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HL Dex Syrup


Introduction

HL Dex Syrup is used to treat dry 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.

HL Dex Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is better to take it with food to avoid stomach upset. 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, bloating, diarrhea, indigestion, headache, sweating, and skin 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, 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. Keep it out of reach of children. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from any lung, liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Uses of HL Dex Syrup

Side effects of HL Dex 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 HL Dex

  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use HL Dex 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. HL Dex Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How HL Dex Syrup works

HL Dex Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Ammonium chloride, bromhexine, dextromethorphan and menthol which relieve dry cough. Ammonium chloride is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with HL Dex Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
HL Dex Syrup 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of HL Dex Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
HL Dex Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
HL Dex Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of HL Dex Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
HL Dex Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Ammonium chloride. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol; 2001. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Dextromethorphan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Menthol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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