Xl 80 Tablet
Xl 80 Tablet Description
Xl 80 tablet is a combination medication of two active ingredients, codeine and chlorpheniramine. Codeine belongs to the group of medicines known as opiates and is a derivative of morphine. It is pri
marily used to treat pain, cough and diarrhoea. Chlorpheniramine maleate belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines which are anti-allergic and help treat allergies like runny nose, common cold and itchy eyes. Together in combination, they treat cough and common cold along with other allergies. Xl 80 tablet also facilitates decongesting the nasal pathways. Xl Tablet is to be taken orally with water, with/without meals as prescribed by your physician. It can cause side effects like dizziness, confusion, nausea and blurry vision. It is not approved for anyone below 12.
|You Save||₹7.92 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Triprolidine(1.25 Mg) + Codeine(8.0 Mg)|
|Uses||Dry cough, allergic congestion, common cold, runny nose, itchy eyes.|
|Side effects||Dizziness, headaches, nausea, constipation, confusion, tiredness.|
|Therapy||COUGH COLD PREPARATION|
Uses of Xl 80 Tablet
- Dry cough caused due to allergy
- Allergies like runny nose, itchy eyes
- Common cold due to seasonal allergies
- Congested nasal pathways.
Contraindications of Xl 80 Tablet
- Allergy to codeine or chlorpheniramine
- Respiratory problems
- Children below 12 years
- Paralytic ileus ( paralysis of the small intestine)
- Intestinal obstructions / blockage
- Heart ailments
- High blood pressure
- Glaucoma (increased eye pressure due to intra eye defects)
- Enlarged prostate gland
- Hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid)
- Physically challenged elderly patients
Side effects of Xl 80 Tablet
Precautions and Warnings of Xl 80 Tablet
Other General Warnings
- Your side effects are persistent and seem to worsen over time.
- You want to stop taking Xl 80 tablets.
- You develop an allergy to Xl 80 ( rashes, hives, swelling on the hands or face).
- Any other medical issues that arise after you start taking Xl 80 tablets.
- If Xl 80 tablet does not seem to help you.
Mode of Action of Xl 80 Tablet
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Xl 80 Tablet
- Xl 80 tablet is taken orally with water with or without food.
- It should be taken as prescribed by your doctor after evaluation of your condition.
- Do not chew or crush the tablet in powder form.
- Do not change the dose without consultation with your physician.
- Do not share medication with anyone you know who has the same symptoms.
Interactions of Xl 80 Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Anti-anxiety medications can increase side effects with Xl 80 tablets and cause severe respiratory depression.
- Anticholinergics like atropine, benztropine and cyclopentolate can cause respiratory problems when taken with Xl tablets.
- Medicines for vomiting, anaesthetics and sedative-hypnotics like Zolpidem taken along with Xl 80 tablets can depress the central nervous system.
- Antipsychotics like phenothiazine can severely depress the nervous system causing breathing difficulties, fainting, coma.
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (antidepressants like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegiline) should be taken only in a gap of 14 days after stopping this medication.
- Nalbuphine (an opioid painkiller) and Xl 80 tablets can cause a high degree of sedation and worsen intestinal obstruction.
Interactions with food items
- Xl 80 tablet does not show any adverse reactions when taken along with any food.
Storage and disposal of Xl 80 Tablet
Dosage of Xl 80 Tablet
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Xl 80 tablets be addictive?
Q: Can Xl 80 tablets make me sleepy?
Q: Can I give Xl 80 tablets to my friend who has a common cold?
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