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Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml
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Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

By DR REDDY'S LAB (WOCKHARDT)
100ml Syrup in Bottle
95.2*
112.00
15% OFF
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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

Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml has a combination of three medicines, namely Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan and Phenylephrine. It has anti-allergic, cough suppressant and decongestant properties. It is used for temporary relief from cough, throat irritation, sneezing & stuffy nose due to an allergy or cold. It works by reducing the symptoms of allergies, cough and nasal congestion or blockage due to allergy. You should not use this syrup if you are allergic to any of the components of this syrup or if you are pregnant women or breastfeeding mother. Caution should be exercised while driving or handling any machinery as this syrup can cause dizziness.
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Uses of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml is used for relieving cough, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes, runny or stuffed nose due to cold and allergy.

Contraindications of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

  • Known allergy to Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan and Phenylephrine or any other 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 medicine 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 a 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 Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should avoid taking this syrup as there is no safety information available on the use of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml 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 Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml?
A:
You may feel dizzy or drowsy after taking this syrup . It's better not to drive or operate any machinery if you experience such symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml?
A:
Alcohol consumption, along with syrup, can make you feel more dizzy and drowsy. It is advisable to limit or avoid alcoholic beverages during the treatment and discuss it with your doctor if you drink 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 type of 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.

Mode of Action of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

How Does It Work?

  • Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml works by coaction of its three components. It has anti-allergic, cough suppressant and decongestant properties.
  • Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It acts on a certain part of the cough center 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 Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

Take Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml as prescribed by your doctor. Use a measuring spoon or cup for exact quantities. Do not consume Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml directly from the bottle.

Interactions of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml should not be consumed with or at least after 2 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 used to treat infections (antibiotics) like linezolid and medicine used to relax the muscles like oxazepam and baclofen should not be taken along with Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Zedex Plus Sf 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 Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml can be agitation, confusion, fits, drowsiness, fusing and twitching of muscles. If you think you have taken too much of Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose.

Content Details

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: what precautions do I need to take while taking Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml?

A: Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml may contain sugar or alcohol as addictive. It is advised to inform about your health condition to the doctor if you are suffering from diabetes, dependency on alcohol or suffering from liver disease.

Q: Does Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml contain steroids?

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

Q: What is Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml used for?

A: Zedex Plus Sf Syrup 100ml is used for temporary relief from cough and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes, nasal blockage due to an allergy or cold.

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Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)
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