Zotex Oral Syrup 20-100-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zotex: Oral syrup (20-100-10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

DEXTROMETHORPHAN, GUAIFENESIN, and PHENYLEPHRINE (dex troe meth OR fan, gwye FEN e sin, fen il EF rin) is a combination of a cough suppressant, an expectorant, and a decongestant. It is used to treat cough and congestion. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

NDC: 680250001
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Common Cold, Nasal Congestion

Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Reported Side Effects for Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phenylephrine(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phenylephrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phenylephrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Zotex 20mg-100mg-10mg/5ml Syrup(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice and Dextromethorphan(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice may increase the actions of Dextromethorphan. Side effects from the Dextromethorphan may get worse if you drink grapefruit juice. It may be best to avoid drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking Dextromethorphan.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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