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Overview

Uses of Deletus Tablet

New Deletus Tablet is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Deletus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Deletus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. New Deletus Tablet 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 Deletus Tablet works

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

Deletus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
New Deletus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
New Deletus Tablet 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
New Deletus Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
New Deletus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
New Deletus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of New Deletus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
New Deletus Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • New Deletus Tablet 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 Deletus

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i am having cough from last one month.its a dry cough. I am facing same problem from last 5-6 years at the time of Oct and it will be till winter end. last year when it was, i have tested in lab every thing but nothing found. Now this year i am facing the same problem. I am taking deletus tablet but now it is not available in market. every years i take advice from many doctors but but cough goes only after winter end. Please suggest as winter will be more 2-3 months.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
To diagnose your condition a clinical examination is requried and may be some investigations will also be needed. Since you have already gone through some treatment may be The clinical findings and tests done may help to reach a diagnosis.
Doctor suggested Deletus D for cough and cold Not available in any pharmacy. Any alternative?
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
U need to consult the same to your Doctor who wrote these medicines
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Deletus cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Deletus may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities after taking this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Deletus?

No, alcohol should be avoided while using Deletus. Drinking alcohol while taking this medicine can increase the drowsiness caused by Deletus.

Q. Can Deletus cause addiction?

Yes, Deletus contains dextromethorphan. Dextromethorphan is claimed to be addictive. Consult your doctor before increasing the dose or discontinuing the use of Deletus.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dosage of Deletus be more effective?

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. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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

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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