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Larynex Syrup

Manufactured byRhombus Pharma
ContainsDiphenhydramine (14.08 mg/5 ml) + Ammonium Chloride (138 mg/5 ml) + Sodium Citrate (57.03 mg/5 ml) + Menthol (1.14 mg/5 ml)
Description
Larynex Syrup is used to treat cough from allergies and lung infections. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, itchy nose and sneezing. This syrup stops certain substances produced by the body which cause allergic cough. It also dissolves thick mucus in the air passages and makes it easier to cough out mucus made in your chest (phlegm). Common side effects of Larynex Syrup are dizziness, sleepiness and stomach pain. Do not use this syrup if you are previously allergic to it. You can take Larynex Syrup with or without food. This syrup may cause dizziness or drowsiness and hence do not drive or do anything that requires high mental alertness.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Larynex Syrup

  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headache
  • Skin rash

Uses of Larynex Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Cough
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of Larynex Syrup can be seen in 15-30 minutes.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of Larynex Syrup can last for 4-6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking Larynex Syrup since it may increase the risk of side effects like confusion, dizziness, and impaired judgment. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Larynex Syrup.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Larynex Syrup is not recommended in pregnant women. It should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Larynex Syrup is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. It should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Avoid using Larynex Syrup if you are previously allergic to it. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Hypercapnia

Hypercapnia is a condition of too much carbon dioxide (CO2) in the bloodstream. It occurs when a person is not able to breathe properly and get oxygen into the lungs. Larynex Syrup is not recommended for use in patients with hypercapnia since it may worsen the condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Larynex Syrup is not recommended in pregnant women. It should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

Breast-feeding

Larynex Syrup is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. It should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Other medicines

Larynex Syrup may interact with many medicines. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Driving or operating heavy machinery

Larynex Syrup may cause dizziness, confusion, or fits in some people. Do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Larynex Syrup. And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention in case of an overdose with Larynex Syrup.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking Larynex Syrup since it may increase the risk of side effects like confusion, dizziness, and impaired judgment. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
Interaction with Medicine

Linezolid

Morphine

CNS depressants

Warfarin

Disease interactions

Depression

Patients with depression should be closely monitored for any changes in mood or behaviour while receiving Larynex Syrup. This medicine may worsen the depressive symptoms and may result in suicidal behaviour or ideation.

Kidney Disease

Patients with kidney disease may need dose consideration while taking Larynex Syrup due to the risk of kidney damage.

Liver Disease

It is probably safe to use Larynex Syrup in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment may rarely needed based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Larynex Syrup with or without meals. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Diphenhydramine stops the action of certain substances produced by the body which cause allergic reactions. Ammonium chloride clear or expel out the mucus from the congested nasal passage by inducing cough. Sodium citrate dissolves thick mucus so that coughing up phlegm is easier. Menthol causes a feeling of coolness and relieves minor throat irritation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Cough preparations

Schedule

Schedule H

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