Correctal Drop

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Introduction

Correctal Drop is used to treat common cold symptoms. It provides temporary relief from congestion and stuffiness in the nose. It also helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, and watery eyes.

Correctal Drop is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, high blood pressure, insomnia and palpitations. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney and liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Correctal Drop

Benefits of Correctal Drop

In Common cold symptoms

Correctal Drop effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness. Correctal Drop also clears a blocked nose. This reduces congestion and helps in easy breathing. This medicine usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to feel better.

Side effects of Correctal Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Correctal

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations

How to use Correctal Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Correctal Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Correctal Drop works

Correctal Drop is a combination of two medicines: Phenylpropanolamine and Dexchlorpheniramine which relieve common cold symptoms. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Dexchlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Correctal Drop may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Correctal Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Correctal Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Correctal Drop may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Correctal Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Correctal Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Correctal Drop is prescribed to get relief from symptoms of common cold.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms have not improved within seven days of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications for cold.
  • Along with taking Correctal Drop do the following simple tips at home to get relief:
    1. Steam inhalation.
    2. Gargling with warm saltwater.
    3. Apply vapor rubs on chest, back if needed. Take enough rest.
    4. Take warm food and fluid only. Ensure adequate fluid intake.
    5. Advise hygiene measures to reduce spread: frequent hand-washing, avoiding sharing towels, pillowcases, etc.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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common cold,snizning and headache which tab can take to common cold?
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Take tab LCZ PLUS and consult an ENT specialist for proper clinical examination
Common cold with bronchitis fever two days Fever with common cold & bronchitis
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
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. Your child may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs.
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Phenylpropanolamine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Dexchlorpheniramine. North Shore, Auckland: Bayer New Zealand Limited; 2017. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Phenylpropanolamine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Dexchlorpheniramine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Union Drug Company Ltd, No 182, Roy Bahadur Road, Behala, Kolkata-700034, West Bengal, India
Country of origin: India

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