Cof Q Lozenges

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Primarily used for

Infections, Anaesthesia
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Kidney
10.68
₹1.78/Lozenges
6 lozenges in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cof Q Lozenges

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Uses of Amylmetacresol

Amylmetacresol is used to prevent Infections.
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Side effects of Amylmetacresol

Common

Shortness of breath, Facial swelling.

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How to use Amylmetacresol

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Place it in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly. Do not chew or swallow. It may take sometime to dissolve.

How Cof Q Lozenges works

Amylmetacresol belongs to class of medications called antiseptics. Amylmetacresol works by killing the bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections. It also works in the area of the discomfort and helps lubricate and soothe the painful area..
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Uses of Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is used for Anaesthesia and moderate to severe pain.
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Side effects of Dextromethorphan

Common

Sedation, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Headache, Sweating, Anemia, Nausea, Edema, Constipation, Dry mouth.

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How to use Dextromethorphan

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Place it in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly. Do not chew or swallow. It may take sometime to dissolve.

How Cof Q Lozenges works

Dextromethorphan is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Cof Q Lozenges

Expert advice for Amylmetacresol

  • Do not take amylmetacresol if you are allergic to amylmetacresol or any of its ingredients or have intolerance to certain sugars (fructose or glucose). 
  • Do not take more than 8 lozenges in 24 hours.

Expert advice for Dextromethorphan

  • Use Dextromethorphan as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dextromethorphan, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
Warnings
Special precautions for Cof Q Lozenges
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cof Q Lozenges 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cof Q Lozenges should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Cof Q Lozenges may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cof Q Lozenges is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cof Q Lozenges

Frequently asked questions for Amylmetacresol

Q. How does Amylmetacresol work?
Amylmetacresol belongs to class of medications called antiseptics. Amylmetacresol works by killing the bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections. It also works in the area of the discomfort and helps lubricate and soothe the painful area
Q. Is strepsils good for sore throat and cold?
Strepsils (also known as amylmetacresol) is used to relieve the soreness and discomfort of mouth and throat due to infections. It is also used for cold
Q. Does strepsils contain paracetamol/ sugar?
Strepsils (amylmetacresol) contains sugar but it does not contain paracetamol.

Frequently asked questions for Dextromethorphan

Q. Is dextromethorphan a steroid/an opiate/an antihistamine/ a narcotic/an NSAID/a controlled substance/contain alcohol/have codeine?
Dextromethorphan is a decongestant and not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID or narcotic, but can have addictive effects if taken at large doses than recommended. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Does dextromethorphan work/ how much dextromethorphan can i take for cough?
Dextromethorphan works for most of the patient. It should be taken in amounts exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended
Q. Is dextromethorphan safe/ does dextromethorphan makes you sleepy/make you tired/ raise blood sugar?
Dextromethorphan causes mild sedation effect thus can make you feel sleepy. It does not raise blood sugar or make you tired. Dextromethorphan is generally safe if taken at recommended doses and duration
Q. Can i take dextromethorphan with high blood pressure/ safe for high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure/ thin blood?
Though it isn't reported, but it should be used carefully in people with high blood pressure, as dextromethorphan may cause high blood pressure and the effectiveness of dextromethorphan is decreased by high blood pressure medications
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan with benzonatate/acetaminophen/codeine/ibuprofen/ diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin/Tamiflu/Benadryl?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor's advice before taking any medicine with dextromethorphan.
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