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Overview

Uses of Influ Tablet

Influ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Influ 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. Influ Tablet 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 Influ Tablet works

Influ Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieve dry cough. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that relieves cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain. 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 decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Influ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Influ Tablet. Taking Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Phenylephrine with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Influ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Influ Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Influ Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Influ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Influ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Influ Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Influ Tablet
₹3.75/Tablet
Tacof P Tablet
Biostrass Health Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹4.4/Tablet
17% costlier

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Influ

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Have throat pain like symptoms of cold
Dr. Urvashi Chhimwal
Ayurveda
Take tulsi ginger tea, tulasi tablet and avoid cold drinks
I am a breastfeeding mom.I am having cold symptoms since yesterday.can I have welset cold tab.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
welset 500 mg is fine
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References
  1. Acetaminophen, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Dextromethorphan HBr, Phenylephrine HCl. Lumberton, New Jersey: AAA Pharmaceutical, Inc. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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