Brand name :COLDNIL TAB
Levocetirizine, Paracetamol & Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Tablet
Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol is a combination of three medicines: Levocetirizine, Phenylephrine, and Paracetamol, which helps in relieving cough, cold watery eyes, and itchy nose/throat. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine relieving allergy symptoms like running nose and sneezing. Phenylephrine relieves congestion and a stuffy nose. Paracetamol is an analgesic and antipyretic, which prevents certain pain-related chemical messages from developing in the brain.
It is mainly used to treat common cold symptoms and allergies. It consists of three medicines, Levocetirizine, Phenylephrine, and Paracetamol. Levocetirizine belongs to the class of anti-allergic drugs, which works by blocking the action of histamine. Phenylephrine helps in shrinking the blood vessels in the nostrils and reducing stuffy noses. Paracetamol helps in the reduction of pain and fever by preventing the production of prostaglandins in the brain.
Advantages and disadvantages come with every medicine, this one also has some disadvantages. Patients might experience drowsiness, headache, tiredness, stomach upset, restlessness, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhea and dry mouth. Most of its side effects need not require medical attention as they resolve independently over time. If the condition gets worse please consult a doctor.
HOW TO USE
Tablet/capsule: Use this medicine in consideration with your doctor. Take it with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. Oral suspension: Shake the bottle well before use. Do check the label for directions and consume as directed by your physician.
TAB-COLDNILl should not be taken in case you are allergic to the medicine, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. It can be harmful if you intake the medicine in case of high blood pressure, kidney or liver diseases, and coronary artery disease. Also do inform your doctor about prior medication, before taking Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol. You should not stop taking this medication without the doctor’s consent, as the symptoms might come back again to haunt you and can worsen your condition from earlier.
Do not take TAB-COLDNIL, if you have taken any anti-depressant medication in the last 14 days.
Drug-Drug interaction: LEVOCETIRIZINE+PARACETAMOL+PHENYLEPHRINE may interact with blood thinners, antibiotics, high cholesterol-lowering medicines, anti-sickness drugs, anti-allergic drugs, drugs used to reduce acid in the stomach and antidepressants.
Drug-Food Interaction: Do not take herbal supplements for depression with LEVOCETIRIZINE+PARACETAMOL+PHENYLEPHRINE.
Drug-Disease Interaction: If you are suffering from high blood pressure, kidney or liver problems, or heart diseases like coronary artery disease, and are receiving antidepressant medicines, please consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
Ques. How does LEVOCETIRIZINE+PARACETAMOL+PHENYLEPHRINE work?
Ans. Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol is a combination of three medicines: Levocetirizine, Phenylephrine, and Paracetamol, which helps in relieving cough, cold watery eyes, and itchy nose/throat. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine relieving allergy symptoms like running nose and sneezing. Phenylephrine relieves congestion and a stuffy nose. Paracetamol is an analgesic and antipyretic, which prevents certain pain-related chemical messages from developing in the brain.
Ques. Is a higher dose of LEVOCETIRIZINE+PARACETAMOL+PHENYLEPHRINE more effective?
Ans.It is not recommended to take higher doses as it is not more effective, moreover, there are chances of serious side effects which might worsen your condition.
Ques. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol?
Ans. It should not be taken if you have high blood pressure, any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers, overactive thyroid, and taking any antidepressant drugs. However, it can be taken if your doctor knows your condition.
Ques. Can I breastfeed while taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol?
Ans.It is advised not to breastfeed while taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol, as this may pass into your breast milk and can harm your baby.
Levocetirizine 5mg + Paracetamol 325mg +Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 5mg Tablet