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      COFDEX COUGH 100ML SYP

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      1 Units/pack

      MRP 100.65

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      COFDEX COUGH 100ML SYP

      Cofdex cough syrup 100ML
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Cofdex cough syrup 100ML is a combination medicine used to treat dry cough. It is predominantly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, fever and nasal congestion and used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as throat irritation, stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion, watery eyes. The medicine helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is also used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Cofdex cough syrup 100ML are Ammonium chloride 50Mg, Bromhexine 4Mg, Dextromethorphan 5Mg and Menthol 2.5M/5ML

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Cofdex cough syrup 100ML is a combination medicine used to treat cough. Ammonium chloride is an expectorant that reduces the viscosity of bronchial secretions (mucus) and helps in its removal from the airways. Bromhexine is a mucolytic agent that loosen thick mucus (phlegm) making it easier to cough out. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that works by reducing cough centre activity in the brain. Menthol is an organic compound that gives a colling sensation and relieves mild throat irritation.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Cofdex cough syrup:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup
      • Acute asthma
      • Bronchitis
      • Emphysema
      • Concomitant use with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
      • Children below 12 years
      • Caution:
      • History of peptic ulcer disease
      • Severe renal and hepatic impairment
      • Children and elderly patients
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Cofdex cough syrup. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Headache
      • Bloating
      • Nausea
      • Dizziness
      • Indigestion
      • Upset stomach
      • Diarrhea
      • Sweating
      • Skin rash
      • Allergic reaction
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Cofdex cough syrup as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the syrup as soon as remember, however if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled time.
      This syrup can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. It is usually taken not more than 2-3 times a day. Take the medicine at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the syrup, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dose of Cofdex cough, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Drowsiness
      • Sedation
      • Hallucination
      • Dystonic reactions
      • Anorexia
      • Mydriasis
      • Convulsions
      • Respiratory depression
      • Nausea and vomiting
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this syrup only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Cofdex cough syrup may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among patients with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this syrup.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the syrup may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Cofdex cough syrup might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with this syrup is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      The syrup may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Foods and beverages containing milk should be avoided.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Cofdex cough syrup with fluoxetine, paroxetine, quinidine, terbinafine, monoamine oxidase inhibitors used in treating depression, anticholinergic agents (atropine), betahistine, domperidone and metoclopramide used for nausea or vomiting, cholestyramine, beta blockers, anti-diabetic drugs, anticonvulsants (phenytoin, phenobarbitone, carbamazepine, primidone).

      Precautions
      • Do not use this syrup post the expiry date
      • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      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 Bromhexine for:

      Acute and chronic bronchopulmonary diseases associated with abnormal mucous secretion and impaired mucous transport

      How does Bromhexine work:

      Potent mucolytic and mucokinetic agent, capable of bringing out bronchial secretion especially mucous plugs. Chronic obstructive lung disease and bronchiectisis.

      How should Bromhexine be used:

      Take this drug as directed by the doctor

      Common side effects of Bromhexine :

      Rhinorrhoea, lacrimation, gastric irritation and hypersensitivity.

      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. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Bromhexine :

      If you have an allergy to bimatoprost 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.

      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. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Bromhexine 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 Bromhexine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      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.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Cough & Cold Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      The syrup is a combination medicine used to treat dry cough. It is predominantly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, fever and nasal congestion and used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as throat irritation, stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion, watery eyes. The medicine helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out, thus making easier for air to move in and out. It is also used in the treatment of common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, congestion.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      The syrup is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, bloating, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, sweating, skin rash, allergic reaction.

      Q3. Should we take Cofdex cough 100ML syrup with food or without food?

      The syrup can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup, acute asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, concomitant use with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, children below 12 years, history of peptic ulcer disease, severe renal and hepatic impairment, children and elderly patients, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Cofdex cough 100ML syrup make you sleepy?

      The syrup may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Cofdex cough 100ML syrup harmful? What does an overdose of Cofdex cough 100ML syrup lead to?

      The syrup is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to drowsiness, hallucination, sedation, mydriasis, anorexia, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, dystonic reactions, respiratory depression.

      Q7. Can I take Cofdex cough 100ML syrup during pregnancy?

      The syrup might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Cofdex cough 100ML syrup be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      Consumption of alcohol with this syrup is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the syrup according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Cofdex cough 100ML syrup to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 6 years of age due to potential risk and limited evidence on safety and efficacy.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 15-30 minutes after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Cofdex cough 100ML syrup last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 5-6 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Cofdex cough 100ML syrup daily? If yes, how many syrups can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two times per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Cofdex cough 100ML syrup?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

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