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AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Aerodil LP Suspension

Aerodil LP Suspension side effects

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.

Aerodil LP Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
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
There is limited information available on the use of AERODIL LP 20 MG SUSPENSION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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 miss a dose of 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
₹0.99/ml of Suspension
22% costlier

Expert Advice

  • 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

Questions Related to Aerodil LP

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Dry cough last 20 days. Morning and evening more
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Steam inhalation,warm saline gargles, Syrup TusQ D 1tsf tid x 3 days, X ray chest and a clinical check up is mandatory
Dry Cough, Can't stop coughing since 15-20 days due to Smog in Delhi. Please suggest
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Can be asthma.like.
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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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