Pinkuf-S Syrup


Introduction

Pinkuf-S Syrup is used in the treatment of cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.

Pinkuf-S 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, diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, bloating, headache, sweating, rash, muscle cramp, tremor, and increased heart rate. 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 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 sleepiness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Pinkuf-S Syrup

Benefits of Pinkuf-S Syrup

In Cough

Pinkuf-S Syrup gives relief from cough by loosening thick mucus and making it easier to cough it out. It also makes it easier for air to move in and out of your airways. This reduces the frequency of coughing and makes you feel better. Pinkuf-S Syrup also soothes your throat and reduces irritation. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Pinkuf-S 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 Pinkuf-S

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Muscle cramp
  • Tremor
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations

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

How Pinkuf-S Syrup works

Pinkuf-S Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Bromhexine, Guaifenesin, Menthol and Salbutamol. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation. Salbutamol is a bronchodilator which relax the muscles in the airways and widen the airways.Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pinkuf-S Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pinkuf-S 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Pinkuf-S Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pinkuf-S Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Pinkuf-S Syrup may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pinkuf-S Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pinkuf-S Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pinkuf-S Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pinkuf-S Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Pinkuf-S Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Pinkuf-S Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Pinkuf-S Syrup relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Pinkuf-S Syrup and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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Ambrolite S cough syrup is safe in pregnancy of 10 weeks.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
If your cough is excessive, which might harm the pregnancy, in that case you can take this cough syrup. Otherwise avoid cough syrups in general during pregnancy. Take it only if cough is very bad.
What is the dose of ambrilite s cough syrup for the above mantioned child
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please give contents in detail of that syrup
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Menthol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  5. Salbutamol. Stockley Park West Uxbridge: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 2005 [revised 5 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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