Corex Dx Syrup 100ml
Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

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100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Corex Dx Syrup 100ml Description

Corex Dx syrup is used for temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing & running nose. It is a combination medicine chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan. Chlorpheniramine is an antia...
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ContainsDextromethorphan(10.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(4.0 Mg)
UsesCommon cold and cough
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

Corex Dx 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 Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

  • In case you are allergic to chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan or any other components of this syrup.
  • If you are having or had medicines like sodium oxybate (used to prevent day time sleepiness)
  • If you are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as phenelzine, selegiline (used to treat mental illness or Parkinson's disease) at least two weeks before starting treatment woth this...
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Side effects of Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Corex Dx syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the safety of Corex Dx 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 advantage overweighs the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Corex Dx syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no safety information about the effects of Corex Dx syrup during breastfeeding. Thus, it is unknown if the components of Corex Dx syrup pass into human milk. You should consult your doctor before using cough syrup during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Corex Dx syrup?
A:
Corex Dx 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 Corex Dx syrup?
A:
Corex Dx 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 time with a lot of mucus (like asthma, emphysema or smoking).
  • You have eye problems like glaucoma (increase pressure in the eye).
  • You have difficulty in urination and a frequent urge to urinate (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. Be cautious while giving this syrup to children.
  • Older people should be cautious while using Corex Dx 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.

Mode of Action of Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

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 symptoms of a common cold
  • 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 Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

  • Take Corex Dx syrup as directed by the doctor.
  • 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 Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Corex Dx 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 that can ...
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  • Corex Dx syrup should be used cautiously with other medicines like Codeine, Hydrocodone (used for cough) that cause drowsiness. Alcohol, Marijuana, medicines to treat mental illness (Alprazolam, Loraz...
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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 Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

  • Store Corex Dx 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 Corex Dx Syrup 100ml

Overdose

Overdose of Corex Dx syrup may cause severe drowsiness, dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeats, confusion, hallucination, nervousness, seizures, fits and difficulty in releasing urine. If you experie...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Corex Dx 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 missed do...
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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 Corex Dx syrup if I am having a prostate problem?

A: Patients suffering from prostate problems (benign prostatic hyperplasia) have symptoms like difficulty in passing urine, frequent urge to go to for urination and dribbling of urine. Corex cough syrup contains a drug named chlorpheniramine which produces urine retention as a side effect. Thus it is advisable talk to your doctor about your problem before using it.

Q: Can I use Corex Dx syrup along with other medicines used to treat my psychiatric illness?

A: No, you should not use Corex Dx syrup if you are taking medicines for mental illness.

Q: Can I use Cetirizine along with Corex cough syrup?

A: No, one of the main ingredients in Corex Dx syrup is chlorpheniramine, which is an anti-allergic medicine and cetirizine is also an anti-allergic medicine. If you take cetirizine along with this syrup, it will aggravate the side effects of chlorpheniramine, especially drowsiness.

Q: Can Corex Dx cough syrup be used in children?

A: Corex 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 Corex Dx syrup to show its action?

A: It 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 Corex Dx cough syrup if I have an eye problem?

A: Corex Dx 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: Can Corex Dx cough syrup make me sleepy?

A: Yes, Corex Dx cough syrup can make you feel sleepy and drowsy. Thus, it is recommended that you avoid driving and doing activities that need mental alertness after taking this medicine.

Q: How long do I need to take Corex Dx cough syrup?

A: You should take Corex Dx cough syrup in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take an excess dose as it may cause undesired effects. Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not ease or there is a relapse with headache, fever, and rash even after using the cough syrup for 7 days.

Q: Is it safe to use Corex Dx cough syrup while breastfeeding?

A: Corex Dx cough syrup should not be used during breastfeeding, as there is no sufficient data about whether the medicine passes through the breastmilk.

Q: Is there any side effect of Corex Dx cough syrup?

A: Corex Dx cough syrup might cause few side effects in some individuals, such as nausea, stomach upset, tiredness, drowsiness, etc. If you feel such symptoms persistently, contact your doctor.

Q: Can I take any anti-allergic medicine along with Corex Dx cough syrup?

A: It is advised not to take any anti-allergic medicine along with this syrup unless prescribed by the doctor.

Q: How do you take Corex syrup?

A: Corex syrup should be taken in exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food. But it is advised not to abruptly stop the treatment, otherwise symptoms might reappear.

Q: Does Corex DX have codeine?

A: No, Corex Dx contains a combination of chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan, as its active component.

Q: What is the dose of Corex Dx syrup for child?

A: Do not give this syrup to your child on your own. The dose will be decided by the child's doctor on the basis of the child's age and body weight. Do not self-medicate any medicine to children. Please consult a doctor before giving medicine to your child.

Q: What is the composition of Corex Dx syrup?

A: The composition of Corex Dx syrup consists of a combination medicine chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan. Chlorpheniramine is an anti allergic medicine whereas dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.

Q: What is the use of Corex Dx syrup?

A: Corex Dx 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.

Q: Is Corex Dx safe during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information available on the effect of Corex Dx syrup in pregnancy. You should consult your doctor before using this cough syrup during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant. This syrup should only be used if recommended by your doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Q: What is Corex Dx?

A: Corex Dx is a cough and cold preparation that is used for temporary relief of cough due to throat irritation, sneezing and running nose which occurs during common cold and other respiratory allergies.

Q: Can Corex Dx be used for dry cough?

A: Yes, Corex Dx syrup can be used for the treatment of dry cough. However, you should only use this medicine if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not use this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Corex Dx safe?

A: Yes, Corex Dx syrup is safe if taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You should not take this medicine for longer periods or in a larger dose than prescribed.
Product Details
Brand
COREX DX
Expires on or After
30/12/2023

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