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Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Information about Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine Uses

Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

How Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine works

Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine is a combination of five medicines: Caffeine, Cetirizine, Nimesulide, Paracetamol and Phenylephrine, which relieves aches and fever associated with cold. Caffeine is a stimulant which decreases sleepiness caused by Cetirizine. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer) which also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects of Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Allergic reaction, Restlessness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Increased liver enzymes, Headache
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Expert advice for Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

  • Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine is prescribed to get relief from symptoms of common cold.
  • Take exactly as directed by your doctor or on the label. Do not increase the dosage or take for longer than is recommended.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications for cold.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms have not improved within seven days of treatment or if you develop a fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat, severe dizziness or anxiety, severe headache, fever, or rash.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any antidepressants.
  • Along with taking Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine do the following simple tips at home to get relief:
    1. Steam inhalation.
    2. Gargling with warm saltwater.
    3. Apply vapor rubs on chest, back if needed. Take enough rest.
    4. Take warm food and fluid only. Ensure adequate fluid intake.
    5. Advise hygiene measures to reduce spread: frequent hand-washing, avoiding sharing towels, pillowcases, etc.

Frequently asked questions for Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Caffeine + Cetirizine + Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Q. What is Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine is a combination of five medicines: Caffeine, Cetirizine, Nimesulide, Paracetamol and Phenylephrine. This combination is helpful in relieving the symptoms of cold. These symptoms include body ache, headache, fatigue, fever, watery eyes, sneezing, cough, sore throat, runny and stuffy nose.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine. This medicine contains cetirizine, 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. Can the use of Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine cause damage to liver?

Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine contains Paracetamol and Nimesulide. These medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Are there any foods which I should avoid while taking Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or food that also contain caffeine. Foods like coffee, tea, cola drinks and chocolate should be avoided as they may add to your total caffeine intake. Increased caffeine intake can cause difficulty in sleeping, you may experience tremors and/or may have chest discomfort. Also, avoid drinking alcohol (beer, wine, etc) while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Serious side effects with Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine 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. These side effects are uncommon but may be serious and may need urgent medical attention.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Caffeine+Cetirizine+Nimesulide+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

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.

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