Descgex Plus is a remedy used to treat nasal congestion as it has a fast acting nasal decongestant and an antihistamine, which relieve symptoms of flu and colds, rhinitis or sinusitis and reduce runny nose.This medicine is available in tablets, drops and syrup and can be bought at pharmacies for a price of about 6 to 19 reais, depending on the pharmaceutical form and package size.
How to use Decongex Plus
The dosage of Decongex Plus depends on the pharmaceutical form you intend to use:
The recommended adult dose is 1 tablet in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening, and the maximum dose should not exceed 2 tablets per day. For children it is recommended to choose syrup or drops.
The recommended dose for children over 2 years of age is 2 drops per kg bodyweight, divided into three doses per day. The maximum daily dose of 60 drops should not be exceeded.
In adults, the recommended dose is 1 to 1 and a half measuring cups, which is 10 to 15 mL respectively, 3 to 4 times daily.
In children over 2 years of age, the recommended dose is one-quarter to half a cup, which is 2.5 to 5 mL, respectively, 4 times daily.
The maximum daily dose of 60 mL should not be exceeded.
Who should not use
Decongex Plus should not be used in people who are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients in the formula, pregnant women, breast-feeding women and children under 2 years old.In addition, this medicine is also contraindicated in people with heart problems, severe high blood pressure, severe circulatory disorders of the heart, arrhythmias, glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, circulatory disorders, diabetes and people with abnormal prostate enlargement.
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Possible side effects
Side effects that may occur during treatment with Decongex Plus are high blood pressure, changes in heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, dryness of the mouth, nose and throat, drowsiness, decreased reflexes, insomnia, nervousness, irritability, blurred vision and thickening of bronchial secretion.