Cofsils Syrup 100ml
Cofsils Syrup 100ml
Cofsils Syrup 100ml

Cofsils Syrup 100ml

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100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Medical Description

Cofsils cough syrup is a cough and cold medicine. It is used to reduce cough associated with thick sputum. It also reduces runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion. Cofsils cough sy...
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ContainsDiphenhydramine(14.08 Mg),Ammonium Chloride(138.0 Mg),Sodium Citrate(57.03 Mg)
UsesCough and cold
Side effectsDrowsiness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

  • Cofsils cough syrup is used to treat cough and cold, especially associated with phlegm.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and stuffy nose.

Contraindications of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

  • If you are allergic to diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, sodium citrate, or any of the ingredients of Cofsils cough syrup.
  • If you are taking medicines like MAO inhibitors (Selegiline, Phenelzine, etc) which are used for psychiatric illness.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye which produces painful, red eyes and gradual vision loss).
  • If you have ulcers in the stomach and intestine (symptoms like vomiting, acidity, indigestion, bleeding, black stool) or any problems related to your stomach.
  • If you have prostate problems (conditions like benign prostatic hyperplasia which is characterized by difficulty in urination, frequent urge to go to urination and dribbling of urine).
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have an asthma attack.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking other sedating antihistamines medicines like Promethazine and Chlorpheniramine.

Side effects of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cofsils cough syrup during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting Cofsils cough syrup.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cofsils cough syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Cofsils cough syrup passes into breast milk thus consult your doctor before using it while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cofsils cough syrup?
A:
Cofsils cough syrup may cause blurring of vision and drowsiness as a side effect. It is advisable to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or any activity that needs alertness or clear vision during the treatment.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cofsils cough syrup?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while taking Cofsils cough syrup as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any breathing problems, pneumonia, asthma or any other disease.
  • You have glaucoma or fit.
  • You have any problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You consume alcohol regularly.
  • You are above 65 years of age as older individuals should be cautious while using this medicine as they are more prone to develop dizziness and urination problems with this medicine.
  • Do not use this medicine to make a child sleepy.
  • In young children, this medicine may produce excitement instead of drowsiness. So, be cautious while using it.
  • Stop using this medicine 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 condition.
  • Do not share Cofsils cough syrup with another if they have similar symptoms.

Mode of Action of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Cofsils cough syrup is a combination medicine containing diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, and sodium citrate which helps in reducing cough with phlegm.
  • Diphenhydramine blocks the effects of allergic chemicals and provides relief from allergic symptoms such as running nose and watery eyes.
  • Ammonium chloride is an expectorant agent which increases the water content in the windpipe. Therefore, cough associated with thick mucus (phlegm) is relieved by making the mucus easy to expel.
  • Sodium citrate is a mucolytic agent which decreases the consistency of this mucus and makes it thin. Thus, these agents help to remove this mucus from the windpipe and lungs and improve the patient’s ...
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Directions for Use of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

  • Take Cofsils cough syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking Cofsils cough syrup on your own.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Interactions of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cofsils cough 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
  • Cofsils cough syrup should not be used concomitantly with MAO inhibitors like Selegiline and Isocarboxazid (used for psychiatric illness). It produces a condition called serotonin syndrome which is a ...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with other anti-allergic medicines like Cetirizine, medicines like Atropine, Benztropine (used to treat travel or motion sickness, stomach cramps, Parkinson’s disease)...
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  • Other medicines like Amitriptyline, Doxepin and Ephedrine should be used with caution.

Storage and disposal of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

  • Store Cofsils cough syrup below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Cofsils Syrup 100ml

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Cofsils cough syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Cofsils cough syrup, take it as soon as you remember it. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Cofsils cough syrup with other anti-allergic medicines?

A: Cofsils cough syrup already contains an anti-allergic medicine. If you use it with other anti-allergic medicine, it will increase the side effects of this medicine which can be serious and needs emergency treatment so always avoid using other medicines with it or inform your doctor about that.

Q: Can Cofsils cough syrup be used for anxiety?

A: No, this medicine should not be used for anxiety. Cofsils cough syrup is used to treat cough, cold and relieve symptoms like sneezing, runny and stuffy nose, watery eyes, etc.

Q: How often can I take Cofsils cough syrup?

A: You should take Cofsils cough syrup in doses and duration as recommended by your doctor. You should not take more than 4 doses in a day.

Q: My colleague has similar symptoms can I recommend Cofsils cough syrup for use?

A: No, you should not as different underlying conditions produce similar symptoms which the doctor will decide after careful clinical examinations. Cofsils cough syrup also has many contraindications and side effects which ignored can lead to severe conditions. So, this medicine should be used only if prescribed by a doctor. Self-medication should be avoided.

Q: Can we use Cofsils cough syrup in elder patients?

A: Elderly patients are more prone to the side effects of this medicine. Also, conditions like glaucoma, prostate problem, liver and kidney diseases are more prevalent in the elderly population which aggravates the side effects of this medicine. So, always consult a doctor before using it in elderly patients.

Q: Does Cofsils cough syrup make you sleepy?

A: Cofsils cough syrup may produce drowsiness or sleepiness as a side effect.

Q: What is Cofsils cough syrup used for?

  • Cofsils cough syrup is used to treat cough and cold, especially associated with phlegm.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and stuffy nose.

Q: Is Cofsils cough syrup an antibiotic?

A: No, Cofsils cough syrup is not an antibiotic. It is a cough and cold preparation. It is a combination of diphenhydramine which is an anti-allergic medicine, ammonium chloride which is an expectorant agent, and sodium citrate which is a mucolytic agent.
Product Details
Brand
COFSILS
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 12:19 PM (IST)
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