Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange

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Primarily used for

Infections, Dry cough
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₹6.0/Lozenges
6 lozenges in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange

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Uses of Amylmetacresol

Amylmetacresol is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Amylmetacresol

Common

Shortness of breath, Facial swelling.

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How to use Amylmetacresol

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Place it in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly. Do not chew or swallow. It may take sometime to dissolve.

How Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange works

Amylmetacresol belongs to class of medications called antiseptics. Amylmetacresol works by killing the bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections. It also works in the area of the discomfort and helps lubricate and soothe the painful area..
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Uses of Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is used in the treatment of dry cough.
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Side effects of Dextromethorphan

Common

Sleepiness, Dizziness, Excitation, Confusion, Convulsion, Respiratory depression, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Rash.

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How to use Dextromethorphan

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Place it in your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly. Do not chew or swallow. It may take sometime to dissolve.

How Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange works

Dextromethorphan is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

In Depth Information on Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange

Expert advice for Amylmetacresol

  • Do not take amylmetacresol if you are allergic to amylmetacresol or any of its ingredients or have intolerance to certain sugars (fructose or glucose). 
  • Do not take more than 8 lozenges in 24 hours.

Expert advice for Dextromethorphan

  • Use dextromethorphan exactly as directed on the label, and in doses prescribed by your doctor.
  • Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until the symptoms clear up.
  • If syrup, measure the liquid form of dextromethorphan with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
  • Allow the dextromethorphan lozenge or disintegrating strip to dissolve in your mouth.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Do not drive or use machines while taking this medicine until you are sure you are not affected.
  • Do not drink alcohol (wine, beer, spirits)whilst taking this medicine. Alcohol increases the risk of side effects occurring and may make you feel drowsier.
  • Always ask a doctor before giving cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough or cold medicine in very young children.
Warnings
Special precautions for Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tusq-D Cough Lozen
ges Orange during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange is probably safe to use in pati
ents with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange is probably unsafe to use in pa
tients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tusq-D Cough Lozenges Orange

Frequently asked questions for Amylmetacresol

Q. How does Amylmetacresol work?
Amylmetacresol belongs to class of medications called antiseptics. Amylmetacresol works by killing the bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections. It also works in the area of the discomfort and helps lubricate and soothe the painful area
Q. Is strepsils good for sore throat and cold?
Strepsils (also known as amylmetacresol) is used to relieve the soreness and discomfort of mouth and throat due to infections. It is also used for cold
Q. Does strepsils contain paracetamol/ sugar?
Strepsils (amylmetacresol) contains sugar but it does not contain paracetamol.

Frequently asked questions for Dextromethorphan

Q. Is dextromethorphan a steroid/an opiate/an antihistamine/ a narcotic/an NSAID/a controlled substance/contain alcohol/have codeine?
Dextromethorphan is a decongestant and not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID or narcotic, but can have addictive effects if taken at large doses than recommended. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance
Q. Does dextromethorphan work/ how much dextromethorphan can i take for cough?
Dextromethorphan works for most of the patient. It should be taken in amounts exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Cough medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended
Q. Is dextromethorphan safe/ does dextromethorphan makes you sleepy/make you tired/ raise blood sugar?
Dextromethorphan causes mild sedation effect thus can make you feel sleepy. It does not raise blood sugar or make you tired. Dextromethorphan is generally safe if taken at recommended doses and duration
Q. Can i take dextromethorphan with high blood pressure/ safe for high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure/ thin blood?
Though it isn't reported, but it should be used carefully in people with high blood pressure, as dextromethorphan may cause high blood pressure and the effectiveness of dextromethorphan is decreased by high blood pressure medications
Q. Can I take dextromethorphan with benzonatate/acetaminophen/codeine/ibuprofen/ diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/guaifenesin/Tamiflu/Benadryl?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor's advice before taking any medicine with dextromethorphan.
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