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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Kufril LS Drop comprises three active ingredients that together help treat wet cough (cough with mucus), acute sore throat and asthma in children. It also relieves throat irritation, clears congestion, and enables easy breathing in your child.

Kufril LS Drop makes it easier for your child to cough out the mucus by increasing its water content and making it thin enough to be coughed out. Give this medicine to your child by mouth with or without food along with a full glass of water. If your child develops an upset stomach, prefer giving it with food.

You may require to give this medicine to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the infection. For maximum benefit, do not stop the medication abruptly by yourself even if your child starts to feel better and continue the medicine until the full prescribed course. Do not give more than the prescribed dose for fast relief as it may cause unwanted effects and worsen your child’s condition.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include excessive production of saliva, fatigue, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, rash, tremors, and numbness or tingling sensation in the hands or feet. Usually, these episodes subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, if these effects persist or become bothersome for your child, report to your child’s doctor immediately.

Narrate your child’s complete medical history, including any previous episode of respiratory illness, allergy, heart-problem, blood disorder, birth defects, airway obstruction, lung anomaly, sinus issues, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This information is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of Kufril LS Drop in children

Benefits of Kufril LS Drop for your child

In Acute Sore throat

Sore throat refers to pain and discomfort in the throat that is usually seen in bacterial or viral infections. Kufril LS Drop works quite quickly to reduce the pain and discomfort for your child. It helps soothe the irritated throat and speeds up the recovery process.

In Treatment of Cough with mucus

Kufril LS Drop gives relief from cough with mucus. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes breathing easy and reduces the frequency of coughing. Kufril LS Drop will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation. Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Kufril LS Drop in children

Kufril LS Drop does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Kufril LS

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive salivation
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Nausea
  • Increased heart rate
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Palpitations
  • Tremors
  • Muscle cramp

How can I give Kufril LS Drop to my child?

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. Kufril LS Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kufril LS Oral Drops works

Kufril LS Drop is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol, and Guaifenesin, which relieves cough with mucus. Ambroxol is a mucolytic that thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Levosalbutamol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety advice

Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kufril LS Drop is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kufril LS Drop is recommended.
However, prolonged use may impact kidney function in your child. Discuss with your child’s doctor thoroughly before giving the medicine. It is not recommended in children with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Kufril LS Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kufril LS Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Discuss with your child’s doctor thoroughly in case your child has a history of allergy (hypersensitivity) or any liver problem before giving Kufril LS Drop.

What if I forget to give Kufril LS Drop to my child?

Do not panic. Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it’s almost time for the next dose. Do not give the double dose and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Give the medicine with food along with a glass of water to avoid stomach upset in your child.
  • Practice self-care tips:
    1. Give plenty of fluids as it helps to loosen and expel the mucus
    2. Avoid giving dairy and caffeinated products, spicy and fried food to your child as all these may irritate the airways and trigger coughing 
    3. A teaspoon of honey may also help to ease out a cough reflex
    4. Ask your child to gargle with warm salt water as it eases the expelling of mucus
    5. Ensure your child takes enough rest.
  • Do not give this medicine to your child for a long term without consulting your child’s doctor.
  • Never combine Kufril LS Drop with other cold and flu medicines as that may increase the chances of side effects.

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Patient concerns

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Baby has cough over 2 weeks. Using kufril ls drops but cough still persists. Hv given wikoryl drops as well on and off.
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
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.
I am taking KUFRIL-LS syrup for 2 days for cough with sputum. But now i am having dry cough at night and early morning which continues for 1hr rapidly. Kindly suggest medicine
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Take syrup Trump D 5ml thrice a day for 5 daysTake also mondeslor once a day in night for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Can I give Kufril LS Drop to my child who is less than 6 years of age?

Yes, Kufril LS Drop is suitable to be given to the child who is between 2 to 6 years of age. Your child’s doctor may prescribe the dose depending upon your child’s body weight.

Q. What if my child takes too much Kufril LS Drop?

An overdose or a prolonged intake of Kufril LS Drop may cause serious side effects like seizures, rapid heart rate, excess salivation. Make sure to give this medicine to your child strictly as per the prescribed dose, time, and way. You must also ensure not to stop the medicine abruptly even if your child starts to feel better. Sudden withdrawal of this medicine may worsen your child’s condition.

Q. How should Kufril LS Drop be stored?

Kufril LS Drop should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Also, keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any mishap.

Q. My child has a severe cough. Can I give him two cough medicines together?

Do not give your child more than one cough or cold medicine at a time unless advised by your child’s doctor. In case of confusion, always consult your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. Can I give my cough medicine to my child?

Never give your child the medicines that have been recommended for use by adults. Children should only be given the medicines that have been formulated for them, else it may cause unwanted side effects. Check the label of the medicine properly before giving it to your child. Follow the prescribed dose strictly.

Q. My child is having a cough with no mucus. Can I give Kufril LS Drop to him?

No, Kufril LS Drop is advised for the treatment of wet cough. It aims to expel the mucus from the airway tract, thereby relieving your child from throat irritation, congestion and rendering him a soothing effect. Whereas, for a dry cough, cough suppressants are a better option. So, it will be wise if you ask your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
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References

  1. Westfall TC, Macarthur H, Westfall DP. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists. In: Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC (Editors). Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2018. p. 219.

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