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Ascoril C Syrup

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Chlorpheniramine, Codeine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 22, 2019

Ascoril C Syrup is an antihistamine which works by blocking the action of histamine in the body. It is used for relieving symptoms of sinus pressure, sinus congestion, runny nose, itching of the throat and nose, watery eyes, and sneezing due to upper respiratory infections, hay fever and allergies.

You are advised to not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are taking or have taken sodium oxybate, furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within the last 14 days. Before using this drug, inform your doctor if you have breathing problems, glaucoma, heart problems, liver disease, high blood pressure, seizures, overactive thyroid, stomach problems or urination problems.

Some adverse effects include dizziness, confusion, anxiety, constipation, nausea, restlessness, blurred vision, dry mouth, decreased coordination, irritability, shallow breathing, hallucinations, tinnitus, problems with memory or concentration and trouble urinating.

You can take this drug in the form of a tablet, capsule, or liquid form by mouth with or without food. This medicine is usually recommended only for a short time until your symptoms are cleared. Do not take it for longer than 7 days in a row.

  • Dry Cough

  • Running Nose

  • Allergy

  • Severe Asthma And Breathing Problems

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  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is usually unsafe to consume alcohol it. Doctor consultation is recommended before taking it.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine may be harmful to the fetus. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on fetus. There, however, are not enough human studies. Hence, it is best to consult a doctor before consuming it during pregnancy. It is best to be administered orally.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
    Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ascoril C Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Ascoril C Syrup is a first-generation antihistamine, which is used to prevent the allergic symptoms from conditions such as urticaria and rhinitis. This drug binds to the histamine H1 receptor, which prevents the action from endogenous histamine.

Ques: What is Ascoril c syrup?

Ans: Ascoril c syrup belongs to a medicine group that contains Codeine and Chlorpheniramine as main ingredients present. It is used for the treatment of dry cough. Ascoril c syrup is not prescribed to the patients below 12 years of age. It is an anti-allergic medicine helps in suppressing cough.

Ques: What is the use of Ascoril c syrup?

Ans: Ascoril c syrup is used to treat conditions like Anaphylactic shock and allergies. It is also used for Hay fever and Urticaria. Ascoril c syrup helps to cure itchy throat and skin. This medicine helps to prevent Rhinitis and watery eyes.

Ques: What are the side effects of Ascoril c syrup?

Ans: Ascoril c syrup has many common side effects such as Constipation and Dizziness. There are some serious side effects of this medicine like Drowsiness and Vomiting. In case of patients having any of the side effects or issues like Doubled or blurred vision and Dry mouth. It is advised to stop the consumption of Ascoril c syrup and contact to doctor as soon as possible.

Ques: For what treatment Ascoril c syrup used for?

Ans: Ascoril c syrup is used to treat conditions like Hay fever and Urticaria. It is also used for Anaphylactic shock and allergies. Ascoril c syrup helps to cure itchy throat and skin. This medicine helps to prevent Rhinitis and watery eyes.

Ques: How long do I need to use ascoril c syrup before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 2 hours to 1 day, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use ascoril c syrup?

Ans: This medication is generally used twice or thrice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 8 to 12 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use ascoril c syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of ascoril c syrup?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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