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Dencold Oral Drops


Product introduction

Dencold Oral Drops is a medicine used in symptomatic treatment of common cold in children. It provides quick relief from common cold symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, and sneezing.

Dencold Oral Drops may be given to your child with or without food. Administer it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose and duration of the treatment will depend on your child’s condition and how they respond to the medicine. Continue to give the medicine for as long as the doctor has recommended.


The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact the doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects experienced by the child. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not let your child do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects them.


It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking Dencold Oral Drops. Before giving the medicine to your child, let your doctor know if they have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for the child.


Uses of Dencold Oral Drops

Benefits of Dencold Oral Drops

In Treatment of Common cold

Dencold Oral Drops effectively relieves symptoms associated with common cold in children, such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It helps loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. It also shrinks the blood vessels and provides rapid relief that lasts for several hours. These actions make breathing easier. Dencold Oral Drops usually starts working within a few minutes, and the effects can last up to several hours.

Side effects of Dencold Oral Drops

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 Dencold

  • Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Pale skin
  • High blood pressure
  • Seizure
  • Dry nose
  • Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Dry throat
  • Excitement
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Tremors
  • Palpitations
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Decreased appetite
  • Blurred vision

How to use Dencold Oral Drops

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. Dencold Oral Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dencold Oral Drops works

Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Dencold Oral Drops. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dencold Oral Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dencold Oral Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dencold Oral Drops alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dencold Oral Drops in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dencold Oral Drops in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dencold Oral Drops?

If you miss a dose of Dencold Oral Drops, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Dencold Oral Drops helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Dencold Oral Drops as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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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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FAQs

Q. What is Dencold Oral Drops?

Dencold Oral Drops is a combination of two medicines that help to relieve the symptoms of cold. It consists of Chlorpheniramine, an antiallergic that relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It also consists of Phenylephrine, a decongestant that narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Dencold Oral Drops?

Dencold Oral Drops is safe for most of the patients when taken according to the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Dencold Oral Drops cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Dencold Oral Drops can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Dencold Oral Drops cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Dencold Oral Drops is drowsiness. Avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or engaging in other activities that need your full attention, unless your healthcare provider has permitted you to do so. Do not drink alcohol or other cough and cold medicines. Also, avoid taking medicines that help you sleep while taking Dencold Oral Drops as it may lead to excessive drowsiness.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Dencold Oral Drops can lead to increased side effects due to overdose. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dencold Oral Drops?

The use of Dencold Oral Drops is considered to be harmful to patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medication. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma and enlarged prostate (difficulty in urination) before taking Dencold Oral Drops.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Dencold Oral Drops?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Dencold Oral Drops?

Dencold Oral Drops is a combination of two medicines that help to relieve the symptoms of cold. It consists of Chlorpheniramine, an antiallergic that relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It also consists of Phenylephrine, a decongestant that narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Dencold Oral Drops?

Dencold Oral Drops is safe for most of the patients when taken according to the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Dencold Oral Drops cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Dencold Oral Drops can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Dencold Oral Drops cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Dencold Oral Drops is drowsiness. Avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or engaging in other activities that need your full attention, unless your healthcare provider has permitted you to do so. Do not drink alcohol or other cough and cold medicines. Also, avoid taking medicines that help you sleep while taking Dencold Oral Drops as it may lead to excessive drowsiness.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Dencold Oral Drops can lead to increased side effects due to overdose. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dencold Oral Drops?

The use of Dencold Oral Drops is considered to be harmful to patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medication. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma and enlarged prostate (difficulty in urination) before taking Dencold Oral Drops.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Dencold Oral Drops?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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