Tossex

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  • Contains / Salt: Codeine (10 mg/5ml) + Chlorpheniramine (4 mg/5ml)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Tossex Information

    Tossex is a prescription medicine that is available as a Syrup. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergic Rhinitis, Cough. Secondary and off-label uses of Tossex have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Tossex depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Tossex include Nausea or vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Drowsiness. Such side effects of Tossex normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Tossex's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. In addition, Tossex's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Tossex related warnings section.

    Some other conditions that can be affected by Tossex are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Tossex may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Tossex is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Tossex Benefits & Uses

    Tossex is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Tossex Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 ml
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: strength 4 mg chlorpheniramine and 20 mg codeine in 5 ml
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 ml
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: strength 4 mg chlorpheniramine and 20 mg codeine in 5 ml

    Tossex Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Tossex safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Tossex. It is best to stop taking Tossex immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Tossex safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Tossex on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Tossex on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Tossex on the Liver?


      Side effects of Tossex rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Tossex on the Heart?


      Tossex has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Tossex with Other Drugs

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

    Moderate



    Tossex Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Tossex

    • Is this Tossex habit forming or addictive?


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

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


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Tossex can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Tossex only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Tossex is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Tossex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Tossex


      Taking Tossex with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Tossex


      Taking Tossex with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Tossex

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Tossex without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Tossex 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 almost 5 years ago

    Can I feel dizzy after taking Tossex ?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Tossex 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 over 4 years ago

    Can I take Tossex with aspirin?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

    Yes, you can use Tossex in combination with aspirin to treat the cough and cold, but you should always take this medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I use Tossex for infant to treat diarrhea?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Tossex work?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Tossex works by blocking the receptors which induce pain throughout the body. When Tossex is used to reduce coughing, it works by reducing the activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


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    Package Leaflet [Internet]: CHLORPHENAMINE. Haupt Pharma Wülfing GmbH

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