Generic Name: Similasan Cough & Fever Relief Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief used for?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief is commonly used for temporarily relieving symptoms associated with the common cold, such as cough; fever; nasal congestion. 

How should I take Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Take Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.

Read the label carefully before using Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief.

Use the dosage cup for measuring an accurate volume as the directions of your doctor.

Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Some of side effects are mild diarrhea; nausea; stomach upset; severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); feeling of swelling of the entire body; numbness or tingling of the skin.

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief.

What is the dose of Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief for an adult?

Recommended dose for adults is 5 ml taken 3-6 doses in each 24 hours.

What is the dose of Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief for a child?

Children from 12 years old: 5 ml taken 3-6 doses in each 24 hours.

Children from 2 to 12 years old: 2.5 ml taken 3-6 doses in each 24 hours.

For children less than 2 years old: do not use.

How is Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief available?

Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Syrup

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Similasan® Cough & Fever Relief, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Review Date: September 10, 2017 | Last Modified: September 10, 2017

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