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Phensedyl Lr Suspension

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Levocloperastine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Phensedyl help in treating dry cough. It has Levocloperastine as an active ingredient. Do not use this medication, if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Phensedyl suspension. It is also recommended to not to use this suspension if you are alcoholic or you have mucus discharge.

Patients suffering from seizures, hypertension, liver disorder or cardiovascular diseases should also avoid taking this medication. Before using this suspension tell your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any medicine or food or substance.
  • You are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
  • You are taking herbal products or dietary supplements.
  • You have handle heavy machinery.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication. The dosage for this medication needs to be prescribed by your physician based on your age, medical history and current condition.

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

  • Dry Cough

This medication can cause following side effects such as

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Phensedyl Lr Suspension , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is used for treating chronic and acute respiratory problems. It is defined as an antitussive agent that works centrally bulbar cough center as well as peripherally on the cough receptors in the tracheobronchial tree.

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 Medicine


    This medication interacts with Antidepressants, CNS Stimulants.

Ques: What is Phensedyl lr suspension?

Ans: Phensedyl suspension is a medication which has Levocloperastine as an active ingredient present in it. This medication performs its action by suppressing cough by decreasing the cough reflex. It is used to treat conditions such as dry cough.

Ques: What is the use of Phensedyl lr suspension?

Ans: This is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Dry cough.

Ques: What are the side effects of Phensedyl lr suspension?

Ans: Side effects of this suspension are Dry mouth, Headache, Occasionally sleepiness, Heart palpitation, Faintness, Nausea, Hydro dipsomania, Anorexia, Dizziness, Exhaustion, and Drowsiness. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Phensedyl LR suspension.

Ques: Can I stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?

Ans: Some medications need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Ques: How long do I need to use phensedyl lr suspension 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 2 hours to 2 days. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use phensedyl lr suspension?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore, the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from thrice a day to once in 2 days. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use phensedyl lr suspension empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of phensedyl lr suspension?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Phensedyl Lr Suspension
What are the uses of Phensedyl Lr Suspension
What are the contraindications of Phensedyl Lr Suspension ?
What are the side effects of Phensedyl Lr Suspension ?
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What are the substitutes for Phensedyl Lr Suspension ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Phensedyl Lr Suspension ?
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