Axcold Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nasal congestion (blocked nose), Allergic disorders, Migraine headaches
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₹3.7/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Axcold Tablet

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Uses of Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is used in nasal congestion and pupil dilation.
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. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Axcold Tablet works

Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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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. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Axcold Tablet works

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
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Uses of Caffeine

Caffeine is used in the treatment of migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Caffeine

Common

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dehydration.

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How to use Caffeine

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.

How Axcold Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Caffeine works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on Axcold Tablet

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.

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 sleepiness or drowsiness.

Expert advice for Caffeine

  • For relief of pain, consume the medicine only at recommended doses. Immediately consult doctor in case you take more than the prescribed/ recommended dose even if you feel well. Also consult the doctor if the symptoms last for more than 3 days despite taking the medicine.
  • Preparations of caffeine and ergot derivatives have been discontinued in view of patient safety.
  • When caffeine citrate solution is used for premature apnea of newborns, remember to use one vial of the drug for one dose. Throw away the left-over solution after required amount is used.
Warnings
Special precautions for Axcold Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Axcold Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.

Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Axcold 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
Axcold Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Larger doses or prolonged use of Axcold Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
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Driving
Axcold Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Axcold Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Axcold Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Axcold Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Axcold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with l
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Axcold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Axcold Tablet

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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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 Caffeine

Q. What is Caffeine?
Caffeine is a drug which belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It is also present in tea, coffee, some chocolates and soft drinks, in addition to some medicines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, too much Caffeine is harmful
Q. Is caffeine alcohol?
No, caffeine is not alcohol; it belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, it must be remembered that too much caffeine is harmful
Q. Is Caffeine good or bad?
Caffeine. if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much Caffeine is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of Caffeine
Q. Is Caffeine good for hair?
There is no report available on the use of Caffeine and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Caffeine addictive?
No, Caffeine is not in the list of addictive drugs. Addiction is said to occur when there is persistent, compulsive dependence on a behavior or substance; without treatment or engagement in recovery activities, addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. Caffeine does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "Caffeine withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of Caffeine but resolves within 24–48 hours
Q. Is Caffeine good for heart?
Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant, and is used in combination with pain-relieving medication to ease headache, migraine pain, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat and period pains. Increased doses may have side effects like increased heart rate (tachycardia), abnormal heart beats (cardiac arrhythmias). Always consult your doctor for the recommended indications, doses and side effects, if any.
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Substitutes for Axcold

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