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Benakof Bs Syp

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By AARON PHARMACUETICALS PVT LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle

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Bromhexine + Guaiphenesin + Terbutaline

Medical Description

Benakof Bs Syrup is used in the management of wet cough due to asthma and infection of airways, lungs, and throat such as bronchitis. The wet cough is usually accompanied by chest tightness, spasm, mu...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Benakof Bs Syp

Benakof Bs Syrup is used to manage wet cough associated with bronchial asthma, infection or inflammation in the lungs, throat and airways.
contraindications

Contraindications of Benakof Bs Syp

  • If you are allergic to guaifenesin, terbutaline, bromhexine or any other ingredients of Benakof Bs Syrup.
  • If you have heart-related problems like heart failure and high blood pressure.
  • If you have diabetes or an overactive thyroid gland.
  • If you have a liver or kidney function problem.
  • If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • If you have seizures and tremors.
sideEffects

Side effects of Benakof Bs Syp

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Benakof Bs Syp

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Benakof Bs Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advised to take Benakof Bs Syrup during pregnancy. Your doctor can prescribe you this if required and if the potential benefit outweighs the risk to the foetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Benakof Bs Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Benakof Bs Syrup as it may harm the newborn baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Benakof Bs Syrup?
A:
Benakof Bs Syrup can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergies after taking Benakof Bs Syrup.
  • You have a history of asthma, peptic ulcers, liver or kidney disorder.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have any heart problems like irregular heartbeat or heart failure.
  • You have a history of fits, seizures or tremors.
  • You have diabetes, overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have a low potassium level in your blood.
  • If you are already taking any other medicines for cough.
  • Benakof Bs Syrup should not be given to the children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Benakof Bs Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Benakof Bs Syrup works by the combined action of its components: terbutaline, guaifenesin and bromhexine.
  • Terbutaline has bronchodilator properties. It relaxes the muscles of the airways and inhibits the release of inflammation-causing chemical substances. Thereby, it improves airflow to the lungs and mak...
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  • Guaifenesin is an expectorant, and so it helps to thin the mucus in the airways and makes it easier to cough out and clear the airways.
  • 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 ea...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Benakof Bs Syp

  • Take Benakof Bs Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume this medicine directly from the bottle.
interactions

Interactions of Benakof Bs Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Benakof Bs 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, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Benakof Bs Syrup along with Theophylline used to treat asthma and Propranolol, Atenolol and other similar medicines of this class used to treat high blood pressure are not advised.
  • Medicines used to treat psychiatric disorders and other medicines used for brain disorders such as Desipramine, Selegiline, Amitriptyline etc. should be used cautiously.
  • Benakof Bs Syrup should be used with caution in corticosteroids like Prednisone (used to treat inflammation), Acetazolamide (used to prevent altitude sickness), water pills such as Furosemide and Hydr...
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  • Benakof Bs Syrup should not be combined with cough suppressants as it may alter the action of this medicine
  • Medicines used to treat an eye condition called glaucoma, including eye drops and medicines to treat asthma or other respiratory disorders may interact with the action of this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Benakof Bs Syp

  • Store Benakof Bs Syrup below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Benakof Bs Syp

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Benakof Bs Syrup include abdominal pain, nausea, dry mouth, fits, fast heartbeat and drowsiness. In case of an overdose, reach out to your doctor immediately or visit the ne...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Benakof Bs Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a d...
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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: What precautions do I need to take before starting Benakof Bs Syrup?

  • Consult with your doctor if you are suffering from a stomach ulcer or have a history of stomach ulcer.
  • Do inform your doctor in case you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Consult your doctor before giving Benakof Bs Syrup to a child.

Q: Can I take Benakof Bs Syrup for dry cough?

A: Benakof Bs Syrup is generally used for wet cough only. It helps in loosening up the mucus (phlegm), increasing airway secretions, and relaxing the airways so that the mucus is released, liquefy, and expelled from the airways easily through coughing. Consult your doctor for more information on which medicine/syrup to be taken for dry cough.

Q: Does Benakof Bs Syrup cause drowsiness?

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

Q: Can we give Benakof Bs Syrup to elderly patients?

A: Elderly patients are more prone to the side effects of Benakof Bs Syrup. 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.
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:12 PM (IST)
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