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General Information on Noscapine

Generic Name : Noscapine

Pronunciation : nos-kă-pēn

Latest prescription information about Noscapine. 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 Noscapine

India : 

International : 

Asthphyllin, Capval, Demotussil, Longatin, Mercotin, Narcotine, Nipaxon, Noscaflex, Noscapina, Noscapine, Noskapin Aco, Sekiel, Tossamin, Coflin, Hoestdrank Noscapine Hcl, Nosca Mereprine, Noscaflex, Noscapine Hcl Katwijk, Noscapine Hcl Kring, Noscapine Hcl Pch, Noscapine Hcl Ratiopharm, Noscapine Hcl San, Noscapine Hcl Sandoz, Noskapin Dak, Noskapin, Roter Noscapect, Tuscalman Berna, Tuscalman, Tuscalman, Tussanil-N, Nitepax

Why is Noscapine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for cough. It is currently under investigation for use in the treatment of several cancers. 

When should Noscapine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Noscapine?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 15 to 30mg/day.
Children: 7.5mg/day.

How should Noscapine be taken?

It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth.

What are the warnings and precautions for Noscapine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with kidney, heart or lung diseases, asthma, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, glaucoma and incase of allergy.

What are the side effects of Noscapine?

  Body as a whole: Headache.
  Central Nervous System: Loss of coordination, dizziness and drowsiness.
  Heart: Increased heart rate.
  Gastrointestinal : Nausea and vomiting.

What are the other precautions for Noscapine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Noscapine?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container, keep away from sunlight.

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countryboylyn, United States

Can some one advise the amount of product used for treatment of prostate cancer, and or breast cancer
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