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Drug information on A Cold (Pseudoephedrine) from Arika Healthcare

A Cold

  Tablet  
Arika Healthcare
Generic : Pseudoephedrine
 19.00
500mg/30mg/5mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine(Sudafed) generic A Cold is a decongestant, prescribed for cold, allergic rhinitis and hay fever. It relieves stuffy nose, opens nasal airways and drains sinuses.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which A Cold may be prescribed


Side effects of A Cold

   Central Nervous System : Nervousness, excitability, restlessness, dizziness, weakness and sleeplessness.

   Miscellaneous : Difficulty in breathing, fast heartbeat, palpitations, tremors, hallucinations, pain or burning during urination.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- As HCl or sulfate: 60 mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 4-doses/24 hour. Extended release 120 mg 12 hourly or 240 mg 24 hourly.

How to use A Cold?

It comes as a tablet, capsule, and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is A Cold not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe high blood pressure, children less than 12 years and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for A Cold

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, increased eye pressure, sugar, difficulty in urinating, thyroid or heart disease, intestinal blockage, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Do not take appetite control medicines while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for A Cold

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for A Cold

Store it at room temperature.



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