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Overview

Introduction

Cyp Cold Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes. It works by blocking the release of chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever.

Cyp Cold Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is better to take it with food to avoid stomach upset. 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 doctor 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, palpitations, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), and high blood pressure. 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 cause dizziness, 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 make dizziness worse.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Cyp Cold Tablet

Side effects of Cyp Cold Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations
  • Restlessness

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

How Cyp Cold Tablet works

Cyp Cold Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, Phenylpropanolamine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Caffeine which relieve common cold symptoms. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 decongestant. It narrows blood vessels in the nose to relieve congestion. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Caffeine increases the effectiveness of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen and decreases sleepiness due to Chlorpheniramine Maleate.

Safety Advice

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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Have throat pain like symptoms of cold
Dr. Urvashi Chhimwal
Ayurveda
Take tulsi ginger tea, tulasi tablet and avoid cold drinks
Cold cold cold cold cold cold cold
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
Take anti cold tablet, d cold total. You should describe all your complaints
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