M  Mukaltin
 ukaltin - expectorant.

Pharmacological action

Mukaltin helps eliminate cough, reduce the intensity of coughing. The drug increases the secretion of mucus, thins it and helps to remove, has enveloping, anti-inflammatory effect.

Active substance means - an extract of marshmallow and accessories - sodium bicarbonate. Given that the basis of preparation of the plant extract, Mukaltin allowed to take during pregnancy, breastfeeding.

Product form

Release tablets Mukaltin.

Indications mukaltin

Mukaltin according to the instructions indicated for chronic, acute respiratory diseases, which are accompanied by a viscous and thick sputum (pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, laryngitis, pharyngitis, bronchial asthma, pulmonary emphysema, bronchitis, etc.).

Good reviews of Mukaltin, used for cough with phlegm of unknown origin.

Application mukaltin also effective in a state where the patient is difficult to cough up phlegm.

 Mukaltin pills
 Instructions for use mukaltin

Tablets Mukaltin adults and children after 12l. taking over one or two weeks. Take 3-4r 50-100mg / day before meals.

Mukaltin children can be given, pre-dissolved in warm water (about 1/3 cup). Children up to 12l. provide for the 1st tablet also 3-4r / day.

Mukaltin during pregnancy according to the instructions used in these adult dosages. But watching a pregnancy doctor individually can change the assignment.

Side effects

In some cases, the use of mukaltin cause allergic reactions such as itching, anaphylaxis, angioedema, urticaria. There are also reviews of Mukaltin, causes fever, headache, vomiting, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea.

If these side effects appeared, the drug should be repealed.

Contraindications mukaltin

Mukaltin contraindicated for children under 3 l., With severe renal disease, thrombophlebitis, thrombosis, diabetes, congenital fructose intolerance, phenylketonuria, hypersensitivity to an agent-galactose malabsorption syndrome of glucose, at a peptic ulcer gastrointestinal tract.

By Mukaltin instructions can not be used simultaneously with drugs affecting the cough center, in particular, such that the codeine. In this case, expectoration of sputum may be complicated, and the underlying disease that caused the cough may worsen.