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Acticod Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Acticod Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat dry cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itching, and congestion. It also reduces the activity of cough center in the brain and provides relief from cough.


Acticod Syrup may be taken with or without food and it's better to take it in a dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember.

It may cause some side effects like nausea, vomiting, constipation. This medicine may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. While taking this it is better to avoid alcohol intake, as it may worsen your side effects.

Uses of Acticod Syrup

Side effects of Acticod Syrup

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

How to use Acticod Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Acticod Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acticod Syrup works

Acticod Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Codeine and Triprolidine, which relieves dry cough. Codeine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Triprolidine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Acticod Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acticod Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acticod Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Acticod Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Acticod Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Acticod Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acticod Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acticod Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acticod Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acticod Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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I am in 4 months of my pregnancy period.I am suffering dry cough for a week.Shoul i used some menthol like message? What medicians are prefer for me ?
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Take some cough syrup
I need cough syrup for Dry Cough
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Alex syp 1tsf twice daily
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References
  1. FDA Approved Prescribtion Information. Codeine; 1950 [revised Jul. 2007]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Triprolidine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Codeine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Triplodlidine. Auckland, New Zealand: Medsafe; 2010. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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