Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet


Introduction

Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling (in eyes, nose, throat), and congestion in the nose. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet 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, diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, upset stomach, vomiting, bloating, headache, rash, and sweating. 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. This medicine 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 kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Pelkof Tablet

Benefits of Pelkof Tablet

In Dry cough

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. It may cause a tickling sensation or itching in the throat and may be due to cold, flu, allergies or throat irritants. Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet suppresses severe dry cough and gives you relief from an itchy throat. Apart from this, it also reduces symptoms of allergy like watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose. Along with taking Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Pelkof Tablet

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 Pelkof

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Sweating
  • Sleepiness

How to use Pelkof 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. Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pelkof Tablet works

Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Guaifenesin, bromhexine, chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan which relieve dry cough. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. 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. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet 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 Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Pelkof 100mg/8mg/2mg/10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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What is a dry and productive cough syrup for baby
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
i have dry cough & cold so which syrup i take levosalbutamol / terbutaline I am a MR in fdc i have salbutol-ls syrup
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U can take montair LC and cough suppressant if it's dry cough
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Dextromethorphan and Chlorpheniramine Tablets. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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