Erespal with dry and wet cough

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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020

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Coughing brings a lot of inconvenience to a person, especially if it is a prolonged cough. He may find himself in the wrong place, at the wrong time, and sometimes it is quite difficult to muffle and control him consciously. Cough, as a rule, lasts a long time, and there is still a long enough period of time, even if the disease is already cured. Coughing causes not only physical discomfort, pain in the chest, sternum, but also leads to psychological discomfort. However, it must be borne in mind that the cough is a reflex reaction of the body, acts as one of the protective mechanisms of the body. Getting rid of coughing is not always as easy as we would like. But it can  help coughing cough much.

Does cough erystep help?

Erespal helps to quickly and effectively cope with the cough of any etiology: allergic, bacterial, viral. It is included in the complex therapy for colds, acute respiratory infections, SARS, angina, tracheitis, tracheobronchitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinusitis.

Any cough occurs in response to irritation or blockage of the respiratory tract and is aimed at their release, cleansing, bringing out products that cause this reaction. A strong reflex contraction of the respiratory tract acts as a mechanism that pushes side substances outwardly, freeing the airways. Erespal enhances this effect. Thus, the answer to the question: “Does cough erectile help?” Suggests itself - yes, coughing is just the remedy that helps get rid of cough and prevent relapse.


What cough did you get?

Definitely answer the question, from what cough eraspal, impossible. It helps from both dry and wet cough. The fact is that a wet cough is productive. That is, it is a more favorable form of cough, in which recovery occurs much faster. This is due to the fact that with a wet cough, an intensive discharge of sputum occurs, mucus is removed outside, respectively, the inflammatory and infectious process is rather quickly removed, the person quickly recovers. With a wet cough, erespal stimulates the receptors even more, enhancing the cough reflex. Thus, the airways are rapidly cleared.

As for dry cough, this type of cough is considered as heavy, unproductive. During this cough, there is a slight stimulation of the receptors, sputum and mucus are not expelled. Accordingly, despite the cough, relief does not come, the state is aggravated, it exhausts the person. Erespal promotes the transition of dry to wet cough. Therefore, answering the question: “from what cough did you sleep?”, Some say that it helps only with a wet cough (which is quite fair, because the main effect of the drug begins exactly when the cough has already become wet. Others believe that it is effective both when wet and when dry coughing (since recovery occurs in both cases).

In addition, eraspal is prescribed as a prophylactic, especially for children in the epidemic season, to moisturize the mucous membranes, allergic reactions and colds, congestion, diseases of the nasopharynx, pharynx, upper and lower respiratory tract. It is most effective in cases of bacterial and viral genesis. Due to the active components that are part of this tool, it indirectly acts as a local means of immune defense of the body, stimulating the production of local immunoglobulin, stimulating a system of nonspecific resistance.

Indications Erespala

There is a fairly large number of indications for the use of Erespal. These are different forms of cough: dry, wet, stagnant. It is used to eliminate those forms of cough, which are the result of respiratory diseases, or are caused by allergies, ingress of foreign material into the respiratory tract. Often, the cough reflex occurs with minor irritation in the airways, and erasal can also eliminate this cough, relieving the condition.

Some doctors prescribe Erespal and for the treatment of smokers' cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, tuberculosis. Assign in the presence of an inflammatory infectious process in the upper and lower respiratory tract, with irritation, redness of the throat, sore throat. Assign when coughing allergic, spasmodic, bacterial, viral, allergic, and unclear genesis, as well as in various forms of angina. It is effective in treating sore throats (catarrhal, follicular, lacunar, fibrinous forms), with tuberculosis, to relieve severely current infectious diseases such as croup, diphtheria, whooping cough, measles. Included in the complex therapy for the treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, pulmonary pathologies, tracheitis, abscesses, obstruction, attacks, asthmatic component, because it helps to eliminate bronchospasm. An indication for use is both dry and wet cough.

