Side Effects of Coolcad are Taste change, Staining of teeth, Hard Dental Plaque.
How to use Coolcad Syrup
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. Coolcad Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Coolcad Syrup is an antiseptic. It works by killing harmful microorganisms and cleans the affected area.
In Depth Information on Coolcad Syrup
Expert advice for Coolcad Syrup
Use Coolcad Syrup after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages.
For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Coolcad Syrup.
Coolcad Syrup may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
Do not mix/dilute Coolcad Syrup with any other product.
Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Coolcad Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Coolcad Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coolcad Syrup 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.
Coolcad Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Coolcad Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Coolcad Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coolcad Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Coolcad Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coolcad Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Coolcad belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface
Q. Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Q. Is Coolcad an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Coolcad is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using Coolcad mouthwash
Q. Is Coolcad safe?
Coolcad is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Coolcad an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Coolcad is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste
Q. Does Coolcad mouthwash expire?
Coolcad mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.