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Medicine Overview of Colgin Tablet

Uses of Colgin Tablet

Colgin Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

Colgin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Colgin are Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Sleepiness, Headache.

How to use Colgin 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. Colgin 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 Colgin Tablet works

Colgin Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieve 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.

In Depth Information on Colgin Tablet

Colgin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Colgin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Colgin Tablet with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colgin 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.
Lactation
Colgin 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
Colgin Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Colgin Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Colgin Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Colgin Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Colgin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Colgin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Colgin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Colgin Tablet

Q. What is Colgin?
Colgin is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, and Phenylephrine. This combination helps to relieve symptoms of the 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 Colgin?
Yes, Colgin 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 effect. Inform the doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Colgin when I am relieved of my symptoms?
Colgin is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, continue taking this medicine if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Colgin cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Colgin can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Colgin cause damage to liver?
Colgin is usually safe in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Colgin can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol, while taking this medicine as it may increase your risk of liver damage.
Q. Does Colgin expire?
Yes, Colgin does expire. The expiry date is written on the pack of the medicine and it refers to the last day of the month mentioned. Do not use Colgin after the expiry date.
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