Levodropropizine - oral

Patient Medicine Information
Why do I need this medicine?
Levodropropizine is used to relieve cough.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Levodropropizine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Take it on an empty stomach, in between meals. Try to take it at the same time each day.

This medicine may be available in different formulations in various countries. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how you should properly take your medicine.

If you are taking an oral syrup, shake the bottle well before you take it to ensure that the liquid is evenly mixed. Use the measuring spoon or cup provided to measure your dose.
What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have the following conditions:
  • cough with a lot of mucous (phlegm)
  • Kartagener syndrome (a rare inherited disease that causes abnormalities in the lungs or respiratory tract)
  • severe liver disease
as Levodropropizine may not be suitable for you.
What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
Inform your doctor if you have severe kidney disease.

Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Levodropropizine to a child. Children may be more sensitive to the side effects.

Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days or 14 days, depending on your doctor's advice.
What side effects could I experience?
Levodropropizine may cause drowsiness or altered consciousness. If affected, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Other side effects include any of the following: nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, fatigue, dizziness, headache, numbness, and heartburn (burning pain in your chest caused by food or acid from your stomach that backs up into your mouth).

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.
Can I take this with other medicines?
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
Avoid alcohol.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Protect from light.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
This information is independently developed by MIMS based on levodropropizine - oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2021 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com
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