Medicine Overview of Codylex DX Syrup
Codylex DX Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough
. It is used for the temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing, and running nose.
Side Effects of Codylex DX are Stomach upset, Sleepiness.
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. Codylex DX 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.
Codylex DX Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan which relieve dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which helps reduce cough associated with allergies by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger, histamine. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
In Depth Information on Codylex DX Syrup
Codylex DX Syrup related warnings
Codylex DX Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Codylex DX 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.
Codylex DX Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Codylex DX Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Codylex DX Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Codylex DX Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Codylex DX Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Codylex DX
Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
I am suffering from dry cough and heart problemI am suffering from dry cough which medicine i have to tske
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take syrup Trump D 5ml three times for 5 days1 tab mondeslor once in night for 5 daysalso get ur heart checked with cardiologist , cough can be due to heart problem also
Slight Dry cough since last 2 years doctor gave me Uniair FX but not satisfied it happens during cool air , non ventilated rooms , functions because of perfume smell
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/TUSSISTIN/Standard
I got dry cough and taken a Benadryal syrup of 10mls for past two days night time only, after that, the dry cough became normal cough. i couldn't go for sleep. Please advice me to what are all the medicines to be taken for cure.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com tou can take syrup ascoril plus D 1-2 tsf thrice daily Tab levocet bd for 5 days If not better in 3 days, consult doctor for further managementAlso do saline gargles and steam inhalation twice daily.
Pain in throat, congestion and dry cough since last 4 days
Dr. Pushkar Mani
syrup Grilicntus BM 5ml 3 times for 5 daysDOXOBID 400 mg once daily for 5 dya
Pls suggest syrup for dry cough, I m suffering with this since last 4-5 days. This time I am having Sabit Honeytus syrup two spoon two times
Dr. Waseem Mirza
DRY COUGH IS MOSTLY ALLERGIC, U NEED TO TAKE SOME ANTI ALLERGIC TABLET OR ANTI TUSSIVE SYRUP, TAB LEVOVET 1 TAB BD, SYRUP COREX Dx 1-2 TSF TID
Frequently asked questions about Codylex DX Syrup
Q. Will Codylex dx 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 is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Codylex dx?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Codylex dx. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are advised to take this medicine while you are breastfeeding the baby.
Q. Can the use of Codylex dx cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Codylex dx may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate 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 episode while you are taking this medicine.
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