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Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

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50 Capsule(s) in Bottle
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MRP 82.00
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Medical Description

Ephedrex Capsule is a combination medicine used for relieving cough, throat irritation, sneezing & blocked nose due to an allergy or cold. Ephedrex Capsule contains three active ingredients, namely Ch...
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Product Summary

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ContainsPhenylephrine(50.0 Mg),Dextromethorphan(10.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesCold, cough, allergy
Side effectsBlurred vision, dry mouth, itching, rashes, nausea
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
Check more medicines with composition as Phenylephrine(50.0 Mg) + Dextromethorphan(10.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)

Uses of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

Ephedrex Capsule is used for relieving cough, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes, runny or stuffed nose due to cold and allergy.

Contraindications of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Phenylephrine or any ingredient of Ephedrex Capsule.
  • If you have heart-related condition such as high blood pressure, heart attack and blockage.
  • If you have any respiratory disorder or infection or asthma (this Capsule should not be used for relieving cough due to asthma attacks).
  • If you are taking medicines to treat brain-related disorders.
  • If you are suffering from a urinary retention problem or an eye condition called glaucoma.
  • Ephedrex is not meant to be used in children and breastfeeding women.

Side effects of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ephedrex Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should avoid taking this Capsule as there is no safety information available on the use of Ephedrex Capsule in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ephedrex Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Ephedrex Capsule should not be used by breastfeeding women as components of this Capsule may pass into breastmilk and can harm the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ephedrex Capsule?
A:
You may feel dizzy or drowsy after taking this medicine. It is not recommended to drive after using this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ephedrex Capsule?
A:
Avoid alcohol consumption with this Capsule as it can make you feel more dizzy and drowsy. It is recommended to avoid alcoholic beverages during the treatment and discuss with your doctor if you consume alcohol 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 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).

Mode of Action of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • Ephedrex Capsule works by the combined effect of its three components.
  • Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant, it acts on a specific part of the cough centre or brain and reduces the formation of 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 and makes...
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  • Chlorpheniramine is an anti-allergic agent. It helps in relieving symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the action of the natural substance histamine, which is responsible for allergic symptoms.

Directions for Use of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

  • Take Ephedrex Capsule as prescribed by your doctor.
  • This Capsule can be taken with or without food.

Interactions of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the action of Ephedrex Capsule or Ephedrex itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform your doctor if you are taking or might take any o...
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  • Ephedrex Capsule should not be consumed with or at least after two weeks of consumption of certain medicines used for the treatment of brain-related disorders such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegi...
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  • Medicines (antibiotics) used to treat infections like linezolid and medicine used to relax the muscles like oxazepam and baclofen should not be taken along with this Capsule.

Storage and disposal of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

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

Dosage of Ephedrex Bottle Of 50 Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of the Ephedrex Capsule include agitation, confusion, fits, drowsiness, fusing and twitching of muscles. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of this Capsule, contact ...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose if you have missed the dose; take the next dose as soon as you remember.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions do I need to take while taking Ephedrex Capsule?

A: Ephedrex Capsule may contain sugar or alcohol as an additive. It is advised to tell your health conditions to the doctor if you have diabetes, dependency on alcohol or suffering from liver disease.

Q: Can I use Ephedrex Capsule for Dry cough?

A: Yes, Ephedrex Capsule can be used for dry cough. However, it is important to consult the doctor before using this medicine.

Q: Is Ephedrex Capsule a steroid?

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

Q: How does Ephedrex work?

  • Ephedrex Capsule works by the combined effect of its three components.
  • Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant, it acts on a specific part of the cough centre or brain and reduces the formation of 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 relieving nasal congestion or blockage and maki...
    Read more
  • Chlorpheniramine is an anti-allergic agent. It helps in relieving symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the action of the natural substance histamine, which is responsible for allergic symptoms.
Product Details
Brand
EPHEDREX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:21 PM (IST)
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