Dry cough

The danger of dry cough is that it causes constant irritation of the respiratory tract, while relief and removal of sputum does not occur. The sputum accumulates, the alveoli and bronchioles become blocked, and they become cramped. Gradually, the cells begin to poison, gas exchange becomes difficult, the excretion of by-products, gases weakly excreted. Therefore, the symptoms of intoxication are increasing, signs of systemic poisoning may develop, local body temperature rises. It is even more poisoning the cells of the respiratory tract, mucous membranes, so a hundred edema develops, mucus can not normally be removed outside. Erespal will help to remove phlegm and toxins by transferring cough to a productive form (to a wet cough). But if it does not help during the week, it is necessary to be examined, since a dry debilitating cough can be one of the symptoms of lung cancer or another serious illness.


From wet cough

Mandatory treatment is required, both from dry cough and from wet cough, since any of these forms is associated with disruption of the normal state of the mucous membranes, is associated with an inflammatory and infectious process. Erespal helps to remove phlegm, reduce fever and inflammation. But you need to undergo a full examination, since it can be a sign of pneumonia, another serious condition that requires treatment. The danger of this condition is associated with the fact that a wet cough progresses rather quickly with no treatment, and becomes the cause of pneumonia, bronchitis. If a cough does not go away for a long time (longer than 3-4 weeks), this may indicate the development of tuberculosis.

Release form

There are three known forms of erespal release - syrup, pills, medicine. All three forms are effective and interchangeable: remove, prevent complications and recurrences of cough, promote sputum removal, prevent stagnation, accelerate metabolic processes, stimulate the protective properties of mucous membranes. Recovery from taking Erespal is much faster. It is used in both therapeutic and pediatric practice for a long time. The choice depends on each specific case and is carried out by a doctor. There is no strict binding to one form or another, so the choice is usually left to the doctor or the patient himself. Usually, cough syrup is prescribed to children because it is sweet, pleasant to taste, and children drink it with pleasure.


Erespal syrup is prescribed to children. The dosage depends on the age, the characteristics of the course of the disease, its severity, the actual diagnosis. The drug is convenient in that the package contains a measuring spoon along with the syrup. One measuring spoon contains 5 ml of solution, which is equal to a single dose.

Syrup quickly removes both dry and wet cough. Effective in the treatment of both acute and chronic pathologies. The unequivocal opinion as to from what age it is possible to give eraspal no. Some doctors are inclined to believe that the drug can be taken from 2 years. Others believe that it is better to give eraspal after 5 years.


Tablets are widely used in the treatment of cough in adults. But it can be given to children from 10-12 years old. You can drink up to three tablets of Erespal per day. Not recommended for children. Also, they are not recommended for use by people suffering from diabetes.


You can easily cook the potion at home by yourself, which will allow you to take fresh, only prepared remedies for each dose. Available in packs in the form of white powder in a bottle with a measure. This is a semi-finished dosage form. To it to the specified label warm boiled, or distilled water flows. The product is thoroughly mixed until completely dissolved, agitated. It is necessary to ensure that at the bottom there were no undissolved grains, since the effectiveness of the drug will drop dramatically, and the dosage of the drug will change. To ensure control, it is recommended to pour the product into a clear glass before use. The bottle contains the dose required for the full course of treatment.

The classic name is the name "Eraspal". This applies to all manufactured dosage forms. You can buy in a pharmacy syrup erespal, erespal tablets or a mixture with the same name.


When studying the features of the pharmacodynamics of the drug, it is necessary to note the following main properties:

  • relieves inflammation,
  • restores the body
  • stimulates metabolic processes,
  • enhances local immunity by stimulating the production of local immunoglobulin in mucous membranes,
  • has antipyretic effects,
  • has a slight analgesic (analgesic effect),
  • removes phlegm, mucus,
  • clears the airways by stimulating the cough reflex,

Considered as a complex anti-inflammatory agent.


