Levodropropizine - Drug Information

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General Information on Levodropropizine

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 of Levodropropizine

India : 

International : 

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

Why is Levodropropizine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for cough. 

When should Levodropropizine 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.

What is the dosage of Levodropropizine?

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

How should Levodropropizine be taken?

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

What are the warnings and precautions for Levodropropizine?

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.

What are the side effects of Levodropropizine?

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

What are the other precautions for Levodropropizine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Levodropropizine?

Store it at room temperature.

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