Author Details
Written By
BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
18 Feb 2020 | 05:26 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Planokuf Syrup

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
arrow
arrow

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

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.
Breastfeeding
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.

Alternate Brands

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

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes

Patient Concerns

arrow
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 Samdani
Paediatrics
In dry cough cough suppressants are used. In productive cough mucolytics are used.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Planokuf Syrup ?

User Feedback


Related Products

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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
NOT FOR SALE
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.