Muciltin and Breastfeeding Tablets: What Should Mothers Know?
Young mothers who are breastfeeding, in case of illness, with seasonal viral infections or with a strong cough, are looking for ways of effective and rapid treatment. They are wary of medicines that can be passed on to the baby through breast milk. Therefore, treatment should not only not harm the process of lactation, but also be guaranteed to be safe for the baby. An ancient proven cough remedy is mucaltin. Considering that it is not recommended for children up to the year, it is interesting to see whether it is possible to be treated with mucaltin in breastfeeding and what other ways of treating colds and coughs in nursing mothers exist.
Mukaltin is recommended for productive cough with viscous sputum, accompanying inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract in acute or chronic form.
Therapists and pediatricians consider the application of mukultin in the HBV period to be safe and justified. It has a homeopathic herbal composition, has remarkable expectorant, anti-inflammatory, enveloping and softening properties. He effectively and quickly cures cough, without worsening the composition and taste of breast milk and without harming the health of the baby.
But still, despite the safety of the drug when breastfeeding, you should not make an independent decision about its admission. It is necessary to consult with the attending physician.
To determine the effect of any drug on lactation, you need to familiarize yourself with its composition.
Active active substance mukaltina are the polysaccharides of the medicinal plant althea, which is characterized by a powerful effect on the bronchial membrane. Althaea medicinal is referred to the most popular means of fighting cough. Plant mucus, contained in its root, helps to effectively remove inflammation and irritation in the bronchi. It dilutes viscous sputum, changes the properties of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract, softening it, improves secretion and speeds up the process of excretion of sputum.
In addition to polysaccharides, the althea, the composition of the drug includes an equally important component – sodium bicarbonate. It has an excellent antitussive, secretolitic plus expectorant effect.
Mukaltin is prescribed for the treatment of acute and chronic respiratory diseases (bronchitis, laryngitis, tracheitis, pneumonia), which are complicated by dry cough.
Tablets mukaltina better not to swallow, and slowly dissolve. They are not nasty and not bitter and can not spoil the taste of mother’s milk. They have a pleasant taste, with light citrus sourness.
Eliminate the symptoms of coughing can not only with the help of medicines, but also helping your body fight infection. It is recommended to ventilate the room every hour for an average of 10-15 minutes, while leaving the room with the child. It is desirable to maintain in the nursery optimal for the nursing mother and baby temperature of air to 22 ° C and humidity 50-70%.
An important condition for a quick recovery is abundant drinking and gargling. You can drink berries, fruit broth, teas with the addition of raspberries, lemon or milk. The temperature of drinking should correspond to body temperature. To honey when breastfeeding is recommended to be treated with caution, as many kids react to it with allergic rashes. For some children, raspberries and lemons can also give undesirable effects in the form of allergies. So, watch closely the baby and his reaction.
To treat the throat of a nursing mother, you can try before going to bed drinking hot milk with a teaspoonful of butter and a pinch of soda. At night it is desirable to wrap your throat with a warm woolen scarf.
Therapists and pediatricians advise in time to be treated and not to start the disease. From a reasonable and careful attitude to their health, the child's health and development depends directly.
Taking medication during pregnancy and lactation; Dr. Komarovsky's School