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Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
60ml Syrup in Bottle
26.35*
MRP 31.00
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Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup Description

Alkof Plus Syrup is used in the management of wet cough due to infection of airways, lungs and throat such as bronchitis. The wet cough is usually accompanied by chest tightness, spasms, mucous build

up, wheezing and difficulty in expelling out the cough. It contains ingredients like bromhexine, guaifenesin, menthol and terbutaline. Bromhexine acts as a mucolytic agent, guaifenesin is an expectorant, menthol for cooling or soothing effect and terbutaline is a bronchodilator. Collectively these ingredients help in making your breath easier when your nose, lungs are filled with thick mucous. It is recommended to consult your doctor before using Alkof Plus Syrup. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹26.35
You Save₹4.65 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTerbutaline(1.25 Mg) + Menthol(0.5 Mg) + Bromhexine(2.0 Mg) + Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin(50.0 Mg)
UsesCough with phlegm
Side effectsNausea, headache, drowsiness, vomiting, indigestion
TherapyCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Alkof Plus Syrup is used to manage wet cough associated with infection or inflammation in the lungs, throat and airways.

Contraindications of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

If you are allergic to any ingredients present in Alkof Plus Syrup. As it is a combination of different components, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be...
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Side effects of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Palpitations

Precautions and Warnings of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alkof Plus Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Alkof Plus Syrup is not recommended to be used during pregnancy due to limited information available on its safety. Take this medicine only if it is considered to be clearly essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alkof Plus Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of Alkof Plus Syrup in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alkof Plus Syrup?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of Alkof Plus Syrup on the driving ability of an individual. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alkof Plus Syrup?
A:
Alcohol intake, along with Alkof Plus Syrup, can make you more drowsy or dizzy. Try to avoid alcohol during the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history or have any pre-existing health condition such as peptic ulcers, any kind of skin disorder, respiratory problem, diabetes, heart-related disorder, overactive thyroid or fits, etc.
  • You are already taking any other medicines for cough.
  • This syrup should not be given to the children.
  • You are a pregnant or nursing woman.
  • You observe any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

How Does It Work?

  • Bromhexine helps in reducing the mucous by boosting the production of phlegm in the respiratory tract and aids to make the mucus thinner and less sticky. Therefore, it makes the expulsion of cough eas...
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  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant, it helps in thinning the mucous in the airways and makes it easier to cough out and clear the airways.
  • Terbutaline is a bronchodilator that acts by relaxing the muscles of the airways and inhibits the release of inflammation-causing chemical substances Therefore, it improves airflow to the lungs and ma...
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  • Menthol is also classified as an expectorant and helps you with a soothing and cooling effect in the airways.

Directions for Use of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

  • Alkof Plus Syrup should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Shake the bottle before use.
  • Use the measuring cup for the exact quantity as directed by your doctor.

Interactions of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alkof Plus Syrup works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, suppl...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for psychiatric or brain-related disorders such as desipramine, amitriptyline, corticosteroids like prednisone, anti-sickness medicines, medicines used to treat...
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  • Concomitant use of any other cough suppressants should be avoided, as it may alter the action of Alkof Plus Syrup.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if your child or yourself have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Storage and disposal of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

  • Store Alkof Plus Syrup in a dry place, protected from light, heat and moisture.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Alkof Plus Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of Alkof Plus Syrup.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your medicines. If you have missed taking any dose of Alkof Plus Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How many times can I take Alkof Plus Syrup in a day?

A: The dose and frequency will be suggested by your doctor after considering your medical condition. Hence, follow all the instructions given by your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q: When can I take Alkof Plus Syrup?

A: Alkof Plus Syrup may be taken with or after your meal. Your doctor will suggest you the best time to take this medicine. Thus, follow all the instructions given by your doctor.

Q: Does Alkof Plus Syrup cause drowsiness?

A: Yes, Alkof Plus Syrup can cause drowsiness. Avoid driving or any work that requires concentration and attention if you experience such symptoms.

Q: Can we give Alkof Plus Syrup to elderly patients?

A: Elderly patients are more prone to the side effects of this medicine. Also, conditions like glaucoma, prostate problems, liver and kidney diseases are more prevalent in the elderly population, aggravating the side effects of this medicine. Therefore, always consult a doctor before giving it to elderly patients.

Q: Is Alkof Plus Syrup good for dry cough?

A: Alkof Plus Syrup is used in the management of wet cough. Do not use this syrup for any other condition than what it is prescribed for.

Q: Can Alkof Plus be taken empty stomach?

A: Alkof Plus Syrup can be taken either with or without food or as advised by the doctor. It is advisable to take it in exact dose only. Use a measuring spoon or cup for exact quantities. You should not consume more than the prescribed daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What is the composition of Alkof Plus Syrup?

A: The composition of Alkof Plus Syrup consists of bromhexine, guaifenesin, menthol and terbutaline, as its active ingredients. Collectively these ingredients help in making your breath easier when your nose, lungs are filled with thick mucous.

Q: What are the uses of Alkof Plus Syrup?

A: Alkof Plus Syrup is used to manage wet cough associated with infection or inflammation in the lungs, throat and airways.
Product Details
Brand
ALKOF PLUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2021
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:18 PM (IST)

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