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food interaction for THIOKOF

alcohol interaction for THIOKOF

pregnancy interaction for THIOKOF

lactation interaction for THIOKOF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Thiokof syrup 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR THIOKOF

Phenylephrine(NA)

Uses

Phenylephrine is used in pupil dilation and nasal congestion.
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.

How it works

Phenylephrine narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular
Terbutaline(NA)

Uses

Terbutaline is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).

How it works

The Terbutaline works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

Common side effects

Cough, Respiratory tract inflammation, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Respiratory tract infection, Throat irritation
Bromhexine(NA)

Uses

Bromhexine is used in the treatment of cough

How it works

Bromhexine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Common side effects

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache

SUBSTITUTES FOR THIOKOF

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR THIOKOF

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Frequently asked questions FOR THIOKOF

Phenylephrine

Q.

Is phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does phenylephrine work/ does phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it

Q.

Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
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 phenylephrine

Q.

Can i take phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take phenylephrine with high blood pressure

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Q.

Is phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.

Terbutaline

Q.

Is terbutaline a steroid/ corticosteroid/ a catecholamine/ a narcotic/ cough syrup?
Terbutaline (also available as Bricanyl, Brozedex and in combination as Asthakind) belongs to a class of medications called beta agonists. It is used to prevent and treat wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It is not a corticosteroid, catecholamine or a narcotic

Q.

Is terbutaline FDA approved/ available over the counter?
Terbutaline is FDA approved drug and available only by prescription given by your doctor

Q.

Is Bricanyl the same as Ventolin/ better than Ventolin?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) and salbutamol (Ventolin) belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

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Q.

Is Bricanyl a preventer or reliever?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) is a reliever inhaler, as it relieves asthma attack

Q.

Does terbutaline cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
Terbutaline may cause hyperglycemia and increased heart rate. It is not known to cause other side effects mentioned. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of the side effects when taking terbutaline.

Bromhexine

Q.

Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)