With pain in his throat, almost everyone faces. This symptom is accompanied by a variety of diseases, such as the common cold or sore throat. If you experience discomfort in the throat, many turn to the aid of tablets or sprays. for example, used drug called Septolete.
its tablet form is most common, but you can buy in pharmacies and other options. for example, commercially available spray Septolete total or Septotelete plus Spray, which is also produced in the form of lozenges. Very popular Septolete Neo, features which will be discussed below.
Septolete - this medicine with mestoanesteziruyuschim and antimicrobial action. Most often it is used in the field of otolaryngology and dentistry. There are two release forms - lozenges and spray. Some versions of the drug are available only in a form, and others in both.
Pastilles are made in the form of a round biconvex. they usually have a green tint, but sometimes there are white blotches. The carton is placed on three blisters, each of which is ten lozenges. Also produced two blister box, Tablets containing fifteen.
Other forms of release:
- Septolete plus can be spray or lozenges. The latter have a smooth surface and a yellow color.
- Septolete total is - a round tablet with a rough surface, which are painted in blue color.
- Septolete neo characterized by having multiple flavors. All tablets and lenticular differ by color. Apple flavor is painted in green, lemon yellow, and cherry pink, although the tone often comes to a lavender.
Spray Septolete plus the total or comprises transparent solution, which often has no color, or may be light yellow. Release forms are not distinguished by their effects and active components of the formulation, so everyone can choose one option, which seems to him more comfortable.
Antiseptic properties drug substance must called benzalkonium chloride, which kills bacteria, causing sore throat. In some embodiments, the active drug component acts benzocaine and cetylpyridinium chloride. Excipients depend on the shape and taste, but most of them are:
- Menthol and peppermint essential oil. They reduce the pain during swallowing, eliminates sore and burning sensation.
- Eucalyptus essential oil. It promotes the production of mucus in the airways and ease breathing process.
- thymol. He also has antiseptic properties, and this makes the rest of delivery system components to work more efficiently.
Pastilles excipients also act glycerol, glucose, lactose monohydrate, emulsifying wax, sucrose, sorbitol, fluid paraffin, kastorovoe butter, magnesium stearate, penohasytel 1510 and various dyes. The additional components are spray Sodium saccharin, glycerol, ethanol and water.
Effect of the drug is directed mainly at eliminating microbes, fungi, and local anesthesia. Cetylpyridinium chloride destroys pathogens both cell types, and is capable to work on viruses. However, most often it is used against gram-positive bacteria.
For local anesthetic mainly responsible benzocaine. It does not provide sodium ions pass through the cell membrane, whereby blocked nerve conduction of pain impulses. The material thus reduces pain in the throat.
A number of excipients, such as maltitol and mannitol, It is intended to reinforce the antiseptic and the anesthetic effect. They are part of Septolete D, but the sugar in it is not present, so that means people can use, suffering from diabetes. Maltitol is also found in some other forms of the drug.
Cetylpyridinium chloride can be absorbed only twenty percent, but more often, the figure is ten. The remaining amount is derived from the human body through the intestine intact. Benzocaine is absorbed worse. A small amount hydrolyzed by cholinesterase in the blood. Partially processed liver component, but most of the leaves through the kidneys, in the urine.
Indications and contraindications
Instructions for use Septotele plus recommends its use in a variety of pathologies of the throat and oral cavity. for example, medication prescribed for:
- inflammatory processes, such as gingivitis or stomatitis.
Septotele plus instruction allows its use in angina, but only when the disease is in the initial stages. Tablets and used for aerosol infections in the mouth and throat. They are used in the treatment of colds and flu, as well as to eliminate the inflammation of the gums.
Medication use is prohibited, Firstly, the, who suffer from hypersensitive to any component of the formulation. People can be allergic to the active component, benzalkonyyu chloride, or else to support, such as essential oils. Also found a congenital fructose intolerance.
note. The drug is not suitable for children under five years.
Except Septolete D, Diabetics should use the drug with caution. It is best to pre-consult further with the doctor. Cetylpyridinium chloride also slows down the process of tissue regeneration, but because they can not handle the mouth, if there are open wounds.
Septolete plus instruction includes a number of additional contraindications. Their list includes alcohol dependence, liver disease, traumatic brain injury and brain pathology, bronchitis, asthma and heart disease. It is not recommended to apply smokers and the elderly.
The impact of drugs on pregnant and lactating women has been insufficiently studied, so in such difficult periods of life should be abandoned as the resorption of the tablets, and the use of aerosol. As for side effects, then their credibility is considered the minimum. Most often, the negative consequences of having those, who suffer from allergies to components. They may appear:
- Numbness oral mucous,
- Burning sensation in the throat,
- Gastrointestinal Disorders.
The probability of an overdose of the medicine is also minimal. However, when a serious excess assigned dosage arise, Firstly, disturbances in the gastrointestinal tract. there is diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. If you consume large amounts of benzocaine, may occur methemoglobinemia, requires urgent referral to a doctor.
The drug is considered to be compatible with the other necessary medication, they do not affect each other. Do not use Septolete with food, especially milk, as it significantly reduces anesthetic and antiseptic properties. Also, it is better not to combine the drug with other lozenges or sprays. Benzocaine reduces the antibacterial activity of sulphonamides.
Price and analogues
In Septolete price is directly related to the release form. The average cost is about ordinary lozenges 150-160 rubles, and the initial price option Neo -170 rubles. For spray bottle Septolete Totals have to pay more 350 rubles. Aerosol Plus several cheaper, but not less 280 rubles.
As an analogy Septolete Total used drugs, such as:
The drug is often replaced Geksoralom, which is widely used against infections of the mouth and throat. For the treatment of inflammation of the larynx prescribed Lizobakt. Similarly action has tool called Ingalipt. Septolete plus spray often replaced lozenges Azhisept. When choosing a suitable option need to be based on a doctor's appointment and features of the disease, and not on the reviews on the Internet.