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Benylin Syp 100ml

By PFIZER LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle

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Bromhexine + Guaiphenesin + Terbutaline

Medical Description

Benylin 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, mucou...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Benylin Syp 100ml

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

Contraindications of Benylin Syp 100ml

  • If you are allergic to guaifenesin, terbutaline, bromhexine or any other ingredients of Benylin 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 Benylin Syp 100ml

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Benylin Syp 100ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Benylin Syrup?
A:
Alcohol intake, along with Benylin 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 Benylin 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.
  • Benylin Syrup should not be given to the children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Benylin Syp 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Benylin 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 Benylin Syp 100ml

  • Take Benylin 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 Benylin Syp 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Benylin 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 Benylin 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.
  • Benylin 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 Hydroch...
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  • Benylin 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 Benylin Syp 100ml

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

Dosage of Benylin Syp 100ml

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Benylin 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 neare...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Benylin 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 doub...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 Benylin 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 Benylin Syrup to a child.

Q: Can I take Benylin Syrup for dry cough?

A: Benylin 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 Benylin Syrup cause drowsiness?

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

Q: Can we give Benylin Syrup to elderly patients?

A: Elderly patients are more prone to the side effects of Benylin 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.

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Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:12 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.