Introduction

Zylep Duo Syrup is a medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.

Zylep Duo Syrup can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on the severity of your condition. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

Using this medicine may cause a few common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, and headache. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. To make sure it is safe, you should let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Also, tell your doctor if you have any problems with the liver or kidneys. Avoid consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may increase the chance of some side effects. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Zylep Syrup

Benefits of Zylep Syrup

In Treatment of Common cold symptoms

Zylep Duo Syrup is a combination medicine that effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It shrinks the blood vessels and provides rapid relief that lasts for several hours.
Zylep Duo Syrup usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Zylep 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 Zylep

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

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

How Zylep Syrup works

Zylep Duo Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieves common cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zylep Duo Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zylep Duo 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zylep Duo Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zylep Duo Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zylep Duo Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zylep Duo Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zylep Duo Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zylep Duo Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zylep Duo Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Zylep Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Zylep Duo 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.

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Quick tips

  • Zylep Duo Syrup helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing paracetamol (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is Zylep Duo Syrup?

Zylep Duo Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Phenylephrine. This combination helps to relieve symptoms of cold like runny nose, watery eyes, fever and headache. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Zylep Duo Syrup?

Yes, Zylep Duo Syrup is safe in most patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, sleepiness, headache and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform the doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Zylep Duo Syrup when I am relieved of my symptoms?

Zylep Duo Syrup is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, continue taking this medicine if your doctor has advised you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Zylep Duo Syrup cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Zylep Duo Syrup can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Zylep Duo Syrup cause damage to liver?

Zylep Duo Syrup is usually safe when taken according to the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Zylep Duo Syrup can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol, while taking this medicine as it may increase your risk of liver damage.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Zylep Duo Syrup?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Grapple Life Sciences Private Limited, SCF 1025, 1st & 2nd Floor, Motor Market, Manimajra, Chandigarh – 160101, India
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2022

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