Thoracic collection - expectorant with anti-inflammatory and mild antispasmodic effect, which includes only herbal ingredients.
Release form and composition
Dosage form of the drug - the collection of crushed raw materials, which are sold in packs of 30, 50, 75 and 100 grams, as well as powdered raw materials, packaged in filter bags of 2 grams, 10 or 20 bags per pack.
Chest collection is of four types, respectively, issued under №№1, 2, 3 and 4:
- The composition of Breast collection No. 1: licorice root (40%), leaves and grass coltsfoot (40%), as well as the aerial part of oregano (20%);
- Composition of Breast collection No. 2: leaves and grass of mother and stepmother (approximately 40%), leaves and grass of plantain (about 30%) and licorice root (30%);
- The composition of Breast collection No. 3 contains: Altea medicinal roots (28.85), common pine buds (14.4%), licorice root (28%), common anise fruits (14.4%), and also sage leaves (14 ,four%);
- Composition of Breast collection No. 4: wild rosemary (20%), medicinal chamomile flowers (20%), violet grass (20%), calendula flowers (20%), licorice root (15%), peppermint leaves (5%).
Indications for use
According to the instructions, Chest collection is a drug that is effective in infectious and inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract, which are accompanied by the formation of thick, hard-to-discharge sputum. In particular, the drug is used for bronchitis, tracheitis, tracheobronchitis, pneumonia, SARS.
Application of Breast collection, according to the instructions, is contraindicated:
- In the presence of increased sensitivity to at least one component of the collection;
- With ulcerative or erosive lesions of the gastrointestinal tract.
With regard to the use of the drug in pediatrics, charges numbered 1, 2 and 3 should not be prescribed to children under 12 years old, collection No. 4 is not recommended to give kids up to 3 years.
Due to the lack of experience and the lack of sufficient data on the safety of the use of the collection during pregnancy, during this period of a woman’s life, the collection can be used strictly as prescribed by a doctor, taking into account the ratio of the expected benefits for the future mother and the potential risks to the fetus. The decision on the continuation or termination of breastfeeding for the period of treatment should be taken together with the doctor.
Dosing and Administration
According to the instructions, Chest collection must be taken orally in the form of decoctions and infusions.
Broth is prepared as follows: 2 tbsp. Medicinal raw materials (or 4 filter packages) are poured with one glass of boiled water but cooled to room temperature, covered with a lid, then boiled for 15 minutes in a water bath. The finished broth is cooled, filtered, the raw material is squeezed out, and then the volume is adjusted to 200 ml (hot boiled water).
To prepare the infusion: 1 filter bag or 2 grams of collection should be placed in an enameled container, pour 1/2 cup of boiling water, cover with a lid and infuse for 15 minutes (when brewing the packages, periodically press them with a spoon). The resulting infusion of boiled water is adjusted to 100 ml.
And decoction, and the infusion should be taken in the form of heat after eating.
Chest fees numbered 1, 2 and 3 are usually prescribed 1/2 cup 3-4 times a day.
Nursing chest collection number 4, as a rule, is recommended to take three times a day in such quantities:
- Children 3-5 years old - 2-3 teaspoons;
- Children 6-12 years old - 1-2 tablespoons;
- Adolescents over 12 years old and adults - 1 / 3-1 / 2 cups.
The duration of application of the Breast collection in each case is determined individually, taking into account the tolerability and effectiveness of the drug. As a rule, the treatment lasts 2-3 weeks.
Numerous patient reviews confirm the information in the instructions that this herbal preparation is well tolerated and does not have any side effects if the recommended dosages are observed.
Very rarely, mainly in the presence of hypersensitivity or intolerance to one or more components of the Breast collection, there is a risk of developing allergic reactions.
Cases of overdose of this drug to the present in medical practice have not been registered.
Like all expectorant drugs, Chest collecting is forbidden to take with drugs that have antitussive effect or reduce the production of sputum. This is due to the fact that such a combination will make it difficult to cough up diluted sputum.
The drug does not adversely affect the speed of reactions and the ability to concentrate, so it can be used by people of any profession.
Structural analogues of the Breast collection No. 1 and No. 2 - Phytopectol, respectively, under No. No. 1 and 2.
The following drugs belong to the same pharmacological subgroup (“Expectorant drugs”), are characterized by a similar mechanism of action and contain herbal components: Altekyna root extract, Phytopectol, Althea syrup, Ledum bog raw material, Amtersol, Bronhikum, Gedelix, Bronchipret, Herbion, Dr. Tays , Doctor Mom, Oregano grass, Coldrex broncho, Codelac Broncho, Linkas, Cough syrup, Calf-leaf, Mukaltin, Pektussin, Nasatyrno-anise drops, Pertussin, Plantain of a large sheet of briquette, Pros en, Licorice root raw, Phyto-Stoptussin, licorice syrup, Suprema, bronchitis, Thermopsis extract, Theraflu, Travisil, Tussin, Tussamag, Fitantis, Evkabal, Thyme herb Evkatol and others.
Terms and conditions of storage
Chest collection - refers to non-prescription drugs.
According to the instructions, the drug should be stored in a place protected from sunlight, in a dry place at room temperature. If the recommended conditions are met, the shelf life of the raw materials is 3 years, the filter bags are 2 years. Cooked broths and infusions must be stored in a cool place, but not more than two days.