Overview

Uses of Sincold Tablet

Sincold Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

Sincold Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Coordination impaired
  • Thickened respiratory tract secretions
  • Headache

How to use Sincold 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. Sincold Tablet 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.

How Sincold Tablet works

Sincold Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Caffeine, Diphenhydramine, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, and Phenylephrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Diphenhydramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Caffeine increases the effectiveness of paracetamol and decreases sleepiness caused by diphenhydramine. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Sincold Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Caffeine+Diphenhydramine+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Phenylephrine with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sincold Tablet 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.
Lactation
Sincold Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Sincold Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Sincold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sincold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Sincold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sincold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Sincold Tablet
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FAQs

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Sincold?

Serious side effects with Sincold are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Sincold?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Sincold. This medicine contains diphenhydramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Sincold be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Sincold?

It is not recommended to use Sincold if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers or overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), unless advised by the doctor. The use of Sincold should also be avoided if you are taking antidepressant drugs. These drugs, called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), may include phenelzine and isocarboxazid or tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine and amitriptyline.

Q. What is Sincold?

Sincold is a combination of four medicines: Paracetamol, Caffeine, Diphenhydramine, and Phenylephrine. This combination is helpful in relieving the symptoms of cold such as body ache, headache, fatigue, fever, watery eyes, sneezing, cough, sore throat, runny and stuffy nose.

Q. Are there any foods which I have to avoid while taking Sincold?

Sincold contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or food that contain caffeine. Foods like coffee, tea, cola drinks or chocolate should be avoided as they may add to your total caffeine intake. Also, avoid drinking alcohol (beer, wine etc) while you are taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Sincold cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Sincold can make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Sincold?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Jul 2017.
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