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Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup


Overview

Uses of Kofarest AL Syrup

Kofarest AL Syrup side effects

Common
  • Stomach upset
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Kofarest AL 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. Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kofarest AL Syrup works

Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and ambroxol which relieve cough. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Kofarest AL Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg 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
No information is available on the use of Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • This combination medicine helps relieve runny nose, sneezing and productive cough.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Kofarest AL 2.5 mg/30 mg Syrup at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 14 days.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kofarest AL

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My son is suffering from cold and cough we have used maxtra-p, kufrill, kofarest but seems like the above medicines are not that much beneficial could please suggest any other medicine my son age is 10 months
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, start nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Also Alerid syrup 2.5 ml once daily for the next 5 days.
My pharmacist has given me 3 medicines for cold & cough : CEPOCEF-CV325 , MINOLAST-AL , BETNESOL.5 MG Please advice if i take these medicinesPlease suggest should i take these medicines or not still cudnt sleep as my chest is fully blocked coz of cough
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, I am a Pediatrician here. Please ask a medicine specialist for expert opinion.
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References
  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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CENTAUR HOUSE, Near Grand Hyatt, Vakola ,Santacruz – East, Mumbai – 400 055, India.
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