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Kofrid D Syrup

Manufacturer: Meridian Medicare Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Kofrid D Syrup is a cough suppressant used for treating cough that is caused by asthma, smoking and emphysema. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.

Ask a doctor about using Kofrid D Syrup if you have chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do not use it if you are using or have used an MAO inhibitor within the past 14 days of the treatment. This medicine is not recommended for children younger than 4 years of age.

Along with its medical benefits, this medicine causes a few side effects in some rare cases. These may include severe dizziness, anxiety, stomach upset, restless feeling, nervousness, confusion, hallucinations, slow and shallow breathing.

The dosage for adults and children are different depending on the intensity of the cough. The amount and frequency of the dose will be prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to not take a lower and higher amount of Kofrid D Syrup or for longer than prescribed otherwise it will increase the risk of side effects.

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.

  • dry cough

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Dmr syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Dmr 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.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Dextromethorphan, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Kofrid D Syrup works as a decongestant 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.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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