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INTRODUCTION

Contus Paediatric Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and throat irritation. It also provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Contus Paediatric Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.


USES OF CONTUS SYRUP

BENEFITS OF CONTUS SYRUP

In Treatment of Dry cough

A dry cough, also known as non-productive cough, is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. This is irritating, usually associated with a tickly throat, and may be caused due to cold, flu, allergies, or throat irritants. Contus Paediatric Syrup suppresses dry, hacking coughs. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.

This medicine is safe and effective. Contus Paediatric Syrup usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.


SIDE EFFECTS OF CONTUS SYRUP

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Contus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

HOW TO USE CONTUS SYRUP

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Contus Paediatric Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW CONTUS SYRUP WORKS

Contus Paediatric Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, which relieves dry cough. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Contus Paediatric Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Contus Paediatric Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Contus Paediatric Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Contus Paediatric Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Contus Paediatric Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Contus Paediatric Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

UNSAFE
Contus Paediatric Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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