Trituss

Generic Name:dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which affects the signals in the brain that can cause cough reflexes.

Guaifenesin is an expectorant which helps to loosen congestion in your chest and throat thereby making it easier to cough out through your mouth.

Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages as dilated blood vessels can cause stuffy nose.

The combination of these medicines is used to treat sneezing, runny, cough, or stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold.

How to use Trituss Syrup

These medicines may be used as follows:

  • You should use these medicines exactly as directed on the label, or as it has been prescribed to you.
  • Never use these medicines in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended.
  • Never give a cough or cold medicine to a child as death can occur from the misuse of these medicines in very young children.
  • Take these medicines with food if it upsets your stomach.
  • Always remember to drink extra fluids in order to helps to lubricate your throat while you are taking these medicines.
  • Never crush, chew, or break the tablet.
  • Always swallow the pill whole.
  • Always remember to measure the liquid form of these medicines with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup and not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device get one.

Cautions before Use Trituss Syrup

  • People with the following symptoms should not use these medicines:
  • Never drive or operate any heavy machinery that requires you to be awake and alert.
  • Never drink alcohol when using these medicines as it can increase some of the side effects of these medicines. Always make it a point to tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy as they can add to sleepiness caused by triprolidine and pseudoephedrine.
  • Never take a stimulant together with a decongestant as it can increase your risk of unpleasant side effects.
  • Never use these medicines if you are allergic to dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, or phenylephrine.
  • These medicines may be harmful to an unborn baby.
  • Always tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

Trituss Syrup Side Effects

Stop using these medicines and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Hives
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Severe dizziness
  • Anxiety
  • Restless feeling or nervousness
  • Slow or shallow breathing.

Less serious side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • A rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset

Trituss Syrup Interaction

Other skin medications such as celecoxib, cinacalcet, darifenacin, and imatinib may affect the absorption or effectiveness of these medicines.

Trituss Syrup Overdose symptom

Overdose symptoms may include feeling restless or nervous.

 

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