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 MECHANISM OF ACTION
Cough is a reflex phenomenon occurring when sensitive receptors located in the larynx and upper airways are activated.
Cloperastine is an non-opioid cough suppressant. Levocloperastine acts as:
- a selective inhibitor on the cough bulbar center.
- a mild bronchorelaxant and antihistaminic, without acting on the central nervous system or the respiratory center 
Unlike Codeine, Cloperastine does not cause addiction or dependence phenomena, sedation and nausea.
The duration of action of a single dose is 3–4 hours.
- Adults: 20 mg three times daily for adults.
- From 2 to 4 years: 8 mg twice daily.
- From 4 to 7 years: 12 mg twice daily.
- From 7 to 15 years: 20 mg twice daily
- Children under 2 years of age.
- Pregnancy and Lactation.
- Hypersensitivity to any of the product components.
In both adults and children, the concomitant use of Cloperastine with: alcohol, antihistamines, anticholinergics, sedatives is not recommended.
 PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Generally contraindicated in pregnancy and during lactation
 SIDE EFFECTS
Uncommon: Drowsiness and dry mouth
 RELATED LINKS
|Antitussives / Cough|
|Cough suppressants||Benzonatate • Butamirate • Codeine • Dextromethorphan • Dihydrocodeine • Dropropizine • Levocloperastine • Levodropropizine • Nepinalone • Oxolamine|
|Mucolytics||Acetylcysteine • Ambroxol (Oral) • Bromhexine • Carbocisteine • Erdosteine • Guaifenesin • Neltenexine|