Medicine Overview of Dexalone Syrup
Dexalone Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough
Side Effects of Dexalone are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Excitation, Confusion, Convulsion, Respiratory depression, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Rash.
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. Dexalone Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Dexalone Syrup is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
In Depth Information on Dexalone Syrup
- You have been prescribed Dexalone Syrup for the symptomatic relief of dry cough including that associated with respiratory infections.
- It is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
- Allow the lozenge or disintegrating strip to dissolve in your mouth. Do not chew or swallow.
- 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.
- It should not be administered to patients with chronic cough or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions.
- Inform your doctor if your cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
Dexalone Syrup related warnings
Dexalone Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexalone 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.
Dexalone Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Dexalone Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dexalone Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dexalone Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Dexalone Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Dexalone 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.
Questions Related to Dexalone
Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
I am suffering from dry cough and heart problemI am suffering from dry cough which medicine i have to tske
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take syrup Trump D 5ml three times for 5 days1 tab mondeslor once in night for 5 daysalso get ur heart checked with cardiologist , cough can be due to heart problem also
Slight Dry cough since last 2 years doctor gave me Uniair FX but not satisfied it happens during cool air , non ventilated rooms , functions because of perfume smell
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/TUSSISTIN/Standard
I got dry cough and taken a Benadryal syrup of 10mls for past two days night time only, after that, the dry cough became normal cough. i couldn't go for sleep. Please advice me to what are all the medicines to be taken for cure.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com tou can take syrup ascoril plus D 1-2 tsf thrice daily Tab levocet bd for 5 days If not better in 3 days, consult doctor for further managementAlso do saline gargles and steam inhalation twice daily.
Pain in throat, congestion and dry cough since last 4 days
Dr. Pushkar Mani
syrup Grilicntus BM 5ml 3 times for 5 daysDOXOBID 400 mg once daily for 5 dya
Pls suggest syrup for dry cough, I m suffering with this since last 4-5 days. This time I am having Sabit Honeytus syrup two spoon two times
Dr. Waseem Mirza
DRY COUGH IS MOSTLY ALLERGIC, U NEED TO TAKE SOME ANTI ALLERGIC TABLET OR ANTI TUSSIVE SYRUP, TAB LEVOVET 1 TAB BD, SYRUP COREX Dx 1-2 TSF TID
Frequently asked questions about Dexalone Syrup
Q. Is dextromethorphan a steroid/an opiate/an antihistamine/ a narcotic/an NSAID/a controlled substance/contain alcohol/have codeine?
Dextromethorphan is a decongestant and not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID or narcotic, but can have addictive effects if taken at large doses than recommended. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Does dextromethorphan work/ how much dextromethorphan can i take for cough?
Dextromethorphan works for most of the patient. It should be taken in amounts exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended
Q. Is dextromethorphan safe/ does dextromethorphan makes you sleepy/make you tired/ raise blood sugar?
Dextromethorphan causes mild sedation effect thus can make you feel sleepy. It does not raise blood sugar or make you tired. Dextromethorphan is generally safe if taken at recommended doses and duration
Q. Can i take dextromethorphan with high blood pressure/ safe for high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure/ thin blood?
Though it isn't reported, but it should be used carefully in people with high blood pressure, as dextromethorphan may cause high blood pressure and the effectiveness of dextromethorphan is decreased by high blood pressure medications
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan with benzonatate/acetaminophen/codeine/ibuprofen/ diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin/Tamiflu/Benadryl?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor's advice before taking any medicine with dextromethorphan.
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Taking Dexalone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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