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Coldrex

Coldrex + vitamin C
Coldrex hot rem + blackberry
  • Coldrex + vitamin C
  • Coldrex hot rem + blackberry
Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline
Product Name: Coldrex
Avg.Delivery Time: 10-14 Business Days
Exp.Date: Approx. Feb,2016
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Coldrex + Vitamin C
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Coldrex Hot Rem + Blackberry
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Coldrex Hot Rem + Lemon
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Coldrex Max Grip
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Coldrex
Product Ingridients:
  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen), Phenylephrine, Caffeine, Terpin hydrate, ascorbic acid
Therapeutic actions:

Coldrex HotRem and Coldrex Max grip are the combined medications with antipyretic and analgesic properties.

Paracetamol works by blocking ciclooxygenase and ,thus, eases the pain, lowers the temperature. Ascorbic acid is an antioxidating agent that plays an important role in oxidation-reduction processes, carbohydrate metabolism, clotting of the blood, regeneration of the tissues, formation of hormones, and normalization of the capillary permeability.

Phenylephrin is an sympathomimetic. Phenylephrin narrows the vessels of the nose mucous lining and paranasal sinuses resulting in relief of the nasal breathing and decrease in edema. Coldrex Max Grip contains the increased dosage of paracetamol(1g) thereby increasing the therapeutic effects against cold and flu symptoms.

Coldrex +vit C also contains Caffeine, Terpin hydrate. Caffeine acts as an moderate CNS stimulatory factor. Caffeine exponentiates the analgesic properties of Paracetamol.

Terpin hydrate exerts expectorative action.

Indications:

Coldrex preparations are used to relieve the symptoms of ARD(acute respiratory disease) and tonsillitis:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Cold fit
  • Joints and muscles pain
  • Pain in the throat and nose sinuses
Contraindications and Cautions:

Coldrex should not be used in the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to any of the medication active ingredients
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Kidney dysfunction
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Diabetes
  • Hereditary lactose deficiency
  • Cardiovascular diseases(aortic stenosis, acute cardiac infarction, tachyarrhythmia, hypertension)
  • Prostatic hypertrophy
  • Closed-angle glaucoma
  • Children under 12 years of age
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Chronic alcoholism

Coldrex should be used with caution in deficiency of G6PD and in benignant hyperbilirubinemia.

Stop taking Coldrex preparations if the symptoms of cold and flu persist for more than 5 days.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages while taking Coldrex.

Side Effects:

There are possible side-effects associated with this medicine that can affect individuals in different ways. If a side effect is stated here, that does not necessarily mean the fact that all people using Coldrex will experience it or any other.

  • Allergic reactions: skin rash, hives, Quenke's edema
  • Hematopoietic system: trombocytopenia, leukopenia, agranulocytosis
  • Cardiovascular system: increasing of blood pressure, increasing in heart rate
  • Other: nausea, headache
  • In prolonged use hepatotoxic and nephrotoxic effects are observed.

The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer. For more information about any other possible risks associated with Coldrex, please read the information provided with Coldrex or consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions:

It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with Coldrex. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe.

  • In simultaneous use of Coldrex and barbiturates, difenin, carbamazepine, rifampicin, zidovudine and other inductors of the liver's microsomal enzymes increases the risk of development of hepatotoxic effects,
  • Coldrex enhances the effects of MAO inhibitors, sedative preparations and ethanol.
  • Coldrex increases the risk of urine retention, xerostomi(dry mouth) and constipation when is used in conjunction with antidepressants, antiparkinsonian and antipsychotic drugs
  • Corticosteroids in combination with Codlrex increases the risk of glaucoma development
  • Paracetamol reduces the efficacy of water pills(diuretics)
  • Halothane increases the risk of ventricular arrhythmia developing.
  • Phenylephrine lowers the hypotensive effects of guanetidine.
Additional:

DO NOT SHARE Coldrex with others. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT, as well as syringes and needles, if needed during treatment, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.

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