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Erostimin

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Erostimin uses



Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Erostimin 2 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Pseudoephedrine HCl, USP 30 mg

Purpose

Erostimin Antihistamine

Dextromethorphan HBr Antitussive (cough suppressant)

Pseudoephedrine HCl Nasal Decongestant

Usage

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • nasal congestion
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose

Warnings

Do not use

  • to sedate a child or make a child sleepy
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this drug.
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Ask a doctor before use if you have.

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • a cough that lasts or is chronic such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
  • a cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking any other nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur.
  • cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.
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If pregnant or breast feeding

Ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Directions

Do not exceed 4 doses in a 24 hour period.

Age Dose
Adults and children over 12 years of age 2 teaspoonsful (10 mL) every 4 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years of age 1 teaspoonsful (5 mL) every 4 hours
Children under 6 years of age Ask your doctor

Other Information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • tamper evident: do not use if foil seal under the cap is broken or missing
  • contains less than 1 mg sodium in each 5 mL teaspoonful

Inactive Ingredients

cherry flavor, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, saccharin sodium, and sorbitol

Questions or Comments?

Serious side effects may be reported to this number, call (817) 595-5820. (8 am to 5 pm CST)

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Erostimin pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Erostimin available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Erostimin destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Erostimin Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Erostimin pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."SUDOGEST (PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE) TABLET, FILM COATED [MAJOR PHARMACEUTICALS]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."ADULT WAL TUSSIN COUGH LONG ACTING (DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE) SOLUTION [WALGREEN COMPANY]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."WAL-FINATE (CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE) TABLET [WALGREEN COMPANY]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Erostimin?

Depending on the reaction of the Erostimin after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Erostimin not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Erostimin addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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sDrugs.com conducted a study on Erostimin, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Erostimin consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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