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Cheston CS 4/10 MG Syrup 100 ML

Cheston CS 4/10 MG Syrup 100 ML

CIPLA LTD.

    • Rs. 54.50

    Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd.

    Composition: Chlorpheniramine (4 mg) + Dextromethorphan (10 mg)

    Pack size: 100 ml

    Drug type: Cold and cough preparations

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Dry cough

    What is Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup?

    Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup contains the combination of Chlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan which is used to treat dry cough.

    Uses:

    Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Chlorpheniramine is a histamine H1 receptor blocker which blocks the activity of histamine and decreases the cough associated with allergy. Dextromethorphan is an antitussive and cough suppressant agent which supresses the medullary cough centre in the brain.

    Common Side Effects of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup:

    List of major side effects of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Headache
    • Restlessness
    • Sleepiness

    How to Use Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup?

    Before use, read the directions mentioned on the label of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup. Measure the prescribed amount with the measuring cup and take it by mouth by swallowing it completely. Shake the bottle before use. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup

    • Do not take Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup may be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. The pregnant and lactating women should use this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • Take this medication at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.
    • Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable before alcohol consumption during the treatment with Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup

    • The use of this medicine is contraindicated in patients with severe respiratory diseases.
    • Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup is not recommended for use in the patients with hypersensitivity to this drug.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup with other drugs

    • The use of chlorphenamine is advised against in those concurrently receiving psychotropic drugs such as barbiturates as it may cause additive sedative effects.
    • Concomitant treatment of dextromethorphan with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) may Increase the risk of serotonin syndrome.
    • Concomitant treatment of dextromethorphan with CYP2D6 enzyme inhibitors such as fluoxetine may increase the risk of toxic effects.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 20-25°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as symptomatic and supportive medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What are the side effects of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup?

    The common side effects of Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup include restlessness, nausea, vomiting, headache and sleepiness.

    1. How often can I take Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup?

    Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Can I take Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup with food?

    Yes, Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    1. Is Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup safe to use during pregnancy and lactation?

    Cheston CS 4/10 mg Syrup may be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. The pregnant and breast-feeding women should use this medication on doctor’s advice.

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