Description of the medicine: Glaucina hydrochloride (Glaucini hydrochloridum)
GLAUCINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Glaucini hydrochloridum). 4, 5, 7, 8-Tetramethoxyaporphine hydrochloride.
Synonyms: Glauvent, Glaucinum hydrochloricum, Tussiglaucin.
Yellow alkaloid from the plant of the T-shirts (Glaucium flavum Crantz), fam. poppy seeds (Papaveraceae).
White or light cream fine crystalline powder. Under the influence of light, coloring intensifies. Soluble in water, difficult in alcohol.
It has an antitussive effect. Unlike codeine, it does not depress respiration, does not inhibit intestinal motility, and is not addictive or addictive.
It is used as an antitussive for diseases of the lungs and upper respiratory tract.
It is prescribed orally: for adults, 0.05 g (50 mg) 2–3 times daily after meals, for children, 0.01–0.03 g (10–30 mg).
The drug is usually well tolerated, in some cases dizziness, nausea are noted. A moderate hypotensive effect may be associated with the adrenolytic properties of the drug, and therefore it should not be prescribed for low blood pressure and myocardial infarction.
Release form: tablets of 0.05 g (50 mg), coated with a yellow membrane (Tabulettae Glaucini hydrochloridi obductae), in a package of 20 pieces.
Storage: List B. In a dry, dark place.