Zerotuss Suspension 60ml

Cough And Cold Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION contains Levocloperastine which belongs to a group of medicines called antitussives agents. It is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of cough associated with acute and chronic respiratory disorders. Always take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your physician.

Levocloperastine is a cough suppressant, acts at the CNS level by inhibiting the bulbar cough centre. In addition to this primary mechanism of action, peripheral effects related to its antihistamine, antiserotonergic and smooth muscle-relaxant properties also contribute to the overall efficacy of levocloperastine in the treatment of cough, bronchospasm and related symptoms.

Before taking ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION tell your doctor about your complete medical history including heart-problems, epilepsy, high blood pressure, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. Pregnant and breastfeeding women consult the doctor before taking this medicine. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment. The common side effects are nausea, headache, dizziness or sleepiness.

USES OF ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION

  • Treats Cough

HOW ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION WORKS

ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION is a cough suppressant that acts on the central nervous system and suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION as prescribed by the doctor. Shake well before use. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on age, body weight and health condition. Check the label for directions before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • gastrointestinal disorders
  • exhaustion
  • fainting
  • somnolence (sleepiness)
  • numbness
  • palpitations

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Eat routine meals and do not eat spicy foods.

Dizziness:

Sit or lie down immediately when you feel dizziness. Lie still with eyes closed in a dark room.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a wet or cold cloth to forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION is contraindicated during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

It is not known whether ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION is excreted in human milk. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

It is not known whether ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION alters the ability to drive. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is strictly contraindicated with ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION.

ALLERGY

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Levocloperastine.

HEART DISEASE

ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with cardiovascular disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you,

  • have hypertension
  • have uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
  • have hyperthyroidism
  • have seizures
  • are hypersensitive to sympathomimetic amines

Use in pediatrics:

  • Due to lack of studies in between 0 and 2 years, ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION it is not recommended for use in early childhood. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Inform your physician if you are taking,

  • sedatives or tranquilizers (used to treat states of mental disturbance)
  • antihistamine medicines (used to relieve symptoms of allergies)

Overdosage:

  • If you or anyone else accidentally took too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately. Overdosage can be treated symptomatically and with institute supportive measures as required. Gastric lavage may be done to remove the excess drug from the stomach.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Levocloperastine
Pharmacological Category :   Antitussives agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Cough
Dosage Forms :   Syrup, Oral Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION

What is the difference between an antitussives and an expectorant?

Antitussives are cough suppressants which relieves cough by blocking the cough reflex. Expectorants thin mucus which helps you clear the mucus from airway.

Does ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION make you sleepy?

It may cause drowsiness in some individuals, consult the doctor for advice.

Can I stop taking ZEROTUSS SUSPENSION when my symptoms are relieved?

Do not stop taking the medicine abruptly and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

REFERENCES

1. P. Aliprandi, L. Cima, M. Carrara. Therapeutic Use of Levocloperastine as an Antitussive Agent. 2002. [Accessed on Oct 06, 2021] https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/432995

2.  Aliprandi P, Carrara M and Lorenzo Cima. Therapeutic Use of Levocloperastine as an Antitussive Agent: An Overview of Preclinical Data and Clinical Trials in Adults and Children. April, 2002; [Accessed on Oct 06, 2021] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233505822_Therapeutic_Use_of_Levocloperastine_as_an_Antitussive_Agent_An_Overview_of_Preclinical_Data_and_Clinical_Trials_in_Adults_and_Children

3. Zeventus Healthcare. Ltd. [Accessed on Oct 06, 2021] http://www.zuventus.co.in/patient_wise_products_selected.aspx?Medi_Id=158

4. Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals. Pvt. Ltd. [Accessed on Oct 06, 2021] http://www.francoindian.com/products/grilinctus-lsyrup.html

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    75 g
    Ingredient
    LEVOCLOPERASTINE FENDIZOATE 20MG/5ML
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Zerotuss Suspension 60ml

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