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AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION

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Overview

Introduction

AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION is an antitussive medicine. It is used for the treatment of dry cough.

AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Remember dosage is decided on the basis of type of medicine (syrup or suspension), age and present medical condition of the person. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. You must inform your doctor if symptoms does not get improved within 7 days of the treatment.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, dryness in mouth and fatigue. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, it is advised to drink plenty of fluids while on treatment with this medicine. To overcome dizziness, avoid driving or attention-seeking activities.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Aerodil LP Suspension

Side effects of Aerodil LP Suspension

Common
  • Nausea
  • Palpitations
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hydrodipsomania (periodic episodes of uncontrollable thirst)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness

How to use Aerodil LP Suspension

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. AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aerodil LP Suspension works

AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Aerodil LP Suspension?

If you miss a dose of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION
₹0.81/ml of Suspension
₹0.99/ml of Suspension
22% costlier

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION for the symptomatic relief of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken for a short time, until the symptoms clear up.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. 
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It should not be administered to patients with chronic cough or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Patient Concerns

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Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Yes it can be prescribed in oral LP
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References
  1. Aliprandi P, Carrara M. Therapeutic Use of Levocloperastine As an Antitussive Agent: An Overview of Preclinical Data and Clinical Trials in Adults and Children. Clinical Drug Investigation. 2002;22(4):209-20. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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