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Overview

Uses of Tufcuf Syrup

Tufcuf Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations
  • Sleepiness
  • High blood pressure

How to use Tufcuf 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. Tufcuf Syrup 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.

How Tufcuf Syrup works

Tufcuf Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylpropanolamine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide which relieve dry cough. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy 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.

Tufcuf Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tufcuf Syrup. Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tufcuf Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tufcuf Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tufcuf Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Tufcuf Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tufcuf Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Tufcuf Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tufcuf

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I am in 4 months of my pregnancy period.I am suffering dry cough for a week.Shoul i used some menthol like message? What medicians are prefer for me ?
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Take some cough syrup
I need cough syrup for Dry Cough
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Alex syp 1tsf twice daily
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, and Dextromethorphan. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedInida. Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, Phenylpropanolamine HCL. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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