• The use of phytotherapeutic drugs for coughing in children

The use of phytotherapeutic drugs for coughing in children

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2017.4(84):49-54; doi 10.15574/SP.2017.84.49

Marushko Iu. V.
Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine

The aim of the work is to generalize data on the mechanisms of development and features of cough in children, its differential diagnosis, therapeutic approaches. Modern phytotherapeutic agents (Herbion plantain and Herbion cowslip) occupy an important place in the therapy of cough. The clinical experience of these products usage is given.

Key words: cough, phytotherapy, Herbion plantain syrup, Herbion cowslip syrup.


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