Libexin muco - a description of the preparation
Preparation Libexin, reviews of which quitepositive, belongs to the class of mucolytic agents. The drug is based on the active substance carbocitssein. Libexin flour is produced in various dosage forms - in the form of syrup, capsules, granules for obtaining a suspension. The medicinal form in the form of a syrup is produced with the aroma of cinnamon and rum for adults and with the aromas of cherries and raspberries for children.
The action of carbocitsin is to influence theenzyme goblet cells of the bronchi, which produce mucus. This component activates sialic transferase, the enzyme of these cells, stimulating the secretion, normalizing the composition of sialomucines released by the bronchial tree. The drug acts on the physico-chemical properties of the bronchial secretion, reducing the viscosity of the nasal secretus and the secretion produced by the bronchi. Beneficial effect on the mucosa, causing the restoration of its surface, the structure of the mucosa is normalized and the number of goblet cells decreases. This action leads to a decrease in mucus production. The pharmacological form of carbocitscein does not cause irritation of the gastric mucosa, therefore a daily dose can be taken at a time. This method of dosing prolongs the activity of the drug for up to 8 days after taking Libexin Muko.
Indications for the use of the drug are:
- conditions in which viscous and sporadic sputum is formed
- chronic and acute bronchitis, tracheobronchitis, tracheitis, bronchiectatic disease.
- conditions accompanied by a large mucus compartment - inflammation of the nasal sinuses, diseases of the middle ear - otitis, adenoiditis, rhinitis, sinusitis.
- if necessary, instrumental diagnosis of bronchial tree conditions
- before bronchography or bronchoscopy.
The drug has a number of contraindications for use:
- if there is an allergy to the components of the drug; -in the acute phase of peptic ulcer of stomach and duodenum;
- in the first trimester of pregnancy;
- acute phase of chronic glomerulonephritis;
- with phenylketonuria.
To side effects of the drug Libexin mucoinclude: dyspeptic phenomena (vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pains), general weakness, allergy manifestations (angioedema, rash on the skin.The same symptoms may also appear with an overdose of the drug.Libexin flour is used orally in the form of a syrup or capsules. for adults is three times a day for 750 milligrams.After the mucolytic effect has appeared, the dose is reduced to 500 milligrams.Duration of the drug is 10 days Children up to 2.5 years of age the dosage is 50 milligrams twice a day, the kindergarten is 100 milligrams m twice a day, the dosage of 200 milligrams three times a day is shown to the older age.The mucolytic effect of the drug is especially strong when combined with physiotherapy and massage.
The effect of libexin flour duringsimultaneous administration of anticholinergic drugs and antitussive drugs. Potentiates the bronchodilator effect of theophylline. Increases the effectiveness of antibiotic therapy in inflammatory processes developing in the bronchial tree of infectious genesis.
Libexin muko, reviews about which are quite good, are often recommended by doctors.
Alcohol in the preparation is contained in an amount of 1.64about%. It is not recommended for people with alcoholism, liver disease, trauma and brain pathology. People with diabetes should take into account that in one measuring cup of medicine contains 6 grams of sucrose. Libexin flour contains alcohol, which can affect the ability to work with machinery and a car.