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Overview

Uses of Cetconil Tablet

Cetconil Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Cetconil 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. Cetconil 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 Cetconil Tablet works

Cetconil Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen and Phenylephrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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.

Cetconil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cetconil Tablet. Taking Cetirizine+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Phenylephrine with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cetconil Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cetconil Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cetconil Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cetconil Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cetconil 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.
Liver
Cetconil Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cetconil Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cetconil

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Have throat pain like symptoms of cold
Dr. Urvashi Chhimwal
Ayurveda
Take tulsi ginger tea, tulasi tablet and avoid cold drinks
I am a breastfeeding mom.I am having cold symptoms since yesterday.can I have welset cold tab.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
welset 500 mg is fine
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Cetconil?

Yes, Cetconil is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness, allergic reaction. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Cetconil cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Cetconil can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Cetconil cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Cetconil can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. If vomiting occurs, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. You should also let your doctor know if you are unable to drink water and there are signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

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References
  1. Citrizine. Beverley, Hull, UK: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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