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New Torex-AP Cough Syrup

Manufactured byTorque Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsAmbroxol (30 mg/5 ml) + Desloratidine (2.5 mg/5 ml) + Guaifenesin (50 mg/5 ml) + Menthol (1 mg/5 ml)
Description

New Torex-AP Cough Syrup is a combination medicine which is used for the treatment of a cough that produces mucus or phlegm. It may also be used to treat conditions with an abnormal mucus secretion, allowing the patient to breathe freely and deeply.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for New Torex-AP Cough Syrup

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash and itching
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Sleeplessness

Uses of New Torex-AP Cough Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Productive cough
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of the medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ambroxol, loratadine, desloratadine, guaifenesin or any other active ingredients present in the formulation.

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of Stevens-Johnson syndrome which is a rare but serious disorder of the skin due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

Gastric ulceration

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastric ulceration because it may worsen the condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Gastric ulceration

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of gastric ulceration or any other gastrointestinal disorders.

Use in Elderly

This medicine is not recommended for use in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are very high.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Erythromycin

Disease interactions

Gastric ulceration

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with active gastric ulceration or a history of gastric ulceration due to an increase in the risk of worsening of the condition. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Skin allergy test

Report the use of this medicine before taking a skin allergy test. This medicine can interfere with the results of the test. Hence, the medicine should be discontinued at least 2-4 days prior to taking this test.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects or if there is a lack of improvement. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Ambroxol works by promoting mucus clearance and easing a productive cough. Desloratidine works by reducing a chemical substance called Histamine from the body. Guaifenesin works by reducing the thickness of mucus in the air passages; this makes it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways. Menthol causes a feeling of coolness and gives a soothing effect to the throat.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Expectorants, Mucolytics, Miscellaneous agents

Schedule

Schedule H

Ambroxol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 11 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06742

Desloratadine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00967

Guaifenesin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 26 March 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00874

Menthol - DrugBank [Internet]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00825
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Jul 2019

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