Planokuf Syrup

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Introduction

Planokuf Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Planokuf 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 healthcare team 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, constipation, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, 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.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Keep it out of reach of children. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Planokuf Syrup

Benefits of Planokuf Syrup

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. Planokuf Syrup 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 Planokuf Syrup, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Planokuf 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 Planokuf

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Breathlessness
  • Sweating

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

How Planokuf Syrup works

Planokuf Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Codeine and Menthol. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Codeine is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Menthol produces a cooling sensation and relieves minor throat irritation.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Planokuf Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Planokuf 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Planokuf Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Planokuf Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Planokuf Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Planokuf Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Planokuf Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Planokuf Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Planokuf Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Planokuf Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Planokuf 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Planokuf Syrup is prescribed to get relief from a dry cough.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers or asthma.
  • Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement and have cough for more than 7 days.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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allergic cough want substitute planokuf i have seasonal allergy and i have used once planokuf bt at this time not available in market near me any substitue or other medicine please
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get CBC ESR ARC and IgE levels done please
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.
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. FDA approved prescribing information. Codeine; 1950 [revised Jul. 2007]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Menthol Lozenges. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SHREYA HOUSE, 301/A, Pereira Hill Road, Andheri East, Mumbai - 400 099, India
Country of origin: India

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