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. Tussdex Syrup is to be taken empty stomach. It is advisable to take this medicine before food and at bedtime.
Tussdex Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Promethazine and Dextromethorphan which relieve dry cough. Promethazine is an antiallergic which helps reduce cough associated with allergies by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger, histamine. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.
Tussdex Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tussdex Syrup 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.
Tussdex Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tussdex Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tussdex Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tussdex Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Tussdex Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.