Used as a separate tool or in complex therapy for inflammatory diseases of the oral cavity (stomatitis, gingivitis, glossitis, periodontal disease), upper respiratory tract diseases (pharyngitis, tonsillitis, including after tonsillectomy); in proctology – for hemorrhoids; in gynecology – locally for inflammatory processes, cervical erosion; for preventive treatment of the vagina before cesarean section. The drug is used in the form of rinses, inhalations, enemas, baths. Inside, it is used for chronic gastritis, colitis, enterocolitis, peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum.
Main active ingredients: chamomile extract.
Auxiliary component – polysorbate, extractant – ethanol 50%.
It is produced in the form of alcohol tincture, in bottles of 100 ml.
This drug Recutan belongs to the group of herbal medicines, the basis of which is an extract from chamomile flowers, which is used in the treatment of the digestive tract, in dermatology, proctology and dermatology.
The main active ingredient is chamomile officinalis extract. Chamomile flowers contain beneficial trace elements such as chamomile azulene (chamazulene) essential oil and bisabolol. It also contains apigenin, luteolin, quercetin, coumarin, polyins, and organic acids. Among others, chamomile contains phytosterols, polysaccharides, tannins, proteins, hicosides, flavonoids, alkaloids, as well as trace elements such as calcium, potassium, chlorine, magnesium, phosphorus and sulfur, and other substances.
These and other useful biological active components included in chamomile flowers produce analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory effects.
Chamomile also has an antiseptic, diaphoretic, choleretic effect. Improves the functioning of the immune system. It has the ability to reduce allergic reactions, activate regeneration processes, and enhance secretion in the digestive glands in the gastrointestinal tract.
This drug Recutan is used in the treatment of certain diseases of the digestive tract, as well as in dermatology.
In particular, for treatment:
- gastritis, inflammatory diseases of the liver and gallbladder;
- relieves inflammation in dermatitis, incl. sunburn, acne, herpes, periodontitis;
- ARVI, acute respiratory infections, bronchitis, pharyngitis, other colds;
- erosion of the cervix;
- for prophylactic treatment of the vagina before a cesarean section.
The drug is used in the form of rinsing, inhalations, enemas, baths.
The drug in question is contraindicated for use in cases where the patient has severe hypersensitivity (allergy) to the main or to one of the auxiliary components.
It is also contraindicated for use with:
- stomach ulcer;
- gastritis, esophageal ulcer.
Not used in pediatrics under 12 years of age.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
This drug is contraindicated in the treatment of pregnant women and women during lactation.
Method of administration and dosage
The dosage, regimens and duration of treatment are determined by the attending physician on an individual basis, depending on the nature and course of the disease.
The recommended dose is 2.5 ml (0.5 tsp) of oral solution diluted in 100 ml of warm water, 4 times a day, after meals.
For external use:
- for compresses and gargling – the recommended dose is 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) of solution diluted in 1 liter of water, 2-4 times a day;
- for vaginal lavages – the recommended dose is 5 ml (1 teaspoon) of solution diluted in 1 liter of water, 1-2 times a day.
For skin diseases, the drug is applied with a cotton swab to the affected skin.
The duration of treatment, the exact dosage, regimens and duration of treatment are determined by the attending physician individually, depending on the individual indicators of the course of the disease.
Overdose of side effects in the form of intoxication was not observed.
In case of excessive oral intake, diarrhea and dyspeptic symptoms may occur.
Treatment is symptomatic.
The drug is usually well tolerated. In cases of hypersensitivity, reactions such as:
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
- rash, dermatitis, allergic urticaria;
- allergic conjunctivitis.
Storage conditions and periods
Expiration date – 2 years from the production date indicated on the package.
The storage temperature should not exceed 25 ° C.