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Zedex Lozenges

Manufacturer: Wockhardt Ltd
Medicine composition: Amylmetacresol, Dextromethorphan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Zedex Lozenges is an antiseptic used in the treatment of infections of the mouth and throat such as throat infection, throat discomfort, mouth infection and other related conditions. It is an active pharmaceutical ingredient in Strepsils, Cēpacol, Gorpils and Lorsept throat lozenges. It works by killing the bacteria that affects or grows during mouth and throat infections. Before taking this medication talk to your doctor about all the medication you are on as well as your medical history and all your allergies you have.

Some side effects include: swelling of the face which could happen either as an allergic reaction or as a side effect to taking too much than the prescribed dose. Another is having difficulty in breathing. When faced with these effects, its best to stop the dosage and or call your doctor. If after stopping you’re still experiencing these effects or if it worsens then you should immediately inform your doctor or healthcare personal who prescribed this medication. The dosage is usually based on your condition and direction of your doctor. It is advised to avoid more than 8 lozenges in 24 hours that contain Zedex Lozenges.

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 ENT Specialist before using this medicine.
  • Dry Cough

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Tusq d sf lozenges 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.

Zedex Lozenges contains phenol or carbolic acid containing antiseptic properties which prohibits the proliferation of bacteria and fungus. It is integrated in toffees used for treating mild infection of the throat and the mouth.

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