ACTIVE COLD SYRUP

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Primarily used for

Allergic Disorders, pupil dilation
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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60 ML in 1 bottle
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WELMINIC SYRUP
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Medicine Overview of ACTIVE COLD SYRUP

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Uses of Chlorpheniramine

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

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Chlorpheniramine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How ACTIVE COLD SYRUP works

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

Phenylephrine is used in pupil dilation and nasal congestion.
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.
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Side effects of Phenylephrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular.

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How to use Phenylephrine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How ACTIVE COLD SYRUP works

Phenylephrine narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on ACTIVE COLD SYRUP

Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.

Expert advice for Phenylephrine

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.
Warnings
Special precautions for ACTIVE COLD SYRUP
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Active cold syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Active cold syrup 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ACTIVE COLD SYRUP

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.
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Frequently asked questions for Phenylephrine

Q. Is phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does phenylephrine work/ does phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with phenylephrine
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take phenylephrine with high blood pressure
Q. Is phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.
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