 days - 1 tablet, which corresponds to 30 mg of ambroxol hydrochloride, three times a day.
- The next days should take the capsule 2 times in 24 hours.
If there is a serious disease, a single dose can be doubled in the first 2-3 days of treatment.
Side effects occur extremely rarely (less than 0.01% of cases). Among them:
- Allergic reactions;
- Digestive disorders;
- skin rash.
Contraindications for the drug is almost none, it is not recommended to take it only with intolerance of ambroxol and fructose.
Effervescent tablets Flavamed Forte
This form of release is very convenient and allows you to achieve a therapeutic effect faster, since the active substance is absorbed almost 100% from the drug solution.
Instructions for the use of effervescent tablets Flavamed:
- Divide the tablet in half (1 unit contains 60 mg of ambroxol hydrochloride, while a single dose is 30 mg).
- Dissolve the drug in 1 glass of warm water, stir well.
- Drink the remedy, repeat 2 more times.
The scheme for taking effervescent tablets is the same as for regular capsules.
The entire course of cough treatment should be no more than 5 days. If during this time there is no improvement, you should change the medicine.