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food interaction for ZECOOL

alcohol interaction for ZECOOL

pregnancy interaction for ZECOOL

lactation interaction for ZECOOL

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Zecool 10ml eye drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Zecool 10ml eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Zecool 10ml eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Chlorpheniramine(0.01% w/v)


Chlorpheniramine is used to relieve symptoms of  runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu and allergies due to food and insect bites and hay fever.

How it works

Chlorpheniramine belongs to class of medications called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural chemical (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Histamine is responsible for many symptoms of allergy. 

Common side effects

Nausea, Constipation, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Dry throat, Dry skin, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Chest congestion, Vomiting
Naphazoline(0.056% w/v)


Naphazoline is used to treat congestion/ clogging of nose or stuffy nose or as an accompaniment to treatment of sinusitis (inflammation of the hollow areas of the skull called sinuses around the nose).

How it works

Naphazoline nitrate belongs to a class of medication called alpha 2 agonist. It works by temporarily narrowing swollen blood vessels and reduces swelling of mucous membrane in the nose to relieve congestion or irritation.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Headache, Increased intraocular pressure, Dilatation of the pupil of the eye, Tingling sensation
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(0.12% w/v)


It is indicated for the treatment of acute and persistent diarrhoea in infants and children up to 5 years of age.

How it works

Zinc supplementation has been shown to reduce the duration and severity of diarrhea in populations of children with a high incidence of zinc deficiency, and also to reduce the frequency of recurrences in the subsequent 2-3 months.

Common side effects

Boric Acid(1.25% w/v)


Boric acid is used as an antiseptic for inflamed eyelids, as a skin protectant, and for superficial fungal infections.

How it works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting


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Expert advice for ZECOOL

  • Do not start or continue the chlorpheniramine tablets and consult your doctor, If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chlorpheniramine or any of the other ingredients of chlorpheniramine tablet.
  • Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Do not take for longer than 7 days in a row. Talk with your doctor, if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment, or if you have a fever with a headache or skin rash.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking chlorpheniramine because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for ZECOOL


Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects.
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl.
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only.
Q.Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.


Q. Is Naphazoline safe?
Naphazoline is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)