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ASCORIL D PLUS 100ML SYP

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ASCORIL D PLUS 100ML SYP
Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

The Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml is used to treat the common cold, dry cough and allergies. This medicine is also helping to treat sneezing, watery eyes, running nose, itchy throat or skin, and sinus stuffiness. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml are Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2mg, Dextromethorphan 10mg, and Phenylephrine 5mg/5ml.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Chlorpheniramine Maleate basically tames the allergy symptoms by attaching to histamine receptors. Histamines are responsible for allergic and inflammatory reactions. Here, Chlorpheniramine Maleate blocks the action of the endogenous histamine, by reducing the negative symptoms brought on by histamine.

Dextromethorphan acts centrally on the cough center in the medulla thereby suppressing the cough.

Phenylephrine is a vasoconstrictor and nasal decongestant therefore, it helps to relieve symptoms of a stuffy or clogged nose.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before using the syrup:

  • Hypersenstivity to any of the drugs used in the Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml such as Chlorpheniramine maleate, Dextromethorphan, and Phenylephrine
  • Urinary retention
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • MAO inhibitor use within 14 days

Caution:

  • Arrhythmias
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Ascoril D Plus syrup 100ml. It is generally well tolerated when given in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Palpitation
  • Reflex bradycardia
  • Anxiety
  • Tachycardia
  • Fear
  • Confusion
  • Anorexia
  • Mydriasis
  • Increased salivation
  • Difficulty in micturition
  • Serotonin syndrome
  • Abuse potential
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor, or the directions given on the bottle or container.
Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml is meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before administration. Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the syrup container.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Do not consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml may be taken with food or take it as suggested by your doctor or pharmacist.
For children: 1 dose 3 to 4 times in a day or perceive the instructions written on the prescription.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Vomiting
  • Hypertension
  • Palpitation
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take the Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Chlorpheniramine: May be used during pregnancy, a risk of fetal harm is low based on human data.
Dextromethorphan: Caution advised during breastfeeding; no human studies are available, but still this drug may be used because risk not expected based on the drug properties.
Phenylephrine: Avoid use in 1st trimester, caution advised in 2nd and 3rd trimesters.

Lactation:

Caution advised during lactation, a risk of infant harm not expected based on drug properties.

Drug Interactions:

Affected by delayed gastric emptying.

Precautions
  • Keep this Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100ml out of reach and sight of children.
  • Keep it in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and moisture.
  • Do not use the drops for a long time after opening the container because liquids are more prone to contaminate.
  • Accurately measure the correct dose, do not administer for more than 48 hours without doctors advice, or use as the directions given on the pack.
  • Do not use the same medications for other infants, without a doctor’s prescription even if they have the same signs and symptoms. Self-medication is highly dangerous to health.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Chlorpheniramine Maleate for:

It is used to ease allergy signs.

How does Chlorpheniramine Maleate work:

Chlorpheniramine lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen.

How should Chlorpheniramine Maleate be used:

Adult: PO- Allergic conditions- 4 mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 24 mgday. IVIMSC- Adjunct in anaphylactic shock- 10-20 mg. Total max: 40 mgday. It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein, muscle, or under the skin.

Common side effects of Chlorpheniramine Maleate :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Headache. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

What precautions should I take when taking Chlorpheniramine Maleate :

If you have an allergy to chlorpheniramine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Asthma, enlarged prostate gland, glaucoma, bowel block, ulcer disease, or trouble passing urine. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Chlorpheniramine Maleate with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Chlorpheniramine Maleate :

Store it at controlled room temperature (15 to 30 C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antihistamines & Antiallergics

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