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Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml
Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

By BLUE CROSS LABORATORIES PRIVATE LIMITED
100ml Syrup in Bottle
74.8*
MRP 88.00
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Phenylephrine(5.0 Mg) + Dextromethorphan(15.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
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Cough Cold Preparation

Medical Description

Tusq-DX Syrup is used for short-term relief from cough, irritation in the throat, sneezing & blocked nose due to an allergy or cold. Tusq-DX Syrup contains three active ingredients, namely Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Phenylephrine. It works by reducing the symptoms of allergies, cough and nasal congestion or blockage due to allergy. Shake well before use. Take this syrup as directed by your doctor.
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Uses of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

Tusq-DX Syrup is used for relieving cough, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes, runny or stuffed nose due to cold and allergy.

Contraindications of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

  • Known allergy to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Phenylephrine or any ingredient of this syrup.
  • High blood pressure, heart-related disorders such as incidences of heart attack and blockage.
  • Serious airway related infection or asthma (this syrup should not be used for relieving cough due to asthma attacks).
  • You should not take this syrup if you are taking medicines to treat brain-related disorders.
  • You are suffering from urinary retention problem or an eye disorder called glaucoma.
  • This syrup is not meant to be used in children and breastfeeding women.

Side effects of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tusq-DX Syrup?
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 Tusq-DX Syrup?
A:
Avoid alcohol consumption with this syrup 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 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 Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Tusq-DX Syrup works by the combined effect of its three components. It has anti-allergic, cough suppressant and decongestant properties.
  • Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant, it acts on a specific part of cough centre or brain and reduces the 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.
  • Chlorpheniramine is an anti-allergic agent. It helps in relieving symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the release of certain natural substance histamine, which is responsible for allergic symptoms. Histamine is produced when the body detects any foreign substance.
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Directions for Use of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

  • Take Tusq-DX Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Use a measuring spoon or cup for exact quantities.
  • Do not consume Chericof syrup directly from the bottle.

Interactions of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tusq-DX Syrup 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, selegiline etc.
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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 syrup.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

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

Dosage of Tusq Dx Cough Syrup 100ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose can be agitation, confusion, fits, drowsiness, fusing and twitching of muscles. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of this syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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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

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions do I need to take while taking Tusq-DX Syrup?

A: Tusq-DX Syrup 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 Tusq-DX Syrup for Dry cough?

A: Yes, Tusq-DX Syrup can be used for dry cough. However, it is important to consult the doctor before using this medicine.

Q: Does Tusq-DX Syrup contain steroids?

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

Q: What is the difference between Tusq-DX Syrup and Tusq-LS Syrup?

A: Tusq-DX Syrup and Tusq-LS Syrup vary in their composition and usage. Tusq-DX Syrup is a combination of three active ingredients, namely Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine and Dextromethorphan. It is used for relieving cough and allergic symptoms due to an allergy or cold. Whereas, Tusq-LS Syrup is a combination of Levosalbutamol, Ambroxol and Guaifenesin & it is used for relieving symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, breathing difficulties in conditions such as asthma and airway disorders. However, it is important to consult a doctor before using these syrup, and self-medication should be avoided.

Q: What is the difference between Tusq-DX Syrup and Tusq-X Syrup?

A: Tusq-DX Syrup and Tusq-X Syrup vary in their composition and usage. Tusq-DX Syrup is a combination of three active ingredients, namely chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine and Dextromethorphan. It is used for relieving cough and allergic symptoms due to an allergy or cold. Whereas, Tusq-X Syrup is a combination of Terbutaline, Ambroxol and Guaifenesin. It is used for relieving symptoms of wet cough, i.e. cough accompanied by phlegm. However, it is essential to consult a doctor before using these syrup, and self-medication should be avoided.

Q: Can I take Tusq-DX Syrup during breast-feeding phase?

A: No, this medicine should not be used while you are breast-feeding your baby as the medicine may pass through the milk to the new born and cause undesired effects.

Q: I have had glaucoma, can I use Tusq-DX Syrup ?

A: No, if you are suffering from glaucoma you should not take Tusq-DX syrup. Please consult your doctor before use and avoid self medication.

Q: I feel drowsy and dizzy after taking Tusq-DX cough syrup, is it normal ?

A: Yes, drowsiness and dizziness are among the side-effects caused on taking Tusq-DX cough syrup. Consult your doctor if symptoms get severe.

Quick Summary

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ContainsPhenylephrine(5.0 Mg),Dextromethorphan(15.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsBlurred vision, dry mouth, itching, rashes, nausea
Last Updated on: 03 Apr 2021 | 10:52 AM (IST)
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