Will I use Expreso Syrup / Expresso Syrup for any type of cough?

Will I use Expreso Syrup / Expresso Syrup for any type of cough?

EXPRESO

Generic NameDextromethorphan+guaifenesin +menthol
Manufacturer NameZiska Pharma
Drug Class: Combined Cough suppressant
Safety Remarks: P© L©
Dosage Form: SYR
Strength Name: 4 gm +0.30 gm + 0.30 gm
Pack Size: 1’s?
Price in BDT: 85.00 Tk

Indication

Fast, effective relief of: ? Chest congestion ? Cough ? Sore throat

Dosage & Administration

Adult Use Only (12 years and over) 2 teaspoonful syrup (10 ml) every 6 hours. Maximum 8 teaspoonful syrup (40 ml)/day.

Contraindication & Precaution

If you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson?s disease), or for two weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Side Effect

Common side effects may include: ? Dizziness, drowsiness; ? Gastrointestinal disturbance ? Feeling nervous, restless, anxious, or irritable Do not use for children less than 12 years of age.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy and Lactation Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide-guaifenesin have been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. There are no controlled data on this combination product in human pregnancy. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide-guaifenesin is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. There are no data on the excretion of dextromethorphan-guaifenesin into human milk. In nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue. There are no human studies on the use of menthol during pregnancy; thus, its risk is undetermined.

 

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