Medicine : Lincotuss Dx Cough Syp(100ml)

Name:Lincotuss Dx Cough Syp(100ml)
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Dextromethorphan , Phenylephrine , Chlorphenamine
Composition:Dextromethorphan(10 Mg) , Phenylephrine(10 Mg) , Chlorphenamine(2 Mg)
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Generic ( Dextromethorphan )



Typical use Of Dextromethorphan :To Relieve Dry Coughs (coughs That Do Not Produce Phlegm Or Mucus On The Chest).
Mechanism of action of Dextromethorphan :Dextromethorphan Acts On The Brain And Increases The Threshold For Coughing Or Suppresses Coughing.
Drug Interaction of Dextromethorphan :Other Cough And Cold Medicine, Alcohol Or Other CNS Depressants Such As Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors, Other Medicines For Mental Health Conditions, And Medicines For Heart Problems Such As Amiodarone, Haloperidol, Propafenone, Quinidine, SRRIs, And Thioridazine Should Not Be Taken Along With Dextromethorphan. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Dextromethorphan :Skin Rash, Urge To Vomit, Being Sick, Diarrhea, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Feeling Of Excitation Or Confusion, Difficulty Breathing.

INTERACTIONS OF DEXTROMETHORPHAN


How Dextromethorphan 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 Dextromethorphan 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 Dextromethorphan

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






Generic ( Chlorphenamine )



Typical use Of Chlorphenamine :Allergic Conditions. Adjunct In The Emergency Treatment Of Anaphylactic Shock.
Mechanism of action of Chlorphenamine :Chlorphenamine Is An H1-receptor Antagonist Which Competetively Blocks H1-receptor Sites On Tissues.
Drug Interaction of Chlorphenamine : Potentiates Sedative Effect Of Psychotropic Drugs E.g. Barbiturates, Hypnotics, Opioid Analgesics, Anxiolytics And Antipsychotics. Interaction With Alcohol Could Be Dangerous (sedation/excitation).
Side effects of Chlorphenamine :CNS Depression, Sedation, Drowsiness, Lassitude, Dizziness. GI Upsets, Anorexia, Or Increased Appetite, Epigastric Pain, Blurring Of Vision, Dysuria, Dryness Of Mouth, Tightness In Chest, Hypotension, Muscular Weakness, Tinnitus, Euphoria, Headache, Paradoxical CNS Stimulation. CV Collapse And Respiratory Failure.

INTERACTIONS OF CHLORPHENAMINE


How Chlorphenamine 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 Chlorphenamine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Chlorphenamine

No Studies Found