What is Herbapect?
Herbapect is a syrup intended for people struggling with troublesome coughing, patients struggling with upper respiratory tract rhinitis and having problems with expectoration.
What is the composition and action of Herbapect?
The preparation contains the following active substances: thyme herb extract, sulfogwajakol and primrose tincture. These substances have expectorant properties and also help to dilute the secretion in the airways.
In which situations to use Herbapect?
Syrup is indicated in case of the following ailments:
-cumbersome dry cough,
-respiratory tract catarrh,
Contraindications to use Herbapect.
The preparation is not recommended for people suffering from asthma and from subglottic laryngitis in children. Moreover, the drug should not be used by people who are allergic or hypersensitive to any of the active or auxiliary substances.
Use of the drug - warnings
Due to its ethanol content, the preparation should not be administered to children under the age of six, patients suffering from alcohol abuse-related diseases, people with epilepsy, pregnant women and breastfeeding women.
Patients suffering from certain conditions and using other medicines may experience unwanted interactions. In such cases, it is necessary to consult a doctor who will choose the appropriate dosage or order additional examinations.
Due to the content of sorbitol, the preparation cannot be used by patients with congenital fructose intolerance.
How to dose and use Herbapect?
The medicinal product is in the form of a syrup for oral administration. The preparation should be used in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations:
-children over 6 years of age and adolescents up to 18 years of age - 2.5 ml 3-4 times a day
-adults - 5 ml 3-4 times a day
The preparation should be taken after eating. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose or use the drug for more than 7 days. In case of any doubts concerning the use of the preparation, consult a physician or a pharmacist.
Herbapect and possible side effects.
As with any medicinal product, the use of Herbapect may also give rise to adverse reactions.
The most common side effects that occur in some patients are nausea and vomiting. In rare cases an allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock, Quincke vascular oedema) caused by thyme herb may occur.