Ascoril instructions for use
Ascoril is a remedy from a group of expectorant drugs.
The preparation contains such active components: bromhexidine (8 mg), salbutamol, guaifenesin.
The excipients are: calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, starch.
The active ingredients of the drug contribute to the following pharmacological effects:
- Bromhexidine - acts as a mucolytic, expectorant and antitussive effect. The action of the component is aimed at increasing the volume of sputum, reducing its viscosity and speeding up the elimination process.
- Salbutamol is a bronchodilator that prevents and eliminates spasms of the bronchi and increases the vital capacity of the lungs. Component contributes to the expansion of the coronary arteries, while not reducing blood pressure.
- Gvayfenezin - is a mucolytic agent that activates the process of transition of dry (unproductive) cough into a wet (productive).
The drug helps to provide bronchodilator, mucolytic and expectorant effects.
Indications for admission
Ascoril tablets can be used in the complex treatment of diseases that are accompanied by the formation of viscous, difficult to separate sputum. The drug is used for:
- Bronchial asthma.
- Obstructive bronchitis.
- Inflammation of the lungs.
- Whooping cough.
Preparation Ascoril can not be used in the case of individual intolerance active or auxiliary substances drug at tachyarrhythmia and myocarditis, heart diseases, Saran mellitus (decompensated), thyrotoxicosis, glaucoma, gastric bleeding, gastric ulcer (acute stage), renal and hepatic insufficiency , high blood pressure.
Tablets also do not apply during the treatment of patients younger than 6 years of age, during the carrying of the child, during the period of breastfeeding.
The drug should be used with extreme caution when gastric ulcers (remission), as well as patients with a history of diabetes.
Method of use, dosage
Tablets should be taken orally, the dosage for adults and patients older than 12 years of age is 1 tablet three times a day. Patients from 6 to 12 years old are recommended to take 0.5-1 tablets three times a day.
Patients younger than 6 years of age are recommended to take the drug in the form of a syrup.
The exact dose, duration and frequency of use of the drug is determined by the attending physician, taking into account the nature of the disease and the accompanying symptoms. Self-treatment with this remedy is not recommended.
In case of overdose, the risk of unwanted adverse reactions increases. In this case, you should immediately consult a doctor for the appointment of symptomatic treatment.
When using Ascoril tablets in high dosage, headache, dizziness, increased nervous excitability, sleep disturbances, drowsiness, tremors, cramps, vomiting, nausea, palpitations, aggravation of stomach ulcers may develop.
When using the drug can be observed staining of urine in pink, the development of bronchospasms, allergic reactions, collapse.
Interaction with other drugs
Theophylline and other drugs from the group of beta-2-adrenomimetic drugs can enhance the effects of salbutamol, which increases the risk of unwanted side effects.
Tablets are not recommended to be used in conjunction with antitussives and drugs, which include codeine, as this complicates the process of liquefaction and discharge of sputum.
Ascoril can not be used in conjunction with Propranolol.
The active ingredient of the drug bromhexidine can promote the penetration of antibacterial substances (erythromycin, cephalexin) into the lung tissue.
The hypokalemic effect of salbutamol increases with simultaneous use with diuretics and corticosteroids.
The combination of Ascoril with alkaline drink is contraindicated.
Analogs Ascoril tablets
The exact structural analogue of the drug today is not. Alternatively, you can consider the use of drugs that include bromhexidine and salbutamol.
Storage of tablets Ascoril should be carried out in a dry, dark place, away from children. Storage temperature - no more than 25 degrees.
Ascoril tablets price
The cost of the drug Ascoril for the period August 2015 is formed as follows:
- Tablets, 10 pcs. - 160-170 rubles.
- Tablets, 20 pcs. - 240-270 rubles.