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Overview

Introduction

Anti CC Tablet is used to treat common cold symptoms. It narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from stuffiness in the nose. It helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose and watery eyes.

Anti CC Tablet also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever. It may be taken with or without food in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember.

Anti CC Tablet may cause some side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, dryness in mouth, restlessness, fatigue and insomnia. As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Anti CC Tablet

Anti CC Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Anti CC Tablet

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. Anti CC 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.

How Anti CC Tablet works

Anti CC Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, and Phenylephrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Caffeine increases the effectiveness of paracetamol and makes you more alert. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Anti CC Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Anti CC Tablet Taking Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Phenylephrine with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Anti CC Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Anti CC Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Anti CC Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Anti CC Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anti CC Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Anti CC Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Anti CC Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anti CC Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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FAQs

Q. What is Anti CC?

Anti CC is a combination of four medicines: Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol and Phenylephrine. This combination is helpful in relieving the symptoms of cold. These symptoms may include body ache, headache, fatigue, fever, watery eyes, sneezing, cough, sore throat, and runny and stuffy nose.

Q. Are there any foods which I have to avoid while taking Anti CC?

Anti CC contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or food that contain caffeine. Foods like coffee, tea, cola drinks and chocolate should be avoided as they may add to your total caffeine intake. Increased caffeine intake can cause difficulty in sleeping, you may experience tremors and/or have chest discomfort. Also, avoid drinking alcohol (beer, wine, etc.) while taking this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Anti CC?

Store your medicines in a cool dry place and keep them in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store them out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Anti CC?

Serious side effects with Anti CC are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Anti CC be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Anti CC?

It is not recommended to use Anti CC if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers or overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). However, it can be taken if advised by the doctor. Its use should also be avoided if you are taking antidepressant drugs. These drugs, called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), may include phenelzine and isocarboxazid or tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine and amitriptyline.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Anti CC?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Anti CC. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

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