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Benadryl Dr Syrup 100 ML

Benadryl Dr Syrup 100 ML

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    Uses :

    Dextromethorphan is used for the treatment of dry coughs (cough suppressant).

    Mode of drug action


    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.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of dextromethorphan include nausea and vomiting, nervousness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, lightheadedness, and stomach pain.

    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 take Benadryl DR if there are any signs of allergies to any of its ingredients. Benadryl DR drug can be taken with or without food.

    • Do not take alcohol with Benadryl DR medicine. Consumption of alcohol increases the risk of Benadryl DR medicine side effects.

    • Do not use other sedatives such as narcotics, muscle relaxants, as they may cause more drowsiness.

    • Do not perform tasks which require alertness. Benadryl DR impairs thinking ability and cause dizziness.

    • Diabetic patients should take Benadryl DR drug with caution. Consult the doctor before taking the Benadryl DR drug.

    • Follow the exact Benadryl DR dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

    What else should I know?

    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.

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