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Lit C Syrup

Primary uses of Lit C Syrup

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Alcohol
MRP
42
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lit C Syrup

Uses of Lit C Syrup

Lit C Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It relieves symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.

Lit C Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lit C are Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Sleepiness.

How to use Lit C 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. Lit C Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How Lit C Syrup works

Lit C Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine which relieve cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on Lit C Syrup

Lit C Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Lit C Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lit C Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lit C 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.
Lactation
Lit C Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lit C Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Lit C Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lit C Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lit C Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lit C Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lit C Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lit C Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Lit C Syrup

Q. What is Lit c?
Lit c is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine + phenylephrine that helps to relieve the symptoms of cold. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. On the other hand, phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Q. Is it safe to use Lit c?
Lit c is safe in most of the patients when used in the dose and duration as recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Lit c cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Lit c can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Lit c causes sleepiness or dizziness?
Yes, the most common side effect of Lit c is drowsiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention unless your healthcare provider says that you may do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines and medicines that help you sleep, while taking Lit c. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse, causing falls or accidents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Lit c can lead to increased side effects or overdose. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting with your doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Lit c?
The use of Lit c is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine, and if you are suffering with asthma. Tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions before taking Lit c.
Q. Does Lit c expire?
Yes, Lit c does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Lit c after the expiry date.
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