Side Effects of Tixy O are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Bloating, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache, Sweating, Sleepiness, Rash, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Allergic reaction.
How to use Tixy O Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tixy O Tablet 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.
Tixy O Tablet is a combination of five medicines: Bromhexine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. Bromhexine and Guaifenesin help in its removal of mucus (phlegm) from the airways. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer) which blocks the release of certain chemical messengers to reduce fever associated with cold.
In Depth Information on Tixy O Tablet
Tixy O Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tixy O Tablet
Taking Bromhexine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Guaifenesin+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tixy O Tablet 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.
No information is available on the use of Tixy O Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Tixy O Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tixy O Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tixy O Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor. Use of Tixy O Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Tixy O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tixy O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of Tixy O Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Tixy O?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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 the use of Tixy O cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Tixy O may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your regular daily activities. Do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Tixy O?
Serious side effects with Tixy O are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following: allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.
Q. Will Tixy O 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. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Are there any contraindication associated with the use of this drug?
Yes, use of Tixy O should be avoided or taken when advised by the doctor if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers or overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). The use of Tixy O should also be avoided if you are taking antidepressant drugs called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI’s) like phenelzine and isocarboxazid or tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine and amitriptyline. This medicine is preferably avoided in pregnant women especially in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Tixy O?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Tixy O. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are advised to take this medicine while you are breastfeeding the baby.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.