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Tossex Antitussive Cough Syrup

Tossex Information

Tossex Benefits & Uses

Tossex is used to treat the following -

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.

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Ingredients of Tossex

Codeine
Chlorpheniramine

Tossex Side Effects

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

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

Tossex Related Warnings

Is the use of Tossex safe for pregnant women?

Tossex can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Tossex right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Tossex safe during breastfeeding?

Tossex can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tossex on the Kidneys?

Tossex rarely harms the kidneys.

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 -

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 -

  1. Depression
  2. Drug Abuse

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?

After taking Tossex you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

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

It is safe to take Tossex with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Tossex

Taking alcohol with Tossex can be dangerous.

Severe

Details

सामग्री 100 Ml Syrup(S)
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Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Actacode ( codeine phosphate hemihydrate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 474
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  5. Package Leaflet [Internet]: TUXARIN ER™. USFDA
  6. Package Leaflet [Internet]: CHLORPHENAMINE. Haupt Pharma Wülfing GmbH