Syrup solution in single-dose sachets indicated to treat dry cough (irritative or nerve) in adults and adolescents from 12 years old
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WHAT IS CINFATOS
Cinfatos is a medicine containing dextromethorphan as the active principo, this compound is an antitussive that acts centrally inhibiting the cough reflex.
It is indicated for the treatment of non-productive cough, especially in the irritative or nervous cough.
- Active ingredient: 15 mg of dextromethorphan hydrobromide.
- Excipients: sorbitol solution 70%, sodium benzoate, sodium saccharin, citric acid monohydrate, orange flavor, 96% ethyl alcohol and purified water.
BEFORE YOU TAKE CINFATOS
Check with your doctor before taking Cinfatos if:
- Have allergy to dextromethorphan or to any of the excipients of this medicine.
- Suffers from a serious lung disease, asthma cough, cough with lots of mucus.
- If you are or has been being treated in the past 2 weeks:
. reuptake inhibitors of serotonin: moclobemide, tranylcypromine.
. monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors: fluoxetine, paroxetine.
. amiodarone and quinidine.
. antiinflammatory type: celecoxib, valdecoxib parecoxib or.
. hypnotics or sedatives.
. expectorants or mucolytics.
- If you have chronic cough.
- If you have liver disease algna.
- If you suffer from atopic dermatitis.
- If it is a weak, sedated or bedridden patients.
Do not take with alcohol, bitter orange juice or grapefruit juice: The consumption of these beverages during treatment with Cinfatos may cause adverse effects.
Cinfatos contains sorbitol. Do not take this medicine if you have an intolerance to this sugar.
Due to the amount of dextromethorphan containing each about children under 12 years old should not take this medicine.
Consider the possibility of administering Cinfatos syrup.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Pregnant or lactating women should not take this medicine without consulting a doctor
DRIVING AND USE OF DANGEROUS MACHINERY
In some cases it may appear drowsiness or decreased responsiveness, even lightheaded.
HOW TO TAKE CINFATOS
Adults and adolescents over 12 years old: 1 out of every 4 hours or 2 envelopes together every 8 hours if necessary. Do not take more than 8 tablets a day.
It is advisable to always take the lowest effective dose.
Open the envelope and pour the contents directly into the mouth. You should drink a glass of water after each dose and plenty of fluids during the day.
It can be taken with or without food.
If you take more than the recommended Cinfatos you may notice: confusion, excitability, restlessness, nervousness and irritability.
Taking very high amounts of this medicine in children can produce a state of torpor, hallucinations, nervousness, nausea, vomiting or changes in gait.
There have been instances of abuse with medicines containing dextromethorphan, can cause serious adverse effects, such as anxiety, panic, memory loss, tachycardia (accelerated heartbeat), lethargy, hypertension or hypotension (high or low voltage), mydriasis (dilation of the pupil of the eye), agitation, dizziness, gastrointestinal disturbances, slurred speech, nystagmus (uncontrolled, involuntary movement oj os), fever, tachypnea (rapid, shallow breathing), brain damage, ataxia (uncoordinated movements) seizures, respiratory depression, unconsciousness, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) and death.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion, seek medical attention or call poison control center (phone: +34 915 62 04 20), indicating the medicine and the amount taken.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
- In some cases there has been drowsiness, lightheadedness, dizziness, constipation, gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea, vomiting.
- In more rare: mental confusion and headache.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date on the carton after the abbreviation "CAD". The expiry date is the last day of that month.
It does not require any special storage conditions.
HOLDER AND RESPONSIBLE MARKETING AUTHORISATION MANUFACTURING
CINFA LABORATORIES, S.A.
Olaz-Chipi, 10 - Polygon Areta 31620 Huarte - Pamplona (Navarra)
* All prices indicated are tax included