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Introduction

Pedifresh Syrup is a combination medicine used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and congestion or stuffiness.

Pedifresh Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, bloating, diarrhea, indigestion, loss of appetite, headache, sweating, insomnia, skin rash, and itching. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Pedifresh Syrup

Side effects of Pedifresh Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pedifresh

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Sleepiness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Allergic reaction

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

How Pedifresh Syrup works

Pedifresh Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Bromhexine, chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieve common cold symptoms. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pedifresh Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pedifresh Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Pedifresh Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pedifresh Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pedifresh Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pedifresh Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pedifresh Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Pedifresh Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pedifresh Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pedifresh Syrup
₹0.67/ml of Syrup
New Lemolinctus Syrup
Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹0.68/ml of Syrup
2% costlier
Lemolinctus Syrup
Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹0.92/ml of Syrup
38% costlier
Lemolinctus DS Syrup
Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.06/ml of Syrup
60% costlier
Nuhist Syrup
NuLife Pharmaceuticals
₹1.38/ml of Syrup
108% costlier

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Common Cold Cough and Sore throat
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levofloxacin 500 mg , cetcip 10mg , syrup grilinctus 15ml all twice daily for 3 days
I am having common cold,tiredness,headache,cough
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
cetcip 10 mg twice daily for 5 dayssyrup Grilinctus BM 5 ml 3 times for 5 days
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References

  1. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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