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Mallow roots

Сырье растительное измельченное Алтея корниMallow roots – drug with local antiinflammatory and expectorant action.

Form of release and structure

Dosage forms of release of the Mallow of roots:

  • The roots crushed: various form, grayish-white or yellow-white color, with a slight, peculiar smell; water extraction has sweetish taste with feeling of sliminess (in packages on 30, 50, 60, 75 or 100 g, on 1 package in a cardboard pack);
  • Raw materials vegetable crushed (in packages on 35, 40, 50, 75 g, on 1 package in a cardboard pack).

Active agent: mallow roots (with the content of mucous substances, pectin, starch and other biologically active agents) – 100%.

Indications to use

Mallow roots are appointed in combination with other drugs for treatment of diseases of the respiratory tracts of infectious and inflammatory genesis proceeding with cough with the hardly separated phlegm (including tracheitis, bronchitis).


  • Age up to 3 years;
  • Hypersensitivity to drug components.

To the feeding and pregnant women of the Mallow roots are appointed after an advantage ratio for mother with possible risk for health of the child (it is required to consult with the specialist).

Route of administration and dosage

Mallow roots accept inside (as water infusion).

For preparation of 200 ml of infusion 1 tablespoon (about 6 g) of raw materials needs to be filled in with the cooled boiled water of 200 ml and to heat for 15 minutes on the boiling water bath. After cooling (45 minutes at the room temperature) it is necessary to filter infusion, to wring out the remained raw materials and to bring boiled water to volume of 200 ml.

The recommended dosing mode (a single dose at frequency rate of reception from 3 to 4 times a day):

  • Adults and children of 14 years: 1/3-1/2 glasses;
  • Children of 6-14 years: 1-2 tablespoons;
  • Children of 3-5 years: 1 dessertspoon.

Before reception infusion needs to be shaken up.

The average duration of a course – 14-21 days. In case of need the doctor can appoint repeated courses.

Side effects

During use of the Mallow of roots development of reactions of hypersensitivity can be observed.

Special instructions

In cases if for 7 days from the moment of an initiation of treatment the state does not improve, it is necessary to consult at the specialist.

Medicinal interaction

There are no data on significant interaction of the Mallow of roots with other substances / medicines in the instruction.

Terms and storage conditions

To store in protected from light, the place, dry, unavailable to children.

Period of validity – 3 years.

The prepared infusion can be accepted within 48 hours in case of its storage in the cool place.

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