Menthodex Cough Syp 200mls
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Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup is used for Cough relief, Acidity, Gastric problems, Cramping, Pain in arthritis, Patients with hypochloremic states, Kidney stones, Patients with metabolic alkalosis, Pain in shoulder joint, Pain in tendons and other conditions. Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup contains Ammonium Chloride, Menthol and Sodium Citrate as active ingredients.
Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup works by regulating the intake of sodium and potassium; increasing the excretion of extracellular electrolytes and water out of the body; temporarily relieving minor pain;
Detailed information related to Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects, and reviews is listed below.
Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms:
- Cough relief
- Gastric problems
- Pain in arthritis
- Patients with hypochloremic states
- Kidney stones
- Patients with metabolic alkalosis
- Pain in shoulder joint
- Pain in tendons
- Pain in muscle strains or sprains
- Back pain
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Irregularities in heart rhythm
- Skin rash
- Stomach upset
- Acute toxicity
- Injection site reactions
- Irregular breathing
Before using Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult a doctor if you have cardiac failure, hypertension, impaired renal function or peripheral and pulmonary edema
- Crystals can be dissolved by placing the container in a warm water bath
- Ensure the medication has not crystallized before administration
- Inform your doctor if you have previous kidney or liver failure
- Patients with high CO2 and buffer base
- Possible ammonia toxicity
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
- Slow infusion only
- Taking prescription or nonprescription medicine
- This medication should be administered slowly to prevent injection reactions
Interactions with Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Alginic acid
- Aluminum hydroxide
- Calcium carbonate
When not to use Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
Hypersensitivity to Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Acute dehydration
- Heat cramps
- Impaired renal function with oliguria
- Metabolic alkalosis with loss of sodium bicarbonate
- Severe liver impairment
Other important Information on Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra doses to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
- Do not use more than the prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with the necessary information.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
- Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
- Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
- Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup.
Expired Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup
- Taking a single dose of expired Menthodex Cough Mixture Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drugs may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.