Medicine : Xpecta
|Manufacturer:||Alkem Laboratories Ltd|
|Generic Use:||Cetirizine , Dextromethorphan|
|Composition:||Cetirizine(25mg/5mL) , Dextromethorphan(10mg)|
|Substitutes:||xpecta , xpecta (100ml) , xpecta , xpecta (100ml)|
Generic ( Cetirizine )
|Typical use Of Cetirizine :||Cetirizine Is Used For The Treatment Of Allergic Rhinitis (year-round As Well As Seasonal Allergic Inflammation Of Eyes And Nose) And Skin Allergies|
|Mechanism of action of Cetirizine :||Cetirizine Belongs To The Group Of Medicines Called Antihistamines. It Treats The Allergy By Blocking A Natural Substance (histamine) That Is Produced In The Body During An Allergic Reaction.|
|Drug Interaction of Cetirizine :||No Interactions Of Cetirizine Are Expected With Other Drugs. However, Use Of Cetirizine With Alcohol Should Be Avoided.|
|Side effects of Cetirizine :||Sleepiness, Unusual Tiredness, Headache, Dizziness, Restlessness. Dry Mouth, Sore Throat, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Urge To Vomit.|
INTERACTIONS OF CETIRIZINE
How Cetirizine 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 Cetirizine 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 CetirizineNo Studies Found
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 DextromethorphanNo Studies Found