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Drug information on Dilosyn (Methdilazine) from Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Methdilazine
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dilosyn may be prescribed

Side effects of Dilosyn

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, CNS depression, headache, tremor, giddiness and paradoxical excitation (children).

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, constipation, and gastrointestinal disturbances.

   Eye : Blurred vision, and sensitivity to light.

   Heart : Slow or fast heart beat, abnormal heart rhythm and low blood pressure.

   Genitourinary : Urinary retention and menstrual disorders.

   Miscellaneous : Blood dyscrasis, jaundice, and asthma.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 8-16 mg twice daily.

How to use Dilosyn?

It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Dilosyn not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with urinary obstruction, stomach obstruction, increased eye pressure, and newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Dilosyn

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ulcer, epilepsy, severe heart disease, enlarged prostate, asthma, lung infection, kidney or liver impairment, Parkinson’s disease, during pregnancy and lactation.

• It may cause drowsiness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Dilosyn

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Dilosyn

Store it at room temperature.

Disclaimer : The Price of the drugs indicated above may not match the actual price at which they are sold. Prices can change depending on many factors, including GST. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
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