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Ridcof Expectorant

Primary uses of Ridcof Expectorant

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Medicine Overview of Ridcof Expectorant

Uses of Ridcof Expectorant

Ridcof Expectorant is used in the treatment of cough.

Ridcof Expectorant side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ridcof are Nausea, Stomach upset, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Dizziness, Headache, Rash, Urticaria, Sleepiness.

How to use Ridcof Expectorant

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. Ridcof Expectorant 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 Ridcof Expectorant works

Ridcof Expectorant is a combination of three medicines: Guaifenesin, chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan which relieve cough. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and help in its removal from the airways. 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.
In Depth Information on Ridcof Expectorant

Ridcof Expectorant related warnings

Special precautions for Ridcof Expectorant
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ridcof Expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ridcof Expectorant 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
Ridcof Expectorant is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ridcof Expectorant may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Ridcof Expectorant is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ridcof Expectorant may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ridcof Expectorant is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ridcof

Severe cough from last 3 days iam using cough-q tablets but there is no use please suggest me the correct medication
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days after breakfast and takr syrup grilinctus 2tsf thrice daily for 3 days and tablet cetcip 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
Dear sir I have not breathing easly because my chest is congested and many cough and some blood out from my mouth some time, and my nose is alway close and comes water so please suggest me some medicine for this problemI have try many medicine for this but when medicine are closed then problem are returnThis time I have taken.only one medicine histamine-m with antibiotic
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
first u need to do some testAFB for sputum and Chest xray, also CBC< ESR
My child face cough and snoozing problem after every 20 days.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp Alerid 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also practice frequent hand washing and use hand sanitizer to decrease frequent colds.
Cough for last 1 month Kali cough
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, Cough continous since 1 month is omnious sigh and needs evaluation by nearest pediatrician. Also start Honey 1 tsf thrice daily as honey is good for throat and also has natural immunity boosters.
MY throat is paining and continuous cough is coming out. Also when I cough it pains and it shrinks in the throat.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Betadine gargles thrice daily for three days Zerodol p thrice daily for three days Tab pantop once daily beforeCBC ESR chest x Ray
I have cough so can you suggest some treatment over it??
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
1)-do Mouth wash gargle with BETADINE GARGLE mouth wash ( 10ML) twice daily for 5 days , do mouth wash in empty stomach when u get up , after mouth wash at least dont brush for 30 minutes, and in night do it after dinner 30 minutes after :2-take syrup Grilicntus BM 5ml 3 times daily for 5 days
I feel like I have mucus stuck in my throat. This is prolonged due to cough. Please suggest
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
You may take Kali bichromicum 30, 4 drops in half cup water thrice daily for 5 days. Also do gargles twice daily with luke warm water and a pinch of salt
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