Medicine : Kaykoff Ap Syp

Name:Kaykoff Ap Syp
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:C B Healthcare
Generic Use:Ambroxol , Levocetrizine , Guaiphenesin , Phenylephrine
Composition:Ambroxol(15 Mg) , Levocetrizine(0.8 Mg) , Guaiphenesin(50 Mg) , Phenylephrine(5 Mg)
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Generic ( Ambroxol )



Typical use Of Ambroxol :To Loosen And Clear Mucus From Respiratory Tract; Mainly Used In Productive Cough, Acute And Chronic Lung Diseases Such As Bronchitis, Pneumonia, And Inflammation Of Sinuses (sinusitis), Asthma And Pain Relief In Acute Sore Throat.
Mechanism of action of Ambroxol :Ambroxol Works By Diluting And Loosening Thick Mucus That Can Be Coughed Out Easily. It Causes The Production Of A Chemical (surfactant) That Acts As An Anti-glue Factor Which Reduces The Adhesion Of Mucus To The Walls Of The Airways And Helps Easy Removal Of The Mucus.
Drug Interaction of Ambroxol :No Unfavorable Interactions Of Ambroxol With Other Medications Have Been Reported. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ambroxol :May Cause Mild Gastric Disturbances Such As Stomach Upset, Diarrhea, Constipation, Heartburn,urge To Vomit (nausea), Indigestion, Vomiting, Running Nose And Allergic Reactions.

INTERACTIONS OF AMBROXOL


How Ambroxol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Ambroxol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ambroxol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Levocetrizine )



Typical use Of Levocetrizine :Levocetirizine Is Used To Treat The Symptoms Of Allergic Conditions (runnin Nose, Watering Eyes Etc), Such As Hay Fever, Year Round Allergies Due To Dust Or Pet Allergies, And Chronic Hives (red, Itchy Bumps On Skin).
Mechanism of action of Levocetrizine :Levocetirizine Is An Antihistamine. It Works By Blocking A Substance In The Body Called Histamine. This Helps To Decrease Allergy Symptoms And Hives.
Drug Interaction of Levocetrizine :No Interactions With Other Drugs Are Expected With Levocetrizine. However, It May Cause Impairment Of Performance And Reduction In Alertness In Patients Using Machines Or Driving When Taken Together With Drugs Affecting The Nervous System And Alcohol. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Levocetrizine :Sleepiness, Dizziness, Headache, Sore Throat, Running Nose (in Children), Dry Mouth, Abdominal Pain, Urge To Vomit, Unusual Tiredness

INTERACTIONS OF LEVOCETRIZINE


How Levocetrizine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Levocetrizine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Levocetrizine

No Studies Found






Generic ( Guaiphenesin )



Typical use Of Guaiphenesin :To Treat Cough And Congestion Caused By The Common Cold, Bronchitis (infections Of Air Passages), Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Allergies And Other Breathing Illnesses.
Mechanism of action of Guaiphenesin :Guaiphenesin Belongs To A Class Of Medications Called Expectorants Which Works By Thinning The Mucus In The Air Passages Making Easier To Cough Out The Mucus And Clear The Airways. It Also Increases The Efficiency Of The Cough Reflex And Enables Removal Of The Mucus.
Drug Interaction of Guaiphenesin :No Relevant Unfavorable Interactions With Other Medications Have Been Reported. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Guaiphenesin :Skin Rashes, Difficulty In Breathing, Swelling Of Face, Lips, Tongue, Throat, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Headache, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Or Stomach Upset.

INTERACTIONS OF GUAIPHENESIN


How Guaiphenesin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Guaiphenesin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Guaiphenesin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Phenylephrine )



Typical use Of Phenylephrine :To Relieve Blocked Nose Caused By Common Cold Or In Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (hay Fever).
Mechanism of action of Phenylephrine :Phenylephrine Stimulates Receptors On Blood Vessels And Leads To Constriction Of Blood Vessels. This Leads To Decrease In The Flow Of Blood In The Blood Vessels Of Nose, Which In Turn Relieves Nasal Congestion.
Drug Interaction of Phenylephrine :Precaution Must Be Taken While Taking Following Medicine At The Same Time: Digoxin, Medicines For High Blood Pressure, Tricyclic Antidepressants, And Other Decongestants. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Phenylephrine :Difficulty In Breathing, Severe Allergic Reactions, Skin Rash, Urge To Vomit, Feeling Of Being Unwell, Headache, Fast Or Irregular Heartbeat, High Blood Pressure, Restlessness And Difficulty In Passing Urine For Men.

INTERACTIONS OF PHENYLEPHRINE


How Phenylephrine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Phenylephrine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Phenylephrine

No Studies Found