Overview

Uses of Piril DX Syrup
Piril DX Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough. It is used for the temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing, and running nose.
Piril DX Syrup side effects
Common
  • Stomach upset
  • Sleepiness
How to use Piril DX 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. Piril DX Syrup 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 Piril DX Syrup works
Piril DX Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide which relieve dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which helps reduce cough associated with allergies by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger, histamine. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant which relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
Piril DX Syrup related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Piril DX Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Piril DX Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Piril DX Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Piril DX Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Piril DX Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Piril DX Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Piril DX Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Piril DX

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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. Will Piril DX 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. Can I breastfeed while taking Piril DX?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Piril DX. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are advised to take this medicine while you are breastfeeding the baby.
Q. Can the use of Piril DX cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Piril DX may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment, until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episode while you are taking this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
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