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Minoril Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Minoril Syrup

Minoril Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Urticaria
  • Palpitations
  • Tremor
  • Increased heart rate

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

How Minoril Syrup works

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

Minoril Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Minoril 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
No information is available on the use of Minoril Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Minoril Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Minoril Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minoril Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Minoril Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Minoril Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Minoril Syrup in these patients.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Minoril Syrup relieves cough accompanied with mucus that is associated with broncho-pulmonary disorders such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma and emphysema.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Minoril Syrup 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 Minoril

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FAQs

Q. Can Minoril be used in a dry cough?

No, Minoril is used in wet cough i.e. a cough with mucus production.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Minoril?

It is not recommended to use Minoril in patients who are allergic to any of its component. It should also be avoided in patients having heart disease and peptic ulcer.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Minoril be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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

Keep this medicine in the container 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.

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References
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No 3/98, Valluvar Salai, Ramapuram, Chennai - 600089, Gangaih Industrial Avenue
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