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. Tixylix Alert Syrup is to be taken with food. However, this medicine can also be taken before food.
Tixylix Alert Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Promethazine and Pholcodine which relieve dry cough. Promethazine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
Tixylix Alert Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tixylix Alert 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.
No information is available on the use of Tixylix Alert Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Tixylix Alert Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tixylix Alert Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tixylix Alert Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor. However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them.
Tixylix Alert Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tixylix Alert Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Mar 2018.