Lupituss Oral Suspension 100 Ml
Levocloperastine fendizoate is a cough suppressing drug. It is prescribed for the treatment of chronic obstructive lung disease.
How does the drug work?
Levocloperastine fendizoate acts on the brain to relieve cough. It reduces the production of histamines, i.e. chemical substances associated with allergic reactions.
What are the common side effect?
The common levocloperastine side effects are dizziness and tremors. With larger doses, dry mouth may occur.
• It is not advisable to take Lupituss if an allergic reaction has been experienced with cloperastine or related products in the past.
• Pregnant and nursing females should avoid this medicine. This is because the safety of the medicine to the baby is not known.
• Diabetic patients should take this medicine with caution due to the presence of sucrose in the syrup forms.
• Before taking other medicines with Lupituss consult a physician who will check if taking the medicines together is safe.
• Do not deviate from the levocloperastine dosage given by the doctor. This helps in minimizing the Lupituss side effects.
• For further safety details go through the package insert of Lupituss.
1. What is the levocloperastine dose for COPD patients? Usually, 10-20 mg of levocloperastine is to be taken orally, thrice daily, to get relief from cough in COPD patients. However, consult a doctor for precise dosage.
2. Can I give Lupituss drug to my 10-year-old child? Yes. Lupituss is safe for use in children older than 2 years. Talk to a doctor for the right dosage instructions to ensure safety.
3. Is codeine cough syrup more efficacious over levocloperastine cough syrup? Both levocloperastine and codeine cough syrups have equal potency in relieving cough.
4. Will I develop dependence on levocloperastine medicine? levocloperastine cough syrup does not induce dependence.
5. What if I forget taking a dose? Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not double the dose by taking two dose at once.