It is a medicinal product produced in the form of a syrup. As active substances, salbutamol sulfate, bromhexine hydrochloride, guaifenesin, and menthol are used. As additional means include various chemical components, as well as glycerol, sucrose, glycerol, lemon juice.
Indications Syrup Josette
It is used for acute and chronic forms of bronchopulmonary diseases, which are accompanied by sputum discharge with difficulties, increase in viscosity. Bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, tracheobronchitis, pneumonia, are direct indications for the prescription of this drug. The syrup is effective even in relation to pulmonary tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis.
For more information on syrups used for cough for children, see this article .
The drug is available in the form of orange syrup and belongs to the group of expectorants.
It is a combined preparation that has a bronchodilator, expectorant and mucolytic effect. With the help of salbutamol, bronchospasm can be prevented and cured, bromhexine reduces the viscosity of phlegm, and stimulates the secretory cells of the bronchial membranes.
With the help of guaifenesin, the surface tension of the bronchi and lung tissue decreases, and the serous sputum component increases, resulting in a decrease in the viscosity of the sputum, activation of the ciliary apparatus of the bronchi. All this facilitates the departure of sputum, and contributes to the fact that the cough passes from the unproductive state to the productive one, at which the sputum is evacuated.
Menthol has an antispasmodic effect on the body, and also stimulates the secretion of the bronchial glands. Menthol has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects. Also menthol soothes the mucous membrane, reduces irritation of the mucous respiratory tract.
Contraindicated drug with increased sensitivity to its individual components, as well as with increased sensitivity to its individual components. Contraindicated in various diseases of the heart, blood vessels, blood diseases, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, and other eye diseases. It is not recommended for diseases of the digestive system, with chronic and acute hepatic and renal insufficiency, with peptic ulcer and 12 duodenum. With caution to take patients suffering from hypertension, and other similar diseases.
Side effects Syrup Josette
The main side effects are such symptoms as headache, dizziness, convulsions, drowsiness, tremors, convulsions. Also, as side effects, various disorders of the digestive tract are considered: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. Urine in patients can be dyed pink. This is an unfavorable sign. There may also be various allergic reactions, both immediate and delayed. There may be bronchospasm.
Dosing and administration
The drug is prescribed to patients under the age of 6 years on a teaspoon of the drug, children older than 6 years gradually increase the dosage of the drug - up to 1-2 teaspoons. Children over 12 years of age are prescribed a drug of 2 teaspoons. Multiplicity of admission is three times a day.
In case of an overdose, the symptoms of coughing may increase, and all the side effects described above also occur. Do not administer simultaneously with drugs that contain codeine. Also it is impossible to appoint simultaneously with antitussive agents. Bromhexine, which is part of the drug, has the ability to enhance the action of antibiotics. It promotes better penetration into the tissue. It is not recommended to take the drug together with beta-adrenoreceptor blockers.
Last update: 20.11.2018
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