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Rinojel Oral Drops


Introduction

Rinojel 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.

Rinojel 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 Rinojel Oral Drops

Benefits of Rinojel Oral Drops

In Treatment of Common cold symptoms

Rinojel Oral Drops is a combination medicine that effectively relieves symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness. It helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It shrinks the blood vessels and provides rapid relief that lasts for several hours.
Rinojel Oral Drops usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Rinojel Oral Drops

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 Rinojel

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Rinojel 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. Rinojel Oral Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rinojel Oral Drops works

Rinojel 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 Rinojel Oral Drops. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rinojel Oral Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rinojel Oral Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Rinojel 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 Rinojel Oral Drops in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rinojel Oral Drops in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rinojel Oral Drops?

If you miss a dose of Rinojel Oral Drops, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Rinojel 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 Rinojel Oral Drops as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Patient concerns

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There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Your child may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs.
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FAQs

Q. What is Rinojel Oral Drops?

Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops?

Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops?

The use of Rinojel Oral Drops 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 Rinojel Oral Drops.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Rinojel Oral Drops?

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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