Torex Syrup 100ml
Torex Syrup 100ml
Torex Syrup 100ml
Torex Syrup 100ml
Torex Syrup 100ml

Torex Syrup 100ml

By TORQUE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Torex Syrup 100ml Description

Torex syrup is cough medicine. Torex is a combination of three medicines, namely diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride and sodium citrate. Torex cough syrup is used to reduce cough associated with thick ...
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ContainsDiphenhydramine(12.5 Mg),Sodium Citrate(55.0 Mg),Ammonium Chloride(125.0 Mg),Terpin(7.5 Mg)
UsesCough
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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Uses of Torex Syrup 100ml

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

Contraindications of Torex Syrup 100ml

  • If you are allergic to diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, sodium citrate or any other ingredients of Torex syrup.
  • If you are taking medicines like MAO inhibitors (Selegiline, Phenelzine, etc.) which are used for a psychiatric illness.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes 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 are characterised 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 Chlorphenamine.

Side effects of Torex Syrup 100ml

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Thicker phlegm
  • Skin rashes and itching

Precautions and Warnings of Torex Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Torex Cough syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Torex Cough syrup should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Torex Cough syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Torex Cough syrup should not be used during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and could harm the breastfed baby. Consult your doctor before using it while breastfeeding.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Torex Cough syrup?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while taking Torex 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 diseases.
  • You have glaucoma or fits.
  • 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 this medicine with anyone even if they have similar symptoms.

Mode of Action of Torex Syrup 100ml

How Does It Work?

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

  • Take Torex Cough syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking Torex Cough syrup on your own.
  • Do not take it for more than 4 doses in a day.

Interactions of Torex Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Torex 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 li...
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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 Torex Syrup 100ml

  • Store Torex Cough syrup below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Torex Syrup 100ml

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much the Torex cough syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Torex Cough syrup, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not t...
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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 Torex Cough syrup with other anti-allergic medicines?

A: Torex Cough syrup already contains anti-allergic medicines in it. If you use it with other anti-allergic medicines, 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 Torex Cough syrup be used for anxiety?

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

Q: How often can I take Torex Cough syrup?

A: You should take Torex Cough syrup in the correct doses and for the exact 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 Torex 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. So, this medicine should be used only if prescribed by a doctor. Self-medication should be avoided.

Q: Can we use Torex Cough syrup in elderly 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: How long does it take for Torex Cough syrup to show its effect?

A: Torex Cough syrup approximately acts within 15 to 30 minutes after taking it but it may differ from person to person.

Q: Does Torex have any side effects?

A: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, loss of appetite, constipation, nausea or anxiety, etc., are a few common side effects that an individual might experience. Usually, these symptoms resolve with time.

Q: What is the dose of Torex cough syrup?

A: The doctor will decide the dose of Torex cough syrup on the basis of the severity of the infection. You should take this syrup in the correct doses and for the exact duration as recommended by your doctor. You should not take more than 4 doses in a day.

Q: Does Torex contain alcohol?

A: No, Torex cough syrup does not contain alcohol.

Q: Can Torex cough syrup be given to children?

A: Torex cough syrup should not be used in children below 2 years of age without proper medical consultation. The doctor will prescribe it in appropriate doses based on the child's age and body weight.

Q: Does Torex cough syrup make you sleep?

  • Yes, Torex syrup may make you feel drowsy and sleepy. It is an anti-allergic medicine. It acts by blocking the action of a chemical called histamine. Histamine is also involved in the regulation of sl...
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  • If you experience such symptoms after taking the medicine, take a rest. Do not perform activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating complex machinery. Always consult a doctor before...
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Q: Is Torex good for wet cough?

A: Yes, Torex syrup is effective in wet cough. It decreases the consistency of the mucous and makes it thin and relieves it by making the mucous easy to expel. However, it is advised to take this medicine only after the doctor's advice.

Q: What is the dose of Torex cough syrup?

A: Dose and directions to use will be prescribed by the physician depending upon the type of cough the person is suffering from. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.
Product Details
Brand
TOREX
Expires on or After
30/10/2023
Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 12:12 PM (IST)

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