Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (Stuffy nose), Allergic disorders
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is used in the treatment of nasal congestion
It is also used to treat sinus and upper chest congestion.
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Side effects of Pseudoephedrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dry mouth, Hypersensitivity reaction, Restlessness, Sleep disturbance.

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How to use Pseudoephedrine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet works

Pseudoephedrine narrows the small blood vessels, reduces swelling and production of mucous and so relieves congestion.
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Uses of Triprolidine

Triprolidine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Triprolidine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Triprolidine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet works

Triprolidine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Pseudoephedrine

  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, blood vessel, liver, kidney, bladder or prostate disorder.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing, swollen lips or skin, severe rashes and itching, hallucinations, restlessness or sleep disturbances.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken medication for any mental illness, high blood pressure or glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems).
  • Do not take if allergic to pseudoephedrine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if  medication is going for any mental disorder, nasal sprays for decongestion, high blood pressure.
  • Do not take if suffering with kidney, heart, liver, blood vessel disorder or diabetes, hyperthyroidism, phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumor of the adrenal glands) or glaucoma.
  • Do not take if below below 12 years.
  • Do not take if Pregnant and breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Triprolidine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Triprolidine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in p
atients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Actifed 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pseudoephedrine

Q. Can I take pseudoephedrine for allergies?
Pseudoephedrine does give symptomatic relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose and nasal decongestion.
Q. Can I take pseudoephedrine with ibuprofen?
Yes. Ibuprofen may relieve fever experienced during cold.
Q. Can I take Pseudoephedrine with Tamsulosin?
Pseudoephedrine and Tamsulosin are not known to have any meaningful interactions. However, they act by opposite mechanisms and produce opposite effects and hence you should consult your doctor before taking these medicines together because one can decrease the effect of the other.

Frequently asked questions for Triprolidine

Q. Dose Triprolidine cause drowsiness/does it make you feel drowsy/ sleepy?
Yes. Drowsiness and dizziness are common side effects of Triprolidine
Q. Is Triprolidine a sedative?
Triprolidine can produce effects like inducing sleep and drowsiness. However, it is not used as a sedative drug
Q. Is Triprolidine an expectorant?
No. Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough. It may be included in expectorant (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or antitussive (used for dry cough) cough/cold preparations
Q. What is triprolidine/triprolidine hydrochloride?
Triprolidine or triprolidine hydrochloride is an anti-histamine drug
Q. What is it used for?
It is used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching (in eyes, nose, throat), congestion in the nose and sinuses (air cavities around the nose). It may also be used to treat other allergies like red itchy bumps on skin (hives), mild allergic skin reactions, inflammation of eyes due to allergy (allergic conjunctivitis) and swelling of eyes and lips (angioedema)
Q. Does Triprolidine get you high?
Triprolidine may not get you high. However, it may occasionally cause paradoxical excitation (unexpected excitation or increase in activity/agitation) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there)
Q. How does Triprolidine work?
Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug and belongs to a class of drugs called H1 receptor antagonists. It provides relief from the symptoms of common cold and other allergies by blocking the biological effect of naturally released substance called histamine that triggers allergic responses.
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Substitutes for Actifed

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