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|Active Ingredients (in each 1 mL dropperful)||Purpose|
|Zycof-D (Chlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate 2 mg||Antihistamine|
|Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg||Nasal Decongestant|
temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies
Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Ask a doctor before use if a child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers
Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Do not exceed recommended dosage.
|Children 6 to under 12 years of age:||1 mL (1 dropperful) every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 mL in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor|
|Children 2 to under 6 years of age:||0.5 mL (1/2 dropperful) every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 mL in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor|
|Children under 2 years of age:||Consult a doctor|
Store at 59°-86°F (15°-30°C)
Applesauce Flavor, Citric Acid, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Yellow #6, Glycerin, Methyl Paraben, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Sorbate, Propyl Paraben, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sucralose
Zycof-D (Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Antihistamine ▪ Nasal Decongestant
Sugar Free ▪ Alcohol Free ▪ Gluten Free
FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY
Each 1 mL for oral administration
Zycof-D (Chlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate
Tamper evident by foil seal under cap.
Do not use if foil seal is broken or missing.
Ripley, MS 38663
2 fl. oz. (60 mL)
Zycof-D is an antitussive medication. Inhibiting the excitability of the cough center this medicine suppresses the cough of any origin. Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) has not addiction effects and it has no analgesic and hypnotic action. Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) starts to act after 10-30 minutes after oral administration, the duration of therapeutic action: 5-6 hours for adults and 6-9 hours for children. Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) is an optical isomer of levomethorphan which is similar to morphine. Due to optical isomerism this drug has no opioid effects. Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) used mainly for replacement of codeine as a cough suppressant. In addition to the cough suppressant this medication is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes and may be useful in various cases - from seizures to heroin addiction treatment, some chronic neurodegenerative diseases. These include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (Charcot's disease), disease of "mad cow and other prion diseases. Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) has also been used for the treatment of mental retardation, Parkinson's disease, in the treatment of lung and other cancers and to prevent tissue rejection in transplantation because of the (poorly known) effects of sigma ligands on tumor cells and immune system.
After oral administration Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) is completely absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Cmax of Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) in plasma is reached after 2 h. This medication biotransformes in the liver. Up to 45% of this drug is excreted by kidneys and there was considerable individual variation in rates of excretion of individual metabolites.
Dry cough of different etiology.
For adults and children over 12 years Zycof-D prescribed on 15 mg 4 times / day, children aged 6 years - 7.5 mg 4 times / day.
Drowsiness, nausea, dizziness.
Bronchial asthma, bronchitis, simultaneous reception of mucolytic.
During pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding) Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) prescribed with caution, only in cases where the expected therapeutic effect for the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus or child.
With carefully administered Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) with impaired liver function.
MAO inhibitors (including furazolidone, procarbazine, selegiline) when administered simultaneous with Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) may cause adrenergic crisis, collapse, coma, dizziness, agitation, increased blood pressure, hyperpyrexia, intracranial hemorrhage, lethargy, nausea, cramps, tremor. In combination with tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, etc.) Zycof-D (Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide) may appeal serotonin syndrome and possible subsequent death. Amiodarone, fluoxetine, quinidine, inhibiting system cytochrome P450, may increase the drug concentration in the blood. Tobacco smoke can lead to increased secretion of glands in the background of inhibition of cough reflex. Some inhibitors of CYP450 (such as quinidine) increase and extended effects of this medicine.
Symptoms: excitement, dizziness, respiratory depression, impaired consciousness, decreased blood pressure, tachycardia, muscle hypertonicity, ataxia.
Treatment: mechanical ventilation, symptomatic agents.
Indication: For the treatment of nasal congestion, control of urinary incontinence, priapism and obesity.
Zycof-D (Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride) (PPA), a sympathomimetic agent structurally similar to pseudoephedrine, is used to treat nasal congestion. Zycof-D (Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride) is found in appetite suppressant formulations and with guaifenesinin in cough-cold formulations. In 2000, the FDA requested that all drug companies discontinue marketing products containing Zycof-D (Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride), due to an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke in women who used Zycof-D (Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride).
Depending on the reaction of the Zycof-D after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Zycof-D 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 Zycof-D 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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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology