Alkof Syrup, Cetirizine/ Phenylephrine/ Menthol/ Dextromethorphan

Alkof Syrup is used for the treatment of cough with mucus. Alkof Syrup is an expectorant which works to decrease the viscosity of mucus which makes it easier to remove from airways. Alkof Syrup also works as a bronchodilator which relaxes the airways and eases breathing.

Alkof Syrup

Cetirizine/ Phenylephrine/ Menthol/ Dextromethorphan

Alkof Syrup

1

Alkem

Bottle

Cetirizine 2 mg / Phenylephrine 2.5 mg / Menthol 1 mg / Dextromethorphan 10 mg

Cetirizine

Uses
Cetirizine is used in the treatment of allergies and the symptoms it can cause.
How it Works
Cetirizine is an antihistamine- anti-allergy medicine. There is a natural substance produced in the body called histamine, histamine is stored in the mast cells throughout the body. When an allergic reaction occurs due to exposure of pollen, dust etc. , cells in the body release histamine, this causes histamine to bind to certain receptors in the body, which then leads to allergy symptoms. By taking Cetirizine histamine is prevented from binding to its receptors, which helps to provide relief from hay fever symptoms and allergies.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Cetirizine may suffer from such side effects; Cough, Headaches, Vertigo and somnolence, Uncomfortable feeling in the stomach, Dry sensation affecting the inside of the mouth, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Stomach pain, Vomiting

Phenylephrine

Uses
Phenylephrine is used in the treatment of nasal congestion, pupil dilation and low blood pressure that can occur during different type of anesthesia
How it Works
Phenylephrine works by decreasing swelling in the blood vessels of the nose and ears, thus lessening discomfort and making it easier to breathe. Phenylephrine is also be used dilate the eyes prior to eye surgery.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Phenylephrine may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Irregular Heart beat

Dextromethorphan

Uses
Dextromethorphan is used in the treatment of dry cough.
How it Works
Dextromethorphan is known as a cough suppressant, Dextromethorphan works by affecting the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Dextromethorphan can include the symptoms below; Sedation, Sleepiness, Weakness, Dehydration, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Headache, Sweating, Anemia, Fatigue, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Constipation, Dry mouth.

Menthol

Uses
Menthol is used in the treatment of itching, dermatitis and eczema.
How it Works
Menthol works by activating the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin. Menthol, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of cold receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. Menthol may also yield analgesic properties via kappa-opioid receptor agonism.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Menthol can include the symptoms below; Balance disorder, Vomiting, Altered heart rate, Drowsiness, Hypersensitivity reaction, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Contact dermatitis, Skin irritation, Apnea, Nystagmus, Vertigo

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