GUAPHAN DM- COUGH SYRUP

COMPOSITION

Each 5 ml contains:

  • 100 mg Guaifenesin.
  • 10 mg Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide.

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Guaifenesin reduces the adhesiveness and surface tension of respiratory tract secretions, thereby easing their expectoration.Expectorant effect can reduce cough frequency.

Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide acts centrally and elevates the threshold for coughing. In therapeutic dosage, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide does not inhibit ciliary activity.

INDICATIONS

GUAPHAN DM has temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold and helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Do not take this product if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
  • This medication should not be used for treatment of cough and cold symptoms in children under 6 years of age.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Drowsiness, dizziness and gastrointestinal disturbances.

WARNING

Do not take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema or if cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus) unless directed by physician.

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 Physician.

PRECAUTION

Do not use this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a physician before taking this product.

USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a physician before using this product.

DOSAGE

  • Adults and children 12 years and over: 10 ml every 4 hours.
  • Children from 6 years to under 12 years: 5 ml every 4 hours.
  • Do not exceed 6 doses in a 24 hour period.

STORAGE

Store at room temperature (15-25)degrees. Do not use the drug after the expiry date printed on the package.

Patient Information Leaflet

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GUAPHAN DM SYRUP – Patient Information Leaflet

Categories and Tags: R05CA03; Guaifenesin; Expectorants; COUGH AND COLD PREPARATIONS; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM medicines; Dextromethorphan combinations; OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS; R05DA09; Dextromethorphan; COUGH SUPPRESSANTS.

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