Mukaltin with breastfeeding
Mukaltin is an affordable and approved from a small childhood drug against cough. At the first sign of a cold with a cough, doctors prescribe it. Can mukaltin be used during breastfeeding? Is it safe for the baby?
The composition of the drug is absolutely safe and simple: the extract of the althea root, auxiliary substances, in the form of disaccharides.
The root extract of the althaea contains:
- mucous substances that have an enveloping, calming effect;
- phytosterol, which has an anti-inflammatory property;
- carotene – strengthens resistance to the virus;
- lecithin – increases the body’s immunity;
- mineral salts – restore the water-salt balance;
- Fatty oils – improve the digestibility of the substance;
- amino acids – strengthen healthy cells.
The excipients of the drug may be different, depending on the manufacturer’s firm. They do not have a therapeutic effect, they are a link, carriers of useful properties of a plant extract – they are used to form a pill and better assimilate the drug substance.
Mucaltin increases cell activity and glandular secretion – phlegm is diluted and easily separated from mucous membranes. The enveloping ability of the drug increases its effectiveness, the time of direct action on the inflamed area. The principle of the drug, its history in a video from a doctor
Disadvantages can be considered: inefficiency in inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, irritation of the digestive tract, the need for a course. Disadvantages can be leveled, with the help of inhalations, which only increase the effectiveness of the drug, deprive it of its influence on the digestive tract. Inflammations of the upper respiratory tract require antimicrobial drugs, mucaltin can not have the proper effect.
If the drug is ineffective for five days, you need to consult a doctor again for another treatment - cases of ineffectiveness of the drug are rare, associated with individual characteristics of the body or failure to comply with the frequency of admission. Unfortunately, nursing moms are very diffused and often do not take the medicine on time.
Important! With proper application, mucaltin is effective and safe. For confidence in the correctness of treatment, you can not assign it yourself.
Mukaltin with breastfeeding is a good approved expectorant. To avoid the occurrence of unpleasant symptoms in the baby - it is worth to listen to the advice of a doctor, according to the peculiarities of the use of the medication in this period. Only compliance with the recommendations of the doctor guarantees the effectiveness of the drug, self-medication is unacceptable.