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Okacet Lx Syrup

By CIPLA LIMITED
30ml Syrup in Bottle
16.85*
MRP 19.82
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Okacet Lx Syrup Description

Okacet Lx Syrup is a combination of Ambroxol and Levocetirizine. It is a primarily used to treat wet cough when there is mucous in the throat. It should not be used in newborn babies and children le...
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ContainsAmbroxol,Levocetirizine
UsesCough
Side effectTiredness, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Okacet Lx Syrup

For the treatment of wet cough, cough with mucous.

Contraindications of Okacet Lx Syrup

  • If you are allergic to the ambroxol and hydroxyzine class of medicine like cetirizine, levocetirizine and any other components of this .
  • Patients with kidney diseases and on hemodialysis should not take this .

Side effects of Okacet Lx Syrup

  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Okacet Lx Syrup

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Okacet Lx Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There are limited studies on the effect of Okacet Lx Syrup in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this .

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Okacet Lx Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known whether Okacet Lx Syrup passes into the breastmilk. However, levocetirizine passes into the breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking this .

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Okacet Lx Syrup ?
A:
It is not advisable to drive after consuming Okacet Lx Syrup as it causes drowsiness and tiredness, which affects the driving ability of an individual.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Okacet Lx Syrup ?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Okacet Lx Syrup as it can increase the side effects such as dizziness, tiredness and difficulty in concentrating.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel restlessness, vomiting, irritation or pain in the abdomen after taking this .
  • You consume alcohol too often or you have any dental issues.
  • You have kidney diseases and are on hemodialysis.
  • You are on any other medications or taking any herbal supplements or preparations.

Mode of Action of Okacet Lx Syrup

How Does It Work?

  • Okacet Lx Syrup contains Ambroxol and Levocetirizine. Ambroxol is a mucolytic medicine that clears the chest by thinning and loosening the mucus (phlegm) in the airway tracts.
  • Levocetirizine is an antiallergic class that works by reducing allergic symptoms like rashes, sneezing, watery eyes and a runny or blocked nose.

Directions for Use of Okacet Lx Syrup

  • Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.

Interactions of Okacet Lx Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Okacet Lx 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 interactions.

Storage and disposal of Okacet Lx Syrup

  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Store it below 30°C. Protect it from light and moisture.

Dosage of Okacet Lx Syrup

Overdose

You may experience overdose symptoms like feeling sleepy, irritated, tired, tremors, skin irritation, eye irritation, constipation, difficulty in breathing and fits. If you think you have taken too mu...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of this medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then 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. 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 I need to take while taking Okacet Lx Syrup ?

A: Okacet Lx Syrup may contain sugar as an additive. It is advised to tell about your health conditions to the doctor if you have diabetes or suffering from kidney diseases.

Q: Can I take Okacet Lx Syrup for dry cough?

A: Okacet Lx Syrup contains ambroxol which is mucolytic, it thins and loosens the mucous. It is more effective for wet cough. However, it is advised to talk to your doctor before taking this .

Q: Can Okacet Lx Syrup be given to babies?

A: No, Okacet Lx Syrup should not be given to children below 2 years of age.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:03 AM (IST)

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