Cofsyryl Syrup


Introduction

Cofsyryl Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Cofsyryl Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, dryness in the mouth, stomach upset, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, headache, and fatigue. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Cofsyryl Syrup

Benefits of Cofsyryl Syrup

In Dry cough

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. It may cause a tickling sensation or itching in the throat and may be due to cold, flu, allergies or throat irritants. Cofsyryl Syrup suppresses severe dry cough and gives you relief from an itchy throat. Apart from this, it also reduces symptoms of allergy like watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose. Along with taking Cofsyryl Syrup, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Cofsyryl 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 Cofsyryl

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Upset stomach
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness

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

How Cofsyryl Syrup works

Cofsyryl Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Pseudoephedrine, dextromethorphan and cetirizine which relieve dry cough. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cofsyryl Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cofsyryl Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cofsyryl Syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cofsyryl Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cofsyryl Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cofsyryl Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Cofsyryl Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cofsyryl Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Cofsyryl 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cofsyryl Syrup
₹30.87/Syrup
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₹34/syrup
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Tussal Syrup
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₹35/syrup
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D Cof Syrup
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₹47/syrup
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Turbo 30 mg/10 mg/5 mg Syrup
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₹52/syrup
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Megavent D Syrup
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₹59.52/syrup
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Quick tips

  • Cofsyryl Syrup is prescribed to get relief from a dry cough.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement and have cough for more than 7 days.
  • Let your doctor know if you are taking any anti-depressants.
  • Inform your doctor if you have had a cough for a long time or if you have asthma or suffer from serious asthma attacks, or if your cough is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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What is a dry and productive cough syrup for baby
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
i have dry cough & cold so which syrup i take levosalbutamol / terbutaline I am a MR in fdc i have salbutol-ls syrup
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take montair LC and cough suppressant if it's dry cough
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Country of origin: India

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