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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Noscotuss suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Noscotuss suspension is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Noscotuss suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR NOSCOTUSS

Noscapine(15 mg)

Uses

Noscapine is used in the treatment of dry cough

How it works

Noscapine suppresses a cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Common side effects

Coordination disorder, Drowsiness, Headache, Nausea, Tachycardia
Chlorpheniramine(4 mg)

Uses

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

How it works

Chlorpheniramine blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Common side effects

Nausea, Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Dry throat, Dry skin, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Chest congestion, Vomiting
Ammonium Chloride(28 mg)

Uses

Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of cough with mucus

How it works

Ammonium chloride works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Throat disorder
Sodium Citrate(6.5 mg)

Uses

Sodium Citrate is used in the treatment of cough

How it works

Sodium citrate thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR NOSCOTUSS

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Expert advice FOR NOSCOTUSS

• Inform your doctor if you have kidney, heart or lung disease, diabetes, enlarged prostate, increased pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma), asthma, or thyroid problems.
• Patients allergic to noscapine or any of its ingredients should not take it.
• Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not take noscapine.

Frequently asked questions FOR NOSCOTUSS

Noscapine

Q.

Is noscapine sold over the counter?
Yes noscapine is OTC

Q.

Is noscapine obtained from poppy plants?
Cultivated opium poppy plants are only commercial source of noscapine.

Chlorpheniramine

Q.

Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects

Q.

Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl

Q.

Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only

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Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.

Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.

Ammonium Chloride

Q.

How does ammonium chloride work?
Ammonium chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing cough. Ammonium chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis

Q.

Is ammonium chloride safe/ dangerous?
Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

Sodium Citrate

Q.

Is sodium citrate ionic, covalent, or dissolve in water?
Sodium citrate is an ionic compound and dissolves in water. It does not contain covalent bonds

Q.

Is sodium citrate a preservative, vegan or natural compound?
Yes, sodium citrate is a vegan compound used as a preservative

Q.

Can I take sodium citrate with antibiotics?
No, avoid taking any two medications together and keep a gap of at least 1 hour between two drugs

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Does sodium citrate cause diarrhea?
Yes, long term use of sodium citrate can cause diarrhea

Q.

Does sodium citrate cure cystitis and cancer?
Sodium citrate is used to treat cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder) in women. It is not known to cause cancer

Q.

Does sodium citrate contain gluten?
No, sodium citrate does not contain gluten

Q.

Does sodium citrate bind calcium and have iodine in its structure?
No, sodium citrate does not contain iodine but it binds to the calcium in the blood and reduces blood clotting

Q.

Is sodium citrate the same as citric acid?
Sodium citrate is an acid salt of citric acid

Q.

Is sodium citrate safe?
Sodium citrate is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)