Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Alex Junior Syrup
Alex Junior Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It works by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain. It relieves allergic symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, throat irritation.
Alex Junior 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 doctor 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, upset stomach, and rash. 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 may also cause dizziness and 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 make dizziness worse.
It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Earlier taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
Directions For Use:
Ordinary side effects of Alex Junior
- Agitated stomach
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
Warning & Precautions:
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Alex Junior Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alex Junior 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.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alex Junior Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Alex Junior Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Alex Junior Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alex Junior Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Alex Junior Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Will Alex Junior Syrup be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Alex Junior Syrup?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Alex Junior Syrup. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Alex Junior Syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Affirmative, Alex Junior Syrup Hydrobromide may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoiding driving car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episode while you are taking this medicine.