Syrup Lazolvan for children from cough: instruction on the use of medicinal product
Lazolvan syrup for children is a medicine that can be used to treat a cough from the first days of a child’s life. It promotes the dilution of sputum and belongs to the group of mucotic agents.
The main medicinal substance in children’s syrup Lazolvan is amroxol hydrochloride. In 5 ml of the drug, its mass fraction is 15 mg. All the remaining substances are auxiliary.
Thus, the amount of benzoic acid in 5 ml of syrup is 8.5 mg, hyethellosis is contained in the amount of 10 mg, potassium acesulfate 5 mg.
Sorbitol is used exclusively in liquid non-crystallizing form in the amount of 1750 mg.
The mass fraction of 85% glycerol is 750 mg, the amount of flavors 11 mg (forest berry) and 3 mg (vanilla), purified water 3047.5 mg.
Available in bottles of 100 ml or 200 ml. They are made of opaque glass. Packed in a cardboard box. A set of children’s cough syrup Lazolvan also includes instructions for use and a special measuring cup.
The drug itself is colorless or almost transparent. Slightly viscous. There is a pronounced smell and taste of strawberries.
The drug is available in a dose of 15 ml and 30 ml. The latter is used to treat adults and children from 6 years with severe lower respiratory tract diseases.
Ambroxol, on the basis of which Lazolvan is created, is a product of the metabolism of bromhexine. However, unlike bromhexine, Lazolvan works more effectively in the treatment of cough.
A drug increases sputum production by diluting it.
This is due to the stimulation of the glands, which produce enzymes that dilute sputum.
Also Lazolvan syrup can slightly increase the bronchi. This effect is achieved due to the fact that the drug contributes to an increase in the body of a substance called surfactant.
Medicine well absorbed in the body. The maximum effect in plasma is achieved after 1-2 hours.
The process of transfer of Lazolvan from blood to tissue occurs fairly quickly with oral administration. The greatest activity of ambroxol is observed in the lungs.
The process of semi-elimination of the drug from the body is about 10 hours. Most of the work on the processing of a medicinal substance is taken by the liver. Only 8% -10% of the syrup is excreted through the kidneys.
Prescribe Lazolvan to children from birth for cough. The main diseases in which it is prescribed are: