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Tussi-Organidin NR Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Tussi-Organidin NR is used to treats coughs and chest congestion. It contains guaifenesin, which helps thin and loosen mucus in the lungs, making it easier to cough up. It also contains a cough suppressant, the narcotic codeine.

Tussi-Organidin NR Dosage

  • If you are taking Tussi-Organidin NR, then the usual starting dosage is 2 teaspoonfuls every 4 hours.
  • If you are taking Brontex, then the usual starting dosage is 1 tablet or 4 teaspoonfuls every 4 hours.

Uses of Tussi-Organidin NR

  • It is used to treats coughs and chest congestion.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Tussi-Organidin NR

Before taken Tussi-Organidin NR medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tussi-Organidin NR. Side effects may include:

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Pinpoint pupils of the eye
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Tussi-Organidin NR:

  • Tussi-Organidin NR may cause drug dependence and tolerance with continued use. Because it contains codeine.
  • You should not take Tussi-Organidin NR for the constant cough brought on by smoking, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema unless your doctor recommends it.
  • You should tell the doctor if you have any breathing problems, a severe abdominal condition, or an enlarged prostate.
  • You should also tell your doctor if you suffer from seizures, have had a head injury, or have recently had stomach, intestinal, or urinary tract surgery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Tussi-Organidin NR with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tussi-Organidin NR with the following:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs used to treat anxiety or depression, such as Librium and Prozac
  • Sedatives such as Dalmane

After taken Tussi-Organidin NR if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Tussi-Organidin NR overdose include:

  • Deep breathing
  • Bluish skin coloration
  • Cold and clammy skin
  • Excitement
  • Flaccid muscles
  • Hallucinations
  • Low blood pressure
  • Restlessness
  • Slow

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