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Stedkoff BR Syrup


Introduction

Stedkoff BR Syrup is used in the treatment of cough. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.

Stedkoff BR 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, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, sweating, skin rash, tremors, 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.

Uses of Stedkoff BR Syrup

Benefits of Stedkoff BR Syrup

In Cough

Cough is a sudden, forceful expulsion of air that helps clear any mucus or irritant in the throat or airways. If it happens more frequently, due to an underlying disease or an allergy, it can be bothersome. Stedkoff BR Syrup helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.

This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Stedkoff BR 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 Stedkoff BR

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

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

How Stedkoff BR Syrup works

Stedkoff BR Syrup is a combination of four medicines: Bromhexine, Guaifenesin, Menthol and Terbutaline. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways. Menthol is an organic compound which produces a sensation of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator which relaxes the muscles in the airways and widens the airways.Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Stedkoff BR Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Stedkoff BR 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Stedkoff BR Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Stedkoff BR Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Stedkoff BR Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Stedkoff BR Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Stedkoff BR Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Stedkoff BR Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Stedkoff BR Syrup relieves cough associated with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders.
  • 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 Stedkoff BR 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Having cough and cold. Will ambropil br is ok for him
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Diagnosis can not be done without clinical examination. Please visit me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
Cough and cold from last one and half months. Take many medicine like biocof - BR
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
it can be tuberculosishave u done any test for itMontoux test, CBC, AFB for sputum
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Stedkoff BR Syrup?

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. Can I take Stedkoff BR Syrup along with other medicines?

Inform your doctor about the medicines you might be taking before using Stedkoff BR Syrup. Let your doctor know if you have any other medical condition.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Stedkoff BR Syrup be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Menthol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ammonium chloride. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Medscape. Terbutaline. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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