Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Cough, Anaesthesia, Cough with mucus
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup

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Uses of Bromhexine

Bromhexine is used in the treatment of Cough.
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Side effects of Bromhexine

Common

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache.

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How to use Bromhexine

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.

How Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup works

Bromhexine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.
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Uses of Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is used for Anaesthesia and moderate to severe pain.
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Side effects of Dextromethorphan

Common

Sedation, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Headache, Sweating, Anemia, Nausea, Edema, Constipation, Dry mouth.

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How to use Dextromethorphan

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.

How Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup works

Dextromethorphan is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
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Uses of Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of Cough with mucus.
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Side effects of Ammonium Chloride

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Difficulty in swallowing, Sickness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Shortness of breath, Throat disorder.

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How to use Ammonium Chloride

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.

How Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup works

Ammonium chloride works by decreasing the stickiness of airway secretions and helps in their removal from the airways.

In Depth Information on Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup

Expert advice for Bromhexine

  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had or are suffering from stomach ulcer. You may not be prescribed Bromhexine as it can aggravate your problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disease or asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to Bromhexine or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Dextromethorphan

  • Use Dextromethorphan as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dextromethorphan, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.

Expert advice for Ammonium Chloride

Do not take ammonium chloride if you are allergic to ammonium chloride or any of the other ingredients of the cough syrup Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride in cough syrup:
  • If you have prolonged cough or asthma.
  • If you are taking any other cough medication.
  • If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Consult your doctor before taking ammonium chloride as injection:
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you are having nausea as one of the symptoms.
Warnings
Special precautions for Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup should be used with caution
during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
Cntraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zedex Pet 4 mg/5 mg/50 mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Bromhexine

Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

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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Frequently asked questions for Ammonium Chloride

Q. How does Ammonium Chloride work?
Ammonium Chloride is used as an expectorant (helps in bringing mucus out of the lungs) thus helping in curing cough. Ammonium Chloride is used to maintain the acid-base balance in the body and thus is used to treat patients with hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis
Q. Is Ammonium Chloride safe/ dangerous?
Anmmonium chloride is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

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