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Zerotuss Oral Suspension 100 ml

Zerotuss Oral Suspension 100 ml

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Zerotuss Oral Suspension

Zerotuss Oral Suspension contains an anti-tussive (cough suppressant) 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.

Zerotuss Oral Suspension contains Levocloperastine, which is a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough. Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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 Zerotuss Oral Suspension as prescribed by the doctor. The most common side effects of Zerotuss Oral Suspension are nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, fainting, fatigue, and headache. Most of these side effects of Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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 Zerotuss Oral Suspension if you are allergic to any of its components. Increase the intake of fluids so that the mucus present loosens and the throat is remains lubricated. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Zerotuss Oral Suspension . Also, mention all the medicines you take to your doctor before starting Zerotuss Oral Suspension . 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.

Uses of Zerotuss Oral Suspension

Treatment of dry cough.

Medicinal Benefits

Zerotuss Oral Suspension is an antitussive, non-opioid that significantly helps to reduce the severity and frequency of cough. It is primarily used to treat dry cough. Zerotuss Oral Suspension contains levocloperastine, which is a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough. Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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

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 Zerotuss Oral Suspension

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Numbness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Faintness
  • Loss appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Rash

Drug Warnings

Do not take Zerotuss Oral Suspension if you are allergic to Zerotuss Oral Suspension or levocloperastine. Increase the intake of fluids so that the mucus present loosens and the throat is remains lubricated. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Zerotuss Oral Suspension . Also, mention all the OTC medicines you are talking to your doctor before taking Zerotuss Oral Suspension . Do not smoke as it might worsen your symptoms, so avoid tobacco intake. Before taking Zerotuss Oral Suspension , inform your doctor if you have a history of hypertension, heart disease, seizures, diabetes, hyperthyroidism.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Zerotuss Oral Suspension may interact with medicines to treat depression, and CNS stimulants. 

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol intake with Zerotuss Oral Suspension as it may cause increased drowsiness, and dizziness.

Drug-Disease Interactions: If you have hypertension, heart disease, seizures, diabetes, or hyperthyroidism, inform your doctor before taking Zerotuss Oral Suspension .

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 yoghurt to 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 Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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 Zerotuss Oral Suspension as it may cause tiredness, drowsiness or lack of concentration.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Cough: It is a reflex action that clears 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).

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol with Zerotuss Oral Suspension as it may increase drowsiness or dizziness. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Zerotuss Oral Suspension .

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Pregnancy

Caution

Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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

Its safety in breastfeeding women is unknown, so it should be taken only if prescribed by a doctor.

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Driving

Unsafe

Zerotuss Oral Suspension may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some people. Therefore, drive only if you are alert after taking Zerotuss Oral Suspension .

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Liver

Safe if prescribed

No interaction was found when Zerotuss Oral Suspension is taken in a liver problem. Consult your doctor for further advice.

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Kidney

Safe if prescribed

No interaction was found when Zerotuss Oral Suspension is taken in a kidney problem. Consult your doctor for further advice.

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Children

Caution

Zerotuss Oral Suspension is not recommended for children below the age of two.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
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FAQs

Zerotuss Oral Suspension is used to treat dry cough.
Zerotuss Oral Suspension works by blocking the cough receptor present in the brain, which is known to cause cough.
Yes, Zerotuss Oral Suspension may cause drowsiness or dizziness, so operating any machinery or driving a car, doing an activity that requires concentration and alertness should be avoided.
Zerotuss Oral Suspension 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.
No, never take more than the prescribed dose of Zerotuss Oral Suspension . It may lead to symptoms like nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, unsteadiness, changes in vision, difficulty in breathing, fast heartbeat, hallucination, seizures and coma.
Zerotuss Oral Suspension may cause dry mouth as a temporary side effect in some people. It is not necessary for everyone taking Zerotuss Oral Suspension to experience this side effect. However, to avoid such side effects, drink plenty of water, regularly rinse your mouth, practice good oral hygiene and suck on sugarless candy. However, if the condition persists or worsens, please consult a doctor.

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