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Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg 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, stomach discomfort, headache, nervousness, restlessness, and insomnia. 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 may cause dizziness and 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 you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ratifed Tablet

Side effects of Ratifed Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

How to use Ratifed 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. Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ratifed Tablet works

Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Pseudoephedrine and Triprolidine, which relieves cold symptoms. Pseudoephedrine and triprolidine which relieve cold symptoms. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Triprolidine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg 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
Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg 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
UNSAFE
Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg 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

Quick Tips

  • Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ratifed 500 mg/2.5 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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Common Cold Cough and Sore throat
Dr. Pushkar Mani
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levofloxacin 500 mg , cetcip 10mg , syrup grilinctus 15ml all twice daily for 3 days
I am a breastfeeding mom.I am having cold symptoms since yesterday.can I have welset cold tab.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
welset 500 mg is fine
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References
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