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Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is a combination of two medicines, ibuprofen and paracetamol. Both of these belong to a class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension helps lower body temperature (fever) and reduce pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) both in infants and children.

To make the most of this medicine, adhere to the prescribed dose, time, and way while giving this medicine to your child. Give it to your child orally, preferably after meals as this will prevent the chance of developing an upset stomach. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension, give the same dose again. In case it is already time for the next dose, skip repeating it. Never give more than the recommended dose for fast relief as that may cause unwanted effects in your child.

Your child may exhibit side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, and diarrhea after taking this medicine. These side effects are temporary and should subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. In case they persist or become bothersome for your child, do consult your child’s doctor on a priority basis.

Before giving Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension to your child, do inform your child’s doctor if your child is allergic to any medicine or products, or has any history of heart problems, birth defects, liver disease, kidney disease, lung disease, or bleeding disorder. This information is critical for dose alteration and helps in planning your child's overall treatment.

Uses of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension in children

Benefits of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension for your child

In Pain relief

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension contains two medicines: Paracetamol and Ibuprofen both of which are widely used as pain killers. They work in different ways to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. This medicine is very effective in treating mild to moderate pain associated with migraine, headache, backache, period (menstrual) pain, dental pain, and rheumatic and muscular pain. The anti-inflammatory component makes this medicine more effective in treating strains, sprains, and muscle pains.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take too much as this can be dangerous and do not take it for longer than you need it. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

In Treatment of Fever

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension helps lower high temperature caused by fever. This medicine is effective in treating cold and flu symptoms, sore throat, and fever. Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take too much or for longer than you need as this can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

Side effects of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension in children

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Fenceta Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea

How can I give Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension to my child?

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. Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Fenceta Plus Suspension works

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if I forget to give Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension to my child?

Do not panic. Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it’s almost time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is used to reduce pain as well as fever in children and infants.
  • Maintain a log of your child’s temperature. If you do not see any improvement, contact your child’s doctor for advice.
  • Give plenty of fluids to your child, if diarrhea occurs as a side-effect.
  • Never give any other medicine formulation containing paracetamol along with this medicine as that may lead to serious side effects.
  • Stop the medicine and consult your child’s doctor in case your child exhibits allergic rash or stomach pain soon after taking this medicine.
  • If Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension does not seem to be helping your child, contact your doctor for advice. Do not give extra doses.

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He have a fever from Friday and after taking paracetamol and vitamin he was normal within Sunday bt he also take fenceta syrup and after then he feel very weak ,if he went to sleep he does not want to wake up ,he does not take food .if there any side effect on his body for the fenceta syrup ???pls reply the baby was badly seek
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Monitor temperature of Patient. If Patient has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead. Give your Patient a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows: - ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)]. Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. will determine underlying disorders by clinical examination which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnesses and will prescribe medicines accordingly. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. When will my child feel better?

You may be required to give Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the infection. Continue to give this medicine to your child in the dose and frequency advised by the doctor. You will soon notice that the pain or fever will reduce and your child will start feeling better. Do consult the doctor if your child continues to feel unwell even after completion of the full prescribed course of the medicine.

Q. My child’s fever is persistent even after taking Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension. What should I do?

If the fever doesn't come down after the initial few doses, the cause might be an infection (virus or bacteria). It is advised to consult your child’s doctor for specific treatment.

Q. Can I increase or decrease the dose of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension for my child by myself according to the severity of illness?

No, it is not recommended to alter the dose of the medicine without consulting a doctor. While an unrequired increase in the dose may lead to toxicity, a sudden decrease may bring back the symptoms. So, instead of making alterations by yourself, speak to your child’s doctor if you feel a change in dose may be needed.

Q. How should Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension be stored?

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Also, keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.

Q. Can all children be given the same dose of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension?

No. Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension cannot be given to everyone in the same dose. Even your child will not need the same dose once they grow up. The doctor decides the appropriate dose of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension based on the child’s age and body weight. Since the dose changes so unpredictably, you must never give any dose of this medicine to anyone without consulting a doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.

Q. Can I give Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension on a routine basis when my child is taking a vaccine?

Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, it is best if you let your child recover from the ongoing illness and finish the course of the medicine As soon as a child is feeling better the vaccine can and should be given.

Q. Are there any serious side effects of Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension for my child?

Although Fenceta Plus 100mg/162.5mg Suspension is well-tolerated by children, if you notice your child experiencing any intolerable episodes like persistent vomiting, body swelling, paleness, weakness, decreased urine frequency, or serious allergic reaction, rush to your doctor on an immediate basis.

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