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Coldgesic DP Syrup

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Primary uses of Coldgesic DP Syrup

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Coldgesic DP Syrup

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Uses of Coldgesic DP Syrup

Coldgesic DP Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough.
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Coldgesic DP Syrup side effects

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Nausea, Stomach upset, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations, Sleepiness, Increased blood pressure.

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How to use Coldgesic DP 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. Coldgesic DP 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.

How Coldgesic DP Syrup works

Coldgesic DP Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylpropanolamine, Chlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan which relieve dry cough. Phenylpropanolamine 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 Coldgesic DP Syrup

Coldgesic DP Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Coldgesic DP Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coldgesic DP 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Coldgesic DP Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Coldgesic DP Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Coldgesic DP Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coldgesic DP Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Coldgesic DP Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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