Description of the medicine: Herb Thermopsis lanceolata (Herba Thermopsidis lanceolata)
HERB OF TERMOSPSIS Lanceolate (Herba Thermopsidis lanceolata).
Synonym: Grass muscle.
Collected at the very beginning of flowering before fruit formation and dried grass of a wild-growing perennial plant of Lanceolaceae thermopsis (Ter mopsis lanceolata R. Br.), Fam. legumes (Leguminose).
Thermopsis is common in the Volga region, Siberia, Kazakhstan and other places. Contains alkaloids (cytisine, methylcytisine, pachycarpin, anagirin, thermopsin, thermopsidin), saponins, essential oil and other substances.
Alkaloids should be at least 1.5%.
The substances contained in the plant have a complex effect on the body. Cytisine (see. Citizine) and, to a lesser extent, methylcytisine stimulate respiration, pachycarpine (see) has a depressing effect on autonomic ganglia. In general, the sum of the substances of this plant has an expectorant, and in large doses, an emetic effect.
Applied in the form of infusions, powder, tablets, dry extract, which, as an expectorant, replace ipecac preparations.
For adults, the powder is prescribed at 0.01 - 0.05 g 2 - 3 times a day, infusion (0.6 - 1 g per 180 - 200 ml) - 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.
Children under 2 years are recommended to take 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of infusion of 0.1 g per 100 ml, older children - 1/2 - 1 teaspoon - 1 dessert - 1 tablespoon of infusion of 0.2 g per 100 ml 3 times a day.
Higher doses of Thermopsis grass for adults inside: single
0.1 g daily 0.3 g
Storage: List B.
Cough tablets (Tabuletta Comptra tussim). Contain 0.01 g of grass Thermopsis in fine powder, 0.25 g of sodium bicarbonate.
Assign 1 tablet 3 times a day.
Release form: in packing on 10 tablets.
Storage: in a dry, cool, dark place.
Dry Thermopsis Extract (Extrum Tummopsidis siccum). A mixture of extract of thermopsis of powdered and milk sugar; 1 g of the drug according to the content of alkaloids corresponds to 1 g of thermopsis herb, which includes 1% alkaloids. Light brown powder. Easily soluble in water.
Assign to adults 1 tablet 2 to 3 times a day.
Release form: tablets on 0,05 g.
Storage: List B.
Dry cough syrup for adults (Mixtura sicca contrasta tussim pro adultis). Composition: 0.6 g of dry thermopsis extract, 2 g of dry licorice root extract, 2 g of sodium bicarbonate, sodium benzoate and ammonium chloride, 0.05 g of aniseed oil, 10 g of sugar. Brownish-gray powder with the smell of anise oil. The aqueous solution (1:10) is brown.
It is used as an aqueous solution as an expectorant and antitussive.
Rp .: Inf. herbae thermopsidis 0.6: 180 ml
DS 1 tablespoon 3 to 4 times a day (adult)
Rp: Herbae Themorsidis 0.01
Natrii Hudrocarbonatis 0.25
D. td N. 10 in tab.
S. 1 tablet 3 to 4 times a day
Rp .: Inf. herbae thermopsidis 0.2: 100 ml