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SOLVIN LOZENGES

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Primary uses of SOLVIN LOZENGES

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Medicine Overview of Solvin Lozenges

Uses of Solvin Lozenges

SOLVIN LOZENGES is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Solvin Lozenges side effects

Common

Side Effects of Solvin are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Excitation, Confusion, Convulsion, Respiratory depression, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Rash.

How to use Solvin Lozenges

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Place it in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly. Do not chew or swallow. It may take sometime to dissolve. SOLVIN LOZENGES may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Solvin Lozenges works

SOLVIN LOZENGES is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
In Depth Information on Solvin Lozenges

Expert advice for Solvin Lozenges

  • You have been prescribed SOLVIN LOZENGES for the symptomatic relief of dry cough including that associated with respiratory infections.
  • It is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • Allow the lozenge or disintegrating strip to dissolve in your mouth. Do not chew or swallow.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. 
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It should not be administered to patients with chronic cough or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.
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Solvin Lozenges related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Solvin Lozenges?

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If you miss a dose of SOLVIN LOZENGES, 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Solvin

Which is the best medicine to get rid from runny nose in cold?Sir , which will be best and helpful in this case like solvin cold , carpol , paracetamol , sinarest , crocin please suggest me sir according to you ?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
u take Cetcip 10 mg twice daily for running noseand if u get fever take Paracetamol 500 mg twice daily for 2 or 3 dayscetcip for 3 days
5y old girl child has fever and mild cold fever does not exceed 102 . Is meftagesic P syrup safe to be given as OTC . Or solvin cold syrup . I want to know ideal doses for above syrups Weight around 22 kg
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Monitor temp . Place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead , Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows:- ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)] . Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use Paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr.Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail.
Severe sore throat with pain mild fever ranging 99-100 F since last 3 days had been taking crocin advanced as SOS (twice a day). with warm saline gargles twice a day not much relief took Solvin Cold twice a day today along with Montair LC OD but not much relief from pain in the throat though no fever no running nose yet cough is dry and intermittent maximum phlegm is felt in mornings
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, thanks for sharing your problem continue conservative measures like steam inhalation and saline gargles regularlyYou can take tab Sinerest 1 tab twice daily for 5 days, syrup grilinctus BM 1-2 tsf thrice daily. tab Amoxiclav CV 625 1 tab thrice daily for 3 days
Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
I am suffering from dry cough and heart problemI am suffering from dry cough which medicine i have to tske
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take syrup Trump D 5ml three times for 5 days1 tab mondeslor once in night for 5 daysalso get ur heart checked with cardiologist , cough can be due to heart problem also
Slight Dry cough since last 2 years doctor gave me Uniair FX but not satisfied it happens during cool air , non ventilated rooms , functions because of perfume smell
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/TUSSISTIN/Standard

Frequently asked questions about Solvin Lozenges

Frequently asked questions about Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
Q. Is dextromethorphan a steroid/an opiate/an antihistamine/ a narcotic/an NSAID/a controlled substance/contain alcohol/have codeine?
Dextromethorphan is a decongestant and not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID or narcotic, but can have addictive effects if taken at large doses than recommended. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Does dextromethorphan work/ how much dextromethorphan can i take for cough?
Dextromethorphan works for most of the patient. It should be taken in amounts exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended
Q. Is dextromethorphan safe/ does dextromethorphan makes you sleepy/make you tired/ raise blood sugar?
Dextromethorphan causes mild sedation effect thus can make you feel sleepy. It does not raise blood sugar or make you tired. Dextromethorphan is generally safe if taken at recommended doses and duration
Q. Can i take dextromethorphan with high blood pressure/ safe for high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure/ thin blood?
Though it isn't reported, but it should be used carefully in people with high blood pressure, as dextromethorphan may cause high blood pressure and the effectiveness of dextromethorphan is decreased by high blood pressure medications
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan with benzonatate/acetaminophen/codeine/ibuprofen/ diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin/Tamiflu/Benadryl?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor's advice before taking any medicine with dextromethorphan.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Solvin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Solvin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex, Morex
Solvin with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese
Solvin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl, Selerin, Jumax
Solvin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin, Afrelect
Solvin with Bupropion
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset

Substitutes for Solvin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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