Description of the medicine: Glycyram (Glycyrramum)
Monosubstituted ammonium salt of glycyrrhizic acid isolated from the roots of licorice (Glusurrhiza glabra L.).
Fine-crystalline powder from light cream to cream color, very sweet in taste, odorless. It is soluble in water with the formation of a viscous solution, readily soluble in alkali solutions, 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.
Assign for mild forms of bronchial asthma, allergic dermis, including dermatoses in children. It can be used to reduce the “withdrawal” effects when you stop taking glucocorticosteroids.
Adults take 0.05 - 0.1 g (1 - 2 tablets) 2 to 4 times a day 30 minutes before meals; in more severe cases, 0.1 g 3-6 times a day.
Glycyra is recommended for children in the form of granules (Granulae Glycyrrami prо infantibus) of white color, with a weak creamy tint.
Children are prescribed granules of 1/3 of a dosage spoon or the contents of 1 packet; they are dissolved in 20 ml of warm water. Children from 5 months to 3 years of age are prescribed 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 treatment with glycyram is strictly individual. The course of treatment can last from several days to several months.
Contraindications: organic damage to the heart and impaired liver and kidney function.
Method of release: tablets of 0.05 g in a package of 50 pieces; granules in glass jars with the addition of a dispensing spoon or in disposable (paired) plastic bags of 1, 3 g.
Storage: List B. In a cool, dark place.