Instruction for Stoptussin Phyto
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Syrup "Stoptussin Phyto" is available in dark glass bottles with a volume of 100 ml. The box also has a special measuring spoon, which is convenient for measuring syrup for children.
Syrup "Stoptussin Phyto" is a herbal medicine. It contains extracts of several well-known plants used in traditional medicine and modern pharmaceuticals:
The content of each extract in 100 g of syrup does not exceed 4.2 g.
Medicinal plants have long been used to treat coughs and colds. For example, thyme is mentioned in Avicenna’s writings, and in Russia, where it is widespread, thyme was also called the Virgin Mary for its beneficial effects on human health. Our grandmothers drank decoctions of this herb from many ailments.
Thyme, which also grows practical throughout Russia (especially in its southern regions) has both anti-inflammatory, expectorant and bronchodilator effects. Therefore, a decoction or extract of this plant was used if it was necessary to cure a cold or lingering cough. Thyme also activates its own immune system. These properties of plants are used by modern pharmacology.
Plantain is one of the most important components of decoctions, infusions, used in traditional medicine. Everyone remembers that in childhood, wounds and scratches on the skin were treated by applying a clean sheet of plantain. And this remedy helped, because this plant can suppress staphylococcus and streptococcus. But it is no less effective when coughing, forcing the bronchi to work more actively, as well as to remove accumulated mucus.
When compiling the Stoptussin Phyto syrup composition, pharmacists took into account all the beneficial properties of these plants. The result is an effective and safe cough remedy that can be safely given to children.
Assign "Stoptussin Phyto" for the treatment of severe cough with:
The syrup softens sputum, enhances the functioning of the bronchi, due to which mucus is excreted faster. Recommended for coughing any etiology.
At what age are they prescribed?
Syrup "Stoptussin Phyto" can be given to children from 1 year. An age limit has been established since the syrup contains ethanol.
Possible contraindications to treatment with syrup relate to individual intolerance to the components, for example, it may be a reaction to one of the medicinal herbs or honey, fructose, glucose, galactose.
The second group of contraindications is associated with the content of ethanol in the syrup. Including these are recent brain injuries, epilepsy.
Syrup for children with diabetes should not be treated.
Side effects of Stoptussin Phyto
During treatment with syrup in children, side effects in the form of allergies can occur:
swelling of the face or mouth and throat.
The gastrointestinal tract can also respond to the medicine. In this case, the child experiences nausea, vomiting.
Instructions for use
You need to take the syrup Stoptussin Phyto after a meal, following the scheme shown in the table.
Dosage of syrup depending on the age of the child:
1-5 years - 0.5-1 teaspoon, 2-3 times a day.
5-10 years - 1-2 teaspoons, 3 times a day.
10-15 years - 2-3 teaspoons, 3 times a day.
It is more convenient for children to give syrup from a measuring spoon, which is sold with the bottle. After each use, it must be washed with warm water and dried.
Instructions for use recommend that children over 15 years of age apply one tablespoon (this is about 20 mg) 2-3 times a day.
Children take syrup Stoptussin Phyto well, as it has a pleasant sweet taste. Usually the course of treatment is one week. As prescribed by the doctor, its duration can be increased.
If the reception of the syrup does not bring the expected effect within a few days, as well as in cases where there is a deterioration in the condition of the child with asthma attacks and fever, you should call your doctor.
If a child accidentally drank more medicine than it should be by age, you need to drink it with plenty of water, and then give an absorbent preparation - activated charcoal, Smecta, or any other home medicine kit. Tell your doctor right away. Depending on the individual health indicators of the child, perhaps he will recommend other measures.
Interaction with other drugs
The action of “Stoptussin Phyto” is aimed at enhancing the work of the bronchi to eliminate sputum. Therefore, it is not necessary to give this medicine to children at the same time as cough suppressants, which are opposite in therapeutic effect. These are medicines containing codeine, as well as suppressing the cough center in the brain.
With the simultaneous administration of such drugs, a significant amount of mucus can accumulate in the bronchi, which makes breathing difficult, and can also lead to asthma attacks.
At home, it must be stored at room temperature in a dark place. Parents should ensure that children cannot get their own syrup bottle. Shelf life of the closed asset is 4 years from the date of issue. The production date is indicated on the package.
Do not give children expired medicine - this can lead to unpredictable consequences.
If you read the reviews of parents and doctors about the syrup "Stoptussin Phyto", then most of them are positive. Doctors note the high effectiveness of the drug, the rapid onset of relief in children suffering from a protracted cough, especially with bronchitis. The low frequency of side effects makes the use of syrup very affordable. Despite the content of honey, allergic reactions are rare.
It is important for parents that a few days after the start of treatment, children can sleep peacefully at night, become more active during the day. Moms say that even babies drink sweet syrup with pleasure, so you do not need to figure out how to give it or dilute it with sweet juice.
One mother shared her experience of how, in one day, a dry, irritating cough, from which a child was tired, became wet. Sputum began to recede, so the first night the baby slept quietly, without waking up. And the entire course of treatment, until complete recovery / discharge to kindergarten, took one week.
Another mother describes a successful (albeit not so fast) case of Stoptussin Phyto syrup for tracheitis and bronchitis. It is also important for parents that as part of the medicine there are only medicinal herbs, it does not harm the health of the child.
Terms of sell
You don't need a prescription to buy Stoptussin Phyto.