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Kuftive Junior Syrup

Manufacturer :  Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor required

About Kuftive Junior Syrup

Kuftive Junior Syrup is one of the most popular antihistamine drugs used for the treatment of diseases like itching in throat or nose, runny nose, watery eyes, long-term hives and allergic rhinitis among many. Antihistamines belong to the class of medicine that helps in relieving from allergic reactions by blocking the passage of histamine. Histamine are the compounds responsible for causing allergic reactions in your body leading to itching, cold, sneezing and other such reactions. The syrups just helps in reducing the symptoms but will not help in preventing them.

It is advisable that you follow the dosage patterns and not self-medicate without consulting it from a doctor. You can consume the medicine with or without food. Being a second-generation antihistamine, Kuftive Junior Syrup do not have too many serious side effects. Some of the basic side effects that you may experience are nausea or vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, tiredness or drowsiness. If you experience any of the serious side effects like insomnia, problems in urinating, blurred vision or irregular heartbeats, you must consult a doctor immediately. It is advisable that you avoid consumption of alcohol while on this medication and should avoid driving as well. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also avoid this medication as it can affect the foetus or infant adversely.

    What are the uses of Kuftive Junior Syrup

    What are the contraindications of Kuftive Junior Syrup ?

    • Allergy

      Kuftive Junior Syrup is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to it.

    • Kidney Disease

      Kuftive Junior Syrup is not recommended if you are suffering from end-stage kidney disease, were the Creatinine clearance in such cases is less than 10 ml/min. It should not be used in children below 12 years with kidney abnormalities.

    What are the side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup ?

    Key highlights of Kuftive Junior Syrup

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The duration of the effect of Kuftive Junior Syrup lasts for 24 hours in most cases and thus a single dose is enough for the whole day.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The onset of action usually starts from within an hour of oral administration. You can consult a doctor if you do not experience relief for long hours and ask for changes in dosage.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      The medication is probably safe to use during pregnancy, as the animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect over the foetus, however, limited data on human studies are available. Thus the individual must consult doctor before taking it.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No, Kuftive Junior Syrup is not habit-forming or addictive.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      The medication is probably safe to use during lactation period, as limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent to have a significant risk to the infant. Prolonged use or larger doses of the medication may cause sleepiness and other effects in the infant. Thus the individual must consult a doctor before prolonging its usage.

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      It is advisable that you do not consume alcohol while on this medication, as it may lead to excessive drowsiness or calmness. It is not safe with alcohol.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      It is advisable that you do not indulge in driving while on this medication since there is a possibility of you experiencing drowsy or calm and thus affecting your driving skills.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      The medicine can affect the functioning of kidney in people suffering from renal impairment or other kidney related issues. Therefore, it is advisable that you discuss it with your doctor if you suffer from any such diseases.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      People suffering from liver related issues should also consult a doctor before taking the medication to avoid any serious implications.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      In case of an overdose, you may experience side effects like restlessness, anxiety, confusion or dizziness. In such cases, make sure that you consult a doctor with immediate effect.

    How does this medication work?

    Kuftive Junior Syrup selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung

      What are the interactions of Kuftive Junior Syrup ?

      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 Alcohol


        Using alcohol while taking Kuftive Junior Syrup is not recommended. Any activity requiring a high level of mental alertness should be avoided in such cases.
      • Interaction with Medicine


        Kuftive Junior Syrup can interact with certain medicines and ingredients to cause adverse side effects. You must avoid the tablet if you are already consuming medicines that have ingredients like alprazolam, codeine or isocarboxazid. It is advisable that you discuss about your medical history with the doctor to avoid any possible side effects.

      • Interaction with Disease


        Patients suffering from liver or kidney related diseases must not consume this medication without consulting it first with a doctor, as it can cause some serious side effects. People suffering from epilepsy too must be careful while taking the medicine as they are at a risk of experiencing increased convulsions.

      FAQs about Kuftive Junior Syrup

      • Ques : What is Kuftive Junior Syrup?

        Ans : Kuftive Junior Syrup is a medication which is used to treat and avoid allergic sign of illness associated with rhinitis and seasonal allergies. it is also can be used to treat allergic rhinitis appearing together. running nose, sneezing, watery eyes, itching and hives are some of the symptoms.

      • Ques : What is Kuftive Junior Syrup used for?

        Ans : Kuftive Junior Syrup which is used to prevent and manage symptoms of asthma. it belongs to group of medication known as leukotriene receptor antagonists. it also gives relives in symptoms such as seasonal allergy, rhinitis and hay fever.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup?

        Ans : There are some side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup and they may or may not be the severe once. the side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup are mentioned below: severe once: chest tightness, dizziness and diarrhea. minor once: headache, stomach pain, cough, running nose, fever, blurred vision, heartburn, skin rash, nausea and vomiting, joint pain, etc.

      • Ques : What are the most common side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup?

        Ans :

        There are some common side effects of Kuftive Junior Syrup. if you are experiencing any the of below mentioned side effects, kindly contact your doctor immediately.

        1. thirst
        2. scaly and itching skin
        3. fever
        4. weakness or unusual tiredness
        5. abdominal or stomach pain

      • Ques : Does Kuftive Junior Syrup make you drowsiness?

        Ans : It totally depends on the amount of dosage has been prescribed to the patient. or if we talk about it’s effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. large dose and extended use of this medication can cause drowsiness and other side effects on infants or it can also decrease the milk supply.

      • Ques : Is Kuftive Junior Syrup an antihistamine?

        Ans : Kuftive Junior Syrup is an antihistamine. antihistamine is a drug that prevents the physiological effects of histamine. most of the allergies are treated by antihistamine.

      • Ques : Can I use Kuftive Junior Syrup during pregnancy?

        Ans : It can be taken during pregnancy, there no such risk of any thing. it is an allergic kind of medication. it only deals with the allergies, pain, fever, etc.

      • Ques : Is Kuftive Junior Syrup safe during breastfeeding?

        Ans : If we talk about it’s effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. there is no side effects on small quantities as advised by doctor. large dose and extended use of this medicine can cause drowsiness on infants or it can also decrease the milk supply.

      Disclaimer : The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

      Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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