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Avoid Actifed plus suspension with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Actifed plus suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
UNSAFE
Actifed plus suspension 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ACTIFED PLUS

Paracetamol(125 mg)

Uses

Paracetamol is used in the treatment of headache, joint pain, dental pain, nerve pain, muscular pain, menstrual pain, migraine and fever

How it works

Paracetamol blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Skin redness, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Running nose, Nausea, Liver injury, Abnormal blood cell count, Facial swelling, Blisters on skin
Triprolidine(0.625 mg)

Uses

Triprolidine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

How it works

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

Common side effects

Nausea, Pale red skin, Itchy rash, Drowsiness, Agitation, Confusion, Blurred vision, Coordination impaired, Difficulty in paying attention, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Hallucination, Rash, Tachycardia, Thickened respiratory tract secretions, Vomiting, Nightmare
Phenylpropanolamine(6.25 mg)

Uses

Phenylpropanolamine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

How it works

Phenylpropanolamine belongs to a class of medications called nasal decongestants. It stimulates receptors on blood vessels in the nose and sinuses leading to its constriction and reduction in blood flow thereby relieving congestion.

Common side effects

Systemic hypertension (high blood pressure), Nausea, Insomnia, Palpitations

SUBSTITUTES FOR ACTIFED PLUS

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Expert advice FOR ACTIFED PLUS

  • Do not take if you are taking any other products that contain paracetamol, or are allergic to paracetamol or any of the other ingredients.
  • Do not take paracetamol if you drink three or more alcoholic beverages every day.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you have any skin reaction such as skin reddening, blisters, or rash.
  • Do not take paracetamol without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR ACTIFED PLUS

Paracetamol

Q.

Is paracetamol an antibiotic?
No, paracetamol is not an antibiotic. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and anti-pyretic (for the relief of fever).

Q.

Is paracetamol a NSAID?
Yes, paracetamol is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) which has analgesic (painkiller) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever) properties.

Q.

Is paracetamol an analgesic?
Yes, paracetamol is an analgesic (painkiller) medicine and can be used for the relief of pain, for example, toothache, headache, and sprain.

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

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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.

Phenylpropanolamine

Q.

Is phenylpropanolamine a controlled substance?
Phenylpropanolamine is a controlled substance since it can be used for manufacturing of illegal drugs

Q.

Is phenylpropanolamine the same as phenylephrine?
Phenylpropanolamine and phenylephrine are different drugs belonging to the same class of medications (nasal decongestants). Both are used to relieve blocked nose or sinuses caused by common cold and seasonal nasal allergies (hay fever)

Q.

Is phenylpropanolamine still on the market?
Phenylpropanolamine is banned in India due to increased risk of haemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain) and is no longer marketed in India

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Does phenylpropanolamine cause stroke?
Phenylpropanolamine has shown to increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain). Women are at a higher risk.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)