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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant is highly unsafe in women who are or may become pregnant.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus and should not be given under any circumstances. Please consult your doctor.
Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Methdilazine(2.5 mg)


Methdilazine is used in the treatment of pruiritis (itching, redness and swelling of skin) due to allergic reactions and perennial or seasonal allergic rhinitis (sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, running of nose).

How it works

Methdilazine belongs to a class of drugs called phenothiazines.  It blocks the substance which causes allergic reactions, thereby relieving the allergic symptoms.

Common side effects

Blood disorder, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Headache, Tremor
Ammonium Chloride(100 mg)


Ammonium chloride is used for the relief of cough in the form of cough expectorant. It is also used as an injection to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis. 

How it works

Ammonium chloride is an expectorant, which helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs and thereby relieves the cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis. 

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Throat disorder
Sodium Citrate(50 mg)


Sodium citrate is used to treat gout (inflammation of joint caused by defective metabolism of uric acid), acidosis (increase of acid in the blood caused by kidney disease) and cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder) in women, kidney stones and constipation. It is also used in combination with other drugs as a preservative for the human liver, kidney and pancreas before organ transplantation. It is also a component of the ‘WHO Oral Rehydration Solution’ used for diarrhea.

How it works

Sodium citrate is a salt and belongs to class of medications called as urinary alkalinizers. It neutralizes excess acid in the blood and urine thereby relieving the associated symptoms. 

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea


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Expert advice for DILOSYN

  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of ulcer, heart disease, asthma, lung infection, prostate enlargement, inability of the kidneys and liver to function, fits, and slow movements.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as methdilazine may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if having stomach obstruction, urinary obstruction, increased pressure inside the eye that causes vision problems.


Content on this page was last updated on 13 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)