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Alex Junior Syrup 60ml
Alex Junior Syrup 60ml
Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
60ml Syrup in Bottle
80.75*
MRP 95.00
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Alex Junior Syrup 60ml Description

Alex Junior syrup is used for temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing & running nose. It contains Chlorpheniramine and Dextromethorphan. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic medic

ne, whereas dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. The common side effects of this medicine are drowsiness, sleepiness, upset stomach, dizziness. These are mostly for the short term and fade quickly with time. You should avoid taking this syrup along with medicines used to treat your psychiatric illness, as it may worsen your condition.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹80.75
You Save₹14.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDextromethorphan(5.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesShort-term relief from sneezing, cough, or runny nose
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, tiredness
TherapyCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
Check more medicines with composition as Dextromethorphan(5.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)

Uses of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

Alex Junior syrup gives short-term relief from sneezing, cough, or runny nose due to minor throat and airway irritation, which occurs during common cold and other respiratory allergies.

Contraindications of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

  • If you are allergic to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan or any other components of this syrup.
  • If you are having or had medicines like sodium oxybate (used to prevent day time sleepiness).
  • You should not take Alex Junior syrup with or at least two weeks after the treatment with any medicine from class monoamine oxidase inhibitors. An example of such medicine is Phenelzine, Selegiline (u...
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Side effects of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Insomnia
  • Confusion
  • Blurring of vision
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hallucination

Precautions and Warnings of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alex Junior syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the safety of Alex Junior syrup in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor before using this cough syrup during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant. This syrup should be used only if it is needed, and an advantage overweighs the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alex Junior syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no safety information about the effects of Alex Junior syrup during breastfeeding. Thus, it is unknown if Alex Junior syrup passes into human milk. You should consult your doctor before using cough syrup during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alex Junior syrup?
A:
Alex Junior syrup produces blurring of vision and drowsiness as side effects. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to stay alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alex Junior syrup?
A:
Alex Junior syrup may produce drowsiness or sleepiness as a side effect, so if you consume it along with alcohol, it may exaggerate the drowsiness or sleepiness. Thus, you should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this cough syrup.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a cough for a long duration with a lot of mucus (like asthma, emphysema, or smoking)
  • You have eye problem like glaucoma (increase pressure in the eye)
  • You have difficulty in urination and frequent urge to go to urination (enlarged prostate)
  • You have problems with your heart and liver
  • You have any breathing problems, high blood pressure, and fits
  • In young children, this medicine may produce excitement instead of drowsiness, so be cautious while giving this syrup to children
  • Older people should be cautious while using Alex Junior syrup as they are more prone to develop dizziness and urination difficulties with this syrup
  • It is not recommended to use this syrup in children below 2 years of age.
  • You need to stop using this syrup and ask a doctor if the cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be the signs of a serious ailm...
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Mode of Action of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

How Does It Work?

  • Natural substances like Histamine released in our body are responsible for allergies, such as sneezing or runny nose. Chlorpheniramine blocks the effect of these substances and provides relief in symp...
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  • There are specific areas in the brain (cough centre), which, when activated, produces coughing. Dextromethorphan affects these areas and deactivates them, thus helps in relieving the coughing.

Directions for Use of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

  • Take Alex Junior syrup as per doctor's prescription
  • Shake well before the use and use a measuring cup or spoon for measurement
  • Do not take more than four doses in 24 hours

Interactions of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Alex Junior syrup should not be taken with a medicine called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) because it produces a condition called serotonin syndrome which is a life-threatening condition that c...
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  • Alex Junior syrup should be used cautiously with other medicines like Codeine, Hydrocodone (used for cough) that cause drowsiness. Alcohol, Marijuana, medicines to treat mental illness (Alprazolam, Lo...
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Interactions with food items

Do not consume grapefruit juice or any other products which might have grapefruit juice.

Storage and disposal of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

  • Store Alex Junior syrup below 25°C in a clean and dry place
  • Please protect it from moisture, sunlight and heat
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets

Dosage of Alex Junior Syrup 60ml

Overdose

The overdose of Alex Junior syrup may cause severe drowsiness, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeats, confusion, hallucination, nervousness, seizures, fits and difficulty in releasing urine. If you ...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Alex Junior syrup may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Alex Junior syrup if I am having a prostate problem?

  • Patients suffering from prostate problems (benign prostatic hyperplasia) have symptoms like difficulty passing urine, frequent urge to go to for urination, and dribbling of urine. This medicine contai...
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Q: Can I use Alex Junior syrup along with other medicines used to treat my psychiatric illness?

A: No, you should not use Alex Junior syrup if you are taking medicines for mental illness.

Q: Can Alex Junior syrup be used in children?

A: Alex Junior syrup should not be used in children below 2 years of age. Please refrain from using any medicines for your children without consulting a child specialist.

Q: How long does it take for Alex Junior syrup to show its action?

A: It can start showing its action approximately after 2 hours of consumption. However, it varies among individuals depending on their physiological nature.

Q: Can I take syp Alex Junior if I have an eye problem?

A: Alex Junior syrup contains Chlorpheniramine, it increases the pressure in the eye and thus decreases the effectiveness of glaucoma medicines. So it is always advisable to talk to your doctor about your eye problem before using this syrup.
Product Details
Brand
ALEX JUNIOR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2024
Last Updated on: 03 Jun 2022 | 11:22 AM (IST)

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