What is Phensedyl Cough Linctus?
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup is used for Common cold, Cough, Allergy, Hay fever, Watery eyes, Itchy throat/skin and other conditions. Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup contains Chlorpheniramine and Codeine as active ingredients. Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup works by blocking H1-receptor sites on tissues; broken down by the liver into morphine.
Abbott Health manufactures Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup.
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup Uses
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Common cold
- Hay fever
- Watery eyes
- Itchy throat/skin
- Anaphylactic shock
- Relief of mild to moderately severe pain
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking H1-receptor sites on tissues.
- Broken down by the liver into morphine.
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup - Composition and Active Ingredients
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Chlorpheniramine - 4 MG
- Codeine - 10 MG
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Stomach cramps
- Feeling nervous
- Tightness in chest
- Stomach pain
- Muscular weakness
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Acute pancreatitis
- Addison’s disease
- Ask a doctor before use if you have any breathing problems, glaucoma, or difficulty urinating
- Avoid alcohol and other sedatives while on this medication
- Avoid driving a car or operating machinery
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup - Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Antianxiety agents
Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Phensedyl Cough Linctus Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Acute or severe bronchial asthma
- Hypersensitivity to codeine
- Paralytic ileus
- Postoperative pain management in children who have undergone tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy