Dilosyn Expectorant

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Primarily used for

Cough with mucus, Dermatitis, Cough
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
73.6
₹0.64/Expectorant
115 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Dilosyn Expectorant

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Uses of Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of cough with mucus.
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Side effects of Ammonium Chloride

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Throat disorder.

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How to use Ammonium Chloride

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.

How Dilosyn Expectorant works

Ammonium chloride works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways.
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Uses of Menthol

Menthol is used in the treatment of dermatitis, itching and eczema.
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Side effects of Menthol

Common

Balance disorder (loss of balance), Vomiting, Altered heart rate, Drowsiness, Hypersensitivity reaction, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Contact dermatitis, Skin irritation, Apnea (absence of breathing), Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Vertigo, Coma.

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How to use Menthol

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.

How Dilosyn Expectorant works

Menthol primarily activates the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin. Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. It may also yield analgesic properties via kappa-opioid receptor agonism.
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Uses of Sodium Citrate

Sodium Citrate is used in the treatment of cough.
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How to use Sodium Citrate

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.

How Dilosyn Expectorant works

Sodium citrate thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
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Uses of Methdilazine

Methdilazine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Methdilazine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Methdilazine

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.

How Dilosyn Expectorant works

Methdilazine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Dilosyn Expectorant

Expert advice for Ammonium Chloride

Do not take ammonium chloride if you are allergic to ammonium chloride or any of the other ingredients of the cough syrup Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride in cough syrup:
  • If you have prolonged cough or asthma.
  • If you are taking any other cough medication.
  • If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride as injection:
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are having nausea as one of the symptoms.

Expert advice for Sodium Citrate

  • Do not use sodium citrate enema excessively as long term use of this medicine may lead to diarrhea and fluid loss.
  • Sodium citrate should be taken after meals to prevent stomach or intestinal side effects.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium citrate or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with diabetes, heart or kidney disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), sugar intolerance (as this medicine contains sucrose), Addison's disease (insufficient amounts of steroid hormones), aluminium toxicity or patients on a low salt (sodium) diet.
  • Do not give to patients with inflammatory digestive tract or bowel diseases (e.g. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis).
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women.
  • Do not give to Children under 3 years.

Expert advice for Methdilazine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Methdilazine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Dilosyn Expectorant
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Dilosyn Expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dilosyn Expectorant is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dilosyn Expectoran
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Dilosyn Expectorant alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Dilosyn Expectorant is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Dilosyn Expectorant is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dilosyn Expectorant may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dilosyn Expectorant

Frequently asked questions for Ammonium Chloride

Q. How does Ammonium Chloride work?
Ammonium Chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing 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
Q. Is Ammonium Chloride safe/ dangerous?
Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Citrate

Q. Is sodium citrate ionic, covalent, or dissolve in water?
Sodium citrate is an ionic compound and dissolves in water. It does not contain covalent bonds
Q. Is Sodium Citrate a preservative, vegan or natural compound?
Yes, Sodium Citrate is a vegan compound used as a preservative
Q. Can I take Sodium Citrate with antibiotics?
No, avoid taking any two medications together and keep a gap of at least 1 hour between two drugs
Q. Does Sodium Citrate cause diarrhea?
Yes, long term use of Sodium Citrate can cause diarrhea
Q. Does Sodium Citrate cure cystitis and cancer?
Sodium Citrate is used to treat cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder) in women. It is not known to cause cancer
Q. Does Sodium Citrate contain gluten?
No, Sodium Citrate does not contain gluten
Q. Does sodium citrate bind calcium and have iodine in its structure?
No, sodium citrate does not contain iodine but it binds to the calcium in the blood and reduces blood clotting
Q. Is sodium citrate the same as citric acid?
Sodium citrate is an acid salt of citric acid
Q. Is Sodium Citrate safe?
Sodium Citrate is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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