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Flemnil Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Flemnil Capsule is a combination medicine used for treating cough. It thins and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

It is better to take Flemnil Capsule in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. If you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney disease, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine. It may cause rash, headache, and irritation in ear as side effects. You may also experience dizziness after taking it, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Uses of Flemnil Capsule

Flemnil Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • High blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash

How to use Flemnil Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flemnil Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flemnil Capsule works

Flemnil Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Phenylpropanolamine and Bromhexine. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Flemnil Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Flemnil Capsule. Please consult your doctor. Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flemnil Capsule 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Flemnil Capsule during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Flemnil Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flemnil Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flemnil Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Flemnil Capsule in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Flemnil Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flemnil Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Flemnil Capsule in patients with liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flemnil

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Having extreme cough from 3 days. Had few medicines like lemolade, solvin and cipmox 500. Need a medicine in form of tablet not syrup for my cough.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
KLOMOX capsule twice daily for 5 days
I have cough from 5 days wht medicines can I take to decrease it
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
capsule RTO twice daily for 5 days
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References
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