Lincotuss 15mg Syrup

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lincotuss 15mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Moderate to severe pain, Dry cough
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Lincotuss Syrup

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Uses of Lincotuss Syrup

Lincotuss 15mg Syrup is used for moderate to severe pain and dry cough.
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Side effects of Lincotuss Syrup

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, Sedation, Constipation.

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How to use Lincotuss 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lincotuss 15mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Lincotuss Syrup works

Lincotuss 15mg syrup is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Lincotuss Syrup

Expert advice for Lincotuss Syrup

  • Use Lincotuss as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Lincotuss, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lincotuss 15mg Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Lincotuss 15mg Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lincotuss 15mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lincotuss 15mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Donset 2mg Injection, Leosetron 2mg Injection, Naucid 2mg Injection, Ondarom 2mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Codeine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lincotuss 15mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Codeine

Yes, however Lincotuss containing tablets require prescription in India
Lincotuss may cause addiction when consumed for longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Lincotuss is a naturally occurring form of morphine and called as narcotic. Hydrocodone is derived form of Lincotuss. Lincotuss is not a depressant drug
It depends on the dose. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only
It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Corex a drug?
No, Corex is a cough syrup which contains codeine as one of its component
Q. What is Paracodin/Paracodin tablets/Paracodin 10 mg/Paracodol/Paracodina/Paracodin drops/Phensedyl/Phensedyl cough syrup used for?
These are the trade names of codeine containing products. Your doctor may prescribe it (depending on the disease condition) for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome
Lincotuss is specifically used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take codeine with naproxen/paracetamol/ibuprofen/advil/ warfarin/metronidazole/hydrocodone/diclofenac/ amoxicillin?
You can take codeine with paracetamol/ibuprofen/ Advil/ warfarin/ diclofenac/amoxicillin/naproxen. Taking metronidazole and hydrocodone may alter the effects of codeine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Lincotuss containing tablets are available with mention of expiry date on it. Before taking medicine, patient should consult pharmacist or doctor
Lincotuss causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
No, it does not contain acetaminophen in it. However, your doctor may prescribe Lincotuss along with acetaminophen.
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Substitutes for Lincotuss Syrup

Montokuf 15mg Syrup
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹0.77/ml of Syrup
70% costlier
Montokuf Plus 15mg Syrup
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹0.81/ml of Syrup
78% costlier
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