Medicine Overview of Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms with fever.
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction.
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. Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, Paracetamol and Phenylephrine which relieve common cold symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose, body ache and fever. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
In Depth Information on Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet
Alkem Cold Tablet related warnings
Taking Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/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.
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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User Submitted Feedback For Alkem Cold 5 mg/500 mg/5 mg Tablet
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Nasal congestion (blocked nose)
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