Cough is a fairly common occurrence of children. It is not only the symptom of various diseases, but also serves as a protective function of the body, helps to deduce the pulmonary and respiratory tracts. In most cases, the squash does not cure. With the help of drugs it is transformed into the desired form. For small children, syrups are often used for this purpose. It is important to choose the right means, which will not harm the child.
Children's cough syrup: how to choose?
Most parents experience difficulties in coughing in young children. There are drugs that can be used only with a certain age. Often it varies from 2 to 3 years. The reason is simple: the ingredients that make up such a drug can cause many side effects.
For babies who are still 2 years old, there are drugs based on vegetative ingredients that help to remove sputum, on the contrary, to deal with a wet cough. They are completely harmless. Problems can arise only in cases where the child has intolerance to some components. Most drugs are available in several forms. These can be dry mixes, suspensions and syrups. It is preferable to use the latter option. Children's cough syrup is the most convenient to use. It has a pleasant taste and smell. Therefore, the baby will not have negative emotions while taking the medicine. Such syrups are drunk easily.
What can I use for coughing up small children:
- SyropGedelix is an expectorant can be administered to babies up to a year. In fact, the drug is an extract of ivy leaves. There are no artificial ingredients in its composition. Children's cough syrup Gedeliks are intended for infections and inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, which is difficult to expel or too viscous sputum. He copes with dry cough. The tool is prescribed for bronchitis, asthma. Syrup has a spasmolytic, mucolytic expectorant action. For children from year to year, the dosage of syrup is 2.5 ml. You need to drink it 3 times a day during the week. It is allowed to use additionally over this term. Sometimes Gidelix is drunk for another 2-3 days. Side effects of syrup can be various allergic reactions. It is contraindicated in case of individual intolerance to the main component.
- SyropTussamag is also meant for children by the year. Indications can be stubborn sputum. The active ingredient of the drug is an extract of thyme, which exerts expectorant and antimicrobial action. Children from 1 year old syrup is prescribed 1 spoon. Drink the drug 2-3 times a day.
Syrup with plantain and coltsfoot: features of the application
Unfortunately, this means is calculated only for children from 6 years. In addition to the extracts of the leaves of the leaves and the plantain include mint and eucalyptus oil. As you know, they are great for treating colds and cough. Prescribe the drug for tracheitis, bronchitis, acute respiratory infections. Its action is aimed at eliminating dry cough, eliminating the inflammatory process, relieving breathing, and diluting sputum. Also the cough syrup with the co-worker and coltsfoot removes the painful sensations arising during the illness, acts as an antiseptic. Children from 6 to 10 years old are assigned to 1h. l 2-3 times a day. In this case, the course is 2–3 weeks.
There is no evidence that there is an overdose of the drug. However, an allergic reaction to the components of the syrup is possible. Therefore, if Waxed Baby is sensitive to drugs, then one should be careful when using this herbal remedy. You need to carefully look at the reaction. Also, while taking the drug, you can not use other anti-coughing drugs. This restriction is imposed on the funds containing codeine.
"Doctormom": reviews and characteristics of the drug
Syrup has a wide spectrum of action. It is used in cases starting from the strain of the ligaments and ending with tracheitis, pharyngitis and naryngitis. Dokormomnom intend pneumonia and other respiratory diseases.
Syrup has medicinal ingredients in its composition. Among them, extracts of deviatisil, ginger, aloe, turmeric, licorice, etc. Most of these plants can eliminate dry cough and have antiseptic properties. The effect of the syrup is a doctrine based on a mild effect on the cells of the glands, which leads to liquefaction and easy sputum separation.
The drug is a drug that is well absorbed. The action is carried out by the liver. It is then excreted by the kidneys. Main indications for use of syrup:
- Acute chronic upper respiratory tract diseases
- Dry persistent cough
- Viscous refractory sputum
- Chronic neuronitis, laryngotracheitis, infectious diseases
The cough syrup by the doctor feed, the reviews on which are mostly positive, is produced in the form of a 100-millimeter bottle. Comes with a measuring cup. This makes taking the drug very simple. Also on the vial has a controller 1st application. It should be noted that doktormomnaznitsya children from 3 years. Usually should take 2.5 ml. Syrup 3 times a day.
Contraindications to the use of funds is the child age up to 3 years. This is due to the composition of the syrup, which includes many plant components. They can cause adverse reactions in babies. Dokormom also should be taken with caution with individual intolerance to the components. The drug should not be taken with other drugs that suppress the cough. Contraindications are hepatic and renal failure. If it is too long or uncontrolled, it can be used for urticaria, an allergic reaction, a rash on the skin.
"Erespal": description and application
The action of the syrup is coughed up and caused by the blocking of the receptors and the influence of the smooth muscle. It is believed that cough occurs as follows. During inflammation, substances are formed in the body, leading to bronchospasm and cough. Syrup reduces discomfort, facilitates respiratory function and removes phlegm. Erespalnenyaetsya prilecheniyavuhogo and wet cough. It is also used in:
- Bronchial asthma
Licorice extract and chemical components are contained in the composition. Shake well before use.
Syrup should not be used by children under 2 years. The daily dosage is calculated depending on the weight. So, 1 kg of the baby’s mass is prescribed 2 ml of the syrup. Also, the weight should be up to 10 kg. This is 2-4h. l With a mass of more than 10 kg, the dosage will be 20-60 ml.
Side effects of virasplamogut may be digestive disorders, allergic reactions in the form of lesions on the skin, urticaria.
Cough syrups for children by the year are often a mixture of beauty extracts. This allows you to safely apply means for dry and wet coughing, even for newborns. One of the most popular are Gedelix, Tussamag. Sometimes doctors prescribe them to babies up to a year. For children there is a dock. He is completely natural. The only thing that warns all of these syrups instruction is the possible individual intolerance of the components. Therefore, you should carefully look at the reaction of the child after the application of funds.