Clofedanol


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Cough suppressant
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 25 mg 3-4 times/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Cough suppressant
Adult: 25 mg 3-4 times daily.
Child: 2-6 yr: 12.5 mg 3-4 times daily; 6-12 yr: 12.5-25 mg 3-4 times daily.
Special Precautions
Not indicated for use in productive cough with presence of mucus or phlegm. May cause drowsiness; caution when driving or operating machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
Drug Interactions
May enhance effects of alcohol, CNS depressants (e.g. antihistamines, sedatives, tranquilizers, barbiturates, narcotic analgesics, and anaesthetics) and CNS stimulants such as appetite suppressants and caffeinated beverages.
Food Interaction
Avoid alcohol and consumption of large amount of caffeine-containing beverages.
Action
Description: Clofedanol is a centrally-acting antitussive agent for treatment of nonproductive cough. It is used to relieve cough due to minor throat or bronchial irritation.
Storage
Store at room temperature. Do not freeze. Protect from heat, moisture, and direct sunlight.
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