Overview

Uses of Nuhist Expectorant
Nuhist Expectorant is used in cough.
Nuhist Expectorant side effects
Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
How to use Nuhist Expectorant
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. Nuhist Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Nuhist Expectorant works
Nuhist Expectorant is a combination of four medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Ammonium Chloride, Sodium Citrate and Menthol which relieve cough. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ammonium chloride is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Sodium citrate is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.
Nuhist Expectorant related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nuhist Expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Nuhist Expectorant 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 Nuhist Expectorant during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nuhist Expectorant may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Nuhist Expectorant is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nuhist Expectorant is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nuhist Expectorant may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nuhist

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My son 7 month 22 day. Few time cough and cold runing nose, ihave alredy use HHLINCTUS AND NUHIST but no relif for runing nose sound to nose driking in milk and sleep time block nose NOSACLER use
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, there is usually nasal blockage in this age group. You can use nasoclear nasal drops every 2-3 hrly for nasal sounds and blockage.Medicines in this age baby to be taken only after physical examination by Pediatrician.
Severe cough from last 3 days iam using cough-q tablets but there is no use please suggest me the correct medication
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days after breakfast and takr syrup grilinctus 2tsf thrice daily for 3 days and tablet cetcip 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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