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Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100 ML

Ascoril D Plus Syrup 100 ML

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    • Rs. 94.00

    Uses :

    Chlorpheniramine Chlorpheniramine is commonly used to treat symptoms of cold, asthma and hay fever, such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, and watery eyes. Dextromethorphan Dextromethorphan is used for the treatment of dry coughs (cough suppressant). Phenylephrine Phenylephrine is a decongestant used for stuffy nose and sinus relief which are caused by common cold or seasonal nasal allergies. It is used in the treatment of sinusitis and bronchitis for relieving the symptoms associated with it.

    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. Dextromethorphan Dextromethorphan belongs to a class of drugs called antitussives. Dextromethorphan works by decreasing activity in the part of the brain that triggers the cough reflexes, therefore it is known as a cough suppressant. Phenylephrine Phenylephrine constricts the blood vessels by stimulating the receptors on them. This relieves nasal congestion by decreasing the flow of blood in the blood vessels of the nose.

    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. Dextromethorphan The common side effects of dextromethorphan include nausea and vomiting, nervousness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, lightheadedness, and stomach pain. Phenylephrine The most common side effects associated with phenylephrine include nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficulty in urination, facial swelling, headache, high blood pressure, loss of appetite, rash, restlessness, and irregularity in heart rate

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not consume alcohol while using the drug Ascoril D Plus.

    • Do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery while using the drug.

    • Be cautious and consult a doctor before using the drug Ascoril D Plus during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

    • Avoid using the drug Ascoril D Plus without consulting a doctor in case of renal impairment.

    • Do not use Ascoril D Plus drug if allergic to any of its ingredients.

    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.

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

    4. Does chlorpheniramine help to provide relief from running and stuffy nose? Yes. Chlorpheniramine relieves the symptoms such as running and stuffy nose.

    5. Does chlorpheniramine tablet also help to relieve symptoms of skin allergy? Yes. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine which is used for treating skin allergies. Dextromethorphan

    1. Is dextromethorphan addictive? Yes, when taken in large doses than recommended it has addictive effects.

    2. Is it safe to drive while taking dextromethorphan medication? No. Dextromethorphan has sedative effects therefore, it is recommended to avoid activities which require alertness.

    3. What are the signs and symptoms of overdose? Overdose signs and symptoms may include feeling restless or nervous, seek immediate medical attention.

    4. What if I missed a dose? Cough medicine is taken only as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule.

    5. Can I use dextromethorphan for a cough associated with asthma? Dextromethorphan is ineffective in treating cough that is caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema. Phenylephrine

    1. Is phenylephrine safe in older adults? Older adults with conditions such as high blood pressure and irregular heart rate should avoid phenylephrine as it worsens the condition. Before taking any tablet consult your doctor.

    2. Does phenylephrine cause drowsiness? No. Phenylephrine does not cause drowsiness but when taken in combination with other drugs such as chlorpheniramine, it can cause sedation.

    3. Is pseudoephedrine similar to phenylephrine in usage? Yes, both the drugs are used as nasal decongestants that relieve a stuffy nose.

    4. Is phenylephrine available over the counter? Yes, but phenylephrine is banned in few countries.

    5. How can tab phenylephrine help in sinusitis and bronchitis treatment? Phenylephrine present in the tablet phenylephrine can help to treat the symptoms of sinusitis and bronchitis

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