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Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops


Overview

Introduction

Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops 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.

Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops 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, vomiting, and headache. 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 Rinofast Oral Drops

Side effects of Rinofast Oral Drops

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Rinofast Oral Drops

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. Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rinofast Oral Drops works

Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Phenylephrine, which relieves cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops 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 Rinofast 2mg/ml/5mg/ml Oral Drops 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, abdomen pain, fever in night,cough
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, please start syp Alerid 5ml once daily for 5 days. Also syp. Calpol 6 ml SOS for fever max every 6 hrly.Use nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Plenty of fluids to drink.
Which are the common vitamin D3 & B12 injections ? d3 result = 10.45 ng/mL b12 result =103.15 pg/mL
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
You need not to have injection, you can take Cap Uprise D3 1 Cap weekly for 2 months, for Vit D deficiency, & Cap Cynocal M fort 1 Cap daily for one month, for Vit B12 deficiency.
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FAQs

Q. What is Rinofast?

Rinofast is a combination of two medicines that help to relieve the symptoms of cold. It consists of Chlorpheniramine, an antiallergic that relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It also consists of Phenylephrine, a decongestant that narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Q. Is it safe to use Rinofast?

Rinofast is safe for most of the patients when taken according to the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Rinofast cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Rinofast can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Rinofast cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Rinofast is drowsiness. Avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or engaging in other activities that need your full attention, unless your healthcare provider has permitted you to do so. Do not drink alcohol or other cough and cold medicines. Also, avoid taking medicines that help you sleep while taking Rinofast as it may lead to excessive drowsiness.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Rinofast can lead to increased side effects due to overdose. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of your medicine before consulting your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Rinofast?

The use of Rinofast is considered to be harmful to patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medication. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma and enlarged prostate (difficulty in urination) before taking Rinofast.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Rinofast?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions 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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