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Lexcof Expectorant

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Lexcof Expectorant is used to reduce chest congestion caused by the infections, common cold or allergies. Being an expectorant, it works by loosening congestion in your throat and chest, making it easier to cough out through the mouth.

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. It is not recommended for use in children younger than 4 years old. It is also advised to not use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Inform your doctor about your health condition and current medications. You should get medical help immediately if you experience any signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficult breathing, hives, swelling of your tongue, face, lips or throat. Less serious Lexcof Expectorant side effects may include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headache, a rash or stomach upset.

The dosage for children and adults is different and is determined by the doctor based on your medical condition. The recommended dose for adults is 200 to 400 mg, taken orally every 4 hours as needed. Maximum dose for a day should not exceed 2.4 gm/day.

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.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Sputolite syrup.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Sputolite 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?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

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

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

Lexcof Expectorant is an expectorant which reduces adhesiveness and surface tension of congealed mucous in upper respiratory tract to increase flow of mucous, stimulating and increasing efficiency of the cilia to remove the accumulated mucous.

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