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Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Information about Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine Uses

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

How Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine works

Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine , Paracetamol and Phenylephrine, which relieves common cold symptoms. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for 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 Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Vomiting, Headache, Fatigue, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness, Constipation
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Last updated
11 Feb 2022 | 05:26 AM (UTC)

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Available Medicine for Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

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Sinorin PlusVega Laboratories Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice for Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • It make you feel dizzy. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine affects you.
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine

Q. Is it safe to use Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine?

Yes, Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness, allergic reaction. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Cetirizine+Paracetamol+Phenylephrine can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. If vomiting occurs, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. You should also let your doctor know if you are unable to drink water and there are signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.


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