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Dilosyn 8mg Expectorant

Manufacturer: Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Methdilazine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

Dilosyn 8mg Expectorant is mainly used to treat skin problems like dermatitis, eczema, urticaria, and rhinitis. It is belongs to the family of phenothiazine derivatives. It is anti-inflammatory in nature, and is administered orally. It is available in the form of chewable tablets, and also as an oral solution or syrup.

Side effects include, but are not limited to, dizziness, drowsiness, headaches, skin rashes, gastrointestinal disturbances and dryness of the mucous membranes. Effects like confusion and difficult or painful urination have increased chances of occurrence in the elderly.

Inform your healthcare provider about the medication you are using at present, any over-the-counter products that you may be taking like vitamin or herbal supplements, hypersensitivity to any substances, previous or existing diseases and your overall health condition. Do not take Dilosyn 8mg Expectorant particularly if you are using metoclopramide or toremifene citrate. Inform your doctor if you are a pregnant woman.

Follow your doctor’s instructions while taking this medicine. The dose recommended by your doctor will be based on the condition you are being treated for, any other medical conditions that you may be having, other medications that you are taking, your response to this medication, your height, your weight, your gender, and your age.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Dilosyn 2.5 mg/100 mg/50 mg expectorant is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment.
    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

This is an antihistamine, anticholinergic drug. It works by binding to the histamine H1 receptor, thereby, inhibiting the action of endogenous histamine. As a result, the adverse effects of histamine are halted.

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