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Introduction

Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is a combination medicine used to treat cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, watery eyes and throat irritation.

Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, stomach upset, diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting, headache, and rash. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Uses of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup

Benefits of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup

In Cough

Cough is a sudden, forceful expulsion of air that helps clear any mucus or irritant in the throat or airways. If it happens more frequently, due to an underlying disease or an allergy, it can be bothersome. Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is a combination medicine that helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.

This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ffd-Kof DR

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives

How to use Ffd-Kof DR 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. Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ffd-Kof DR Syrup works

Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is a combination of four medicines: Ammonium chloride, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and guaifenesin which relieve cough. Ammonium chloride and guaifenesin are expectorants which decrease the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and help in its removal from the airways. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ffd-Kof DR Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

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Patient Concerns

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Is BC 6 the best medicine for cough and cold. My 4 year old is suffering since 14th August and is consuming thie medicine and kof aid but of no help. Tired allopathy simultaneously . Just a temporary relief but it lapsed again.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear Sir/Mam you should take medication under a supervision. Please visit a homeopath and discuss your case
Cough and chest congestion during evening to morning Back pain when get up in the morning or during coughing
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Hepar sulph 200, 04 drops in half cup water and Kof aid 1 tsp thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
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FAQs

Q. What is Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free?

Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free is a combination of four medicines: Ammonium chloride, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and guaifenesin which relieves cough. Ammonium chloride and guaifenesin are expectorants which decrease the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and help in its removal from the airways. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Q. Can the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free cause dryness in mouth?

Yes, the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. Can the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Also, avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and if you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Ffd-Kof DR Syrup Sugar Free?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Ammonium chloride. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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