Vendexine

Drugs , Respiratory System / October 22, 2016

Class: Respiratory System
Dosage Form: Syrup
Description: Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-histaminic
Stock: Available
Manufacturer: Eva Pharma

Composition:

Each 5 ml syrup contains:
Dexamethasone…………………………0.5 mg
Chlorpheniramine maleate…………2.0 mg

Properties:

Dexamethasone has a powerful anti-inflammatory and antiallergic effect . It controls the inflammation whether it is induced by trauma, infection, allergens or chemical substances. It reduces hyperemia and edema by reducing the blood vessels permeability and cellular infiltration.
Chlorpheniramine maleate is a potent anti-histamine. It controls mucosal congestion, allergic cough, rhinorrhea and itching.

Indications:

Vendexine is indicated in:

  • Hay fever
  • Urticaria
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Rheumatic arthritis

Contraindicatons:

Vendexine is contraindicated in:

  • Systemic fungal infection
  • Peptic ulcer, diabetes and osteoporosis
  • Marked emotional instability
  • Tuberculosis

Dosage and Administration:

Should be adjusted by the treating physician.

  • Adults: 1 teaspoonful (5ml), 3 times daily
  • Children (6-12 years): ½ teaspoonful (2.5 ml), 3 times daily

The dose must then be reduced gradually to the maintenance dose according to physician’s directions.
Not to be used in children less than 6 years.

Warnings:

Because drowsiness may occur, patients should avoid driving vehicles or operating machinery.
Not to be used in children less than 6 years.

Packaging:

Bottle of 125 ml syrup.

Storage:

Store at room temperature, below 25°C.

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