Zedex: Uses, Side Effects
What is Zedex cough syrup used for?
Zedex Cough Syrup is a combination drug consisting of Bromhexine, Guaifenesin, and Terbutaline used to treat dry, painful, cough from flu, metabolic alkalosis.
This combination medication is used to relieve coughs caused by the common cold, bronchitis, and other breathing illnesses. Guaifenesin belongs to a class of drugs known as expectorants. It works by thinning and loosening mucus in the airways, clearing congestion, and making breathing easier. Dextromethorphan belongs to a class of drugs known as cough suppressants. It acts on a part of the brain (cough center) to reduce the urge to cough.
What are the side effects of Zedex cough syrup?
Paranoia, confusion, excessive sweating, nausea, and vomiting (large quantities of cough syrup almost always cause people to throw up), belly pain, irregular heartbeat and high blood pressure, restlessness, dry, itchy skin, and facial redness
Zedex syrup in pregnancy
It is unsafe to take Zedex during pregnancy. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine, especially during pregnancy
Zedex Tablet is used for Fatigue, Drowsiness, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants, Cerebral palsy, Apnea of prematurity, Orthostatic hypotension, Headache, Toothache, Ear pain, Joint pain, and other conditions.
Zedex Tablet is an antihistamine that works by blocking the action of histamine in the body. It is used for relieving symptoms of sinus pressure, sinus congestion, runny nose, itching of the throat and nose, watery eyes, and sneezing due to upper respiratory infections, hay fever, and allergies.
Zedex Cough Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. As every patient’s case is different, the dosage of this medicine is different based on the disease, patient’s age and medical history. Typically, Bro Zedex is prescribed to be taken at least 2-4 times a day. The dosage of this medicine is decided by doctors depending upon the health, age of the patient, and severity of the condition
Bro-Zedex Expectorant is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.
Zedex Cold Capsule is used for Fever, Mild to moderate pain, Headache, Cough and other conditions.
Bro Zedex Syrup comes under the class of medicines known as Mucolytics. The medicine is used to clear mucus from the respiratory tract. It is also used in curing cough, mucus secretion, and lungs inflammation. It also helps in curing chest congestion.
Bro Zedex is most commonly used to treat a cough with mucus, but it can also be utilized to treat other conditions as follows:
Asthma, Pulmonary tuberculosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, Sore throat, Acute as well as chronic bronchopulmonary diseases associated with unusual mucous secretion, Lungs inflammation, Thickened mucus cough, Emphysema
Does Bro-zedex cause drowsiness?
Yes, drowsiness is one of the side effects of Bro-Zedex and it is advisable to not handle machines or drive under the effect of Bro-Zedex
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