Dextrolag is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.
Dextrolag is used to treat a cough.
Dextrolag will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema.
Dextrolag may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
used to treat symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, hay fever, or other breathing illnesses (e.g., sinusitis, bronchitis). Dextrolag is a cough suppressant that affects a certain part of the brain (cough center), reducing the urge to cough. Decongestants help relieve stuffy nose symptoms. Antihistamines relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.
Dextrolag cough syrup dosage
Use Dextrolag orally disintegrating strips as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Dextrolag orally disintegrating strips by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
Do not remove the strip from the pouch until you are ready to take Dextrolag orally disintegrating strips. Be sure that your hands are dry when you touch the strip.
Remove the strip from the pouch and place it onto the tongue. The strip dissolves quickly and can be swallowed with saliva. It may be taken with or without water.
Use the strip right away after you open the pouch. Do not store it for future use.
If you miss a dose of Dextrolag orally disintegrating strips and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Dextrolag orally disintegrating strips.
Dextrolag cough syrup uses
There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
This medication is used for temporary relief of coughs without phlegm that are caused by certain infections of the air passages (e.g., sinusitis, common cold). This product should not usually be used for an ongoing cough from smoking or long-term breathing problems (e.g., chronic bronchitis, emphysema) unless directed by your doctor. This product contains Dextromethorphan. It is a cough suppressant that works by decreasing the feeling of needing to cough.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the doctor. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely.
These products do not cure or shorten the length of the common cold and may cause serious side effects. To decrease the risk for serious side effects, carefully follow all dosage directions. Do not use this product to make a child sleepy. Do not give other cough-and-cold medication that might contain the same or similar ingredients. Ask the doctor or pharmacist about other ways to relieve cough and cold symptoms (such as drinking enough fluids, using a humidifier or saline nose drops/spray).
How to use Dextrolag
Take this medication by mouth, usually every 4 to 12 hours as needed or as directed by your doctor. If stomach upset occurs, take with food or milk. Use a medication-measuring device to measure your dose of liquid medication. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. If you are taking a suspension, shake the product well before measuring out your dose.
Dosage is based on the product you are taking and your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. If you are using this medication for self-treatment (without a prescription from your doctor), follow the specific dosing instructions on the packaging to find the correct dose for your age.
If your doctor directs you to take this medication daily, take it regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day.
Improper use of this medication (abuse) may result in serious harm (e.g., brain damage, seizure, death). Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or use it for a longer time than prescribed. Properly stop the medication when so directed.
Tell your doctor if your symptoms persist or worsen after more than 1 week or if you also have fever, chills, headache, or rash. These may be signs of a more serious condition.
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by Dextrolag (the active ingredient contained in Dextrolag HBr Adult Formula). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking Dextrolag, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Symptoms of overdose:
difficulty in urination
drowsiness or dizziness
nausea or vomiting (severe)
shakiness and unsteady walk
unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability (severe)
All you need to know about DEXTROLAG Syrup
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This medicine contains an important and useful components, as it consists of Ammonium chloride / Chlorpheniramine maleate / Dextromethorphan HBr / Gaiphenesine.
DEXTROLAG is available in the market in concentration 25mg, 2mg, 10mg, 100mg/5ml and in the form of Syrup.
LAGAP SA is the producer of DEXTROLAG and it is imported from UAE.
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