Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup


Introduction

Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. It also relieves allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, and throat irritation.

Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg 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 doctor 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, vomiting, upset stomach, dryness in mouth, 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 can also 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 make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Keep it out of reach of children. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Decoril DX Syrup

Benefits of Decoril DX 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. Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg 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 Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Decoril DX 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 Decoril DX

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Decoril DX 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. Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Decoril DX Syrup works

Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine which relieve dry cough. Cetirizine 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. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup 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
Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Decoril DX 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Suffering cough frm last 5 Days used rexcof dx coughv syrup but not relief. Please suggest
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
can be due to allergy or infection or acidity visit ent specialist near you for proper examination
Taking ramiprill 5mg slice 1year What are the side effects
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
it is a safe antihypertensive. occasional adverse effects may be dry cough
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References

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Country of Origin: India

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