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Soothinex Tablet


Overview

Uses of Soothinex Tablet
Soothinex Tablet is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.
Soothinex Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
How to use Soothinex 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. Soothinex 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 Soothinex Tablet works
Soothinex Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, Phenylpropanolamine and Cetirizine which relieve common cold symptoms. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is a analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes fever and pain. Phenylpropanolamine is a sympathomimetic agonist. It narrows blood vessels in the nose to relieve congestion. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.
Soothinex Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Soothinex 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
No information is available on the use of Soothinex Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Soothinex Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Soothinex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Soothinex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Soothinex Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Soothinex Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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