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Overview

Uses of Lupihist DM Syrup

Lupihist DM Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

How to use Lupihist DM 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. Lupihist DM 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 Lupihist DM Syrup works

Lupihist DM Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Lupihist DM Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Lupihist DM Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lupihist DM Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Lupihist DM 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
Lupihist DM Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Lupihist DM Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lupihist DM Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Lupihist DM Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lupihist DM Syrup
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Expert Advice

  • Lupihist DM Syrup helps in the treatment of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lupihist DM

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I have been suffering from cold . I have tonsilitis . Dry cough . Cold from last 5 days . Taking a syrup called Lupihist" . But there is no improvement"
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get CBC ESR done take betadine gargles thrice daily Tab zerodol p twice daily Syp Alex 2 tsf thrice daily Tab montair LC at night If no improvement in 2 days visit a physician personally
Suffugation while breath during the sleep. Breathing has to done thru mouth parallel to nose. that creating it heavyness n hard breath at heart while climbing the staircase or brisk walk or standing for ong etc. Reports are attached plz. go thru them n suggest me in right direction.
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
DM htn get angio done
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FAQs

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Lupihist DM?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Lupihist DM. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Lupihist DM?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Lupihist DM cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Lupihist DM may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Will Lupihist DM be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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References
  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Dextromethorphan. Spring Valley, New York: Silarx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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