Young mothers know firsthand what it is - do not sleep at night, when the child is sick and is coughing, like a real smoker.With weakened immunity common cold can develop into a sore throat, sore throat, and bronchitis. What if the infection reached the bronchi, and the kid can not cope with a cough?Sinekod children help stop attacks hysterical cough and bring infected sputum from the bronchi.
Sinekod a mucolytic preparation of the new generation, whose action is based on blocking the area of the brain responsible for the cough reflex, increasing the lumen of the bronchi and liquefaction of sputum.Before using the drug should consult a pediatrician, reading instruction and determining dosage.Sinekod is a drug, which is sold in the pharmacy network without a prescription.
- mechanism of action of drugs
- Contraindications and side effects
Sinekod used to relieve symptoms of cough and improve the functions of breathing in children2 months.For
- vials with a solution.
syrup and drops are used to treat cough in children, adults fit pills and syrup.The manufacturer of the drug is Novartis Consumer Health SA(Switzerland), specializing in the production of drugs for the treatment of the respiratory system.
syrup does not contain sugar, used as a sweetener sorbitol and saccharin, so it can be used to treat children with obesity and diabetes.The package is a bottle of medicine from the dark glass of 100 and 200 ml, measuring capacity, instruction manual.Syrup - a clear liquid with the aroma of vanilla.Syrup is indicated for use in children from 3 years.
Sinekod droplets discharged in darkened glass vials of 10 ml and 20.Specifically designed for infants and is indicated for use on babies 6 months and older.The package contains a drop, instruction manual.Tablets Sinekod indicated for use by teenagers over 12 years old.
mechanism of action of drugs
Sinekod used to treat dry hysterical cough of different origin.Expectoration of sputum improves, expands the bronchial lumen, relieves cough.The indications for use of the drug Sinekod are respiratory diseases in children:
- whooping cough;
- chemical burn of the nasopharynx;
- cough provoked by surgery;
- other inflammatory diseases of respiratory system: flu, laryngitis, acute respiratory viral infection.
active substance is butamirata that acts specifically on the cough center in the brain.Reduce inflammation, inhibit cough, dilates the bronchi, improves breathing.Rapidly absorbed in the intestine, kidneys displayed in the form of metabolites.
Depending on the age of the child is prescribed:
- drops - for children from 2 months to 3 years;
- syrup - kids from 3 years of age or older;
- pills - adolescents from 12 years;
- vials with a solution intravenously administered only to adults.
Sinekod apply for children should be only after the recommendation of a pediatrician, can not engage in self-medicate.The doctor will take into account features of the baby, the ability to respond to medications, the degree of damage the respiratory system and correct diagnosis.Improper treatment can lead to complications, suffocation, pneumonia.
Dry cough can be caused by allergies, swelling of the airways, which is a dangerous condition.The doctor will determine the nature of the disease: obstructive, bacterial, caused by physical impact or inhalation of foreign objects.Sinekod should not drink as soon as the baby hysterically coughing spasms in contact with food or liquid into the respiratory system.
established the following rules of the drug in the form of syrup:
- age 3-5 years - 5 ml before meals 3 p per day;
- 6-12 years - 10 ml before meals 3 p per day;
- adolescents from 12 years - 15 ml 3 p per day.
drops designed for infants and children older than 1 year to 3:
- kids 2 months of age up to a year - before feeding p 4 a day, 10 drops;
- kids from 1 to 3 years - 15 drops 4 p per day;
- children from 3 years of age take 25 drops a day 4 p.
to treat infants drops diluted with warm boiled water.A small child should not be left unattended for a long time - departing mucus can obstruct breathing.After taking the medicine need to put the toddler on the flank or keep upright.
Contraindications and side effects
Drug Usage clearly indicates the diseases and conditions for which you can not use Sinekod.First of all, it is highly sensitive to the drug and allergy.Sinekod refers to drugs plant-based, so it is recommended to make a pre-test for allergies.Especially important requirement before the treatment of young children, whose body is unpredictable.
After taking the medicine can also backfire, especially in infants:
irritation, redness, rash on the skin, accompanied by itching;
- fatigue, weakness.
If symptoms should stop taking the drug and seek medical care.For relief of allergy symptoms should take antihistamines (Fenistil, Suprastin, Diazolin).
bronchopulmonary diseases in children is the most common ailment arising for various reasons.Most often it is the common cold bacterial and viral nature that is sometimes difficult to treat with antibiotics and general therapy.