CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE belongs to the class of medication called 'cough and cold medications' primarily used to treat symptoms of the common cold and allergies like sneezing, runny/stuffy nose, fever, headache, body pains, congestion or watery eyes. The common cold is a respiratory illness affecting the nose and throat. It is mostly caused by viruses known as 'rhinovirus'. The virus enters the body through the nose, mouth or eyes and spreads easily through droplets in the air when the person who is sick sneezes, coughs or talks.
CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is a combination of three drugs, namely: Paracetamol (mild analgesic and antipyretic), Pseudoephedrine (decongestant), and Chlorpheniramine (antihistamine/antiallergic). Paracetamol is an analgesic (relieves pain) and antipyretic (reduces fever) that works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the brain known as prostaglandins that are responsible for pain and fever. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that works by contracting and narrowing the small blood vessels of nasal passage and airways providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Chlorpheniramine belongs to the class of antihistamines (anti-allergic drugs) that works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance responsible for causing allergic reactions. It helps to provide relief from allergy symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling and nasal congestion.
Take CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will recommend how often you take CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE based on your medical condition. Some people may experience nausea, sleepiness, allergic reaction, dizziness, headache, restlessness, nervousness and insomnia (difficulty sleeping). Most of these side effects of CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are allergic to CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Please do not take more than the prescribed dose of CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE as it may cause liver damage and can be lethal. If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, glaucoma, hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), kidney, liver, heart or urinary problems, inform your doctor before taking CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE. If you are pregnant, it is advised to inform your doctor before using CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE. Do not use CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE in breastfeeding mothers without doctor’s advice as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause harm the baby. CHLORPHENIRAMINE+PARACETAMOL+PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is not recommended for children below 4 years.