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Overview

Glycodin Syrup is used for Cough associated with a cold or other respiratory illnesses, Temporarily relief of cough caused by common cold, Flu, Or other conditions, Painful cough, Cramping, Back pain, Pain in shoulder joint, Dry cough, Pain in arthritis, Pain in tendons, Pain in muscle strains or sprains and other conditions. Glycodin Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Glycodin Syrup contains Dextromethorphan, Menthol and Terpene Hydrate as active ingredients.
Glycodin Syrup works by temporarily relieving minor pain; decreasing activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing; helping to loosen mucus;
Detailed information related to Glycodin Syrup's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Glycodin Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Glycodin Syrup Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Glycodin Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
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Precautions

Before using Glycodin Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Cough with a large amount of phlegm
  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Emphysema
  • Inform doctor if cough comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache
  • Limit alcoholic beverages
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding

Interactions with Glycodin Syrup

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Glycodin Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Glycodin Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Alcohol
  • Amiodarone
  • Anisindione
  • Antidepressants
  • Cimetidine
  • Cough and cold medicines
  • Dicumarol
  • Haloperidol
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Propafenone
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When not to use Glycodin Syrup

Hypersensitivity to Glycodin Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Glycodin Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Learn more: Contraindications

Composition and Active Ingredients

Glycodin Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Glycodin Syrup is available in the following packages and strengths
Glycodin Syrup - Packages: 110 ml, 100ML Syrup, 50ML Syrup, 100 ml, 50 ml
Glycodin Syrup - Strengths: 50ML, 100ML, 110ML, 10MG+3.75MG+10MG

Glycodin Syrup - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Glycodin Syrup safe to use when pregnant?
    • Menthol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Dextromethorphan: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Terpene Hydrate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Glycodin Syrup safe while breastfeeding?
    • Menthol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Dextromethorphan: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Terpene Hydrate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Glycodin Syrup be used for Pain in arthritis and Pain in shoulder joint?
    Yes, pain in arthritis and pain in shoulder joint are among the most common reported uses for Glycodin Syrup. Please do not use Glycodin Syrup for pain in arthritis and pain in shoulder joint without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Glycodin Syrup.
  • How long do I need to use Glycodin Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported within 6 hours and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Glycodin Syrup. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Glycodin Syrup.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Glycodin Syrup?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported thrice a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Glycodin Syrup. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Glycodin Syrup. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Glycodin Syrup.
  • Should I use Glycodin Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported using Glycodin Syrup after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Glycodin Syrup.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Glycodin Syrup medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Glycodin Syrup. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Glycodin Syrup

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Glycodin Syrup

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Glycodin Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Glycodin Syrup

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Glycodin Syrup.

Expired Glycodin Syrup

  • Taking a single dose of expired Glycodin Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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This page was last updated on 7/23/2018.
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