The following pharmacokinetic characteristics of the drug are of therapeutic importance:

  • The active ingredient in the preparation exhibits tropism for the receptors of the alveoli and bronchioles, providing them with a stimulating effect. As a result, the receptors are stimulated and irritated, and the cough reflex arises and intensifies. Clearing the airways.
  • accumulates in the bronchopulmonary tissue, penetrates into the alveoli and bronchioles after 1-2 hours after ingestion.
  • The maximum concentration of the drug in the blood is found in about 2-3 hours.
  • the substance has the ability to be distributed in tissues and biological fluids, providing a therapeutic effect on the entire body.
  • excreted by the kidneys, with urine.
  • The half-life averages 5-6 hours, and is determined by the activity of the kidneys and liver.
  • indirectly it has the ability to remove toxins, relieve puffiness and inflammation, prevent the development of infection, reduce body temperature, relieve painful conditions.

Use Erespala during pregnancy

If you follow the recommendations of the doctor, and do not self-medicate, the use of the drug during pregnancy is allowed. The main thing is correct and proper use of the drug, compliance with the prescribed regimen and dosage. The substance does not enter the bloodstream, has only a local effect.

In the first trimester, you can use any form of the drug. It is important that the treatment with this agent prevents blood from entering, since the drug has only local effects.

In the second trimester of pregnancy, the use of any form of Erespal is allowed, if there are no contraindications to this. It should also be borne in mind that in this case individual intolerance may be observed. If nausea is observed, there is vomiting, feeling unwell in the morning, or in the evening, you need to inform the doctor. Contraindications may be toxicosis. In other cases, with the appearance of adverse reactions, it is necessary to revise the treatment regimen.

In the third trimester of pregnancy, Erespal is not always helpful. It requires a thorough analysis of all risks and benefits. You can prescribe the drug only if the risk from taking the drug is significantly lower than the risk of the disease itself. In any case, during this period, treatment with eraspal is resorted to in case of emergency, because the body's sensitivity usually increases in the third trimester, and the fetus is already exposed.


There are a number of contraindications to the use of Erespal:

  • severe lung disease,
  • disorders of the digestive system,
  • postoperative, postpartum,
  • severely contraindicated in acute exacerbation of ulcers and duodenal ulcers, with ulcerative gastritis,
  • refrain from admission when bleeding, hemoptysis, with the appearance of blood impurities in the sputum,
  • not recommended for use in renal failure,
  • not recommended for children under 2 years old
  • contraindicated in increased individual sensitivity,
  • It is not recommended for drug intolerance in general, or its individual components.

Side effects Erespala

The drug causes an increased load on the urinary system, so when it is taken, exacerbation of kidney and liver diseases may occur. Also, the drug can cause intoxication. Often there is edema syndrome, hypertension and tachycardia. With a tendency to an allergic reaction, edema, dermatitis, eczema, urticaria develop. When the tendency to bleeding may develop bleeding, because the drug reduces blood clotting. Otherwise, ESP is recognized as a relatively safe drug, so side effects are rarely observed.

  • Why does cough get worse from Erespal?

The structure includes components that stimulate the cough reflex, thereby contributing to the removal of mucus, pus, sputum out. Therefore, in the initial stages, the cough can only intensify, but this is seen as a positive trend, since it is necessary that the airway clears. Then the inflammatory process may be reduced. The stronger the cough, the more foreign material is taken out. Accordingly, the inflammatory process is eliminated more quickly, the level of bacterial contamination and viral load is reduced.

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Dosing and administration

The method of use of Erespal and doses are determined by the form of the drug, the severity of the disease, the patient's age. So, children are prescribed syrup. The approximate scheme is as follows:

  • from 2 to 5 years prescribed for a standard dose three times a day (5 ml or one scoop);
  • from 5 to 12 years old - 10 ml per reception per day.
  • after 12, 30–40 ml per day is allowed.

Adults are suitable pills and potions. You can drink up to three tablets of Erespal per day, drinking plenty of water.

Mixture is already a semi-finished dosage form. For complete readiness, you need all the powder contained in the package, pour water on it, and stir until it is completely dissolved. Drink in the dosage prescribed by the doctor.

