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Crash Tablet

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Introduction

Crash Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms like runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever.

Crash Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on the severity of your condition. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as nausea, dryness in mouth, dizziness, fatigue, palpitations, and high blood pressure. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. It should be used with caution in patients who are alcoholic or have liver or kidney disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Crash Tablet

Side effects of Crash Tablet

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 Crash

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness

How to use Crash 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. Crash Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Crash Tablet works

Crash Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol, Phenylpropanolamine and Cetirizine which relieve common cold symptoms. Paracetamol is a analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes fever and pain. Phenylpropanolamine is a sympathomimetic agonist. It narrows blood vessels in the nose to relieve congestion. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Crash Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Crash Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Crash Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Crash Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Crash Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crash Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Crash Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Crash Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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I gain weight so easily i want to loose my weight about 6kgs in 1 month.please suggest me proper diet as i dont want crash dieting
Shikha Mishra
Dietetics/Nutrition
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio
Have throat pain like symptoms of cold
Dr. Urvashi Chhimwal
Ayurveda
Take tulsi ginger tea, tulasi tablet and avoid cold drinks
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References

  1. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs. Phenylpropanolamine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Cetrizine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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