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Onimex Kid Syrup

Manufactured byEMCEE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
ContainsAmbroxol (15 mg/5 ml) + Guaifenesin (100 mg/5 ml)
Description

Onimex Kid Syrup is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of a productive cough. It may also be used to relieve symptoms such as wheezing, breathing difficulties, etc. caused by bronchospasm in conditions such as chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), etc.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Onimex Kid Syrup

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash or itching

Uses of Onimex Kid Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Productive cough
  • Bronchospasm
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this 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 16 to 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 absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition

Allergy

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

Gastric ulceration

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastric ulceration since it may worsen the patient's condition.

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 worsening of the patient's 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 absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition
General warnings

Other medicines

This combination medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. 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.

Other diseases

Report the past/present incidence of all diseases including heart and blood vessels disorders, electrolyte imbalances, any disease associated with the thyroid and other glands, etc. to the doctor. All disease conditions should be considered before therapy with this medicine is initiated.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause 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 dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Severe liver function impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from severe liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Use in Children

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients less than 2 years of age and only under the supervision of your doctor.

Cough suppressants

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking cough suppressants since they have opposite effects. Coadministration of these medicines may result in severe adverse effects and worsen the patient's condition.

Severe kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

Take/Administer 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
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 of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take/Administer this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not take/administer this medicine in larger or smaller quantities or for longer than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine 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. 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.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Expectorants, Mucolytics

Schedule

Schedule H

Guaifenesin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 4 April 2019]. Available from:

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

Ambroxol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 4 April 2019]. Available from:

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

Guaifenesin: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2018 [cited 26 March 2018]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682494.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 5 Jul 2019

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