Medication Description: Lycorin Hydrochloride (Lycorini hydrochloridum)
LIKORINA HYDROCHLORIDE (Lycorini hydrochloridum). 1, 2-Dioxy-9, 10-methylenedioxy-7H, 1, 2, 4, 5, 12, 12a-hexahydropyrrolo [3, 2, 1-d, e] phenanthridine hydrochloride.
Lycorin - alkaloid contained in a number of plants of this. Amaryllis (Amaraulidaseae) and Lily (Liliaseae).
Licorina hydrochloride is a white powder with a grayish-yellow tinge. Labor but soluble in water, a little - in alcohol.
On the main action, licorin is close to apomorphine (see), being an emetic. In small doses, has an expectorant effect.
The drug has been proposed as an expectorant in chronic and acute inflammatory processes in the lungs and bronchi.
Dose for adults inside 0.0001 - 0.0002 g (0.1 - 0.2 mg) 3 - 4 times a day.
In large doses, likorin should not be prescribed, as nausea and vomiting are possible.
Contraindications are the same as for other expectorant and emetics: open forms of pulmonary tuberculosis and other diseases with a tendency to pulmonary hemorrhages, organic diseases of the central nervous system and cardiovascular system, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, lesions of the esophagus with a tendency to bleed.
Product form: tablets of 0.0002 g (0.2 mg). The composition of each tablet also includes 0.2 g of sodium bicarbonate.
Storage: List A. In the dark spot.