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Overview

Uses of CNF Tablet

CNF Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use CNF 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. CNF 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 CNF Tablet works

CNF Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Levocetirizine, Phenylephrine and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, which relieves common cold symptoms. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. 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.

CNF Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with CNF Tablet. Taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
CNF 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
CNF 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
CNF Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
CNF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CNF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CNF Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
CNF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CNF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of CNF Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to CNF

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I have a cough cold and also have a fever I was taking a medicine name cnf and my age is 14 years. ISince 1month I am suffering cough cold
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary.
Burning sensation & pain in Right side CHEST. SmokerPresently I am taking medicine CNF Activ & Cepodem 200 since Sir
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
if you do not recover, your doctor will check you for TB infection
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of CNF cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, CNF may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

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

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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

Serious side effects with CNF 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. These side effects are uncommon but may be serious and may need urgent medical attention.

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

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with use of CNF?

It is not recommended to use CNF if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). However, it can be taken if your doctor is aware of your conditions and advises you to take it. The use of CNF 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 CNF?

No, you should not breastfeed while using CNF. This medicine can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

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References
  1. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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