Lefrin Drop

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Lefrin Drop is a decongestant. It is used to relieve symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and swelling.

Lefrin Drop is best taken with food. Use it in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to get the most benefit from it. Keep using it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear. Before you take this medicine, let your doctor know about any other medicines you are taking. You should also tell your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include nausea, vomiting, and headache. While you are on treatment with this medicine, do not smoke as it can worsen your symptoms. Drinking alcohol can also affect how the medicine works and should be avoided. It is not recommended for pregnant women, however, it may be safe for breastfeeding mothers if the doctor prescribes it.

Uses of Lefrin Drop

Benefits of Lefrin Drop

In Common cold symptoms

Lefrin Drop is a safe medicine that effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and swelling. It shrinks the blood vessels and provides rapid relief that lasts for several hours. It should be used as prescribed and should not be taken for more than seven days in a row (preferably less). Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve.

Side effects of Lefrin Drop

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 Lefrin

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Lefrin Drop

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. Lefrin Drop is to be taken with food.

How Lefrin Drop works

Lefrin Drop is a nasal decongestant. It works by narrowing the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lefrin Drop. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lefrin Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lefrin Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Lefrin Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lefrin Drop should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lefrin Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Lefrin Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lefrin Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lefrin Drop?

If you miss a dose of Lefrin Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Lefrin Drop for the treatment of common cold symptoms.
  • Lefrin Drop can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime.
  • Always take Lefrin Drop with food.
  • Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid drinking and smoking while taking Lefrin Drop.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
1-Hydroxy-4-Unsubstituted Benzenoids Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Sympthatomimmetics- alpha 1 (Nasal)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lefrin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alovir, Acvirax, Avir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Herpinil-F, Famtag, Virax FC
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Furon, Furachlor, Fulo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ganpyar
LIFE-THREATENING

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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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Lefrin Drop?

Yes, Lefrin Drop is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness and allergic reaction. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Lefrin Drop cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Lefrin Drop can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines. Consult your doctor if the side effect persist or worsen.

Q. Can the use of Lefrin Drop cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Lefrin Drop can cause nausea and vomiting. To avoid nausea one can take Lefrin Drop with milk, food or with antacids. If vomiting occurs, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. You should let your doctor know if you are unable to drink water and there are signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

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Sarkhej-Dholka Road, Bhat, Ahmedabad-382 210, INDIA.
Country of Origin: India

MRP
39.44
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 packet
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