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Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine

Information about Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine

Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine Uses

Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine is used in the treatment of cough.

How Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine works

Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine is a combination of four medicines: Phenylephrine , Nimesulide , Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Caffeine. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from stuffiness in the nose. 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). Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Caffeine is stimulant which prevents sleepiness caused by chlorpheniramine.

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

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Increased liver enzymes
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Frequently asked questions for Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine

Phenylephrine + Nimesulide + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Caffeine

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

Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or foods that contain caffeine like coffee, tea, cola drinks, chocolate 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 you are taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, 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 an episode while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine cause damage to the liver?

Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine contains nimesulide. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver especially in 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 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. Can I breastfeed while taking Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Phenylephrine+Nimesulide+Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Caffeine. 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 while you are breastfeeding the baby.

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

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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