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Overview

Introduction

Ritz CF Syrup is a combination medicine used In the treatment of dry cough. It thins and loosens mucus in the nose, windpipe making it easier to cough out. It reduces the activity of cough center in the brain. It also relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Uses of Ritz CF Syrup

Ritz CF Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness

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

How Ritz CF Syrup works

Ritz CF Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, dextromethorphan and cetirizine which relieve dry cough. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Ritz CF Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Ritz CF Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ritz CF 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ritz CF Syrup during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ritz CF Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ritz CF Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ritz CF Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ritz CF 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.
Ritz CF Syrup
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ritz CF

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Very high fever up to 104f with cough and cold.medicine given Taxim o DT 100mg 1?2 P- 250 mg syrup 5ml ?2 Altime cf junior syrup 5ml ? 2time .no improvement
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
you can give P 250 every 6hrlyRevisit to your consultant or take 2nd opinion. Some times investigations are required to make diagnosis
My cold and cough no stop in 2 weeki Taken this Novamox 625 tab Oncet cf tab
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
It can be allergic or reactive airway disease. You may have to take antihistamine like montair LC. Better to consult an ENT specialist physically
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References
  1. European Medicine Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol. 2001. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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