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

Ventyl syp

  Syrup   
ASTRA IDL LTD
Generic : guaifenesin
 68.00
1mg/30mg/50mg
100 ml

Drug Name : guaifenesin

Guaifenesin(Barkeit Tab) generic Ventyl syp 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 syp may be prescribed


Side effects of Ventyl syp

  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 syp?

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

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

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ventyl syp

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 syp

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

Storage Conditions for Ventyl syp

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



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