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Kofdex Syrup

Manufacturer: Neuro Pharma GmbH
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Kofdex Syrup acts as a decongestant. The drug leads blood vessel constriction, in areas of the body like the nose, sinuses as well as the chest. Constriction of these areas helps in drainage, which consequently helps in decongestion. Thus, Kofdex Syrup aids in the treatment of decongestion which occurs as a result of allergies, sinus problems, hay fever and flu.

The drug may be harmful for patients who have health problems related to the kidney, liver, prostrate and thyroid. Diabetics and people with heart disease should also consult their medical adviser before taking Kofdex Syrup.

Take the drug according to the directions of your doctor. The treatment course should not be stopped midway without the advice of your medical practitioner. The side effects of Kofdex Syrup may worsen in this case.

Each dose should be accompanied with a glass of water. Also when it comes to storage, ensure the drug is kept in a clean place, where it does not come in direct contact with heat and moisture.

Some side effects that may occur during Kofdex Syrup treatment are gastric issues, nausea and vomiting, headaches, anxiety, tremors and nervousness. The intake of caffeine is known to worsen the side effects of Kofdex Syrup.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.

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  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Linctus dx syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
    Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Linctus dx syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • 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
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

Kofdex Syrup is a decongestant. It works by inducing release of norepinephrine hormone, which activates the andregenic receptor proteins in the body. The activation of these receptors causes the blood vessels to constrict in the sinus, nose and chest to alleviate congestion.

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