Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Sudin Cold Tablet?
Serious side effects with Sudin Cold Tablet 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. Can I breastfeed while taking Sudin Cold Tablet?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Sudin Cold Tablet. This medicine contains diphenhydramine, 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. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Sudin Cold Tablet 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 use of Sudin Cold Tablet?
It is not recommended to use Sudin Cold Tablet if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers or overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), unless advised by the doctor. The use of Sudin Cold Tablet 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. What is Sudin Cold Tablet?
Sudin Cold Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Paracetamol, Caffeine, Diphenhydramine, and Phenylephrine. This combination is helpful in relieving the symptoms of cold such as body ache, headache, fatigue, fever, watery eyes, sneezing, cough, sore throat, runny and stuffy nose.
Q. Are there any foods which I have to avoid while taking Sudin Cold Tablet?
Sudin Cold Tablet contains caffeine. So, it is preferable to avoid medicines or food that contain caffeine. Foods like coffee, tea, cola drinks or chocolate should be avoided as they may add to your total caffeine intake. Also, avoid drinking alcohol (beer, wine etc) while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Sudin Cold Tablet cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Sudin Cold Tablet can make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Sudin Cold Tablet?
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.