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Grilinctus

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By Medicover Hospitals / 10 March 2021
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What is Grilinctus?

  • Grilinctus syrup is a combination of Ammonium chloride, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide and Guaifenesin. These ingredients have expectorant, antihistaminic, and antitussive properties, which make it easier to get rid of coughs, relieve coughing and alleviate breathing problems. It's a cough syrup for people who have a dry cough with no mucus in their mouth. Cough, common cold, and flu-like symptoms can be treated with this medication.
    1. Grilinctus Uses
    2. Grilinctus Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Dosage
    5. Storage
    6. warnings
    7. Grilinctus vs Ascoril
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Citations

    Grilinctus Uses

  • Grilinctus syrup is an antitussive and antihistamine mixture. Antihistamines prevent the body from producing histamines, which are responsible for symptoms such as the runny nose, sinusitis, and respiratory infections. It aids in the treatment of hay fever, asthma, sore throat, nose itching, common cold, bronchitis, and breathing problems. The syrup's antitussive component thins mucus by reducing activity in the part of the brain that triggers coughing and blocking H-1 receptor sites in tissues.
  • Grilinctus Side effects:

  • Some of the common side effects of Grilinctus are:
    •   Nausea
    •   Upset stomach
    •   Diarrhea
    •   Stomach pain
    •   Vomiting
    •   Allergic reactions
    •   Headache
    •   Rash
    •   Hives
  • Some of the serious side effects of Grilinctus are:
    •   Muscle stiffness
    •   Tingling
    •   Palpitations
    •   Chest pain and discomfort
    •   Shortness of breath
    •   Cough
  • Grilinctus can cause some serious side effects and can lead to some serious health problems. If you are facing any of the above serious side effects. Talk with your doctor if you are having any serious problems.
  • Precautions:

  • Before taking Grilinctus talk with your doctor if you are allergic to it or any other medications. The product may contain some inactive ingredients which can cause some serious allergic reactions or some other serious problems. Before taking this drug talk with your doctor if you have any medical history such as Glaucoma, Liver disease, overactive thyroid, heart problems, kidney disease and liver disease.
  • How to use Grilinctus?

  • Grilinctus Syrup does not have a set dose. However, the amount of medication required is largely determined by the patient's age. Before taking Grilinctus syrup it is advisable to talk with your doctor for knowing the dosage and duration of the medications. Read the instructions on the prescription label before using it. Take it orally after weighing it with a measuring cup. Before using the syrup shake it properly. Grilinctus Syrup can be taken with or without food, but it's best if you take it at the same time every day.
  • How does the syrup works?

  • Grilinctus syrup comes with a combination of four medicines: Ammonium chloride, Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and guaifenesin that helps in relieving cough. Ammonium chloride and guaifenesin are expectorants that decrease the stickiness of mucus and help in its removal from airways. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic that relieves the allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of the cough centre in the brain.
  • Missed Dose

  • If you forget to take a dose of this syrup, take it as soon as possible. If your next dose is approaching, skip the skipped dose and return to your daily dosing schedule. To make up for a missing dose, do not take a double dose of this syrup.
  • Overdose

  • In the case of a serious overdose of Grillintus syrup, symptoms include vomiting, elevated thirst, headache, intense drowsiness, fits, erratic heartbeats, decreased potassium levels, confusion, discomfort, and coma. If you think you've taken too much of this syrup or are experiencing some pain, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital right away.
  • Warnings for some Serious Health Conditions

  • Liver Disease
  • In patients with liver disease, Grilinctus Syrup is potentially dangerous to use and should be avoided. Please seek medical advice.
  • Kidney Disease
  • In patients with kidney disease, Grilinctus Syrup is probably safe to use. The limited evidence available indicates that in these patients, a dose adjustment of Grilinctus Syrup might not be necessary. Please seek medical advice.
  • Pregnancy
  • Grilinctus Syrup can be harmful to a pregnant woman. Animal tests have shown adverse effects on the developing infant, despite the lack of human studies. Before prescribing it to you, the doctor can consider the advantages as well as any possible risks.
  • Breastfeeding
  • Grilinctus Syrup is likely to be safe to consume when breastfeeding. Based on limited human evidence, the drug appears to pose no serious risk to the infant.
  • Storage

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. The exposure of medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach. Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).
  • Grilinctus vs Ascoril

    Grilinctus
    Ascoril
    It's a cough syrup for people who have a dry cough with no mucus in their mouth. Cough, common cold, and flu-like symptoms can be treated with this medication. The drug works by relaxing the muscles in the airways, thereby it reduces the phlegm in the air passage and facilitating mucus clearance.
    It aids in the treatment of hay fever, asthma, sore throat, nose itching, common cold, bronchitis, and breathing problems. Ascoril LS syrup is a combination of medicine that is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. The medication thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs by making it easier to cough out.
    Some of the common side effects of Grilinctus are:
    • -Nausea
    • -Upset stomach
    • -Diarrhea
    • -Stomach pain
    Some of the common side effects of Ascoril are:
    • -Nausea
    • -Vomiting
    • -Diarrhea
    • -Upset Stomach

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Yes, Grilinctus works for dry cough. It's a cough syrup for people who have a dry cough with no mucus in their mouth.
    Grilinctus syrup is an antitussive and antihistamine mixture. Antihistamines prevent the body from producing histamines, which are responsible for symptoms such as runny nose, sinusitis, and respiratory infections. It aids in the treatment of hay fever, asthma, sore throat, nose itching, common cold, bronchitis, and breathing problems.
    Grilinctus syrup comes with a combination of four medicines: Ammonium chloride, Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan and guaifenesin that helps in relieving cough. Ammonium chloride and guaifenesin are expectorants that decrease the stickiness of mucus and help in its removal from airways.
    Some of the common side effects of Grilinctus are:
    • -Nausea
    • -Upset stomach
    • -Diarrhea
    • -Stomach pain
    The medication allows air to flow in and out more easily. It will also help you carry out your everyday tasks more effectively by relieving allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, and throat irritation. Grilinctus is safe and effective.

    Citations:

  • Grilinctus, https://www.journalofcomprehensivehealth.co.in/jch/article/view/81