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Primary uses of Alkof Liquid

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Alkof Liquid

Uses of Alkof Liquid

Alkof Liquid is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Alkof Liquid side effects


Side Effects of Alkof are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness.

How to use Alkof Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Alkof Liquid may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How Alkof Liquid works

Alkof Liquid is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine which relieve dry cough. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on Alkof Liquid

Alkof Liquid related warnings
Special precautions for Alkof Liquid
Alkof Liquid may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Alkof Liquid 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.
Alkof Liquid is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Alkof Liquid may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Alkof Liquid is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alkof Liquid may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Alkof Liquid is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alkof
Cough is not getting extracted, though taking cough syrup alkofBefore that I've taken citrizine tablet ctz
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take AUGMENTIN 625 mg twice daily for 3 dayssyrup Grilinctus 5ml twice daily for 5 daysOMEZ D once daily in empty stomach for 5 days
Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
I am suffering from dry cough and heart problemI am suffering from dry cough which medicine i have to tske
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take syrup Trump D 5ml three times for 5 days1 tab mondeslor once in night for 5 daysalso get ur heart checked with cardiologist , cough can be due to heart problem also
Slight Dry cough since last 2 years doctor gave me Uniair FX but not satisfied it happens during cool air , non ventilated rooms , functions because of perfume smell
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/TUSSISTIN/Standard
I got dry cough and taken a Benadryal syrup of 10mls for past two days night time only, after that, the dry cough became normal cough. i couldn't go for sleep. Please advice me to what are all the medicines to be taken for cure.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com tou can take syrup ascoril plus D 1-2 tsf thrice daily Tab levocet bd for 5 days If not better in 3 days, consult doctor for further managementAlso do saline gargles and steam inhalation twice daily.
Pain in throat, congestion and dry cough since last 4 days
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
syrup Grilicntus BM 5ml 3 times for 5 daysDOXOBID 400 mg once daily for 5 dya
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