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Tossex T Syrup

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tossex T Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Tossex T 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 healthcare team 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, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and sweating. 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 dizziness and 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 worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Keep it out of reach of children. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Tossex T Syrup

Side effects of Tossex T 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 Tossex T

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Breathlessness
  • Sweating

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

How Tossex T Syrup works

Tossex T Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Codeine and Triprolidine, which relieves dry cough. Codeine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Triprolidine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Tossex T Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tossex T 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tossex T Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Tossex T Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Tossex T Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Tossex T Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tossex T Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tossex T Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tossex T Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tossex T Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Severe dry cough. Not much coming out. Having cough syrup tossex. She had fever last week which subsided after taking sinarest for 4 days. But cough is continuing.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Visit pediatrician to see for any chest allergy
Chronic cough for last 2 months. Hewcet D tab & Benz Peal + Liq Tossex current prescription.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
get serum IgE level check to see if it is allergy
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References

  1. FDA Approved Prescribtion Information. Codeine; 1950 [revised Jul. 2007]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Triprolidine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Codeine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Triplodlidine. Auckland, New Zealand: Medsafe; 2010. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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