Viscodyne S

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Viscodyne S Benefits & Uses

Viscodyne S is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Viscodyne S 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


Viscodyne S Side Effects

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

Severe

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat

Moderate

  • Respiratory Tract Inflammation

Mild

Common

  • Skin Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bronchospasm
  • Stomach Upset
  • Skin irritation
  • Sensation of Burning
  • Sensation of Stinging
  • Throat Irritation

Viscodyne S Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Viscodyne S safe for pregnant women?


    Viscodyne S has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Viscodyne S without medical advice.

  • Is the use of Viscodyne S safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Viscodyne S may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Viscodyne S should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

  • What is the effect of Viscodyne S on the Kidneys?


    Viscodyne S rarely affects the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Viscodyne S on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Viscodyne S. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Viscodyne S only after medical advice.

  • What is the effect of Viscodyne S on the Heart?


    Viscodyne S can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.



Severe Interaction of Viscodyne S with Other Drugs

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

Moderate

Mild



Viscodyne S Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Viscodyne S

  • Is this Viscodyne S habit forming or addictive?


    Viscodyne S does not cause addiction.

Viscodyne S Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Viscodyne S


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Viscodyne S with food.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Viscodyne S


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Viscodyne S with alcohol.



Frequently asked Questions about Viscodyne S

Question almost 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Viscodyne S?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Usually, it is given for short-term treatment up to 14 days. You are advised to take it as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Question about 4 years ago

What is Viscodyne S?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Viscodyne S is a brand name of bromhexine and it is available in the form of a tablet and syrup. It is a derivative of vasicine alkaloid and a mucolytic agent. Viscodyne S is a prescription drug which is used in the treatment of wet cough associated with respiratory diseases and disorders such as bronchial asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema (COPD).

Question over 3 years ago

Does Viscodyne S contains paracetamol?

Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

No, Viscodyne S does not contain paracetamol. It contains bromhexine which is a mucolytic agent that softens the thick mucus and promote its expulsion.

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Viscodyne S with phenylephrine?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can take Viscodyne S with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Viscodyne S along with phenylephrine if it does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking these two drugs together then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I discontinue Viscodyne S on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No, Viscodyne S should not be discontinued without doctors advice even when you start feeling well. You are advised to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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