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Overview

Introduction

Kuf Relief Syrup is used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Kuf Relief Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. 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 healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects is sleepiness, 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 worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Kuf Relief Syrup

Side effects of Kuf Relief 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 Kuf Relief

  • Sleepiness

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Sleepiness
    If the medicine is making you drowsy during the day, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down until you feel better. You can also consider taking a nap. Physical exercises such as walking may be helpful. Do not drink alcohol, as it will make you feel more tired. Avoid driving or operating heavy equipment when you are feeling drowsy. This problem usually goes away as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if it does not, ask your doctor if you can take your medicine at bedtime or whether the dose can be reduced.

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

How Kuf Relief Syrup works

Kuf Relief Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Citric Acid and Chlorpheniramine Maleate. Citric Acid is a natural substance that helps relieve mild cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Kuf Relief Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Kuf Relief Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Kuf Relief Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Kuf Relief Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kuf Relief Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kuf Relief Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kuf Relief Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Kuf Relief Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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Which syrup should be used to relief from cough?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
syrup grilinctus 5ml 3 times for 5 days
Throatpain with cough and expectoration and headache
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Syrup TusQ X 1 tsf TID x 3 days, Warm saline gargles and steam inhalation . If no relief visit the clinic
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Citric acid. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine . [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Citric acid. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. DailyMed. Chlorpheniramine Maleate. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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