"Ivy Pektolvan": application, instruction, contraindications
No one likes to be sick, but it happens to everyone from time to time. In such a situation it is important to approach treatment with all seriousness and responsibility, so that it passed as quickly as possible, and the disease did not provoke complications.
The main thing is not to get confused by the abundance of chemist's drugs, and to choose the suitable option for yourself. One of the most popular means for treating cough is a syrup produced in Ukraine "Pektolvan Ivy".
General characteristics of the drug "Pectolvan".Indications for use
It has long been noted that an excellent expectorant is the usual ivy."Pectolvan" with an extract of ivy leaves is used to treat cough, as it exerts mucolytic and mucocinetic effects on the body, promotes the excretion of sputum from the respiratory tract and prompt recovery. The drug is not addictive. Its use in combination with other drugs and antibiotics is allowed. In addition, ivy( "Pectolvan") acts as an anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent, and also has an antispasmodic effect.
The drug does not affect reaction speed and mindfulness, therefore it is authorized for reception by persons who drive vehicles.
Manufacturer of medicinal preparation: Ukrainian company OJSC "Farmak".It is located at the address: 63, Frunze street, Ukraine, Kiev.
The product is available in the form of a light brown syrup. It has a sweet fruit taste and cherry smell.
The period of storage of the closed package is 2 years. After the first opening, the syrup can be used for 3 months( 90 days).Keep the medicine in a place inaccessible to children, at a temperature of no more than 25 degrees Celsius. To each package, except for the vial of syrup, an instruction is enclosed with all the necessary information and a measuring spoon.
The drug, which contains ivy( "Pectolvan"), helps to reduce the viscosity of phlegm and contributes to the speedy process of its withdrawal. A syrup is prescribed for the treatment of dry cough in adults and children, as well as for the symptomatic treatment of chronic bronchial diseases that are inflammatory.
Despite the natural composition of the syrup and the content in it of a component such as ivy, Pectolvan has some limitations to the use. The drug is contraindicated:
- to people with intolerance to fructose or other individual components of the syrup;
- for children under 1 year;
- to pregnant women;
- moms during lactation.
Side effects from the application of "Pectolvan"
Side effects from the use of the syrup "Pectolvan Ivy" were not found. Exceptions are only cases of drug overdose, when the daily dose is exceeded more than three times. Then nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic reactions to the skin are possible.
In such cases it is necessary to immediately stop taking the drug and consult a doctor who, based on the symptoms, will be able to select the necessary drugs.
"Pectolvan Ivy": instruction
The syrup must be taken according to the instructions that are in each package. Recommended doses of the drug can be easily measured with a special spoon.
The duration of treatment may vary, depending on the severity of the disease, but should be at least 7 days. For greater effectiveness, it is advisable to take the drug for 2-3 days after the complete cough elimination.
Adults are recommended to take 5-7.5 ml of syrup three times a day.
For the treatment of infants( children under 1 year old) it is strictly forbidden to use "Pectolvan Ivy".Instruction for children over 1 year old:
- from 1 to 6 years - three times a day for 2.5 ml of syrup;
- from 6 to 10 years - three times a day for 5 ml of syrup;
- from 10 years the drug can be taken according to the instructions for adults.
Customer feedback on the use of syrup "Pectolvan"
Cough syrup "Pektolvan" is very popular due to its efficiency and low cost compared to European counterparts.
In addition to the price, buyers note some more advantages of the drug:
- taste good and smell;
- is the vegetable origin of the preparation;
- an opportunity to treat both adults and one-year-old children with the same syrup;
- no side effects after taking the drug;
- availability of convenient measuring capacity in the package;
- rapid action of the drug( in many cases, the effect is observed after three days);
- the absence of any dyes and alcohol in the syrup.
Among the minuses in most cases, there is only one: a short period of storage of the drug after opening the package. Therefore, buyers call it "disposable", because until the next cold, the syrup can be unhealthy to use. But to justify this remedy, we can say that such a situation is observed with many drugs, and some of them are much more expensive than Pectolvan syrup. Be healthy!