Cheston Cold

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SALT INFORMATION

Cetirizine(5 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Cetirizine is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis (year-round as well as seasonal allergic inflammation of eyes and nose) and skin allergies

SIDE EFFECTS

Sleepiness, unusual tiredness, headache, dizziness, restlessness. dry mouth, sore throat, abdominal pain, diarrhea, urge to vomit.

DRUG INTERACTION

No interactions of cetirizine are expected with other drugs. However, use of cetirizine with alcohol should be avoided.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Cetirizine belongs to the group of medicines called antihistamines. It treats the allergy by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that is produced in the body during an allergic reaction.

Paracetamol(325 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Paracetamol is used for the relief of mild to moderate pain in conditions such as headache (including migraine), toothache, ear pain, joint pain, pain of menstruation, fever, feverish colds, and flu.

SIDE EFFECTS

Side effects of paracetamol are usually rare, and include allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, abnormalities of blood cells, skin reddening, blisters or rash, swollen facial features, or a runny nose. Overdose (more than 4 g in adults and more than 2 g in children) may cause severe liver damage.

DRUG INTERACTION

Cholestyramine, metoclopramide and domperidone may alter the effects of paracetamol. Use of paracetamol with warfarin may increase the risk of bleeding. Paracetamol may increase the effects of chloramphenicol. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Paracetamol is categorized as an analgesic (painkiller) and antipyretic (fever reducing) drug. Paracetamol reduces pain by increasing the pain threshold. It reduces fever by acting on the temperature-regulating region of brain, resulting in increased blood flow across the skin, sweating and heat loss.

Phenylephrine Hydrochloride(10 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Acid-related dyspepsia, Congestion, Hypotension.

SIDE EFFECTS

Anxiety, reflex bradycardia, tachycardia, arrhythmias, headache, cold extremities.

DRUG INTERACTION

May increase hypertensive effect of beta-blockers (nonselective).

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Phenylephrine is a sympathomimetic with mainly direct effects on alpha-adrenergic receptors and weak beta-adrenergic activity. It causes vasoconstriction of the arterioles of the nasal mucosa and conjunctiva; activates the dilator muscle of the pupil to cause contraction; produces vasoconstriction of arterioles in the body and produces systemic arterial vasoconstriction.

SUBSTITUTES

No substitutes found

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Cheston Cold during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Cheston Cold while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Cheston Cold with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.