Cufex Syrup

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  1. Cufex Benefits & Uses
  2. Cufex Dosage & How to Take
  3. Cufex Side Effects
  4. Cufex Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Cufex with Other Drugs
  6. Cufex Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Cufex
  8. Cufex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Cufex Benefits & Uses

Cufex is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergic Rhinitis Primary
  2. Common Cold
  3. Cough Primary
  4. Runny Nose

Cufex Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Cufex

Codeine
Chlorpheniramine

Cufex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cufex is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain Common
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Dizziness Common
  5. Confusion
  6. Visual Disturbance
  7. Headache Common
  8. Nervousness
  9. Agitation

Cufex Related Warnings

Is the use of Cufex safe for pregnant women?

Cufex may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Cufex again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Cufex safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Cufex. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cufex on the Kidneys?

Cufex has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Cufex on the Liver?

Cufex may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Cufex on the Heart?

Cufex has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cufex with Other Drugs

Cufex should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cufex Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cufex unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Drug Abuse

Frequently asked Questions about Cufex

Is this Cufex habit forming or addictive?

Cufex can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Cufex. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Cufex is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cufex is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Cufex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cufex

You can take Cufex with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Cufex

Consumption of alcohol and Cufex together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

Cufex FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Cufex on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

No, Cufex should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I feel dizzy after taking Cufex ?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Cufex can cause dizziness. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Cufex without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

No, Cufex is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Cufex with paracetamol?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can use Cufex in combination with paracetamol, but you should always take this combination only after consulting your doctor.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I use Cufex for infant to treat diarrhea?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

No, you cannot use Cufex for infants due to the risk of severe breathing problems in the children below 12 years old.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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