Overview

Uses of Noscotuss Suspension

Noscotuss Suspension is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Noscotuss Suspension side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache

How to use Noscotuss Suspension

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. Noscotuss Suspension 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 Noscotuss Suspension works

Noscotuss Suspension is a combination of four medicines: Noscapine, chlorpheniramine, ammonium chloride and sodium citrate which dry cough. Noscapine is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ammonium chloride is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Sodium citrate is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Noscotuss Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Noscotuss Suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Noscotuss Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Noscotuss Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Noscotuss Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Noscotuss Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Noscotuss

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Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
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FAQs

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

Yes, Noscotuss may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities after taking Noscotuss.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Noscotuss?

No, alcohol should be avoided while using Noscotuss. Drinking alcohol while taking Noscotuss will increase the drowsiness caused by Noscotuss.

Q. Can the use of Noscotuss cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Noscotuss can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits, and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Do some exercises like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about taking some medicines to treat constipation if this persists for a long time.

Q. Can the use of Noscotuss cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Noscotuss can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

Q. Will Noscotuss 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 is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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