Medicine Overview of Cofar-D Syrup
Cofar-D Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough
Side Effects of Cofar-D are Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Headache.
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. Cofar-D 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.
Cofar-D Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan which relieve dry cough. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
In Depth Information on Cofar-D Syrup
Cofar-D Syrup related warnings
Cofar-D Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cofar-D 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.
Cofar-D Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Cofar-D Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cofar-D Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cofar-D Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Cofar-D Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Cofar-D Syrup
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Cofar-d?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Cofar-d. 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 Cofar-d cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Cofar-d may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your regular daily activities. 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.
Q. Will Cofar-d 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.
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