"Herbion syrup of primrose"
In folk medicine, all parts are widely usedplants spring primrose (has other names: primula officinalis or medicinal primrose). Leaves and flowers are harvested during the flowering of primroses, and its roots are excavated in autumn. From flowers, primrose make infusions (they are a soothing remedy for overexcitation and insomnia) and decoctions (used for neuralgia, migraine, gout, cold, cough and insomnia). Leaves are used for the preparation of infusion, which is taken with gout, as well as with diseases of the bladder and kidneys. Tincture and decoction of the root is a diuretic, it helps to soften the sputum and expectorate. Decoction of the primrose root is applied externally with inflammation of the larynx and throat for rinsing. From the roots are also made the medicine "Herbion syrup primrose". The ATX code for this drug is R05CA10.
Syrup of spring primrose has a brown colorand a specific odor, may slightly opalescent. It is produced in bottles of dark glass with a capacity of 150 ml. Vials are packed in 1 piece. together with a dosage spoon (volume 5 ml) into a cardboard box. Five milliliters of the medicinal product "Herbion syrup of primrose" contains 1.03 g of the liquid extract of the roots of the spring primrose, 620 μg of levomentol and 2.06 g of the liquid extract of thyme grass. Auxiliary substances are: sucrose and methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218). To prepare extracts, use purified water.
"Herbion syrup of primrose" is a preparationof plant origin. It has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and expectorant properties. Due to the unique properties of the primrose root, it effectively dilutes sputum, it then easily leaves. Syrup is prescribed in complex therapy, as an expectorant, if with diseases - bronchitis, tracheitis and tracheobronchitis - sputum is difficult to separate. It is also effective for dry cough accompanying acute respiratory diseases. At appointment take into account possible or probable by-effects: allergic reactions, a diarrhea, a nausea, vomiting. In case of an overdose of the drug, the same disorders in the digestive tract are possible.
Medication "Herbion syrup primrose" can not beprescribe simultaneously with drugs that reduce the formation of sputum, as this makes it difficult to dilute, as well as with antitussive drugs that make it difficult to cough. Syrup can not be prescribed to people with diabetes, congenital intolerance to fructose, bronchial asthma, malabsorption syndrome (insufficient absorption in the small intestine) of glucose or galactose, with congenital insufficiency of sucrose or isomaltose. And also the drug is not recommended for children under 2 years old or for children who have undergone acute obstructive laryngitis. A prerequisite for the prescription of syrup is the absence of hypersensitivity to the ingredients of the medicinal product. Nursing syrup and pregnant women should not be used.
Children older than 2 years and adults are appointed ifthere is evidence for this and there are no contraindications, "Herbion syrup of primrose." The instruction sets the dosage of the drug, the frequency and duration of the course of treatment. Despite the fact that this medicine is dispensed in pharmacies without prescriptions, all precautions must be followed and medical advice must be obtained. Adults take after meals three to four times a day for 15 ml of syrup, children after 14 years are appointed with the same frequency, but only 10 ml at a time. Three times a day after a meal, the drug takes children from 2 to 5 years - 2.5 ml each, and from 5 to 14 years - 5 ml of the drug. The duration of treatment is 2-3 weeks. At the end of the third week, only after consultation with the doctor and at his appointment can take "Herbion syrup primrose." The reviews, like the instructions, talk about the need to drink medicine with a lot of warm water.