Herbion primrose syrup is a phytotherapeutic drug that provides expectorant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory effects.
Release form and composition
Herbion syrup is made. The active components of the medicine are liquid extracts: herbs of thyme ordinary (32.96 g / 100 g) and roots of spring primrose (16.6 g / 100 g) and; as well as levomenthol (9.92 g / 100 g).
Auxiliary substances of the drug are sucrose and methyl parahydroxybenzoate.
In dark glass bottles of 150 ml, with a dosed spoon in the kit.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, primrose gerbion syrup is indicated for use in the treatment of respiratory diseases, irritating the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, accompanied by a dry cough.
Prescribe the drug when coughing:
- Irritant (with bronchitis and tracheitis);
- Old age;
According to the instructions, primrose Gerbion syrup is not prescribed in the following cases:
- Children after suffering croup (acute obstructive laryngitis);
- Children's age up to two years;
- Bronchial asthma;
- Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug and other medicines, in the composition of which there are plants of the primrose family and the thyme family.
- Fructose intolerance is genetic;
- Congenital deficiency of sucrase / isomaltase, glucose / galactose malabsorption syndrome.
Dosing and Administration
Syrup is used inside after a meal, washed down with a small amount of water.
Adults appoint 15 ml (3 scoops) 3-4 times a day. Children over the age of 14 take the medicine 10 ml (2 scoops) three times a day; at the age of 5-14 years - 5 ml (1 scoop) three times a day; 2-5 years - 2.5 ml (half a measuring spoon) three times a day.
The duration of syrup therapy is on average 2-3 weeks. Increase the duration of medication or begin a second course of treatment should be only after medical consultation.
The use of Gerbion primrose syrup can cause the development of allergic reactions, mainly due to hypersensitivity to the active or auxiliary components of the drug.
In rare cases, there may be: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, requiring discontinuation of medication and contacting your doctor for the selection of alternative treatment.
Patients taking Gerbion primrose syrup, it is necessary to consider that in 1 measuring spoon (5 ml) of the medicinal product contains sucrose in the amount of 3.15 g. Thus, subject to the dosing regimen, the patient receives 3.15-9.45 g of sucrose at one time .
The use of Gerbion primrose syrup does not affect the control of potentially dangerous machinery.
Today, the cases of overdose of the drug is unknown. Theoretically, an overdose can cause disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. In this case, it is necessary to discontinue medication therapy and to carry out symptomatic treatment.
It is not recommended to combine the germion of primrose syrup with other antitussive agents and reduce the formation of sputum, as this may complicate the expectoration of liquefied sputum.
During the period of pregnancy and breastfeeding, taking syrup is not recommended due to the lack of reliable information regarding the safety of the drug for this category of patients.
Structural analogues Gerbion primrose syrup has not.
The following phytopreparations have similar pharmacological effects:
- Licorice syrup;
- Syrup Linkas;
- Syrup Dr. Mom;
- Althea root syrup;
- Gedelix syrup;
- Coltsfoot syrup
Terms and conditions of storage
Gerbion primrose syrup is recommended to be stored in a dry, dark place inaccessible to children, the temperature of which ranges from 15 ° to 30 ° C. The shelf life of the drug - 2 years from the date of manufacture.