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Salcoryl Syrup

Product introduction

Salcoryl Syrup is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out.

Salcoryl 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 doctor 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, indigestion, stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, sweating, skin rash, tremor, muscle cramps, and increased heart rate. 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 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 sleepiness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Salcoryl Syrup

Benefits of Salcoryl Syrup

In Cough with mucus

Salcoryl Syrup gives relief from cough with mucus. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes breathing easy and reduces the frequency of coughing. Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms. Also, steam inhalation with few drops of eucalyptus oil can loosen mucus and reduce congestion and coughing.

Side effects of Salcoryl 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 Salcoryl

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Hives
  • Tremors
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased heart rate

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

How Salcoryl Syrup works

Salcoryl Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Bromhexine, Salbutamol and Guaifenesin, which relieves cough with mucus.

Safety advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Salcoryl Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Salcoryl 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
Information regarding the use of Salcoryl Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Salcoryl Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Salcoryl Syrup may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Salcoryl Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Salcoryl Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Salcoryl Syrup in these patients.
Salcoryl Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Salcoryl Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Salcoryl Syrup in these patients.

What if you forget to take Salcoryl Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Salcoryl 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.

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Quick tips

  • Salcoryl Syrup relieves cough accompanied with mucus that is associated with broncho-pulmonary disorders such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma and emphysema.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Salcoryl Syrup and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

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Patient concerns

Cogestion in chest with cough with mucus
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Please consult Pediatrician (child Dr). Pediatrician will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. Dr. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause Dr. will prescribe you treatment.
Cough regularly with lots of mucus
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Take sitopaladi churan half spoon twice with honey, trikatu tablet 2 tablet twice


Q. Can I stop taking Salcoryl Syrup on my own if my cough reduces?

Do not stop taking Salcoryl Syrup on your own as it may worsen cough or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take Salcoryl Syrup for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

Q. Does Salcoryl Syrup cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea could be a side-effect of Salcoryl Syrup. Stick to simple meals, avoid rich or spicy food, and drink plenty of water while taking Salcoryl Syrup. Consult your doctor if you have severe diarrhea.

Q. Does Salcoryl Syrup cause irregular heartbeat?

Salcoryl Syrup may cause palpitations or increased heartbeat. A minor fluctuation in the heart rate should not be a worry. You can monitor your heart rate regularly while taking Salcoryl Syrup and consult your doctor if you notice any major changes in heart rate.

Q. How will I know if Salcoryl Syrup is working?

When you take this medicine, you may notice an increase in thin watery mucus from your air passages. This is an indication that it is working as it is helping to remove mucus by making it easier to cough up.

Q. Is Salcoryl Syrup good for dry cough?

No. Salcoryl Syrup is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus. Consult your doctor to prescribe you the right medication for dry cough.

Q. Does Salcoryl Syrup make you drowsy?

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some people. If you have any of these symptoms, do not drive, operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous.

Q. Can I take other cough syrups while taking Salcoryl Syrup?

No, you should not start taking any other cough syrups without consulting your doctor. The cough syrups which suppress the cough should be avoided with this medication as it would interfere with the action of the medicine.

Q. Along with taking Salcoryl Syrup, what other tips should I follow to get relief from congestion?

Along with taking Salcoryl Syrup, drink plenty of warm fluids (soup, water, herbal tea), gargle with saline water, avoid smoking, alcohol, caffeine, oily food, and take a healthy diet.
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