Each 5mL of DELKODIN CC contains ambroxol 15mg and guaiphenesin 100mg.
DELKODIN CC is the brand name for the cough-relieving and decongestant formulation of ambroxol and guaiphenesin. The combination works as an expectorant and relaxes the bronchial smooth muscles. DELKODIN CC is effective against both productive and unproductive cough and against the cough caused due to active and passive smoking.
Ambroxol possesses potent mucokinetic and secretolytic properties, with which, it promotes the removal of the mucus secreted in the respiratory tract, supports expectoration, promotes and eases the productive cough and eventually allow the patients to breathe freely. Different mechanisms employed by ambroxol to aid mucus clearance are breaking up the phlegm, mucus production stimulation and stimulation of synthesis and release of surfactants.
Guaiphenesin is also a potent expectorant that enhances the phlegm output by making the secretion less viscous or thinner. This less viscous secretion promotes ciliary action, which converts an unproductive and dry cough to a productive one and eventually eases the phlegm output.
For children of 6-12 years – 5 – 10mL
For over 12 years and above – 10 – 20mL
8 hours gap is required between each dosage. The dosage must not exceed 60mL a day for adults and 30mL a day for children. This medicine should not be given to children of age below 2 years without medical supervision.
This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards ambroxol and guaiphenesin, ischemic heart attack and gastric ulceration.
Adverse effects of this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, burning and itching sensation while urinating and GI disturbances.
There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to ambroxol and guaiphenesin administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.
Extra care with the dosage should be taken in patients with breathing problems, kidney diseases, liver diseases, overactive thyroid gland, urination problems, hyper blood pressure and pulmonary complications.
DELKODIN CC oral suspension is available in 100mL pet bottle with box.
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