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Recofast Plus Suspension


Introduction of Paracetamol

Recofast Plus Suspension is a medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.

Recofast Plus Suspension may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. It is usually best taken with food otherwise it may upset your stomach. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended.

Side effects are rare if this medicine is used correctly but this medicine may cause stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting in some people. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine is widely prescribed and considered safe but is not suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems or are using blood-thinning medicines. It may affect the dose or suitability of this medicine. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Introduction of Phenylephrine

Recofast Plus Suspension is a medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.

Recofast Plus Suspension 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 irregular heart beats, high blood pressure, 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 effect 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's prescribes it.

Introduction of Triprolidine

Recofast Plus Suspension is a medicine used in the treatment of common cold symptoms. It provides relief from symptoms such as headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscular pain, and fever.

It may be taken with or without food and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

This medicine may cause dizziness as a side effect, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. While taking it it is better to avoid alcohol intake as it may worsen your side effects.

Uses of Phenylephrine

Uses of Triprolidine

Benefits of Paracetamol

In Pain relief

Recofast Plus Suspension is a common painkiller used to treat aches and pains. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis, and muscle aches. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects if taken at the right dosage. Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. It is also the first choice of painkiller during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

In Treatment of Fever

Recofast Plus Suspension is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Paracetamol

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 Recofast Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Itching

Side effects of Phenylephrine

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

Serve side effects of Recofast Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Blurred vision
  • Breathlessness
  • Itching
  • Restlessness
  • Reflex bradycardia
  • Excitation
  • Epigastric pain
  • Neck pain
  • Tremors
  • Hypertensive crisis
  • Eye pain
  • Stinging in the eyes
  • Photophobia
  • Conjunctival sensitivity
  • Preterm and low birth weight infants
  • Fainting
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Side effects of Triprolidine

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 Recofast Plus

  • Sleepiness

How Paracetamol works

Recofast Plus Suspension is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

How Phenylephrine works

Recofast Plus Suspension is a decongestant. It works by narrowing the small blood vessels which provides temporary relief from inflammation (redness and swelling) and discomfort.

How Triprolidine works

Recofast Plus Suspension is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Recofast Plus Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Recofast Plus Suspension 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Recofast Plus Suspension 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
Recofast Plus Suspension 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
Recofast Plus Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Recofast Plus Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Recofast Plus Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Recofast Plus Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Recofast Plus Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Recofast Plus Suspension, 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Recofast Plus Suspension
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Quick tips

Paracetamol

  • Paracetamol should be taken with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within 2 hours of taking Paracetamol.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Phenylephrine

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Triprolidine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Triprolidine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

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Patient concerns

Patient concerns

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Suffering from throat infection due to change of season. I suffered this type of infections twice a year. I started taking levofloxacin 500 since last night. Suggest me the doses and also let me know weather I have to take another medicine with this. Thanks
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathology
Hi You can take recofast or sinnarest along with it and take stem inhalation.
I have runny nose for last few weeks Taken cetrizine and RECOFAST but no respite. Sticky Mucus comes out when I blow my nose
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
You may require fluticasone nasal spray along with antibiotics. Consult ent specialist near you
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FAQs

Paracetamol

Q. What if I vomit after taking Paracetamol?

If you vomit in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Paracetamol tablets or syrup, retake the same dose again. If you vomit after 30 minutes of a dose, you do not need to take another one until the next standard dose.

Q. When will I feel better after taking the Paracetamol?

Usually, you will start feeling better after about half an hour of taking a Paracetamol.

Q. How often can I take the Paracetamol?

You should only take four doses of Paracetamol in 24 hours. There should be a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not take Paracetamol for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor first.

Q. Does Paracetamol make babies sleepy?

No, Paracetamol does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain-relieving medicine that is also used to control high fever.

Q. Is Paracetamol safe for children?

Paracetamol is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.

Q. Is Paracetamol an antibiotic?

No, Paracetamol is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and fever-reducing medicine.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol and ibuprofen together?

Ibuprofen and Paracetamol are safe medicines, but both should not be used together. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. How long does a Paracetamol take to work?

Paracetamol takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects. It is advised to take this medicine for the duration suggested by the doctor. Consult your doctor if you experience any bothersome side effects.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking an excess of the Paracetamol?

Overdose of Paracetamole may cause severe life-threatening liver injury. Taking more than the prescribed dose may also cause kidney injury, decreased platelet count, and even coma. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of a suspected overdose.
Phenylephrine

Q. Is it safe to use Phenylephrine?

Yes, Phenylephrine 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 Phenylephrine cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Phenylephrine 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 Phenylephrine cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Phenylephrine can cause nausea and vomiting. To avoid nausea one can take Phenylephrine 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.
Triprolidine

Q. Dose Triprolidine cause drowsiness/does it make you feel drowsy/ sleepy?

Yes. Drowsiness and dizziness are common side effects of Triprolidine

Q. Is Triprolidine a sedative?

Triprolidine can produce effects like inducing sleep and drowsiness. However, it is not used as a sedative drug

Q. Is Triprolidine an expectorant?

No. Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough. It may be included in expectorant (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or antitussive (used for dry cough) cough/cold preparations

Q. What is triprolidine/triprolidine hydrochloride?

Triprolidine or triprolidine hydrochloride is an anti-histamine drug

Q. What is it used for?

It is used to relieve allergic symptoms of common cold and cough such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching (in eyes, nose, throat), congestion in the nose and sinuses (air cavities around the nose). It may also be used to treat other allergies like red itchy bumps on skin (hives), mild allergic skin reactions, inflammation of eyes due to allergy (allergic conjunctivitis) and swelling of eyes and lips (angioedema)

Q. Does Triprolidine get you high?

Triprolidine may not get you high. However, it may occasionally cause paradoxical excitation (unexpected excitation or increase in activity/agitation) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there)

Q. How does Triprolidine work?

Triprolidine is an anti-histamine drug and belongs to a class of drugs called H1 receptor antagonists. It provides relief from the symptoms of common cold and other allergies by blocking the biological effect of naturally released substance called histamine that triggers allergic responses.

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