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Ascoril C Syrup 120 ML

Ascoril C Syrup 120 ML

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    Uses :

    Chlorpheniramine Chlorpheniramine is commonly used to treat symptoms of cold, asthma and hay fever, such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, and watery eyes. Codeine Codeine is used to treat symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, running nose, itching, and watery eyes. It also treats symptoms caused by food allergy and insect bites. Additionally, it acts as a mild analgesic.

    Mode of drug action


    Chlorpheniramine Chlorpheniramine is classified under antihistamines. It blocks a chemical known as histamine, which is released by the body in response to an allergic reaction. Histamine is responsible for many symptoms of allergy. Codeine Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever and allergy suppressant. Codeine binds to the opioid receptors in the brain that transmits the sensation of pain throughout the body. It also decreases the intracellular cAMP by inhibiting adenylate cyclase. Codeine acts as an analgesic by converting into morphine.

    What are the common side effects?

    Chlorpheniramine The common side effects of chlorpheniramine include nausea and vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, dry throat, dry skin, headache, drowsiness, and inability to empty the urinary bladder, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, and chest congestion. Codeine The common side effects of codeine are dry mouth, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and difficulty in emptying the urinary bladder, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, chest congestion, dry throat, and dry skin.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Alcohol and other sedatives can cause further drowsiness and confusion when combined with the drug.

    • The effectiveness of the drug can be reduced by other opioid drugs, so opioids should not be taken along with the drug.

    • Anticholinergic drugs, when taken with the medication, may increase the occurrence of urinary retention and constipation.

    • The drug may cause physical dependence and growth retardation in the fetus, therefore, the medication is not recommended for pregnant women.

    • Overdose can cause adverse effects such as nausea and vomiting, abnormal blood cell count, shortness of breath, and liver injury.

    • Take the drug with a glass of milk or water to avoid stomach upset. Drink 6-8 glasses of water to prevent constipation.

    • Do not stop the medication abruptly, as it causes withdrawal effects. Taper the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. Why is it not safe to drive while taking chlorpheniramine? Chlorpheniramine can cause drowsiness or sedation which is a common side effect of most of the antihistaminics. So, it is not advised to take chlorpheniramine or any antihistaminic while driving.

    2. Is chlorpheniramine safe in newborn? No, chlorpheniramine should not be used in premature or newborns. Please consult a physician before giving any medication to the newborn.

    4. Can I take chlorpheniramine with ibuprofen? Yes, but, you must consult your doctor before taking the drug. Codeine

    1. Is codeine addictive? Yes, codeine may be addictive; you should not take more than the prescribed dose.

    2. What if I overdose? Codeine belongs to the opioid group. Misuse or overdose of codeine may cause breathlessness or death.

    3. Can I give codeine to my 8-year-old child to treat tonsils? No, you should not give codeine to children. Consult your doctor to know the risks and benefits of the drug.

    4. I am on codeine since 3 days. I experience bowel obstruction. Can I discontinue the drug? Discontinue codeine drug immediately and report to the doctor.

    5. Can I breastfeed my child while taking codeine? No, you should not breastfeed while taking codeine medicine, as it may affect the baby.

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