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Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Levocloperastine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This syrup is used for the treatment and prevention of non-productive cough. On using this medication you may experience side effects such as headache, heart palpitation, faintness, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth.

Avoid using this medication if you are allergic to any ingredient present in this syrup. It is also suggested not to use it, if you have mucus discharge, seizures or hypertension.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or food or substance. He must be informed if you are taking any prescription or herbal products or dietary supplements. Also, take a consultation from a medical expert if you are pregnant or planning for a baby. The dosage for this medication needs to be prescribed by your supervising physician based on your age, overall medical history and current condition.

The syrup is basically utilised for the below-mentioned conditions

  • Dry Cough

This syrup can cause below-mentioned side effects

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Please consult your doctor before using it if you are pregnant.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using it if you are breastfeeding a baby.
  • 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?

    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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

The syrup 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 trancheobronchial 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

    Medicine

    Do not use this medicine in combination with antidepressants and CNS stimulants.

Ques: What is Zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup?

Ans: Zerotuss Syrup works as a non-opioid antitussive agent. It contains Levocloperastine as an active ingredient.

Ques: What is the use of Zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup?

Ans: Zerotuss is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like chronic cough, dry cough.

Ques: What are the side effects of Zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup?

Ans: Side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, headache, occasionally sleepiness, heart palpitation and faintness.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup ?

Ans: Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup 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 to 3 days, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication.

Ques: Should I use zerotuss 20mg 5ml syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: 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.
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About Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup
What are the uses of Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup
What are the contraindications of Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup ?
What are the side effects of Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup ?
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What are the substitutes for Zerotuss 20Mg/5Ml Syrup ?
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