Tuseran Forte (Reformulated)

Tuseran Forte (Reformulated)

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Dextromethorphan HBr, phenylpropanolamine HCl, paracetamol.
Description
Each capsule contains: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, USP 15 mg, Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride 25 mg, Paracetamol 325 mg.
Action
This medicine contains dextromethorphan HBr, phenylpropanolamine HCl and paracetamol. Dextromethorphan HBr, an antitussive, suppresses the area in the brain that causes coughing.
Phenylpropanolamine HCl, a nasal decongestant, clears obstructed air passages and nasal sinuses due to congestion making breathing easier. It also reduces postnasal drip.
Paracetamol is an effective fever reducer and pain reliever.
Indications/Uses
This medicine is used for the relief of cough, clogged nose, postnasal drip, headache, body aches, and fever associated with the common cold, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, flu, and other minor respiratory tract infections. It also helps decongest sinus openings and passages.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and Children 12 years and older: Orally, 1 capsule every 6 hours, or as recommended by a doctor.
Contraindications
If the patient is allergic to any ingredient of the product.
If the patient has high blood pressure or severe heart disease unless recommended by a doctor.
If the patient has anemia, kidney or liver disease unless recommended by a doctor.
If the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding.
Special Precautions
Liver Warning: This product contains paracetamol. Severe liver damage may occur if: An adult or child 12 years and older takes more than 4 g of paracetamol in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount; Taken with other medicines containing paracetamol (or acetaminophen); An adult has 3 or more alcoholic drinks everyday while using this product.
Do not use with any other medicine containing dextromethorphan, phenylpropanolamine or paracetamol (prescription or nonprescription). If the patient is not sure whether a medicine contains these three active ingredients, ask a doctor.
Do not take this medicine if the patient is at risk of developing respiratory failure (e.g., those with chronic bronchitis, emphysema or during an asthma attack).
Do not take this medicine if the patient has persistent or chronic cough (i.e., cough lasting for more than 3 weeks) or when coughing is accompanied by excessive secretions unless directed by a doctor.
A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more than one week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache, consult a doctor.
May cause drowsiness and dizziness; patients should observe caution while driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness.
Ask a doctor before use if the patient has liver or kidney disease.
Ask a doctor before use if the patient is taking warfarin, a blood thinning medicine.
Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Consult the Doctor: Before taking this medication, tell the doctor if the patient has: High blood pressure or any type of heart problems; Glaucoma; Thyroid problems; Diabetes; Liver or kidney disease; An enlarged prostate, bladder problems or difficulty urinating.
Stop use and ask a doctor if: Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days; New symptoms occur.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Tuseran Forte (Reformulated) should not be taken if the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding.
Adverse Reactions
For suspected adverse drug reaction, seek medical attention immediately.
ATC Classification
N02BE51 - paracetamol, combinations excl. psycholeptics ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Presentation/Packing
Cap (hard gelatin capsule with gray opaque cap, printed with "Medichem" logo and yellow opaque body printed with "TUSERAN FORTE") 4's, 100's.
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