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.
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.
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.
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