Cheston Cold tablet is the combination of three active ingredients such as CetirizineParacetamol, Phenylephrine.

Cheston cold is manufactured  by CIPLA.

It is also available in oral suspension, and syrup forms.

Cheston Cold Composition

Cheston Cold Tablet is made from

Cetirizine is a powerful second generation antihistamine for the treatment of hay fever, allergy, angioedema and urticaria.

Paracetamol known as acetaminophen, used to treat pain and fever. It is usually used to relieve mild to moderate pain.

Phenyllephrine is a selective α 1; adrenergic receptor agonist, mainly used as a decongestant, as a means of expanding the pupil and for increasing the blood pressure of the phenethylamine class.

Mechanism:

Cetirizine blocks a natural substance that occurs during an allergic process in the body called histamine.

Paracetamol increases the threshold of pain and increases blood flow through the skin, loss of heat and perspiration.

Phenylephirin helps relieve congestion in the nose by reducing blood flow in the nasal cavity. It causes confusion of blood vessels by stimulating the receptors in them.

Cheston Cold Tablet Uses

Cheston Cold Tablet is a medication that can be used for treating the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
  • Allergy symptoms
  • Cold
  • Flu
  • Fever
  • Running nose
  • Sneezing
  • Headache
  • Nasal decongestant
  • Itching
  • Joint pain
  • Watery eyes
  • Skin allergies
  • Ear pain
  • Periods pain
  • Toothache
  • Hypotensive conditions
  • Intraocular tension
  • Eye mydriasis

Side Effects

Cheston Cold Tablet generally well tolerated and does not have too much of side effects. Though, it may have certain side effects like

  • Stomach pain,
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting,
  • Diarrhea,
  • Head Ache
  • Dry mouth,
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction.

Precautions

Cheston Cold tablet is contraindicated in following conditions:

  • Allergic to Cheston Cold Tablet or any of its components.
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Kidney or Liver Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Thyroid problem
  • If you suffer from asthma or any other breathing problems.
  • You should avoid driving if you feel dizzy, drowsy or sleepy after taking this medication.

Pregnancy

Cheston Cold Tablet may not be safe to use during pregnancy. Necessary studies have shown side effects in the fetus, but there are limited studies in humans. The benefits of using it in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please contact your doctor.

Drug interactions

Before using your medicine, tell your doctor about your current list of medicines, about foods (eg vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, existing illnesses and current health conditions (eg, pregnancy, next surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more prone to the side effects of the medication.

The common drug interactions associated with the use of cCheston cold tablet are:

This is not a complete list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with this medicine. Before taking this drug, inform your GP about all your present medications.

Cheston Cold Dosage

Take Cheston Cold tablets approximately 2 to 3 times a day. You can take this medication for about 2 to 3 days, until you feel relieved.

Take it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break. Cheston Cold tablet can be taken with or without food, but it is best to take it at a certain time. Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

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