Tulsi DX Syrup


Introduction

Tulsi DX Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. It also relieves allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, and throat irritation.

Tulsi DX 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 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, upset stomach, dryness in mouth, headache, and fatigue. 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. 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 also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Tulsi DX Syrup

Benefits of Tulsi DX Syrup

In Dry cough

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. It may cause a tickling sensation or itching in the throat and may be due to cold, flu, allergies or throat irritants. Tulsi DX Syrup suppresses severe dry cough and gives you relief from an itchy throat. Apart from this, it also reduces symptoms of allergy like watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose. Along with taking Tulsi DX Syrup, gargling with warm salt water and having ginger or honey can help you manage dry cough.

Side effects of Tulsi DX 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 Tulsi DX

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

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

How Tulsi DX Syrup works

Tulsi DX Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine which relieve dry cough. Cetirizine 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. 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 Tulsi DX Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tulsi DX 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
UNSAFE
Tulsi DX Syrup is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tulsi DX Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tulsi DX Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tulsi DX Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Tulsi DX Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tulsi DX Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Tulsi DX Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tulsi DX Syrup
₹65.0/Syrup
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₹60/Syrup
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Cortoux D Syrup
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₹65/Syrup
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Reltuss CZ 5mg/10mg/5mg Syrup
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₹65/Syrup
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Quick Tips

  • Tulsi DX Syrup is prescribed to get relief from a dry cough.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers or asthma.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications, e.g., anti-depressants.
  • Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement and have cough for more than 7 days.
  • Inform your doctor if you have had a cough for a long time or if you have asthma or suffer from serious asthma attacks, or if your cough is accompanied by a fever, rash, or persistent headache.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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My wife is pregnant since 8th months and she has cough and khansi. Please suggest me
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Avoid and cough and cold medicines. Drink hot ginger tulsi tea. take lots of honey and avoid cold water.
I have problem of cough and cold always, please give me solution for this
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Kindly take tulsi leaf ras with 1 tea spoon Honey 2 times a day.
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References

  1. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Dextromethorphan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 05 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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