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Primary uses of Zuka Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Zuka Suspension

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Uses of Zuka Suspension

Zuka Suspension is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.
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Zuka Suspension side effects

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Nausea, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction, Increased blood pressure, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Zuka Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zuka Suspension 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 Zuka Suspension works

Zuka Suspension is a combination of three medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, Phenylpropanolamine and Chlorpheniramine 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 is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

In Depth Information on Zuka Suspension

Zuka Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Zuka Suspension
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
Zuka Suspension 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 Zuka Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Zuka Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zuka Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zuka Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zuka Suspension may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zuka Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zuka Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Zuka Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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