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Coldact New Capsule 10

Coldact New Capsule 10


    • Rs. 41.00

    Uses :

    Phenylpropanolamine Phenylpropanolamine is a nasal decongestant used for stuffy nose and sinus relief, which are caused, by common cold or seasonal nasal allergies. Phenylpropanolamine uses also include sinusitis and bronchitis treatment as it can relieve the symptoms associated with the conditions. Chlorpheniramine Chlorpheniramine is commonly used to treat symptoms of cold, asthma and hay fever such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, and watery eyes.

    Mode of drug action

    Phenylpropanolamine Phenylpropanolamine constricts the blood vessels by stimulating the receptors on them. This relieves nasal congestion by decreasing the flow of blood in the blood vessels of the nose. Chlorpheniramine Chlorpheniramine is classified under antihistamines. It blocks a chemical known as histamine, which is released by the body in response to an allergic reaction. Histamine is responsible for many symptoms of allergy.

    What are the common side effects?

    Phenylpropanolamine The most common side effects of phenylpropanolamine include nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficulty in urination, facial swelling, headache, high blood pressure, loss of appetite, rash, restlessness, and irregularity in heart rate. Chlorpheniramine The common side effects of chlorpheniramine include nausea and vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, dry throat, dry skin, headache, drowsiness, and inability to empty the urinary bladder, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, and chest congestion.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Coldact New medicine is contraindicated in patients suffering from hemorrhagic stroke and hypersensitivity.

    • Be cautious when using Coldact New medicine in elderly people.

    • Use Coldact New medicine only in recommended doses.

    • Avoid Coldact New medicine, if allergic to any of the ingredients present in it.

    • Avoid intake of alcohol when using Coldact New medicine.

    • Discontinue Coldact New medicine and immediately consult the doctor if any of the symptoms like rash, skin blisters and skin reddening are developed.

    • Use Coldact New medicine only under doctor’s prescription during pregnancy.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is phenylpropanolamine safe for older adults? Older adults with conditions such as high blood pressure and irregular heart rate should avoid phenylpropanolamine as it worsens the condition. Before taking the tablet, consult your doctor.

    2. Does phenylpropanolamine cause drowsiness? No. phenylpropanolamine does not cause drowsiness but when taken in combination with other drugs such as levocetirizine, it can cause sedation.

    3. Is pseudoephedrine similar to phenylpropanolamine in usage? Yes, both the drugs are used as nasal decongestants that relieve a stuffy nose.

    4. Is phenylpropanolamine available over the counter? Yes, but phenylpropanolamine is banned in few countries.

    5. Can I use phenylpropanolamine for my child for sinus relief? Phenylpropanolamine is not indicated for use in children.

    6. What is the oral phenylpropanolamine dosage for treating nasal congestion? About 10-20 mg of phenylpropanolamine should be taken by mouth for every 4 hours to relieve nasal congestion. Chlorpheniramine

    1. Why is it not safe to drive while taking chlorpheniramine? Chlorpheniramine can cause drowsiness or sedation, which is a common side effect of most of the antihistaminics. So, it is not advised to take chlorpheniramine or any antihistaminic while driving.

    2. Is chlorpheniramine safe in newborn? No, chlorpheniramine should not be used in premature or newborns. Please consult a physician before giving any medication to the newborn.

    3. Does chlorpheniramine tablet help to provide relief from running and stuffy nose? Yes. Chlorpheniramine tablet relieves the symptoms such as running and stuffy nose.

    4. Can I take chlorpheniramine with ibuprofen? Yes. But, you must consult your doctor before taking a drug.

    5. Does chlorpheniramine tablet for cold also help to relieve symptoms of skin allergy? Yes. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine which is used for treating skin allergies.

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