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Primary uses of Flucocide Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Flucocide Syrup

Uses of Flucocide Syrup

Flucocide Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

Flucocide Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Flucocide are Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Stomach upset, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction, Headache.

How to use Flucocide 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. Flucocide 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 Flucocide Syrup works

Flucocide Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, paracetamol, phenylephrine and dextromethorphan which relieve common cold symptoms. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
In Depth Information on Flucocide Syrup

Flucocide Syrup related warnings

Special precautions for Flucocide Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Cetirizine+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen+Phenylephrine+Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flucocide 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.
Lactation
Flucocide Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Flucocide Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Flucocide Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flucocide Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Flucocide Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Flucocide

No substitutes found for this medicine
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