Overview

Tusskan syrup is used for Cough, Low blood pressure, Temporarily relief of cough caused by common cold, Flu, Or other conditions, Relief of runny nose, Sneezing, Itchy, Watery eyes, Itchy nose, Itchy throat due to hay fever or allergy, Relief of runny nose and sneezing due to common cold, Mild and chronic bronchial asthma, Chest congestion and other conditions.Tusskan syrupmay also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tusskan syrupcontains Dextromethorphan, Diphenhydramine, Ephedrine and Guaifenesin as active ingredients.
Tusskan syrupworks by decreasing activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing; blocking the action of histamine; increasing cardiac output and inducing peripheral vasoconstriction; reducing the phlegm in the air passages;
Detailed information related to Tusskan syrup's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Tusskan syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Tusskan 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.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Tusskan 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.
  • Allergic
  • Asthma
  • Avoid drinking alcohol with this medical
  • Bleeding from the stomach or intestine
  • Children below 1 year
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you develop breathing difficulty, swelling on your face, neck throat or tongue
  • Cough with a large amount of phlegm
  • Diabetes
  • Difficulty in passing urine

Interactions withTusskan syrup

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Tusskan 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 you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Tusskan syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Alcohol
  • Alprazolam
  • Amiodarone
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
  • Clonazepam
  • Cough and cold medicines
  • Cyanocobalamin
  • Diphenhydramine

When not to useTusskan syrup

Hypersensitivity to Tusskan syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Tusskan syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Allergic reactions
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Breastfeeding
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Concomitant use with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor
  • Concomitant use with other products containing diphenhydramine
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hypertension
  • Lactation
  • Pregnant

Composition and Active Ingredients

Tusskan syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Tusskan syrupis available in the following packages and strengths
Tusskan syrup - Packages: 100 ml

Frequently asked Questions

  • IsTusskan syrupsafe to use when pregnant?
    • Dextromethorphan: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Diphenhydramine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Ephedrine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Guaifenesin: No
  • IsTusskan syrupsafe while breastfeeding?
    • Dextromethorphan: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Diphenhydramine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Ephedrine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Guaifenesin: No
  • CanTusskan syrupbe used for cough and low blood pressure?
    Yes, cough and low blood pressure are among the most common reported uses for Tusskan syrup. Please do not useTusskan syrupfor cough and low blood pressure without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Tusskan syrup.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when usingTusskan syrupmedicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Tusskan syrup. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information onTusskan 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 dose 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 ofTusskan syrup

  • Do not use more than 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 Tusskan 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 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 ofTusskan 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 Tusskan syrup.

ExpiredTusskan syrup

  • Taking a single dose of expired Tusskan 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 drug 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.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
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