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Cocorex 10mg Syrup

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Product introduction

Cocorex 10mg Syrup is an antiallergic medication used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.

Cocorex 10mg Syrup may be taken with or without food. Take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. In case, you have missed any doses, take the next dose as soon as you remember it. However, you should never take a double dose.

Use of this medicine may cause some commons side effects such as sleepiness, nausea, dryness in the mouth, and loss of appetite. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Avoid driving or attention-seeking activity while on treatment with this medicine. To prevent dryness of mouth, drink more water, always carry sugar candy, or maintain oral hygiene.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have glaucoma or have any gastro-related issues or have asthma. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment.

Benefits of Cocorex Syrup

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Cocorex 10mg Syrup is used to treat many different inflammatory and allergic conditions. It helps treat runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions and prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It helps relieve symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching, and other allergic-type reactions. If you are not sure why you are being given this medicine, ask your doctor.
This medicine is given orally (by mouth). You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

Side effects of Cocorex Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cocorex

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea

How to use Cocorex 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. Cocorex 10mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cocorex Syrup works

Cocorex 10mg Syrup is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called histamine. This causes watery eyes, runny or blocked nose, sneezing, skin rashes, itching etc. Cocorex 10mg Syrup works by blocking the action of histamine, thereby relieving these symptoms.

Safety advice

Cocorex 10mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Cocorex 10mg Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
Cocorex 10mg Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Cocorex 10mg Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Cocorex 10mg Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cocorex 10mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cocorex 10mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cocorex 10mg Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Cocorex 10mg Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cocorex Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Cocorex 10mg Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cocorex 10mg Syrup, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Synthetic Alkylamine Derivative
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (First Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Cocorex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
Brand(s): Histiwel, Behop, Betavue
Brand(s): Equblam

Patient concerns

Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic

User feedback


Q. Is Cocorex 10mg Syrup good for relieving allergy symptoms?

Cocorex 10mg Syrup helps control the symptoms of cold or allergies such as red, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, itchy nose or throat and runny nose.

Q. Does Cocorex 10mg Syrup cause sleepiness?

One of the most common side effects of this medicine is sedation or sleepiness, which can range from slight drowsiness to deep sleep. It is therefore advisable to avoid driving or operating any machinery if you get these side effects.

Q. Can I take cetirizine along with Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

Using cetirizine together with Cocorex 10mg Syrup may increase side effects such as sleepiness, dizziness, and difficulty concentrating. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicines along with Cocorex 10mg Syrup; self-medication can be risky.

Q. Can I take paracetamol with Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

Yes, you can take paracetamol with Cocorex 10mg Syrup after consulting your doctor.

Q. Can I take alcohol along with Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

Avoid drinking alcohol while you're taking Cocorex 10mg Syrup since it increases the risks of side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, and nausea. Talk to your doctor in case of any doubts.

Q. How to get relief from nausea while taking Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

In order to reduce nausea while taking this medicine, avoid food that is salty, spicy, fried, or fatty. Drink plenty of liquids and eat smaller, more frequent meals.

Q. I am noticing dryness in my mouth, is it because of Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

Yes, dryness in the mouth is a common side-effect of this medicine. Keep sipping water and chew sugar-free gum to get some relief.

Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Cocorex 10mg Syrup?

If you happen to miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication. You may also ask a family member a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are taking your medication.

Q. What lifestyle changes help with hay fever and other allergies?

The best way to prevent any sort of allergic reaction is to avoid the substance (dust, pet fur, and hair, insect bites, food allergies) that you're allergic to if you can. If you have hay fever, try not to spend too much time outside when the pollen count is high. Shower and change your clothes after you have been outside to wash off pollen. Wear a mask to cover your nose, mouth and wear wraparound sunglasses to stop dust from getting into your eyes whenever you step outside.

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