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Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

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Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine Uses

Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

How Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine works

Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine is a combination of four medicines: Caffeine , Chlorpheniramine Maleate , Paracetamol , and Phenylephrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever. Caffeine increases the effectiveness of paracetamol and makes you more alert. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects of Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Restlessness, Headache, Tachycardia, Palpitations, Dizziness, Fear, Anxiety, Tremors, Weakness, Discomfort when urinating, Hallucination, Convulsion
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Expert advice for Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

  • Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + 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 + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + 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 + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Caffeine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Q. What is Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

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

Q. Are there any foods which I have to avoid while taking Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or food that 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 have chest discomfort. Also, avoid drinking alcohol (beer, wine, etc.) while taking this medicine.

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

Serious side effects with Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+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.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+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 serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

It is not recommended to use Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers or overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). However, it can be taken if advised by the doctor. Its use should also be avoided if you are taking antidepressant drugs. These drugs, called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), may include phenelzine and isocarboxazid or tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine and amitriptyline.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Caffeine+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Store your medicines in a cool dry place and keep them in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store them out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

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