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Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup
Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle
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MRP 90.00
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Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup Description

Codistar-DX cough syrup is used for temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing & running nose. It contains chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan as active ingredients. Chlorpheniram

ne is an antiallergic medicine, whereas dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Codistar cough syrup should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Shake the Codistar DX bottle well, before each use. 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 the Codistar DX cough syrup along with medicines used to treat your psychiatric illness, as it may worsen your condition. Inform your doctor about all the past medical and medication history before starting the treatment with this medicine.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹76.50
You Save₹13.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsChlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(4.0 Mg/5ml) + Dextromethorphan(10.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesCommon cold and cough
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach, headache, nausea
TherapyCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
Check more medicines with composition as Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(4.0 Mg/5ml) + Dextromethorphan(10.0 Mg/5ml)

Uses of Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

  • If you are allergic to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan or any other components of this Codistar syrup.
  • If you are having or had medicines like sodium oxybate (used to prevent day time sleepiness).
  • You should not take Codistar-DX cough 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, Selegil...
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Side effects of Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Codistar-DX cough syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the safety of Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no safety information about the effects of Codistar-DX cough syrup during breastfeeding. Thus, it is unknown if Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup?
A:
Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup?
A:
Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

  • Take Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Codistar-DX cough 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 ...
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  • Codistar-DX cough syrup should be used cautiously with other medicines like Codeine, Hydrocodone (used for cough) that cause drowsiness. Alcohol, Marijuana, medicines to treat mental illness (Alprazol...
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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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

  • Store Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar Dx Bottle Of 100ml Cough Syrup

Overdose

The overdose of Codistar-DX cough syrup may cause severe drowsiness, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeats, confusion, hallucination, nervousness, seizures, fits and difficulty in releasing urine. I...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Codistar-DX cough 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 ...
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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: Can I use Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup along with other medicines used to treat my psychiatric illness?

A: No, you should not use Codistar-DX cough syrup if you are taking medicines for mental illness.

Q: Can Codistar-DX cough syrup be used in children?

A: Codistar-DX cough 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup to show its action?

A: Codistar 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 Codistar-DX cough syrup if I have an eye problem?

A: Codistar-DX cough 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.

Q: What is the composition of Codistar Dx syrup?

A: The composition of Codistar Dx is a combination of chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan, as its active component.

Q: Can Codistar Dx syrup be given to children?

A: Codistar 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: Does Codistar-DX Cough syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

A: Yes, Codistar-DX Cough syrup has drowsiness or sleepiness as it common side effect. Thus, this syrup may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. However, it is advised to avoid a driving car, operating machinery, or activities that require alertness until you know how the medicine affects you. If this symptom is bothering you consult your doctor.

Q: Does Codistar DX have codeine?

A: No, Codistar Dx does not contain codeine. It contains chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan as its active ingredients which is an antiallergic and cough suppressant medicine.

Q: What is the dose of Codistar Dx syrup for adults?

A: The dose and frequency of Codistar vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What is the dose of Codistar for a child?

A: The dose and frequency of Codistar will be decided by your child's doctor depending on the child's age and body weight. Do not self-medicate, or modify the dose prescribed by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CODISTAR DX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)

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