Mukaltin: instructions for use, drugsanalogs

Update: December 2018

One of the most inexpensive vegetable expectorant
origin, 10 tablets of which cost about 10-20 rubles –
This is Mukaltin. Instructions for use of this medicinal
funds are not always attached to the drug, therefore we give it

The international name is Althea medicinal herb extract.
Since Althea root contains 38% starch, pectic substances
16%, asparagine, betaine, vegetable mucus 34%, 7% of sugars,
litsitin, carotene, phytosterol – these substances have a softening,
anti-inflammatory, enveloping, expectorant

The composition of 1 tablet

Active ingredient: Mukaltina 0.05 g. Auxiliary
substances: tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, calcium stearate.
Gray to gray brownish tablets with marbling or
interspersed, flat-cylindrical in shape with a risk, has
peculiar smell. Heterogeneous staining of tablets
is allowed.


Expectorant of plant origin.

pharmachologic effect

The pronounced expectorant effect of the drug due to
the action of its constituent polysaccharides. Due to the reflex
stimulation drug increases respiratory bronchioles peristalsis and
activity of ciliated epithelium, as well as bronchial secretion
glands. During the reception of this tool in the bronchi the liquid
the secret and its removal from an organism is facilitated. Mukaltin not
has local irritation and low toxicity.

Indications for use

МукалтинAccording to the instructions Mukaltin is shown for any
acute and chronic diseases of the respiratory system with
the formation of difficult-to-separate, viscous sputum:

  • pneumonia
  • tracheobronchitis
  • obstructive bronchitis
  • laryngitis
  • tracheitis
  • pulmonary emphysema
  • bronchial asthma
  • pulmonary tuberculosis 30 табл. Мукалтина
  • bronchoadenitis
  • bronchiectasis
  • pneumoconiosis


  • Hypersensitivity to Althea Drug and
    Mukaltin components
  • Exacerbation of gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer


  • Children up to one year is not recommended in this dosage form.
    (syrup is better)
  • During pregnancy and lactation use is possible after
    consultation with a doctor


Children can dissolve the tablet in 1/3 cup of water (warm)

  • from year to 3 years old 1/2 tablet 3 p / day
  • From 3-12 years old to 1-2 tablets 3 p / day.

Взрослым по 1-2 таблетке до еды  3-4 р/день. A course of treatment
7-14 days.

Side effects

  • Allergic reactions
  • Dyspepsia – constipation or diarrhea, nausea, flatulence

Interaction with other drugs

Mukaltin notльзя принимать одновременно с другими лекарственными
agents with antitussive action in order to avoid
congestion of liquefied sputum in the respiratory tract (see antitussive

Storage conditions

At a temperature not exceeding 20 ° C, in a dry place inaccessible to

Shelf life

2 years, can not be used after the expiration date

Conditions of sale in pharmacy chains

Over the counter

Препараты-analogs (с алтеем лекарственным)

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Additionally contraindications: with intolerance
фруктозы,  глюкозо-галактозная мальабсорбции, при сахарном
diabetes with caution, because the composition has sucrose.

  • up to 12 years old 4-5 p / day after meals, 1 tsp, divorced 1/4
    glasses of water
  • adults and children over 12 years old dilute 1 tbsp. 1/2 spoon
    a glass of water, also 4-5 p / day after meals.
  • A course of treatment 10-14 дней

Altea syrup price from 50-150 rubles.

Дополнительное противопоказание: детям до 3 лет Application: 1
Sterling raw material and 1 cup of water is heated in a water bath for 15 minutes,
after 45 minutes, filter, adjusted to 200 ml, take 4 p / day
after meal.

  • Adults on 1 / 3-1 / 2 glasses
  • children 3-5 years old for 1 dessert spoon
  • from 6 -14 years old 1-2 tablespoons
  • treatment course 2-3 weeks

Price 50-70 rubles.

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