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Overview

Uses of Bigtuss Syrup

Bigtuss Syrup is used in the treatment of cough.

Bigtuss Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Allergic reaction
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Bigtuss 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. Bigtuss Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bigtuss Syrup works

Bigtuss Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Ambroxol, Guaifenesin, Menthol and Terbutaline. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator which relaxs the muscles in the airways and widens the airways.Together, they make breathing easier.

Bigtuss Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bigtuss 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
No information is available on the use of Bigtuss Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Bigtuss Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Bigtuss Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bigtuss Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Bigtuss Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bigtuss Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Bigtuss Syrup relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Bigtuss Syrup 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 Bigtuss

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Severe cough from last 3 days iam using cough-q tablets but there is no use please suggest me the correct medication
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days after breakfast and takr syrup grilinctus 2tsf thrice daily for 3 days and tablet cetcip 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
Dear sir I have not breathing easly because my chest is congested and many cough and some blood out from my mouth some time, and my nose is alway close and comes water so please suggest me some medicine for this problemI have try many medicine for this but when medicine are closed then problem are returnThis time I have taken.only one medicine histamine-m with antibiotic
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
first u need to do some testAFB for sputum and Chest xray, also CBC< ESR
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FAQs

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Bigtuss be more effective?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having increased side effects. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms while taking Bigtuss, please consult your doctor.

Q. In which type of cough will the doctor prescribe Bigtuss?

Bigtuss is indicated in the treatment of a cough that is associated with excessive mucus secretion.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Bigtuss?

It is not recommended to use Bigtuss if you have hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formulation. Avoid the medication if you have pre-existing ischaemic heart disease, significant risk factors for ischaemic heart disease and gastric ulceration.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Bigtuss?

Keep this medicine in the container 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
16, Basment KH No.-298/1, Gadaipur, Near Nanak Hospital New Delhi 110030
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