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Pedicloryl 30ML Syrup
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Pedicloryl 30ML Syrup is used in the short-term treatment of insomnia, a condition characterized by having trouble falling and staying asleep. This medication is mostly used in children for procedural sedation, which is a technique of reducing pain and anxiety before performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure by inducing sleep. However, the uses of this syrup mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Pedicloryl 30ML syrup is Triclofos 500 Mg/ 5Ml.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Pedicloryl Syrup has hypnotic properties. It is transformed into an active compound in the body that works in the brain to cause sleepiness. It reduces the time taken to fall asleep and increases sleep duration.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Pedicloryl syrup.

  • Hypersensitivity to the ingredients in the syrup
  •  Hepatic impairment
  • Renal impairment
  • Severe cardiac disease
  • Caution:
  • Depression
  • Concomitant use with opioids
  •  Withdrawal symptoms
  •  Dependency
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Pedicloryl syrup. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. More common side effects include:

  • Nausea
  •  Vomiting
  •  Drowsiness
  •  Impaired coordination
  •  Abdominal pain
  •  Decrease appetite
  •  Spinning sensation

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Confusion
  •  Skin rash
  •  Diarrhea
How to Use

How to Use

Take Pedicloryl 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. Take the missed dose as soon as u remember it. It is not recommended to take this medication during the day, if so your child will end up feeling drowsy, dizzy and confused during the day.
This medicine can be taken with or without food. Take the syrup at the same time as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body.

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.

Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this syrup on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustment or complete avoidance of the Pedicloryl syrup may be required in 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 medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Pedicloryl syrup might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown 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 Pedicloryl 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:

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

Food:

Grape fruit juice should be avoided.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Pedicloryl syrup with any of the below medicines:
• Benzodiazepines
• Oral anticoagulants
• Intravenous furosemide
• CNS depressants: alcohol barbiturates, tranquilizers
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.

Precautions
  • Do not use this syrup post expiry date
  • Shake well before use
  •  Do not use this medicine 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 Triclofos for:

Second line drug for the treatment of insomnia.

How does Triclofos work:

Treats sleep problems

How should Triclofos be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Triclofos :

Headache, rash, dizziness, flatulence, confusion, nighmare, ataxia, nausea, vomiting.

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 Triclofos :

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. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Triclofos 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 and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Triclofos :

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

Hypnotics & Sedatives


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Pedicloryl 30ML syrup?

Pedicloryl 30ML Syrup is used in the short-term treatment of insomnia, a condition characterized by having trouble falling and staying asleep. This medication is mostly used in children for procedural sedation, which is a technique of reducing pain and anxiety before performing a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure by inducing sleep.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

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

Q3.How many times Pedicloryl syrup can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is once before going to bed.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The syrup is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guide lines. Most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, impaired coordination, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, spinning sensation and less common side effects include confusion, skin rash, diarrhea.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

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

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration before going to bed.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

This medicine is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. In case of any overdose of the medicine, immediately seek emergency medical treatment.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

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

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking Pedicloryl 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, hepatic impairment renal impairment, severe cardiac disease, depression, concomitant use with opioids, withdrawal symptoms.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

The duration of time for which this medicine remains active in the body for 7 to 12 hours.

Q12.Can I take this syrup during pregnancy?

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

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time every day before going to bed and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

Q14.Can I take this syrup without a doctor’s prescription?

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

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?

Consumption of alcohol with Pedicloryl 30ML syrup is not recommended as it increases the risk of central nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and difficulty concentrating. It is advised not to perform any activities that require high mental alertness like operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 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.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this syrup, can I mix it in water and drink?

Pedicloryl syrup is designed to be taken as whole. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the bloodstream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine will trigger withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking it. This risk is particularly high if the treatment is suddenly stopped. In the event of any unusual symptoms, such as intense anxiety, irritability, body pain, fatigue, restlessness, and so on, seek emergency medical attention. Do not quit taking this medication without consulting your doctor.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 30-60 minutes after adminstration.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Pedicloryl 30ML syrup?

PEDICALM ORAL 30ML SOLUTION, NAPKID 30ML SYP

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