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Koxma 16Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: West-Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
Medicine composition: Ethylmorphine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Koxma 16Mg Tablet helps in treating dry cough. It is used as an analgesic for relieving pain. You are advised to consume this drug as per the instructions provided by your doctor.

Tolerance to drug's effect develops fast and the patient might also develop an addiction, therefore, it is advised to consume the dose provided by your doctor. Patients who are hypersensitive to this medication should not use it.

Therefore, it is essential to consult your doctor or health care provider before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You are taking any other medications before taking this medicine.
  • You are allergic to it or the ingredients present in the medication.

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 Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

This medicine is used to treat:

  • Dry Cough

  • Hypersensitivity

The side effects of this medication include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must take medical help before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should immediately consult a doctor before consuming this medication.
  • 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?

    Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The affect of this medication can last upto 3 to 5 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action can be observed with 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Yes, this medication has habit forming tendencies.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

The active constituent of this medication is a narcotic analgesic that is also antitussive in nature. After its oral intake, it gets metabolized by the enzyme cytochrome P450 2D6 into morphine thereby serving as an indicator of liver functions. Although the exact mechanism of this medicine is unknown but the drug is used for pain relief and management.

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

  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with alprazolam, linezolid, warfarin, etc.
  • Interaction with Food


    No information available.
  • Interaction with Disease


    No information available.

Ques: What is Koxma 16Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment of dry cough.

Ques: How long do I need to use Koxma 16Mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Koxma 16Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Koxma 16Mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Koxma 16Mg Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Koxma 16Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Koxma 16Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Koxma 16Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Koxma 16Mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Koxma 16Mg Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Koxma 16Mg Tablet ?
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