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Overview

Uses of Ascoril Flu Syrup

Ascoril Flu Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It relieves symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.

Ascoril Flu Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Ascoril Flu 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 Flu 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 Flu Syrup works

Ascoril Flu Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Phenylephrine, which relieves cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Ascoril Flu Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ascoril Flu Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ascoril Flu 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 Flu 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 Flu Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ascoril Flu Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ascoril Flu Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ascoril Flu Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ascoril Flu Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ascoril Flu Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Ascoril Flu Syrup helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ascoril Flu Syrup as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ascoril Flu

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The child had mild fever, runny nose and sore throat. prescribed azithromicyn 200mg OD, paracetamol + mefenamic acid and ascoril m( phenilephrine+today to PATIENT low but nose running badly. Watery and frequent. [4/17, 18:20] Me Shad Alam: Two dose of paranus and 1 dose of ascoril flu given so far. He is playing but nose irritating him
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, the medicines started are on correct lines. Continue the same. It takes time for the effect. Also use nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage.
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. What is Ascoril Flu?

Ascoril Flu is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine that help to relieve the symptoms of cold. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. On the other hand, phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Ascoril Flu?

Ascoril Flu is safe for most of the patients when taken according to the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Ascoril Flu cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Ascoril Flu can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Ascoril Flu cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Ascoril Flu is drowsiness. Avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or engaging in other activities that need your full attention, unless your healthcare provider has permitted you to do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines. Also, avoid taking certain pain relief medicines and medicines that help you sleep while taking Ascoril Flu as it lead to severe drowsiness, causing falls or accidents.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Ascoril Flu can lead to increased side effects due to overdose. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ascoril Flu?

The use of Ascoril Flu is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medication, and for patients suffering from asthma. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions before taking Ascoril Flu.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Ascoril Flu?

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Ascoril Flu Syrup. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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