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Overview

Uses of Coldguard XT Suspension

Coldguard XT Suspension side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache

How to use Coldguard XT Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Coldguard XT Suspension 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 Coldguard XT Suspension works

Coldguard XT Suspension is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieves common cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves 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 nasal decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Coldguard XT Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Coldguard XT Suspension. Taking Coldguard XT Suspension with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coldguard XT Suspension 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
Coldguard XT Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Coldguard XT Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Coldguard XT Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coldguard XT Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coldguard XT Suspension may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Coldguard XT Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Coldguard XT Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Coldguard XT Suspension helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing paracetamol (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Coldguard XT

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Hello, generally cold medicines are not recommended for such small babies. Start nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Also start syp Alerid 2.5 ml once daily for the next 5 days.
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FAQs

Q. What is Coldguard XT?

Coldguard XT is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Phenylephrine. This combination helps to relieve symptoms of cold like runny nose, watery eyes, fever and headache. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol 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 and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Coldguard XT?

Yes, Coldguard XT is safe in most patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, sleepiness, headache and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform the doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Coldguard XT when I am relieved of my symptoms?

Coldguard XT is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, continue taking this medicine if your doctor has advised you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Coldguard XT cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Coldguard XT can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Coldguard XT cause damage to liver?

Coldguard XT is usually safe when taken according to the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Coldguard XT can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol, while taking this medicine as it may increase your risk of liver damage.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Coldguard XT?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

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References
  1. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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