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Overview

Uses of Grilinctus Syrup

Grilinctus Syrup side effects

Common
  • Stomach upset
  • Sleepiness

How to use Grilinctus 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. Grilinctus DX 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 Grilinctus Syrup works

Grilinctus DX Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which helps reduce cough associated with allergies by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger, histamine. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant which relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Grilinctus Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Grilinctus DX Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Grilinctus DX Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Grilinctus DX 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
Grilinctus DX Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Grilinctus DX Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grilinctus DX Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Grilinctus DX Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Grilinctus DX Syrup helps relieve dry persistent cough.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Grilinctus DX Syrup as it can cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Grilinctus

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i am getting dry cough at bed time almost regularly
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Syrup Grilinctus BM 5ml 3 times for 5 days
I have dry cough problem since last 1 weak. I have already taken grilinctus syrup and tablet of montelukast and levocetrizine but cough is still exist.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Take syrup Trump d 15 ml two times daily for 5 daysAlso take. Mondeslor once daily in night for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. Will Grilinctus be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Grilinctus?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Grilinctus. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Grilinctus cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Grilinctus Hydrobromide may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoiding driving car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episode while you are taking this medicine.

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References
  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Chlorpheniramine maleate and dextromethorphan hydrobromide liquid. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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