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Drug information on Ventyl drops (guaifenesin) from ASTRA IDL LTD

Ventyl drops

  Drops
ASTRA IDL LTD
Generic : guaifenesin
 41.75
0.25mg/7.5mg
15 ml

Drug Name : guaifenesin

Guaifenesin(Barkeit Tab) generic Ventyl drops is an expectorant, prescribed for chest congestion. It promotes lower respiratory tract drainage by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ventyl drops may be prescribed


Side effects of Ventyl drops

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness and headache.

  Skin: Rash and hives.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 200 to 400 mg 4 hourly. Max: 2.4 g/day.

How to use Ventyl drops?

It comes as tablets, capsules, granules and syrup, to take orally with or without food as directed by your physician.

When is Ventyl drops not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ventyl drops

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of persistent cough e.g. occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema, cough accompanied by excessive secretions, cough with a fever, rash or persistent headache, pregnancy, lactation, porphyria.

Other Precautions for Ventyl drops

Avoid abrupt withdrawal, otherwise excessive elevations in blood pressure and symptoms such as nervousness, headache and confusion may occur.

Storage Conditions for Ventyl drops

Store it in room temperature and in airtight container. Keep away from children.



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