Paedicof

Paedicof

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 5 mL Dexchlorpheniramine maleate 1 mg, pseudoephedrine HCl 15 mg, dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg
Indications/Uses
Relief of unproductive cough & nasal congestion due to common cold or allergy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Childn 6-11 yr 10 mL every 4-6 hr, 2-5 yr 5 mL every 4-6 hr.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe HTN or coronary artery disease, MAOIs. Lactation. Neonates, premature infants.
Special Precautions
HTN, hypothyroidism, DM, CV disease, narrow angle glaucoma, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloroduodenal obstruction, symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy, bladder neck obstruction. Not to be used for lower resp tract conditions, chronic persistent cough or cough associated w/ excessive secretions. Bronchial asthma, arrhythmias, glaucoma, ischemic heart disease. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal impairment. Pregnancy. Childn 2-6 yr. Not recommended for childn <2 yr. Elderly >60 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Sedation, mouth, nose & throat dryness, thickening of bronchial secretions, dizziness.
Drug Interactions
Additive effects w/ alcohol, other CNS depressants (hypnotics, sedatives, tranquilizers, anxiety agents). Inhibited action of oral anticoagulants. Prolonged & intensified anti-cholinergic effect by MAOIs. Ganglionic- or adrenergic-blocking agents. Increased ectopic pacemaker activity w/ digitalis.
ATC Classification
R06AB52 - dexchlorpheniramine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of substituted alkylamines used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Paedicof syr
Packing/Price
(blackcurrant flavour) 100 mL x 1's; (blackcurrant flavour) 120 mL x 1's; (blackcurrant flavour) 60 mL x 1's
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