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Application for children

For children, the use of syrup is recommended. Syrup, like other dosage forms of Erespal, helps a person to get rid of symptoms such as severe coughing (dry, wet), burning, soreness, redness, an increase and soreness in the lymph nodes, night snoring. Children often have hiccups, and erespal syrup can also help. Hiccups caused by involuntary contractions of the muscles of the diaphragm can be very severe and unpleasant. Although there are many old home remedies (copious drinking, unexpected fright), some doctors suggest that as a most effective way of treatment, drink half a teaspoon (2-3 ml) of Erespala by drinking it with a glass of warm water. You can also take a teaspoon of the remedy, and keep it under the tongue for as long as possible.

In addition to these cases, the range of indications for use of eraspal is quite extensive. It is recommended for any diseases of the upper respiratory tract. Helps to cope with intense pain in the throat, cough, runny nose. It helps with redness of the throat, inflammation of the tonsils and lymph nodes, a sharp increase in temperature. The peculiarity is that children often have chills, an increase in body temperature, at which there are no more signs. There is no cough, inflammatory processes, wheezing is also not observed. But there is every reason to assume an inflammatory process in the throat area, which is latent. Usually, if untreated, after 7-10 days the disease manifests itself with acute, severely current tonsillitis, and even pneumonia. It is possible to prevent such a state, if, with an increase in temperature, from the first day you start taking Erespal.


Overdose is accompanied by digestive disorders, respiratory organs, bleeding. Nausea, flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea develops. Sometimes there are signs of poisoning. Cough may increase, a spasm in the throat and hyperemia may occur.

Interactions with other drugs

The interaction of Erespal with other drugs is not registered. It should be borne in mind that Erespal slightly reduces the activity of antiseptics and antibacterial drugs, so it must be taken at intervals of 2 hours with these drugs. In addition, there is evidence that the drug is able to react with antiviral agents, but the mechanism of action is not fully known.

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Storage conditions

Erespal, regardless of the form, stored in original packaging. Usually storage conditions are prescribed in the instructions. Tablets You can store the drug in room conditions. Syrup and mixture in the refrigerator, on the door, on the bottom shelf. Before use, remove from the refrigerator and warm slightly at room temperature (on the table, but not on the battery, not on an open fire, not in hot water). The package must not be exposed to direct sunlight. Keep away from children and pets.


Shelf life

May be stored for two years. Do not apply if the expiration date has expired, since there will be no effect on the treatment. Open syrup is stored no more than a month. Ready potion - no more than 10 days.


What to do if eraspal does not help with coughing?

If eraspal does not help coughing for 5 days or more, what the doctor will tell you. An urgent need to consult a doctor, because it can be a sign of a serious illness, such as lung cancer (with a dry cough), tuberculosis (with a wet cough). To exclude these pathologies, complex diagnostics are needed. You can also try analogs.


There is a fairly large number of analogs with a similar mechanism of action. For example, you can try Lasolvan, Ascoril, Linkas, Doctor Mom, Ambroxol, Ambrobene, Bronchobos, Bromhexine, Mucaltin. It is necessary to select drugs that have anti-inflammatory and antitussive agent. The drugs should stimulate the receptors of the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract, increase the excretion of sputum out.

The drug has antitussive, mucolytic agents. Indications for administration are diseases such as tracheobronchitis, bronchitis, and severe cough. Acts quickly, because the bulk of it accumulates in the lung tissue. The mechanism of action is the dilution of sputum, its rapid removal to the outside. Accordingly, the inflammatory process is reduced. Requires abundant drinking.

  • Ascoril

Promotes the removal of sputum, relieve inflammation, stimulates the production of local immunoglobulin. It is used in pediatrics, therapy as a complex antitussive medication. The effect of the drug begins 2-3 hours after administration. Duration of action up to 10 hours, that is, the drug acts fairly quickly. It contributes to the normalization of the patency, the elimination of the inflammatory and infectious process. Differs in absolute bioavailability, accumulates in the respiratory tract.


When analyzing reviews of the drug found that positive reviews prevail. No negative reviews found. Erespal cough  quickly relieves cough (dry, wet), eliminates pain, inflammation. Apply to both children and adults. Children are advised to take syrup, because it is sweet, tasty.


To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Erespal with dry and wet cough" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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