Tixylix Syrup for Whooping Cough in Children

Tixylix Syrup is produced by Sanofi, which contains promethazine HCL + Pholcodine. Tixylix baby syrup is a cough linctus for children. It gently soothes children’s cough and gives symptomatic relief of cold, sore throat, runny and blocked nose, etc. Secondly, it is indicated for the symptomatic relief of cough and as an adjuvant in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) in children. It is also useful for the relief of irritating night cough and spasm of whooping cough in children. It is anti-histamine, local analgesic, anti-emetic, central sedative action, which rapidly absorbed and give relief in minutes. It is also free from undesirable side-effects like constipation, anorexia, and vomiting. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant and is well tolerated by all age groups.

Compositions

Pholcodine

It is a narcotic derivative related to codeine having analgesic properties. It is mostly being used in cough suppression. It is primarily indicated in conditions like dry cough, anxiety, and also being used in ovarian cancer.

Promethazine

It is an antihistamine agent that is being used to treat allergic conjunction and allergic rhinitis. It prevents allergic reactions to blood or plasma of allergic patients. It is being used in the recovery of bone marrow transplantation, advanced ovarian cancer, epilepsy, haemolytic disease of newborn, allergy, motion sickness, nausea, vertigo, severe vomiting in pregnancy, night sedation, and insomnia, etc.

Side Effects of Tixylix Baby Syrup

Slightly drowsiness may occur in a few babies.

Side effects of pholcodine

Side effects of pholcodine include epigastric distress, drowsiness, ataxia, respiratory depression, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.

Side effects of promethazine

Side effects of promethazine include seizures, respiratory depression, blurred vision, delirium ataxia, deep sleep, insomnia, anxiety, dry mouth, confusion, and CNS excitation etc.

Precautions

Tixylix should not be administered on children below 2 years.

Tixylix Syrup

(Cough Linctus for Children)

Tixylix Syrup

Tixylix SyrupPromethazine + Pholcodine
CompositionEach 5ml contains Promethazine Hydrochloride B.P 1.5mg
Pholcodine B.P 3.8% v/v
Symptoms Cough, Cold, Runny Nose, Whooping Cough, Night Cough,
Dose (2-5 years)1 teaspoonful three times a day
Dose (5-10 years)2 teaspoonful three times a day
CompanySanofi
Retail Price Rs 54