Levodropropizine - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Levodropropizine
International :Antux, Broncard, Danka, Dropavix, Levocof, Levoferin, Levomepromazina, Levopront, Levotuss, Percof, Perlatos, Quimbo, Salvituss, Tautoss, Tau-Tux, Zyplo
Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
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 :
Category D :There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
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.