Diprodin

Diprodin

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 5 mL Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg, ephedrine HCl 6 mg
Indications/Uses
Temporary relief of nasal & sinus congestion associated w/ wet cough, common cold & allergic rhinitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 2 tsp 4-6 hrly, max: 12 tsp/24 hr. Childn 6-12 yr 1 tsp 4-6 hrly, max: 6 tsp/24 hr, 2-6 yr ½ tsp 4-6 hrly, max: 3 tsp/24 hr.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Narrow-angle glaucoma, pyloroduodenal obstruction, prostatic hypertrophy, hyperthyroidism, CV disease or HTN, bronchial asthma. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Diphenhydramine: Sedation, lassitude, dizziness, hypotension, muscular weakness, GI disturbances, headache, blurred vision, tinnitus, elation or depression, irritability, dry mouth, heaviness & weakness of hands. Ephedrine: Giddiness, sweating, thirst, tachycardia, precordial pain, palpitations, difficulty in micturition, tremors, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia.
Drug Interactions
CNS depressants eg, barbiturates, hypnotics, narcotic analgesics, alcohol, tranquillisers.
ATC Classification
R06AA52 - diphenhydramine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of aminoalkyl ethers used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Diprodin elixir
Packing/Price
(strawberry) 100 mL x 1's
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