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Nacold Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Nacold Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness. It is also used to relieve pain and fever.

Nacold Tablet 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, headache, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, fatigue, dryness in the mouth, stomach upset, and allergic reaction. 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. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, 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 worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, 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 also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Nacold Tablet

Side effects of Nacold Tablet

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 Nacold

  • Nausea
  • Stomach irritation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Headache

How to use Nacold 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. Nacold Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nacold Tablet works

Nacold Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, Paracetamol and Pseudoephedrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve 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. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nacold Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nacold Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nacold Tablet 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
Nacold Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nacold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nacold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nacold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nacold Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nacold Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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Patient Concerns

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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
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
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References

  1. Citrizine. Beverley, Hull, UK: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Pseudoephedrine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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