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Akuminic Syp

By AKUMENTIS HEALTHCARE LTD
60ml Syrup in Bottle
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Phenylephrine(5.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
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COUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Medical Description

Akuminic Syrup is used for temporary relief in common cold and allergic rhinitis. It helps in improving symptoms like runny and stuffed nose, sneezing and throat irritation. Akuminic Syrup contains a ...
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Uses of Akuminic Syp

Akuminic Syrup is used for the symptomatic treatment of common cold and allergic rhinitis.

Contraindications of Akuminic Syp

  • If you are allergic to chlorpheniramine or phenylephrine or any of the ingredients of Akuminic Syrup.
  • If you have taken medicines for brain disorders such as rasagiline in the last 14 days.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure or heart disease.
  • If you have diabetes, increased pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma).
  • If you are suffering from an overactive thyroid gland and breathing problems like bronchitis.
  • If you experience difficulty in urination due to an enlarged prostate gland.

Side effects of Akuminic Syp

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Incoordination
  • Dizziness
  • Excitation
  • Confusion
  • Increased blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Akuminic Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Akuminic Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Akuminic Syrup may affect during pregnancy and it should be used only if prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks. Do not self medicate this Syrup in cough and cold.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Akuminic Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of Akuminic Syrup passes into the breastmilk. So, it is recommended not to consume it unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Akuminic Syrup?
A:
You may experience drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision after taking Akuminic Syrup. Be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Akuminic Syrup?
A:
Alcohol intake can make you feel more drowsy or sleepy. It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment with Akuminic Syrup.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already taking medicines for psychiatric illness, as it can enhance drowsiness
  • You are experiencing drowsiness, nervousness.
  • You don't feel any improvement in your symptoms within a week.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have asthma or any airway obstruction problems.
  • You have a kidney or liver disease.
  • You have a history of fits or seizures.
  • You have a history of tumour in the adrenal gland.
  • You have a blockage in your stomach and intestine.

Mode of Action of Akuminic Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Akuminic Syrup works by the combined action of its two components chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine. Chlorpheniramine acts by blocking the action of histamine a natural substance produced by the body...
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  • Phenylephrine acts as a vasoconstrictor, it shrinks or constricts the blood vessels in the nasal passage and improves congestion.

Directions for Use of Akuminic Syp

  • Take Akuminic Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume this medicine directly from the bottle.
  • Read any special instruction on the package.

Interactions of Akuminic Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat brain disorders or psychiatric illness should not be used with Akuminic as it can lead to a risk of heart-related side effects or increased blood pressure.
  • Akuminic can reduce the effectiveness of high blood pressure medicines and can increase blood pressure abruptly.
  • Akuminic should not be taken along with medicines used to treat heart failures such as digoxin as it can increase the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack.
  • Phenytoin and ergot containing medicines should not be consumed along with Akuminic as it can lead to toxicity.
  • Other medicines like medicines to induce sleep or anti-anxiety medicines and ceratin painkillers should be used as they can induce sedation.
  • Discuss it with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Akuminic Syp

  • Store Akuminic Syrup between 20°- 25°C.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Akuminic Syp

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Akuminic Syrup may include irregular heartbeat, fits or you may sometimes pass out. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or vi...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Akuminic Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take this Syrup?

A: Take Akuminic Syrup as per the prescribed dosage duration by your doctor as this medicine can cause dizziness or sleepiness. So do not give this medicine to induce sleep to the children.

Q: Any precautions do I need to take while taking Akuminic Syrup?

A: Do not consume alcohol or any other cough medicines along with Akuminic Syrup. It can lead to excessive dizziness or sleepiness. Caution is recommended while driving or operating machinery.

Q: Can I take Akuminic Syrup, if I have high blood pressure?

A: Akuminic Syrup is not recommended for patients having high blood pressure as it can increase your blood pressure abruptly and can also reduce the effectiveness of high blood pressure medicines.

Q: Can I give Akuminic Syrup to my 2 months old baby?

A: No, Akuminic Syrup should not be used in children below 6 months of age. Also, you should always consult a child specialist before giving any medicine to your baby as their organs are very delicate and sensitive.
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ContainsPhenylephrine(5.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesCold, allergic rhinitis
Side effectsDrowsiness, headache, vomiting, weakness
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 11:37 PM (IST)
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