Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Pneumology
active ingredients: Pholcodine, Isomyrtol
laboratory: Schwarz Pharma
Box of 20
Symptomatic treatment of uncompromising coughs.
Dosage ATOUXX Adult 18 mg / 20 mg Soft capsule Box of 20
Symptomatic treatment should be short (a few days).
Reserved for adults.
In adults, the maximum dose is 90 mg / day of pholcodine to be divided into 4 doses spaced 6 hours apart. The usual dosage is 20 to 60 mg / day, in the absence of any other pharmaceutical form providing pholcodine or any other central antitussive: 1 capsule / dose, 3 to 4 times a day.
Those related to the presence of pholcodine, that is to say:
- Cough of the asthmatic. The antitussive + bronchodilator combination is not justified.
- As a rule, respiratory failure regardless of its degree due to the depressant effect of cough suppressants on the respiratory centers and the need to respect the cough to avoid bronchial congestion.
NOT RECOMMENDED :
- Breast-feeding: as a precaution, avoid administration during breastfeeding due to lack of data.
- Taking alcoholic beverages and drugs containing alcohol (see interactions) during treatment is not recommended.
Adverse effects Atouxx Adult
Linked to the presence of pholcodine :
Possibility of constipation, drowsiness (see precautions for use), dizziness, nausea, vomiting, bronchospasm, allergic skin reactions.