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S Cold Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

S Cold Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness. It also helps in relieving pain and fever.

S Cold 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, high blood pressure, insomnia, and palpitations. 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. It can cause dizziness, 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 make dizziness worse.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of S Cold Tablet

Side effects of S Cold Tablet

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 S Cold

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Palpitations

How to use S Cold 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. S Cold Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How S Cold Tablet works

S Cold Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol, Phenylpropanolamine and Chlorpheniramine Maleate which relieve cold symptoms. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with S Cold Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
S Cold 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of S Cold Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
S Cold Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
S Cold Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of S Cold Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of S Cold Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
S Cold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of S Cold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of S Cold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Have cold, blocked nose, need s
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Steam inhalation, Tab Loridin 1 tab OD x 3 days
I have cold & slight headache s
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Metacin 1 tab SOS, Tab Alday 1 tab Od x 3 days. steam inhalation
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References

  1. Paracetamol. Whiddon Valley: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Phenylpropanolamine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Chlorpheniramine . [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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