Corex Cough Syrup
Corex Cough Syrup is a combination medicine consists of codeine and chlorpheniramine. It is used for the treatment of a dry cough and to provide relief from symptoms of allergies like a runny nose, congestion, cold, throat irritation, watery eyes, and redness of the nose.
DESCRIPTION OF COREX COUHG SYRUP.
Corex cough Syrup is a combination medicine consists of codeine and chlorpheniramine. It is used for the treatment of a dry cough and to provide relief from symptoms of allergies like a runny nose, congestion, cold, throat irritation, watery eyes, and redness of the nose. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup works by reduces the activity of the cough centre in the brain and by stopping the effects of histamine that causes allergic symptoms. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup show some side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, sweating, shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or bother you. Do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it can cause drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid using this syrup if you are previously allergic to it. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup can be taken with or without food at the dose and duration that has been prescribed. Do not stop using it without consulting your doctor as abrupt discontinuation of this medicine may cause your symptoms to recur. If you still feel unwell after completing the treatment course, consult your doctor. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup is not recommended to use if you have ulcers, liver or kidney diseases as it can worsen your condition. It is recommended to consult your doctor before using Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is not recommended to use this medicine in children under 12 years of age. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup can affect your ability to think and may worsen drowsiness and dizziness if taken with alcohol so it is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while using this medicine. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor because it can cause addiction or dependence with unregulated use.
What is it prescribed for?
- Dry Cough
A dry or non-productive cough is a cough without any phlegm (a type of mucus produced in the lungs). This is normally caused by colds, throat irritants or allergies. Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup is used to provide relief from dry cough and associated allergic symptoms. It acts by reducing the activity of the cough centre in your brain and the action of the natural chemicals in the body which cause an allergic reaction.
Major & minor side effects for Corex (10/4 mg) Syrup
- Dizziness and Drowsiness
- Stomach pain
- Difficulty urination
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Blurred or double vision
- Dry mouth