Copastin Uses

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Copastin indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Copastin description

Copastin is a cough suppressant that acts on the central nervous system.

Copastin interactions

The simultaneous intake of sedatives or antihistamines, as well as ingestion of alcohol may ’increase the side effects of the drug.

Copastin side effects

drowsiness, dry mouth, anorexia, nausea.

Copastin contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the active substance or any excipients. Generally contraindicated in pregnancy.

Active ingredient matches for Copastin:

Cloperastine in Malaysia.

Cloperastine Fendizoate

Cloperastine HCl in Malaysia.

Cloperastine hydrochloride in Malaysia.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Copastin 10 mg x 10's x 100

List of Copastin substitutes (brand and generic names):

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Hukuron 20 mg
Huscol 20 mg
Kopycon 10 mg x 500's
Penazol 10 mg
Uncough 10 mg x 2, 000's (Yung shin)
Zusou 10 mg x 1000's

References

  1. PubChem. "cloperastine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "Cloperastine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09002 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. MeSH. "MeSH Tree: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles for PubMed.". http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/meshhome... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Copastin are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Copastin. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

1 consumer reported useful

Was the Copastin drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Useful1
100.0%


5 consumers reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Copastin drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
Users%
Not expensive3
60.0%
Expensive2
40.0%


6 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Copastin before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 day and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Copastin. To get the time effectiveness of using Copastin drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 day4
66.7%
2 days1
16.7%
3 month1
16.7%


39 consumers reported age

Users%
> 6011
28.2%
30-4510
25.6%
16-299
23.1%
46-606
15.4%
6-152
5.1%
1-51
2.6%


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