Medicine :   
Noscapine is a Medicine belongs to cough suppressant group whose properties about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1706   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Coscopin,Coscopin Plus,Capval

  ►  Doseform :

A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, rectal,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1706   Edition : 37,

  ►  Indication/uses : cough suppressant,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1706   Edition : 37,
Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


► Noscapine medicine for Adults :

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Cough suppressant Oral 50 mg t.i.d.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1706   Edition : 37,




For Pediatric :
S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : hypersensitivity reactions, Confusion, respiratory depression, Dizziness, gastrointestinal disturbance, Excitation,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695,1706   Edition : 37,

►  Interaction : , , Warfarin ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1569,1706   Edition : 37,


►  Contraindication : respiratory failure, asthma, Care is advisable in patients with bronchitis, emphysema, or in other conditions where chronic or persistent cough occurs,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695,1706   Edition : 37,
  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Noscapine should not be given with alcohol or other CNS depressants. An increase in the activity of warfarin has been reported in patients taking noscapine.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1569,1706   Edition : 37,


  ►  Mechanism of Action :   it has a central action on the cough centre in the medulla. It is also an antagonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1695, 1706   Edition : 37,
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Dietary Products that produce same effect as  Noscapine






►   Route of Elimination :   NA


►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA