SEDILIX-DM (Cherry Flavour)

Therapeutic Class

Cough & Cold Preparations

Chemical Composition

Each Smllinctus contains:
Oextromethorphan Hydrobromide ........... 15mg
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride ................ 30mg
Promethazine Hydrochloride ................. 3.125mg
Parabens 0.125% w/v as preservative


90 ml / Bot

Dosage & Administration

Adults and children above 12 years: 10ml every 6 hours Children 6 to 12 years: 5ml every 6 hours Children 2 to 5 years: 2.5ml every 6 hours Extreme care should be taken in giving an accurate dose of medicine because overdoses have been reported to cause serious adverse events. It is highly recommended that a measuring cup, spoon or syringe (which can be obtained from the pharmacy) be used to administer dose.

Warning & Precautions

This preparation may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive motor vehicle or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink while on this medication. Use with caution in patients with epilepsy, prostatic hypertrophy, glaucoma, hepatic disease, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, patients with stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloro-duodenal obstruction or bladder neck obstruction, unless under the medical advice and supervision. If symptoms do not improve within one week or accompanied with high fever, consult a physician before continuing use. As with any other drugs, use in pregnancy is best avoided This product contains promethazine hydrochloride. It should not be used in pediatric patients less than 2 years of age because of the potential for fatal respiratory depression. To be used with cautions, and as advised by the physician/pharmacist for children age 2 to 6 years. This preparation contains Sodium metabisulphite that may cause serious allergic type reactions in certain susceptible patients. Do not use if known to be hypersensitive to bisulphites.

Side Effects

Sedilix-DM may cause drowsiness, dizziness and constipation . Other side effects that may occur include GIT discomfort. No apparent evidence of physical dependence of the morphine type. Other less common side-effects may include transient hypertension,dry mouth, insomnia, restlessness, palpitations, allergic reactions such as rashes, tightness of chest, thickening of bronchial secretions, toxic psychosis and blood dyscrasia.