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ALEX SF 5MG LOZENGES

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MRP: Rs. 82 for 1 strip(s) (10 lozenges each)
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Composition for ALEX(GLENMARK)

Dextromethorphan Topical(5mg)

food interaction for ALEX(GLENMARK)

alcohol interaction for ALEX(GLENMARK)

pregnancy interaction for ALEX(GLENMARK)

lactation interaction for ALEX(GLENMARK)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Alex sf 5mg lozenges may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Alex sf 5mg lozenges is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ALEX(GLENMARK)

Dextromethorphan Topical(5mg)

Uses

Alex sf 5mg lozenges is used for dry cough.

How it works

Dextromethorphan belongs to class of medications called as opium alkaloids.  It works by reducing the pain by blocking the pain transmission and pain sensation.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Rash, Itching

Common Dosage for ALEX SF 5MG LOZENGES

Patients taking ALEX SF 5MG LOZENGES

  • 53%
    Once A Day
  • 35%
    Thrice A Day
  • 6%
    Alternate Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ALEX(GLENMARK)

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  • ALEX 5MG LOZENGES
    (10 lozenges in strip)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.15/lozenges
    Tablet
    Rs. 71.50
    save 13% more per lozenges

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
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    MBBS, MD
    4.7
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for ALEX(GLENMARK)

  • Do not use patches for more than 5 days, unless directed by your doctor.
  • Only one patch must be used at a time and total number of patches should not exceed 4 daily.
  • Do not apply dextromethorphan patch anywhere else apart from skin.
  • Do not apply the patch on wounds, damaged or irritated skin, or in large quantities especially on the blistered area.
  • Do not bandage or cover the patch with any wrap or dressing apart from regular clothing.
  • Do not apply external heat or use a heating pad on the patch.
  • Consult your doctor and discontinue using the patch if condition worsens or severe skin irritation occurs or if pain persists for more than seven days.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to dextromethorphan or any of the ingredients. 
  • Children below 12 years of age must not use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)