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Chericof Syrup 100ml
Chericof Syrup 100ml

Chericof Syrup 100ml

100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Medical Description

Chericof syrup is a cough and cold preparation. It is used for temporary relief from cough, throat irritation, sneezing and runny & stuffy nose due to an allergy or cold. It is a combination medicine

containing chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine as active substances. Chericof syrup works by reducing the dry coughing associated with a cold. It also stops allergic symptoms like watery eyes and a runny nose and helps to relieve nasal congestion or blockage. Take Chericof syrup exactly as recommended by your doctor. You can take this syrup with or without food. Shake well before use. Use a measuring cup or spoon for the exact quantity. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its components. Before starting Chericof syrup, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements you take.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹91.80
You Save₹16.20 (15% on MRP)
ContainsChlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg/5ml) + Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide(10.0 Mg/5ml) + Phenylephrine Hydrochloride(5.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesCough and nasal congestion
Side effectsDry mouth, nausea
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Chericof syrup is used for relieving-
  • Cough,
  • Throat irritation, and
  • Sneezing, watery eyes, runny or stuffed nose due to cold and allergy.

Contraindications of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

  • If you have known allergy to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan and Phenylephrine or any ingredient of Chericof syrup.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure, heart-related disorders such as incidences of heart attack and blockage.
  • If you have serious airway related infection or asthma (this syrup should not be used for relieving cough due to asthma attacks).
  • If you have over active thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism)
  • If you should only take this syrup if you are taking medicines to treat brain-related disorders.
  • If you are suffering from a urinary retention problem or an eye disorder called glaucoma.
  • Chericof syrup is not meant to be used in children and breastfeeding women.

Side effects of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML



Can I take Chericof syrup during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before taking this syrup as there is no safety information available on the use of Chericof syrup in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Chericof syrup while breastfeeding?
Chericof syrup should not be used by breastfeeding women, please consult your doctor before using it.


Can I drive if I have consumed Chericof syrup?
You may feel dizzy or drowsy after taking Chericof syrup. It's better to not drive or operate any machinery if you feel such symptoms.


Can I consume alcohol with Chericof syrup?
Alcohol consumption along with Chericof syrup can make you feel more dizzy and drowsy. Better limit or avoid alcoholic beverages during the treatment and discuss it with your doctor if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from asthma or airway infection or disorder or wet cough.
  • You have a blockage in the stomach or intestine or any part of your digestive tract.
  • You have any kind of heart disorder, blockage, high blood pressure or irregular heartbeats.
  • You have liver or kidney disease or ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • You are suffering from an eye disorder called glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • You have an enlarged prostate gland (BPH) or experience difficulty in urination.
  • You have a thyroid-related disorder or a tumour in the adrenal gland (Pheochromocytoma).

Directions for Use of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

  • Take Chericof syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Use a measuring spoon or cup for exact quantities.
  • Do not consume Chericof syrup directly from the bottle.

Storage and disposal of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

  • Store Chericof syrup at room temperature.
  • Keep it away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

  • Chericof syrup is a cough and cold preparation used for providing relief from cough, throat irritation, sneezing and runny & stuffy nose due to an allergy or cold. It should not be used for treating a...
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  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Do not take any medicine on your own without confirming with your doctor during treatment with Chericof syrup
  • This syrup may cause sleepiness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine, avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or performing tasks requiring mental alertness.



Symptoms of overdose of Chericof can be agitation, confusion, fits, drowsiness, flusing and twitching of muscles. If you think you have taken too much of Chericof syrup contact your doctor immediately...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Chericof syrup, take the next dose as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedul...
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Mode of Action of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

How Does It Work?

  • Chericof syrup works by coaction of its three components. It has anti-allergic, cough suppressant and decongestant properties.
  • Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It acts on a certain part of cough center or brain and reduces the cough.
  • Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant. It works by reducing the swelling of blood vessels of nasal passage by constricting the blood vessels and thereby relieves nasal congestion or blockage.
  • Chlorpheniramine is an anti-allergic agent. It helps in relieving symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the release of certain natural substance histamine, which is responsible for allergic sympto...
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Interactions of CHERICOF SYRUP 100ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Chericof should not be consumed with or at least after 2 weeks of consumption of certain medicines used for the treatment of brain-related disorders such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegiline etc.
  • Medicines used to treat infections (antibiotics) like linezolid and medicine used to relax the muscles like oxazepam, baclofen should not be taken along with chericof syrup.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Any precautions I need to take while taking Chericof syrup?

A: Chericof syrup may contain sugar or alcohol as addictive. It is advised to tell your health condition to the doctor if you are suffering from diabetes, dependency on alcohol or suffering from liver disease.

Q: Is Chericof junior syrup and Chericof syrup the same?

A: No, both the syrup varies in the strength of their ingredients. Chericof junior syrup contains half of the strength of Chericof syrup and it's meant to be used in children. Chericof syrup is meant for use in adults and should never be used in children.

Q: Does Chericof syrup contain steroids?

A: No, it does not contain any steroidal component.

Q: What is Chericof syrup used for?

A: Chericof syrup is used to temporarily relieve cough and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes and nasal blockage due to an allergy or cold.

Q: What is the difference between Chericof syrup and Chericof LS syrup?

A: Chericof syrup and Chericof Ls syrup vary in their composition and usage. Chericof syrup is used for relieving cough and allergic symptoms due to an allergy or cold and it has three ingredients, namely Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine and Dextromethorphan. However, Chericof LS is used for relieving symptoms of bronchospasm such as coughing, sneezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and breathing difficulties in conditions such as asthma and airway disorders. Chericof LS contains Ambroxol, Levosalbutamol and Guaifenesin as main ingredients.

Q: Will Chericof syrup make me feel sleepy?

A: Yes, Chericof syrup may make you feel drowsy and sleepy. It is an anti-allergic medicine. It acts by blocking the action of a chemical called histamine. Histamine is also involved in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness. Blocking the action of it can lead to sleepiness or dizziness. However, this may not be experienced by everyone taking this syrup. If you experience such symptoms after taking medicine, take rest. Do not perform activities that need mental alertness, like driving or operating complex machinery. Always consult a doctor before using any medicine.

Q: I have had an overactive thyroid for the last 12 years, can I use Chericof syrup?

A: No, Chericof syrup is contraindicated if you have an overactive thyroid. Please avoid self-medication and consult your doctor before use.

Q: Is Chericof syrup an antibiotic?

A: No, Chericof syrup is not an antibiotic, it is an antihistamine that relieves ough and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes, nasal blockage due to an allergy or cold.

Q: What is the composition of Chericof syrup?

A: The Chericof syrup consists of three active ingredients- chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and phenylephrine.

Q: Is Chericof syrup habit-forming or addictive?

A: It can cause addiction if used for prolonged duration and in higher doses. So, it is strictly advised to take it in the prescribed dose and duration.

Q: What are the side effects of taking Chericof syrup?

A: One may experience side effects like dry mouth, nausea, stomach pain and constipation after taking Chericof syrup, but not everybody experiences them. Most of the side effects are temporary. However, please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.

Q: Will Chericof Syrup be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

A: Take Chericof syrup as directed by your doctor for the exact prescribed duration. Consuming more than the prescribed amount might result in increased side effects while consuming less than the prescribed amount results in treatment failure.
Last Updated on: 14 December 2022 | 5:31 PM (IST)
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