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Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet

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

Introduction

Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat common cold symptoms. It provides temporary relief from congestion and stuffiness in the nose. It also helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, and watery eyes.

Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is better to take it with food to avoid stomach upset. 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 effect is allergic reactions which are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. It can also 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 worsen your dizziness.

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

Uses of Prosed Plus Tablet

Side effects of Prosed Plus 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 Prosed Plus

  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Prosed Plus 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. Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prosed Plus Tablet works

Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol and Promethazine which relieve common cold symptoms. 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. Promethazine 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 Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet 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
Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
For prolonged use and repeated doses of Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet, observe the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them.
Liver
CAUTION
Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prosed Plus 500mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. 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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No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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common cold,snizning and headache which tab can take to common cold?
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Take tab LCZ PLUS and consult an ENT specialist for proper clinical examination
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References

  1. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Promethazine hydrochloride. Guildford Surrey: Aventis Pharma Limited; 2008 [revised 17 Aug. 2016]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Promethazine hydrochloride. Guildford, Surrey: Sanofi; 2016. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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