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Delcuf D Syrup

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Overview

Introduction

Delcuf D Syrup is an antiallergic medication used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, congestion, itching and watery eyes.

Delcuf D Syrup should be taken with food, but take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. In case, you have missed any doses than it is better to take the next dose as soon as you remember it. However, you should never take a double dose.

Sleepiness is the most common side effect of this medicine. Avoid driving or attention-seeking activity. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. In some cases, it may cause dryness of mouth, so it is advised to drink more water, always carry sugar candy or maintain oral hygiene.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have glaucoma or have asthma issues or have high blood pressure. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment. 

Uses of Delcuf D Syrup

Side effects of Delcuf D 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 Delcuf D

  • Sleepiness

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Sleepiness
    If the medicine is making you drowsy during the day, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down until you feel better. You can also consider taking a nap. Physical exercises such as walking may be helpful. Do not drink alcohol, as it will make you feel more tired. Avoid driving or operating heavy equipment when you are feeling drowsy. This problem usually goes away as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if it does not, ask your doctor if you can take your medicine at bedtime or whether the dose can be reduced.

How to use Delcuf D 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. Delcuf D Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Delcuf D Syrup works

Delcuf D Syrup is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called histamine. This causes watery eyes, running or blocked nose, sneezing, skin rashes, itching etc. Delcuf D Syrup works by blocking the action of histamine, thereby relieving these symptoms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Delcuf D Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Delcuf D Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Delcuf D Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Delcuf D Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Delcuf D Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Delcuf D Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Delcuf D Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Delcuf D Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Delcuf D 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Delcuf D Syrup, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Delcuf D with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil, Behop
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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What is d treatment of allergic cough and running nose
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Your Question is not clear to me . Please ask your question more clearly and in detail and also try be more specific and descriptive.anti-allergy treatments where we try and find out what you are allergic to and then administer a vaccine that can protect against allergens you?re exposed to.
Having allergic cough since7 days Taken agitramycin , cofcure D, oratil , No improvement.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Was the medicine prescribed by a Doctor or is it self medication
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FAQs

Q. Can I take paracetamol with Delcuf D?

Yes, paracetamol can be taken with Delcuf D. They are used together in conditions when the patient has a fever along with symptoms of allergy (like running nose, tearing of eyes etc).

Q. Is Delcuf D good for a cold?

Delcuf D is effective in controlling symptoms of cold tearing of eyes, nasal stuffiness and discharge from the nose. All these symptoms are relieved by Delcuf D.

Q. Can Delcuf D cause sleep?

Delcuf D has strong sleep-inducing effects. It is therefore not prescribed if a person is involved in any work that requires mental alertness.

Q. Can Delcuf D cause weight loss?

No, Delcuf D is not known to cause weight loss.

Q. Are Delcuf D and chlorpheniramine same?

No, Delcuf D and Chlorpheniramine are not same. They are similar in chemical structure and both are older antihistaminics. Delcuf D does not contain chlorine in it whereas Chlorpheniramine does. However, both are used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Q. Can I take vitamin C with Delcuf D?

Yes, vitamin C has a role in improving the immunity so it is given with Delcuf D for relieving the symptoms of common cold. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can the use of Delcuf D increase blood pressure?

Delcuf D does not cause an increase in blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood pressure after taking Delcuf D as it would require proper diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Is Delcuf D a steroid?

No, Delcuf D is not a steroid. It is an antihistaminic medicine used in the treatment of some allergic conditions.

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