Introduction

Dpc Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms like a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and fever. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain, and inflammation.

Dpc Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor.

Using this medicine may cause some common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. If any of these side effects bother you or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent them.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe for you. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Dpc Tablet

Benefits of Dpc Tablet

In Treatment of Common cold symptoms

Dpc Tablet effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness. It also reduces pain and fever that accompany a cold. An antacid present in Dpc Tablet help relieve mild gastric discomforts, such as heartburn, nausea, bloating, and upset stomach that might arise due to this medicine. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Dpc 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 Dpc

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness

How to use Dpc 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. Dpc Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dpc Tablet works

Dpc Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Diclofenac, Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Magnesium Trisilicate which relieve cold symptoms. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) and Paracetamol is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Magnesium Trisilicate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dpc Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dpc Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dpc Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dpc Tablet 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 Dpc Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dpc Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dpc Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dpc Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Dpc Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dpc Tablet, 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Dpc Tablet is used to get relief from the symptoms of common cold.
  • Do not take Dpc Tablet with any other medicine containing (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first.
  • Stick to simple meals and avoid fatty or spicy foods to avoid nausea after taking Dpc Tablet.
  • Along with taking Dpc Tablet 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, pillowcase, etc.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms have not improved within seven days of treatment.

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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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