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Lupicold Plus Syrup


Introduction

Lupicold Plus Syrup is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness. It also helps in relieving pain and fever.

Lupicold Plus Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, high blood pressure, insomnia, and palpitations. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It can cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Lupicold Plus Syrup

Benefits of Lupicold Plus Syrup

In Common cold symptoms

Lupicold Plus Syrup effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness. It clears a blocked nose. This reduces congestion and helps in easy breathing. Lupicold Plus Syrup also reduces fever and ease general body aches that sometimes accompany a cold. As a result, you can do your daily activities more easily.
Along with medications, drink enough luke warm water and gargle with warm salt water to feel better.

Side effects of Lupicold Plus Syrup

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 Lupicold Plus

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations

How to use Lupicold Plus Syrup

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. Lupicold Plus Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lupicold Plus Syrup works

Lupicold Plus Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol, Phenylpropanolamine and Chlorpheniramine Maleate which relieve cold symptoms. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lupicold Plus Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lupicold Plus Syrup 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lupicold Plus Syrup during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lupicold Plus Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lupicold Plus Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lupicold Plus Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lupicold Plus Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lupicold Plus Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lupicold Plus Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Lupicold Plus Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Lupicold Plus Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Lupicold Plus Syrup, 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.
Lupicold Plus Syrup
₹28.05/Syrup
Coldwok Plus Syrup
Wockhardt Ltd
₹26/syrup
7% cheaper
Bycold Syrup
Parenteral Drugs India Ltd
₹30/syrup
7% costlier
Flubest Syrup
Anvik Biotech
₹31.8/syrup
13% costlier
Sinulin Syrup
Monokem Labs
₹40/syrup
43% costlier

Quick tips

  • Lupicold Plus Syrup is prescribed to get relief from symptoms of common cold.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms have not improved within seven days of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications for cold.
  • Along with taking Lupicold Plus Syrup 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, pillowcases, etc.

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RESPIRATORY

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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References

  1. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Phenylpropanolamine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine . [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
Country of origin: India

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