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Overview

Uses of Ascoril D Junior Syrup

Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Ascoril D Junior Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

How to use Ascoril D Junior 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. Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup 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 Ascoril D Junior Syrup works

Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Ascoril D Junior Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup 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.
Lactation
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Ascoril D Junior Cough Syrup helps in the treatment of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken only 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.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ascoril D Junior

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Hello Doctor My son facing Dry cough for last 10 days Before that he is facing cough only, that cough start from nite upto morning, but no running knose, that time we went to doctor, he checked, confirmed no cold in throat, lungs, he gave medicine one week, junior lanzole tab, kidpred, salite After this still cough is there, again we went doctor, he gave junior lanzole, asthakind ds for one week This medicine consumed by Monday, immediately again cough starts on Wednesday, but this time pure dry cough Now we gave duolin, budecart 0.5 rescules by nebuliser 2 times, ascoril d, eladi ayurveda from 17.08 From September 06 to Feb 07 he took primary complex medicines Kindly suggest medicines Thanks & Regards venkatakrishnan
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child.Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause.
Non stop dry cough even lungs hurting now on doctors advice currently giving ascoril d , monticope and. Nebulization but coughing not going down
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Diagnosis can not be done without clinical examination. Please consult Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis
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FAQs

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Ascoril D Junior?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Ascoril D Junior. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Ascoril D Junior?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Ascoril D Junior cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Ascoril D Junior may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Will Ascoril D Junior be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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