"Gelomirtol": instructions for use, analogues and reviews
Late autumn is a period of ailments, such as bronchitis, laryngitis or sinusitis. Most often, these diseases are accompanied by a painful cough that does not sleep at night, significantly impairs the quality of life and requires long-term treatment. To avoid this, at the first signs should consult a doctor. Modern pharmacology offers consumers a variety of tools that can quickly relieve cough. One of the best is considered to be the drug GeloMirtol. Instructions, as well as reviews of doctors inform about its effectiveness. The article will consider the composition of the drug, its properties and methods of administration.
"GeloMirtol" is a drug that includes natural herbal ingredients. It is used to kill pathogens that trigger respiratory diseases. According to the instructions for use, "GeloMirtol" contributes to the rapid dilution of even the thickest sputum in the bronchi and its removal from there.The tool is prescribed by a doctor, in addition to the effectiveness of a big plus of this drug is that it is suitable for the treatment of children.
What form is it produced and what is it made of?
The tool is a soft enteric capsules, covered with a translucent yellowish shell. Inside, they are filled with an oily substance of a semi-liquid consistency without color. The main active ingredient is myrtol, it has a specific aroma. There are two types of drugs - GeloMirtol and GeloMirtol forte. The instruction informs about the identity of both species, the difference is in the amount of the main active substance present in these two forms.
The GeloMirtol Forte unit contains 300 mg of myrtol. In addition, the composition contains additional components:
- limonene - 75 mg;
- Cineole - 75 mg.
- alpha pinene - 20 mg.
- rapeseed oil;
- triethyl acetate and so on.
Capsules are placed in contour cells of 10 pieces each, 2 blisters are packed in a cardboard box.
According to the instructions, "GeloMirtol" contains 120 mg. the main active substance is myrtol, which is the standard for the minimum content of additional substances:
- limonene - 30 mg.
- Cineole - 30 mg.
- alpha pinene - 8 mg.
Auxiliary components are:
- medium chain triglycerides;
- dextrin, etc.
The form of packaging is similar - 10 capsules are placed in one blister, in a cardboard bundle 2 blisters.
The instruction to GeloMirtolu informs that the medicine has a number of healing qualities:
Due to its antibacterial property, the agent inhibits growth and prevents the reproduction of pathogens. Anti-inflammatory effect reduces the processes of inflammation, acting directly on the mucous membranes of the bronchi and alveoli of the lungs. A mucolytic ability of the drug helps to quickly dilute even the thickest sputum and remove it from the bronchi.
Once inside, "GeloMirtol" is completely absorbed into the blood, settling in equal amounts in all tissues of the body. The greatest concentration is reached in 1-1.5 hours. The drug has the ability to penetrate into the tissue of the fetus during gestation, as well as in breast milk of nursing mothers.Most of it is excreted by the kidneys, only small through the intestines and lungs.
When is it applied?
Instructions for use "GeloMirtola Forte" and "GeloMirtola" indicates that the drug is used both in combination and in monotherapy in infectious and inflammatory diseases of the respiratory organs, such as:
- acute and chronic sinusitis;
For any diagnosis, an experienced specialist should prescribe the drug. At the same time, he will rely on the patient's condition, the form and severity of the disease, the individual characteristics of the organism.
Instructions to "GeloMirtol" contains information about contraindications to the drug. It can not be taken when:
- individual intolerance of the main component or auxiliary substances;
- calculous cholecystitis;
- gallstone disease;
- the first 3 months of pregnancy;
"GeloMirtol" is not allowed to take children under 6 years of age, "GeloMirtol forte" is appointed from 10 years. Before you begin treatment, you must eliminate all risk factors and make sure that there are no allergic manifestations.
Like many analogues, "GeloMirtol" (instructions for use provides this information) is intended for oral administration. You need to drink it half an hour before a meal, you can drink it only with water. The usual method of administration is 1 capsule 3-4 times a day. If the illness is chronic, 1 capsule is discharged twice a day.
Each disease is treated according to a specific scheme:
- Acute bronchitis or sinusitis in adults is treated as follows - 2 capsules 4-5 times a day.
- Chronic diseases - 2 capsules 3 times a day.
- To get rid of sputum faster, additionally drink 1-2 capsules at night.
“GeloMirtol forte” is prescribed for children only from 10 to 18 years old. Therapy is carried out as follows:
- Acute course of the disease - 1 capsule 4-5 times a day.
- Chronic inflammation - 1 capsule three times a day.
- With a heavy sputum discharge - additionally 1 capsule at bedtime.
Regular "GeloMirtol" is used to treat children from 6 to 10 years old according to the following scheme:
- Chronic ailments - 1 capsule twice a day.
- With the acute course of the disease - 1 capsule 3-4 times a day.
The long duration of therapy is determined by the doctor.
The action of the drug is usually tolerated by patients well, negative reactions appear quite rarely. The most frequent of them are:
If one or more signs appear, the treatment should be stopped immediately and seek medical help.
Long-term use of "GeloMirtol" in uncontrolled quantities can provoke the following signs of overdose:
- muscle cramps;
- respiratory failure;
- nausea and vomiting;
- failure in the activity of the heart and blood vessels.
Information about the effect of the drug on the condition of the fetus in the last 2 trimesters of pregnancy is not, therefore, experts recommend using similar tools that have this information. As it was established, “GeloMirtol” does not affect the psychomotor functions of a person, so it can be taken while driving or working with other mechanisms.
If it is not possible to use this drug, analogues will come to the rescue. The instructions for GeloMirtol Forte contain information that it has some contraindications, therefore a specialist can prescribe means of a similar action. These include:
- "Ribomunil" and others.
The list of analogues is quite large, each of the drugs has advantages and disadvantages. Specialist, guided by the characteristics of the patient, selects the best treatment option.
What they say about the drug?
Negative reviews of the drug "GeloMirtol" are practically absent. Specialists, as well as patients, consider it one of the best. There is a quick effect even in cases where antibiotics are powerless. The bronchi are cleared in a matter of days, nasal breathing becomes freer, and other symptoms of the disease disappear. Many patients note that after taking the drug, a pleasant aroma of myrtol remains in the mouth, which not only alleviates the condition, but also freshens breath.