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Primary uses of Excodin Syrup

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Excodin Syrup

Uses of Excodin Syrup

Excodin Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Excodin Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Excodin are Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Sleepiness, Lightheadedness, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Sweating.

How to use Excodin 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. Excodin Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How Excodin Syrup works

Excodin Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Codeine, Sodium Citrate and Menthol. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Codeine is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Sodium Citrate is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Menthol produces a cooling sensation and relieves minor throat irritation.

In Depth Information on Excodin Syrup

Excodin Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Excodin Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Excodin Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Excodin Syrup is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Excodin Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Excodin Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Excodin Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Excodin Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Excodin Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Excodin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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