Information about Alex Junior Syrup (2Mg+5Mg) 60Ml
Description: Alex Junior Syrup is a combination medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, breathing difficulties, coughing, etc. caused by bronchospasm in conditions such as bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), etc.
Uses / Indications: Bronchospasm
- Product composition:
- Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2Mg/5Ml+Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 5Mg/5Ml
Interactions / Warnings: warnings Alcohol CAUTION Alex Junior may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol. warnings Pregnancy WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS Alex Junior may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor. warnings Lactation No information is aVialable on the use of Alex Junior during lactation. Please consult your doctor. warnings Driving Alex Junior may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive. warnings Kidney Alex Junior is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data aVialable suggests that dose adjustment of Alex Junior may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor. However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them. warnings Liver CAUTION Alex Junior should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alex Junior may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
- Side Effects:
- Stomach pain Headache Sore throat and hoarseness Shaking and trembling of arms and feet Decreased appetite Muscle pain and cramps Anxiety and nervousness Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue Chest pain and discomfort Sleep disturbances Increased heartbeat Difficulty in swallowing Difficulty in speaking (dysphonia) Nausea and Vomiting Diarrhoea Skin rash and itching
- How to use:
- Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Alex Junior is to be taken with food. However, this medicine can also be taken before food.
- How it works:
- Alex Junior is a combination of two medicines: Promethazine and Pholcodine, which relieves dry cough. Promethazine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible to trigger cough due to allergy. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.