Side Effects of Winto are Nausea, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction, High blood pressure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.
How to use Winto 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. Winto 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.
Winto Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, Phenylpropanolamine and Chlorpheniramine Maleate which relieve cold symptoms. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen 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.
In Depth Information on Winto Tablet
Winto Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Winto Tablet
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Winto 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.
No information is available on the use of Winto Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Winto Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Winto Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Winto Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor. Use of Winto Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Winto Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Winto Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of Winto Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.