Medicine Overview of Refacold Drop
Side Effects of Refacold are Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Sleepiness, Headache.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, paracetamol and phenylephrine which relieve cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves 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. Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
In Depth Information on Refacold Drop
Refacold Drop related warnings
Taking Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Refacold 2 mg/125 mg/2.5 mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Refacold Drop
Refacold is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, and Phenylephrine. This combination helps to relieve symptoms of the cold like runny nose, watery eyes, fever, and headache. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic. It relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. Paracetamol blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels and provides relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Q. Is it safe to use Refacold?
Yes, Refacold is safe in most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, sleepiness, headache and other uncommon or rare side effect. Inform the doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Refacold when I am relieved of my symptoms?
Refacold is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, continue taking this medicine if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Refacold cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Refacold can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Refacold cause damage to liver?
Refacold is usually safe in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Refacold can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol, while taking this medicine as it may increase your risk of liver damage.
Q. What is the storage condition for the Refacold?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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