Levodropropizine - Drug Information

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Generic Name : Levodropropizine

Latest prescription information about Levodropropizine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Antitussives

Trade Names/Brand Names : 

India : 

International : 

Antux, Broncard, Danka, Dropavix, Levocof, Levoferin, Levomepromazina, Levopront, Levotuss, Percof, Perlatos, Quimbo, Salvituss, Tautoss, Tau-Tux, Zyplo

Why it is prescribed : 

This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for cough. 

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver impairment, excessive mucus discharge, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :


A B C D X

Category D :

There is an evidence of fetal risk based on adverse reaction data, but potential benefits may allow the drug to be used in pregnant women despite risks.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): 

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 60 mg 3 times/day for ≤7 days.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as syrup to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe kidney insufficiency, any allergy, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Side Effects : 

Nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, fatigue, weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, headache and palpitations.

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Store it at room temperature.


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