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Grilinctus DX Syrup 100ml
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Grilinctus DX Syrup 100ml is used in the treatment of cough and bronchial irritation caused by common cold and inhaled irritants. This syrup is also used to treat allergy, asthma and hay fever. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.



The active ingredients of Grilinctus DX Syrup 100ml are Chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg and Dextromethorphan 10mg/5ml.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Chlorpheniramine Maleate basically tames 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.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before using this Grilinctus DX Syrup100ml:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Grilinctus DX syrup 100ml such as Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan
  • Caution:
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Asthma
  • GI Obstruction
  • Prostatic hypertrophy
  • High environmental temperature
  • Glaucoma, angle-closure
  • COPD
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

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

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired coordination
  • Headache
  • Epigastric discomfort
  • Dry mucous membranes
  • Constipation
  • Dysuria
  • Urinary retention
  • Palpitations
  • Tachycardia
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Leukopenia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Seizures
  • Heart stroke
  • Toxic psychosis
  • Serotonin syndrome
  • Abuse potential
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor, or follow the directions given on the bottle or container.
Grilinctus DX Syrup 100ml is a medicine meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before consuming. Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the syrup container.
Avoid missing 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.
Take the syrup with or without food.
Dosage as suggested by your doctor or follow the instructions given on the prescription.


Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, look for any new symptoms. If you observe any, promptly seek medical advice or report it to the nearby poison control center.

Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Give the syrup only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:


May be used during pregnancy – the risk of fetal harm is low based on human data.


Chlorpheniramine maleate:
Caution advised during breastfeeding (it may be recommended for short term use). There is no known risk of infant harm based on limited human data. However, based on limited human data, there have been noted chances of CNS depression when used with other antihistamines. Risk of decreased prolactin levels, therefore, decreased milk production based on theory.
Dextromethorphan: Caution advised during breastfeeding – no human studies are available. However, the drug may be used based on drug properties (risk is not expected based on properties).

  • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store it in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use the Grilinctus DX Syrup 100ml beyond its expiry.
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

Seller Information
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