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Overview

Introduction

Sinarest-AF Paediatric 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.

Sinarest-AF Paediatric 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 Sinarest-AF Oral Drops

Side effects of Sinarest-AF Oral Drops

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use Sinarest-AF 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. Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sinarest-AF Oral Drops works

Sinarest-AF Paediatric 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 Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops 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 Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sinarest-AF Paediatric Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Sinarest-AF Paediatric 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 Sinarest-AF Paediatric 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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My child is having slight cold. She is just 3 months old. It was advised earlier to take sinarest AF. But could not remember what to give, Sinarest AF Syrup or Sinarest AF Drop
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Reason for cold can not be same every time. In smaller baby it is always better to take medicine only after consulting The risks that are associated with self-medication include: Inaccurate diagnosis. Using inappropriate medications that cause side effects. Masking the symptoms of a serious condition. Delaying medical advice. Inaccurate dosage that leads to accidental overdose
My 8 months baby boy is having cold since last 8 days
Dr. Prashant Singh
Paediatrics
Give sinarest AF drops or T Minic Drops 0.5 ml orally twice Daily along with Nasoclear drops in nostrils 4-5 times daily,
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FAQs

Q. What is Sinarest-AF?

Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF?

Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF cause sleepiness or dizziness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF?

The use of Sinarest-AF 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 Sinarest-AF.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Sinarest-AF?

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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