Butacit 5 mg/ml Pediatric Drops 15 ml bottle
Butacit syrup : Each 5 ml syrup contains Butamirate Citrate INN 7.5 mg.
Butacit Paediatric Drops : Each ml contains Butamirate Citrate INN 5 mg.
Butacit (Butamirate Citrate) acts directly on the brain’s cough center to suppress cough. It also exerts expectorant, moderate bronchodilating and anti-inflammatory action. Butacit (Butamirate Citrate) is safe and non-sedating which is neither chemically nor pharmacologically related to opium alkaloids. Its elimination half-life is about 13 hours.
• Dry (non-productive) cough
• Pre-& post-operative cough in surgery & bronchoscopy
• Suppression of whooping cough
Dose & Administration
Route of Administration : Oral.
Children (3-6 yrs) : 5 ml 3 times daily orally.
Children (6-12 yrs): 10 ml 3 times daily orally. Adults: 15 ml 4 times daily orally.
Paediatric Drops :
Children (2 months-1 year) : 10 drops 4 times daily orally.
Children (1-3 years) : 15 drops 4 times daily orally.
OR, AS DIRECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN.
Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Butamirate Citrate or any component of the product.
Warnings and Precautions
Avoid simultanous administration of expectorants. Avoid during pregnancy (1st 3 months) and lactation.
Tolerance of Butamirate Citrate is good.
Rare Side Effects : Adverse reactions such as rash, nausea, diarrhoea and vertigo have been observed in a few rare cases.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation
Butamirate Citrate should not be used during the first trimester of pregnancy. During the remainder of pregnancy, it can be used if indicated by a physician but with caution.
Use in Children and adolescents
Use of Butamirate Citrate is safe and effective as per dosage guideline.
Concomitant use of expectorants may lead to retention of mucous in the respiratory system, which can increase the risk of bronchospasm and airway infection.
Accidental overdose with Butamirate Citrate can cause the symptoms like drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of balance and hypotension.
Keep all medicines out of reach of children. Store below 300 C., Protect from light.
Butacit Syrup : Each bottle contains 100 ml syrup.
Butacit Paediatric Drops: Each bottle contains 15 ml paediatric drops with a 1.25 ml calibrated dropper.