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Trussex DMR Tablet


Introduction

Trussex DMR Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Trussex DMR Tablet 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, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, dryness in the mouth, stomach upset, headache, rash, fatigue, loss of appetite, and insomnia. 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 make dizziness 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 it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Trussex DMR Tablet

Benefits of Trussex DMR Tablet

In Cough

Trussex DMR Tablet gives relief from cough by loosening thick mucus and making it easier to cough it out. It also makes it easier for air to move in and out of your airways. This reduces the frequency of coughing and makes you feel better. Trussex DMR Tablet also relieves allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation. Along with medications, drink enough lukewarm water and gargle with warm salt water to ease the symptoms.

Side effects of Trussex DMR Tablet

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 Trussex DMR

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Upset stomach
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Hives
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

How to use Trussex DMR 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. Trussex DMR Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Trussex DMR Tablet works

Trussex DMR Tablet is a combination of five medicines: Ambroxol, Cetirizine, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Guaifenesin and Phenylephrine. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Trussex DMR Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trussex DMR Tablet 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 Trussex DMR Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Trussex DMR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trussex DMR Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trussex DMR Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Trussex DMR Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Trussex DMR Tablet
₹3.5/Tablet
Coldiva-DMR Tablet
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₹5/Tablet
43% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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I have cough problem from 25 days. I used penther syrup, tuspel cough syrup and tuff DMR , DMR 20 tablet, Roxud 150 mg but no much recovery so prescribe me for that.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
refer to chest specialist and do test for tuberculosis
Ear gets blocked on flight during landing. This situation happens when I am having cold. Currently I am having little bit cold and for which I am taking the following medicines: 1. Montek-LC (1 tablet once in a day) 2. Otrivin Nasal spray 3. Tossex-DMR cough syrup. Please suggest what next to be done to avoid ear blockage on flight as it persists till 4-5 days. Thanks and Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
keep a chewing gum with u or toffee and keep chewing during take of and landing or when flight is ascending or descending
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Guaifenesin. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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