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C.R.M Linctus Cherry


Uses of C.R.M Linctus

C.R.M Linctus side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Excitation
  • Confusion
  • Shortness of breath

How to use C.R.M Linctus

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. C.R.M Linctus Cherry is to be taken with food.
However, this medicine can also be taken before food.

How C.R.M Linctus works

C.R.M Linctus Cherry is a combination of two medicines: Promethazine and Pholcodine, which relieves dry cough. Promethazine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible to trigger cough due to allergy. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

C.R.M Linctus related warnings

C.R.M Linctus Cherry may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
C.R.M Linctus Cherry may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of C.R.M Linctus Cherry during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
C.R.M Linctus Cherry may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
C.R.M Linctus Cherry is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of C.R.M Linctus Cherry may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them.
C.R.M Linctus Cherry should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of C.R.M Linctus Cherry may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

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Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking C.R.M?

No, alcohol should be avoided while using C.R.M. Drinking alcohol while taking C.R.M will increase the drowsiness caused by C.R.M.

Q. Can the use of C.R.M cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of C.R.M can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of C.R.M?

Keep this medicine in the packet or 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.

Q. Can the use of C.R.M cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, C.R.M may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while taking this medicine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of C.R.M be more effective?

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.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking C.R.M?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using C.R.M. This medicine contains Promethazine, which can pass into the breast milk and harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

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  1. Promethazine. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pholcodine. Nottingham, UK: The Boots Company PLC; 1988 [revised 26 May 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Promethazine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Pholcodine. Boots Pharmaceuticals. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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