ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml

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Drug Strength: 10mg/5ml
Drug Form : Syrup
Pack Size : 60ml

Dextromethorphan:10mg/5ml | Cough sedatives

Alternate brands of ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Ideal Product Form : SyrupPack Size : 60mlIngredients : Dextromethorphan:10mg/5mlGeneric Category : Cough sedatives

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How it works

ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml works by decreasing activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml

  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Uses of ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Cough

    This medicine is used for the symptomatic relief of cough or dry cough caused due to common cold, inhaled irritants, etc..

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15-30 minutes of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Alcohol should not be consumed while taking this medicine since it may increase the risk of side effects like confusion, dizziness, and impaired judgment. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if alcohol and ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml are used together.

  • Is it habit forming?

    This medicine may become habit forming if not taken as directed by the doctor.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) due to the increased risk of a life-threatening condition called Serotonin Syndrome. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with this medicine.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Emphysema

    The use of this medicine has been associated with the worsening of Emphysema which may cause breathing difficulty. Report all your medical conditions/diseases to the doctor before taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Chronic bronchitis

    The use of this medicine has been associated with the worsening of Chronic bronchitis which may cause breathing difficulty. Report all your medical conditions/diseases to the doctor before taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Smoking

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a cough related to smoking, COPD, and asthma conditions.

  • Over the counter medicines

    Do not take this medicine if you are taking any other OTC medicines without consulting your doctor. Report to the doctor all the medicines you take before consuming this medicne.

  • Serious adverse effects

    If you do not take this medicine as directed/instructed, you may suffer serious side effects such as loss of consciousness, irregular heartbeat, or brain damage. Rarely, coma and death may occur. It is recommended that you take this medicine strictly as instructed by your doctor and report any adverse effects to the doctor immediately.

  • Self-medication

    If you are taking this medicine over the counter and if your symptoms do not improve within 7 days or if you have any side effects, consult your doctor immediately. Do not use this medicine for a persistent or a chronic cough associated with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 4 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Overdose symptoms may include feeling restless or nervous.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Escitalopram severe
  • Metoclopramide moderate
  • Ondansetron severe
  • Alprazolam moderate
  • Isocarboxazid severe
  • Perphenazine moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with psychiatric conditions due to an increased risk of confusion and hallucinations. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take/Administer this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take/administer in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. If you are taking this medicine over the counter and if your symptoms do not improve within 7 days, consult your doctor immediately.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ASKOREX 10mg|5ml Syrup 60ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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