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Bukof 150 mg/100 ml (Syrup)

Manufactured by: Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Bukof is indicated for

  • Cough (non-productive)
  • Whooping cough
  • Pre-post operative cough

Precautions and warnings

Because Butamirate Citrate suppresses the cough reflex, it should not be used in conjunction with expectorants, as this may cause mucus retention in the airways, increasing the risk of bronchospasm and respiratory infections. A doctor should be examined if the cough lasts longer than 7 days (or more than 3 days in children under the age of 12).

Side-effects

  • Rarely
  • skin rash
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea or dizziness.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient.

Mode of actions

Butamirate is a cough suppressant with a central effect that is used to treat nonproductive cough.

Dosage & Administration

Tablet: Adolescents over 12 years old: 1-2 tablets daily. Adults: 2-3 tablets daily at 8 to 12 hours intervals.

Syrup: Adult: 15 ml 4 times daily; Adolescent: 15 ml 4 times daily
Children (6-12 years): 10 ml 3 times daily, Children (3-6 years): 5 ml 3 times daily.

Pregnancy & Lactation

FDA has not yet classified this medicine into a specified pregnancy category. Although there is no enough evidence that taking this medicine during you are pregnant is harmful.

Discuss with your doctor if you are trying to get pregnant while taking this medicine too.

If you do become pregnant while you are taking this medicine, you should continue to take it and contact with your doctors as quickly as possible. They can assist you to decide whether or not to keep taking this medicine. If you abandon taking this medicine and become sick, this would be more pernicious to your child than staying on the medication.


There is no specific information about whether this medicine is passed on to the baby through breast milk. During this medication, if your baby becomes very sleepy, restless, fatigued, exhibit feeding problems, stop breastfeeding and talk to your doctors very quickly.

Pack Size & Price

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