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Overview

Uses of Decold Syrup
Decold Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.
Decold Syrup side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations
  • Restlessness
How to use Decold 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. Decold Syrup 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 Decold Syrup works
Decold Syrup 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.
Decold Syrup related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Decold 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Decold Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Decold Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Decold Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decold Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Decold Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Decold Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decold Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Decold Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
MDC PHARMACUETICALS PVT. LIMITED, PLOT NO. 213, INDUSTRIAL AREA, PHASE, I CHANDIGARH-160002. (INDIA)
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