This drug you can find on the shelf, which houses other local anti-inflammatory drugs used in diseases of otolaryngology and dentistry.There are several forms of the drug release.

Tantum Verde is assigned even to small children.It has many indications, however, there are side effects and contraindications.The journal decided to elaborate its readers about how to correctly apply the medicine and how it operates.

General information about the drug, its forms of release

Tantum Verde was developed in Italy at the "Francesco Angelini."It comes in the form of three dosage forms: spray solution for local impact and tablets (pastilles) for sucking.The active ingredient of all three forms is benzydamine hydrochloride, it refers to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).The composition has a menthol derived from peppermint herb, it also contributes to contributing to reduce inflammation.In addition to the main active ingredient in the tablets have auxiliary ingredients: citric acid, i

somalt, aspartame (sweetening), mint and lemon flavors, lemon and indigo dyes.

spray Tantum Verde - is a colorless solution having the smell of menthol.Besides the active substances present in its composition glycerol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, saccharin, polysorbate 20, sodium bicarbonate, purified water, ethanol.The volume of 30 ml vial, which is about 176 doses.

solution for topical (local) application has a beautiful emerald green color and flavor of mint.In it there are the following adjuvants: a sweetener, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, sodium bicarbonate, polysorbate 20, blue and yellow dyes, ethanol and water.Volume 120 ml bottle.Attached is a special measuring cup.

What action has the drug?

addition to an antiseptic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory effects, the drug has analgesic and local anesthetic action.Tantum Verde inhibits the production of prostaglandins, mediators of pain and inflammation.Undiluted solution is able to quickly relieve pain, reduce inflammation, ease cough, tonsils gradually resolve festering corks.Divorced solution is used to prevent the development of inflammation in surgical procedures, after tooth extraction or injury.During the slow resorption lozenges significantly improved state with strong and deep inflammation of the throat and mucous membranes.

When the medicine can be used?

Tantum Verde is successfully used for the following ailments:

  • ENT diseases - laryngitis, pharyngitis, acute and chronic tonsillitis;
  • inflammation of the salivary glands, palate, gums (gingivitis, glossitis, stomatitis, periodontal disease);
  • fungal infections - Candida;
  • in the postoperative period after surgery (tooth extraction, the tonsils, the consequences of maxillofacial injuries).

Methods of application

tablets prescribed for adults and children, which is already 12 years old.The dosage is 1 tablet from 2 to 4 times per day.Tablets need to slowly dissolve in the mouth, but not drink the water.

drug as a spray has a collapsible tube (cannula) that must move away from the wall of the vial prior to irrigation of the mouth so that it was convenient to do so.Before the procedure should blow his nose and clear mucus from the throat.

spray should be sprayed into the mouth, near the throat.The dosage in adults - from 4 to 8 injections every three hours.

Children aged 6 to 12 years old must be carried out on the 4 injection after 2 or 3 hours a few times per day.If the child is between 3 and 6 years, the number of receptions is not changed, but it is necessary to calculate the dose according to body weight.At the 4 kg weight baby is taken 1 dose, but at a reception they should not be more than four.The instructions that came with the spray, indicated that the drug is allowed for children who have reached the age of three.However, the pharmacy parents often come with recipes, that very young infants discharged the spray.Apparently, pediatricians believe that such kids drug is not harmful.

Now let's talk about the use of Tantum Verde solution designed for rinsing.It can be recommended specifically for the treatment of inflammation of the throat, gums or palatal tissue or for prophylaxis to prevent infection and inflammation.Rinse should be carried out after a meal, pre-rinsed your mouth just water.For the treatment of the solution is diluted, and the prevention and care should be used to the drug supplied measuring cup.It measure out 15 ml medications, add the same amount of boiled water.After the procedure used a solution certainly spits.

Contraindications

MirSovetov list the cases in which the tool can not be used:

  • hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy of at least one of the components of the composition;
  • child under the age of three years;
  • pills should not be used during phenylketonuria, peptic ulcer disease, congestive heart failure, asthma and pregnancy.

side effects.

These are the unwanted effects may occur in patients:

  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
  • drowsiness, headache, palpitations;
  • skin rash, angioedema;
  • mouth burning and dryness;
  • laryngospasm (in young children);
  • long-term use are sometimes bleeding (of the gums, or stomach), anemia.

Cautions

  1. Pregnant women are allowed to use spray Tantum Verde solution for rinsing.
  2. active substance does not penetrate into breast milk, so nursing mothers can use it safely.
  3. Kids rinses can be used only with twelve years of age, be sure to pre-diluting it half with water.
  4. If the cough is caused by a sore throat for sore throat, it means it is effectively eliminated, but with bronchitis, tracheitis, it will do nothing without participation in the treatment of other funds.
  5. If you feel a burning sensation in the implementation of the rinse or after, then next time try to dilute with water to metochki means of a specially attached cup.
  6. Avoid getting medicine in your eyes.

Before using Tantum Verde, successfully treating various diseases of the mouth, throat and respiratory tract, read it carefully and follow the instructions of your physician.When side effects such as rashes in children, inform your doctor.