Zefcolin® Mode of Action
It has antitussive action for Symptomatic relief of Dry cough.

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Zefcolin Cough Syrup

Manufactured by:

The Madras pharmaceuticals
Fountil Life Sciences Pvt Ltd.


Each 5ml Contains
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide BP 10mg
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride BP 5mg
Cetirizine Hydrochloride BP 5mg
Racementhol BP 1.5mg


It has antitussive action for Symptomatic relief of Dry cough.
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide is a cough suppressant ,which has Central action on the cough center in the medulla.It is used for the relief of non-productive dry cough.
Cetirizine Hydrochloride is an antihistamine reported to be long acting and with some mast cell stabilizing activity.It is used for the symptomatic relief of hypersensitivity reactions including rhinitis.
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride is the most commonly used salt for the symptomatic relief of nasal congestion.It is intended for the relief of cough and cold symptoms.
Menthol exerts a cooling and local analgesic effect on the irritated and inflamed respiratory mucosa,thereby reduces mucosal irritation and generation of tussal impulses.


Zefcolin is indicated for symptomatic relief of dry unproductive cough due to post nasal drip,allergic & vasomotor rhinitis, Allergic pharyngitis, Laryngitis & sinusitis, Allergic cough following URTI and Surgery.


5-10ml 2-3 times a day or as directed by physician.


Drowsiness,Dizziness,Nervousness and dry mouth.

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Clinical | Pharmacokinetic data

Pregnancy Category:
Routes of Administration: Oral
Bioavailability: Not Available
Protein Binding: Not Available
Metabolosim: Not Available
Onset of Action:
Elimination Half life: Not Available
Excretion: Not Available

Legal Status | Dosage forms & Strengths

Prescription Category:
Prescription only Medicine (POM) , ℞-only
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control ) Act Schedule:
This Drug is not Subject to DDA drugs Act
Dosage Forms | Strengths:

Drug Indentifiers:

Not availabe

Drug Images

References/ Citation:

  • Bem, Jerzy L., and Richard Peck. “Dextromethorphan.” Drug Safety 7.3 (1992): 190-199.

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