Side Effects of Cofdex P are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Bloating, Indigestion, Headache, Dizziness, Sweating, Increased blood pressure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations, Skin rash, Stomach upset.
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. Cofdex P Expectorant 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.
Cofdex P Expectorant is a combination of three medicines: Phenylpropanolamine, Bromhexine and Dextromethorphan. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cofdex P Expectorant 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.
No information is available on the use of Cofdex P Expectorant during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Cofdex P Expectorant may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cofdex P Expectorant is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cofdex P Expectorant may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Cofdex P Expectorant is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.