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Sinact CS Syrup



Sinact CS Syrup is a combination medication used in the treatment of dry cough. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes. It also reduces the activity of cough center in the brain and relieves cough.

Sinact CS Syrup can be taken with or without food and it's better to take it in a dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. It can cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, constipation. It may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. While taking this it is better to avoid alcohol intake, as it may worsen your side effects

Uses of Sinact CS Syrup

Sinact CS Syrup side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

How to use Sinact CS 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. Sinact CS Syrup 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 Sinact CS Syrup works

Sinact CS Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Codeine, which relieves dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy. Codeine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Sinact CS Syrup related warnings

Sinact CS Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Sinact CS 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.
Sinact CS Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Sinact CS Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Sinact CS Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Sinact CS Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Sinact CS Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sinact CS Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sinact CS Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Sinact CS Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sinact CS Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sinact CS

Hi my son is coughing a lot from last 1 day
Dr. Prashant Singh
Child Specialist
any anti tussive syrup would do if its a dry cough so can give Ambrodil or Piriton CSif its a productive cough any expectorant would be fine, like Ascoryl
10 days back, I was having fever , cough and cold with headache and body ache. Took levofloxacin 500mg 5 days plus Sumo for 3 day .Also Solvin decongestant tablet for 4 days. Still having cough and minor cold so from yesterday I started Piriton CS syrup. Do I need to start any antibiotic or is it fine to take Piriton CS syrup for 4 days? If I need to start antibiotic, please advise which one. Thanks.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
sometimes after infection some cough may persist which takes time to settle but still visit ent specialist near you for proper examination
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Q. Can the use of Sinact CS cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Sinact CS may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Sinact CS?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Sinact CS?

Serious side effects with Sinact CS are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.

Q. Will Sinact CS be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Sinact CS?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Sinact CS. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby.

Q. Can the use of Sinact CS cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Sinact CS can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Talk to your doctor if constipation persists for a long time.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Sinact CS?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Sinact CS. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Sinact CS.

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