Diocalm 5mg Syrup

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Composition for Diocalm 5mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
14.5
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Diocalm Syrup

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Uses of Diocalm Syrup

Diocalm 5mg Syrup is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Diocalm Syrup

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Diocalm 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Diocalm 5mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Diocalm Syrup works

Diocalm 5mg syrup 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 Diocalm Syrup

Expert advice for Diocalm Syrup

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Diocalm, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Diocalm 5mg Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Diocalm 5mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diocalm 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Diocalm 5mg Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

For prolonged use and repeated doses of Diocalm 5mg Syrup, observe the baby for excessive sleepiness.
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Driving
Diocalm 5mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Diocalm 5mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diocalm 5mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them.
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Liver
CAUTION
Diocalm 5mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diocalm 5mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Promethazine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diocalm 5mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Promethazine

Diocalm is antihistaminic drug and not a narcotic/opiate/pain killer. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
No, it is available with doctor's prescription only
Diocalm is used for treatment of symptoms of allergies, but not used for hangover, sore throat, stomach flu, cramps, toothache, headache and cough. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take promethazine with Nyquil/ codeine and ibuprofen/ Tylenol/ oxycodone/ Benadryl/ Dayquil/ Zofran/codeine and Nyquil/Xanax?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of promethazine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does promethazine/Promethazine VC have codeine in it?
No, it does not contain codeine in it
Diocalm may cause these side effects which are not serious. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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