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Kofarest Drop

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Kofarest Drop is used for treating various respiratory tract disorders associated with excessive mucus. It works by thinning and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs and make it easier to cough out.

Kofarest Drop should be taken with food. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  It is advised not to use it for more than 14 days without doctor consultation.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and stomach upset. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they would not go away. Generally, it is advised not to take alcohol while on treatment.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or if you have stomach problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must take doctor's advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Benefits of Kofarest Drop

In respiratory tract disorders associated with viscid mucus

Kofarest Drop helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Kofarest Drop

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 Kofarest

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach

How to use Kofarest Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Kofarest Drop is to be taken with food.

How Kofarest Drop works

Kofarest Drop is a mucolytic medication. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kofarest Drop. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kofarest Drop 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 Kofarest Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Kofarest Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kofarest Drop should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kofarest Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kofarest Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kofarest Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Kofarest Drop helps in thinning and removal of the mucus (slimy and sticky substance) from the airways, thereby treats various respiratory conditions.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.  
  • Inform your doctor if you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney problem. 
  • Do not use Kofarest Drop for more than 14 days, without your doctor’s advice.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmethylamine Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Nose in close Cold chest flue a
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Can't prescribe without proper clinical examination. It can be upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection
My son have fever cold n cough problm I have gave him kofarest ,sinarest is this good
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Monitor temperature of Patient. If Patient has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead. Give your Patient a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows: - ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)]. Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. will determine underlying disorders by clinical examination which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnesses and will prescribe medicines accordingly.There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination.
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FAQs

Q. Is Kofarest Drop good for dry cough?

No. Kofarest Drop is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance

Q. Does Kofarest Drop make you sleepy?

No, Kofarest Drop is not known to make you sleepy.

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CENTAUR HOUSE, Near Grand Hyatt, Vakola ,Santacruz – East, Mumbai – 400 055, India.
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: December, 2020

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MRP
36.37
15 ml in 1 packet
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