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Lastuss CT Tablet 10's

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Fdc Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Lastuss CT Tablet 10's

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's contains an anti-tussive (relieve cough) medication primarily used to treat dry cough. Cough is a reflex action that helps to clear any foreign irritant or mucus in the throat. Mostly cough lasts for a short time (two to three weeks), so it is acute. But sometimes, if it is persistent for more than eight weeks it can lead to chronic cough. Dry cough refers to a cough where there is no mucus or secretion along with cough.

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's contains Dextromethorphan, which is a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is generally prescribed for short-term treatment of dry cough. It does not treat chronic cough or cough caused due to smoking, emphysema, and asthma.

Take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's based on your medical conditionThe most common side effects of Lastuss CT Tablet 10's are dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, confusion, and nausea. Most of these side effects of Lastuss CT Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Do not take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's if you are allergic to Lastuss CT Tablet 10's or Dextromethorphan. Increase the intake of fluids so that the mucus present loosens and the throat remains lubricated. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Lastuss CT Tablet 10's. Also, mention all the OTC medicines you are talking to your doctor about before taking Lastuss CT Tablet 10's. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's should not be stopped abruptly as it might lead to withdrawal symptoms like irritability, anxiety, diarrhoea, restlessness, and increased blood pressure. If your condition does not improve or your cough comes back or occurs with fever or rash, please visit the doctor immediately as this could due be serious.

Uses of Lastuss CT Tablet 10's

Treatment of Dry cough

Medicinal Benefits

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is primarily used to treat dry cough. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's contains Dextromethorphan, which is a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is generally prescribed for short-term treatment of dry cough. It does not treat chronic cough or cough caused due to smoking, emphysema, and asthma.

Directions for Use

Take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's with or without food as advised the doctor. Shake the bottle well before use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper provided by the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Lastuss CT Tablet 10's

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Diarrhea
  • Respiratory depression
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion 
  • Rash
  • Nausea

Drug Warnings

Do not take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's if you are allergic to Lastuss CT Tablet 10's or Dextromethorphan. Increase the intake of fluids so that the mucus loosens and the throat remains lubricated. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Lastuss CT Tablet 10's. Also, mention all the OTC medicines you are talking to your doctor about before taking Lastuss CT Tablet 10's. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's should not be stopped abruptly as it might lead to withdrawal symptoms like irritability, anxiety, diarrhoea, restlessness, and increased blood pressure. If your condition does not improve or your cough comes back or occurs with fever or rash, please visit the doctor immediately as this could be serious. Also, Lastuss CT Tablet 10's should be taken at least 15 days after your last dose of anti-depressants, especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO) as taking both together may be fatal. Do not smoke as it might worsen your symptoms.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Lastuss CT Tablet 10's may interact with MAO inhibitor (isocarboxazid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine), anti-arrhythmic medications (amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine and flecainide), opioid analgesics (codeine, tramadol, morphine, methadone), anti-anxiety medications (fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline) and anti-fungal (terbinafine).

Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid alcohol intake with Lastuss CT Tablet 10's as it may cause increased drowsiness, dizziness, and lack of concentration.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have lung disease, depression, anxiety, or are taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (used for depression), inform your doctor before taking Lastuss CT Tablet 10's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ISOCARBOXAZID
  • PHENELZINE
  • RASAGILINE
  • SELEGILINE
  • TRANYLCYPROMINE
  • AMIDODARONE
  • PROPAFENONE
  • QUINIDINE
  • FLECAINIDE
  • CODEINE
  • TRAMADOL
  • MORPHINE
  • METHADONE
  • FLUOXETINE
  • PAROXETINE
  • SERTRALINE
  • TERBINAFINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Wash your hands with soap and water regularly to prevent the spread of germs.
  • Eat plenty of foods rich in good bacteria like yogurt improve overall health.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.
  • Gargle with salt water for relief from sore throat.
  • Do not smoke as it might worsen your symptoms, so avoid tobacco intake.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption with Lastuss CT Tablet 10's as it may cause tiredness, drowsiness, or lack of concentration.

Special Advise

  • Do not smoke as it might worsen your symptoms, so avoid tobacco intake.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption with Lastuss CT Tablet 10's as it may cause tiredness, drowsiness, or lack of concentration.
  • Do not use dextromethorphan if you have used an MAO inhibitor within the past 14 days. (isocarboxazid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine or methylene blue injection).

Disease/Condition Glossary

Cough: It is a reflex action that helps to clear any foreign irritant or mucus in the throat. Mostly cough lasts for a short time (two to three weeks), so it is acute. But sometimes, if it is persistent for more than eight weeks it can lead to chronic cough. If the cough is accompanied by blood or barking cough, this could be serious and require medical attention. The most common causes of cough are cold/flu, asthma, emphysema, and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Also, some medications, especially angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors used for hypertension, are known to cause cough.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol with Lastuss CT Tablet 10's as it may increase drowsiness. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Lastuss CT Tablet 10's.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is a category C pregnancy drug. Its safety in pregnancy is unknown, so it should be taken only if prescribed by a doctor.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is a category C pregnancy drug. Its safety in breastfeeding women is unknown, so it should be taken only if prescribed by a doctor.

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Driving

Unsafe

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's may cause drowsiness or tiredness in some people. Therefore, drive only if you are alert after taking Lastuss CT Tablet 10's.

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Liver

Caution

Take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Caution

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below the age of 4. It can be really fatal if Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is given to children without a prescribed dose by a child specialist.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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FAQs

Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is primarily used to treat dry cough. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's contains Dextromethorphan, which is a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough. Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is generally prescribed for short term treatment of dry cough. It does not treat chronic cough or cough caused due to smoking, emphysema and asthma.
No, Lastuss CT Tablet 10's should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your doctor as it might lead to withdrawal symptoms like irritability, anxiety, diarrhoea, restlessness, increased blood pressure. So, please consult your doctor, and he might lower your dose gradually depending upon your condition.
Yes, Lastuss CT Tablet 10's may cause drowsiness, so operating any machinery or driving a car, doing an activity that requires concentration and alertness should be avoided.
Lastuss CT Tablet 10's is not a steroid, antihistamine, opiate, NSAID, or narcotic, it is a decongestant, but it can have addictive effects if taken in more than the recommended dose. It does not contain codeine or alcohol. It is not a controlled substance.
It is not recommended to take Lastuss CT Tablet 10's along with any anti-depressant medication as it contains dextromethorphan, leading to unpleasant side-effects or any drug interaction. Also, Lastuss CT Tablet 10's should be taken at least 15 days after your last dose of anti-depressants, especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO).
No, never take more than the prescribed dose of Lastuss CT Tablet 10's. It may lead to symptoms like nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, unsteadiness, changes in vision, difficulty in breathing, fast heartbeat, hallucination, seizures, and coma.

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