Medication Description: Glycyram (Glycyrramum)
Monosubstituted ammonium salt of glycyrrhizic acid, isolated from licorice roots (Gluscrrhiza glabra L.).
Fine-crystalline powder from light cream to cream color, very sweet to the taste, no smell. It dissolves in water to form a viscous solution, is easily soluble in alkali solutions, and is insoluble in alcohol.
It has a moderate anti-inflammatory effect associated with some stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex, and also has a mild expectorant effect.
It is prescribed for milder forms of bronchial asthma, allergic dermatitis, including dermatosis in children. It can be used to reduce the effects of "cancellation" when stopping glucocorticosteroids.
Adults take 30 minutes before a meal at 0.05-0.1 g (1-2 tablets) 2-4 times a day; in more severe cases, 0.1 g 3 to 6 times a day.
For children, glycyram is recommended in the form of granules (Granulae Glycyrrami pro Infainbus) in white, with a faint creamy tinge.
Children are given granules 1/3 of the dosing spoon or the contents of 1 pa keta; they are dissolved in 20 ml of warm water. Children from 5 months to 3 years of age assign this dose 2 times a day; at the age of 3 - 5 years - 3 times a day; 5 - 10 years - 3 - 4 times a day.
The drug can be given to children in the form of tablets (1/4 - 1/2 - 1 tablet per reception, depending on age).
The duration of glycyram treatment is strictly individual. The course of treatment can last from several days to several months.
Contraindications: organic heart damage and abnormal liver and kidney function.
Method of production: tablets of 0.05 g in a package of 50 pieces; granules in glass jars with the application of a dosing spoon or in disposable (paired) packages of cellophane, 1, 3 g each
Storage: List B. In a cool, dark place.