Coldgesic Suspension

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Introduction

Coldgesic Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and throat irritation. It also provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Coldgesic Suspension 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, stomach discomfort, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, and headache. 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 can also cause 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 taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Coldgesic Suspension

Benefits of Coldgesic Suspension

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. Coldgesic Suspension 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 Coldgesic Suspension, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Coldgesic Suspension

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 Coldgesic

  • Nausea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Sleepiness
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Coldgesic Suspension

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 Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Coldgesic Suspension works

Coldgesic Suspension is a combination of three medicines: Pseudoephedrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Pseudoephedrine 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Coldgesic Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Coldgesic Suspension 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coldgesic Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Coldgesic Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coldgesic Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coldgesic Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Coldgesic Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Coldgesic Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Coldgesic Suspension, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Coldgesic Suspension helps in the treatment of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
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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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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Chlorpheniramine maleate, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride liquid. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2021

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