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Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 20, 2019

Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup is used to gain temporary relief from dry cough and related symptoms like stuffy nose, sinus, and ear symptoms caused by the allergies, common cold, flu, or other breathing illnesses such as sinusitis and bronchitis. This medication works by decreasing swelling in the nose and ears which makes breathing easier and lessens any discomfort.

Mild upset stomach, lightheadedness, seizures, mood changes, trouble sleeping, dizziness, shaking, headache, nervousness or fast and irregular heartbeat may occur as side effects to this medicine. It may also reduce blood flow to hands or feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. So you are advised to dress warmly and avoid tobacco use.

To ensure complete safety, before starting the medicine tell your doctor if you suffer from blood vessel problems, diabetes, overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, mood disorders, glaucoma, heart disease, seizure disorder, difficulty sleeping or trouble urinating. This medication is recommended for use in younger children.

The dosage is based on your age. Without your doctor’s approval, do not increase your dose or frequency of this medication. Improper use of this drug can cause you serious harm.

Chericof Syrup is used to treat the following problems:

Side effects of Chericof Syrup are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    During pregnancy, Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup is unsafe to use. Despite the risk, benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable. However, there are limited human studies available, while studies on animal have shown adverse effects on the foetus. 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?

    Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
    contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
  • 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 Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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Chericof 5 Mg/2 Mg/10 Mg Syrup is an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor agonist belonging to the penethylamine class, which acts as a nasal decongestant. It works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort. It also contains antihistaminic and nasal congestant drug as its part of composition. The former 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, whereas the latter works by suppressing the nervous system and the part of your brain which is responsible for coughing. It does not really thin the mucus, but certainly provides relief.

Ques: What is Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg syrup?

Ans: Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg is a syrup which contains Cpm, Dextromethorphan and Phenylephrine as active ingredients in it. This syrup works by building blood vessels for reducing the blood flow thus relieves nasal congestion, reduces coughing, etc.

Ques: What is the use of Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg syrup?

Ans: Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg is a syrup used to treat, control and prevent various conditions such as: Common cold, Hay fever, Flu, Painful cough, Nasal decongestant, Eye mydriasis, Watery eyes due to allergy, Sneezing, Runny nose, Intraocular tension, Insect bites allergy and Cough.

Ques: What are the side effects of Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg syrup?

Ans: There are some known side effects of Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg syrup which may or may not appear always. Some of the side effects are rare and serious. If any of the side effects occur, then consult your doctor immediately for further assistance. Here are some of the side effects of Chericof 5 mg 2 mg 10 mg syrup such as: Confusion, Constipation, Stomach ache, Headache, Nausea and vomiting, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Difficulty in breathing, dry mouth, Skin rashes, Hypertension, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Restlessness and Swelling of the face.

Ques: Can Chericof Syrup be used for temporary relief of cough caused by common cold, flu, or other conditions and common cold?

Ans: Yes, Chericof Syrup cab used for temporary relief from cough caused by common cold, flu and other conditions. It contains Cpm, Dextromethorphan and Phenylephrine as active ingredients in it. This medication works by reducing the swelling in the nose and ears which makes breathing easier.

Ques: is chericof banned?

Ans: Yes, chericof is banned in india.

Ques: How long do I need to use Chericof Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: Patients can consult a doctor for the proper dosage of medication. The advisable duration to use Chericof Syrup is 1 to 2 week.

Ques: Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Ans: Prolonged use and higher dosage of Chericof Syrup may lead to addiction and habit forming.

Ques: Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?

Ans: No, Chericof Syrup should not be immediately stopped after relieving of the symptoms. Gradual weening of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.
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