Overview

Uses of Histacold DPS Oral Drops
Histacold DPS Oral Drops is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.
Histacold DPS Oral Drops side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
How to use Histacold DPS 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. Histacold DPS Oral Drops 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 Histacold DPS Oral Drops works
Histacold DPS Oral Drops is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieve cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Histacold DPS Oral Drops related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Histacold DPS Oral Drops with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Histacold DPS Oral Drops 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
Histacold DPS Oral Drops is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Histacold DPS Oral Drops may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Histacold DPS Oral Drops is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histacold DPS Oral Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Histacold DPS Oral Drops may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Histacold DPS Oral Drops should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Histacold DPS Oral Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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FAQs

Q. What is Histacold DPS?
Histacold DPS is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, and Phenylephrine. This combination helps to relieve symptoms of the cold like runny nose, watery eyes, fever, and headache. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. Paracetamol blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Q. Is it safe to use Histacold DPS?
Yes, Histacold DPS is safe in most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, sleepiness, headache and other uncommon or rare side effect. Inform the doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Histacold DPS when I am relieved of my symptoms?
Histacold DPS is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, continue taking this medicine if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Histacold DPS cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Histacold DPS can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Histacold DPS cause damage to liver?
Histacold DPS is usually safe in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Histacold DPS can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol, while taking this medicine as it may increase your risk of liver damage.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Histacold DPS?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Jun 2018.
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