Cheston cold tablet is a common combination drug which is used to treat common cold and associated symptoms such as a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, cold, throat pain etc. Cheston cold tablet is contains decongestants and an analgesic/anti-pyretic. Cheston Cold in the form of tablets is manufactured by the pharma company Cipla. Cheston Cold is a combination tablet with three active ingredients namely Cetirizine, Phenylephrine and Paracetamol . It is used to treat an array of conditions such as common cold, headaches, cough, nasal congestion, fever and other allergy-induced reactions. Apart from this, the tablet also has various other uses.
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Cheston Cold is in a tablet form and has three main ingredients.
There are several diseases, conditions, and symptoms that Cheston Cold can treat. Not just treatment, the cheston cold tablet can also control the symptoms and prevent its recurrence.
The key ingredients of the cheston cold tablet may cause some side-effects that may or may not be severe. This does not mean that the side-effects always occur. Some of them are rare but cause adverse effects when they occur. Doctor must be immediately consulted on the occurrence of side-effects due to cheston cold.
Follow the instructions on the label or take it a prescribed by the doctor. Don’t take it in large amounts or longer than needed. In case you miss one dose, it’s recommended not to take two doses at the same time.
- The dosage should be advised by the doctor and should be followed religiously by the patients.
- Do not miss a cheston cold dosage and follow the doctor’s prescription.
- Cheston cold tablet must be swallowed whole. It should not be chewed, crushed or broken.
- The cheston cold tablet can be taken with or without food. However, in case of upset stomach, the medicine should be taken with food.
The suspension form of Cheston cold is used to treat Cold, Fever, Headache. There are many other conditions in which it is prescribed. The active ingredients in the suspension form are Phenylephrine and Paracetamol and cetrizine. The medicine constricts the blood vessels and decreases the blood flow which relieves nasal congestion and helps in increasing the blood flow across the skin, sweating and heat loss.
Cheston Cold is a combination tablet and each main ingredient has an active role in the treatment. They are as follows:
Majorly it is used to treat various symptoms related to seasonal and long-term Rhinitis and chronic skin complications caused by Urticaria. . It also is prescribed to treat some primary as well as moderate health issues such as Allergy (primary), Allergic Rhinitis, Common Cold (Primary), Running Nose, Headache (primary), Urticaria Pigmentosa (primary), Allergic Angiitis and Granulomatosis (primary).
Some existing health conditions may make a person more prone to side-effects of the drug. All existing disorders and health conditions and the current medications including supplements and over the counter drugs have to be discussed with the doctor. Some warnings related to the cheston cold are stated below:
Cheston Cold tablet is a multi-composition drug. Based on the strength of various ingredients, Cheston Cold can be substituted with the following drugs:
- Cheston Cold tablet should be kept away from the reach of pets and children. Keep it away from moisture and sunlight at room temperature.
- Don’t freeze it unless required by package insert.
- Don’t flush it until it is not instructed to do so. Don’t throw it anywhere as it can contaminate the environment.
Certain drug interactions reduce the effect of Cheston Cold tablet while others increase the risk of side-effects. Therefore all kinds of drugs consumed regularly including herbal supplements must be discussed with the doctor.
Cheston Cold tablet can also interact with certain laboratory results resulting in false positive results.
Ans: In case you have missed a dose of Cheston Cold, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid double dose.
Ans: In case you have taken more than the prescribed quantity of Cheston Cold, consult your doctor immediately. Overdose can cause some serious side-effects.
Ans: No. Cheston Cold is not addictive. In India, addictive drugs are classified under schedule X or H. Read information on the package carefully.
Ans: In most cases, a single dose of expired Cheston Cold does not cause any harm. However, this should be discussed with your physician for further course of action.
Ans: The effect of the cheston cold may last for an average of 8 to 12 hours.
Ans: The cheston cold tablet begins to take effect within an hour of consuming it.
Ans: Cheston Cold is used to control, treat, prevent, and improve listed below problems:
Ans: Cheston Cold is used to medicate allergic symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes and runny nose. It is also effective to treat itching or swelling caused by hives.
Ans: Two ingredients of Cheston Cold reduce the quantity of antihistamine in the body and relieves symptoms such as itching, sneezing or swelling. The third component is a pain reliever and helps to eliminate the related pain and discomfort. But it’s just a temporary solution as it doesn’t prevent it.
Ans: It is advisable to consume the medicine after having a meal.
Ans: Cheston cold may induce sleepiness therefore it is better to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery for at least first few doses.If the patient feels dizziness, hypertension or drowsiness or any of the side effect such as headache then it’s not safe to operate a heavy machinery or drive. One should not drive a vehicle if it lowers your blood-pressure exhaustively or makes you dizzy or drowsy. It’s good to consult a doctor for recommendations specific to the patient’s body and medical condition.
Ans: Yes, the patient may stop the consumption of the medicine if he/she feels better. This is because the medicine is only for relieving symptoms.
Ans: Yes cold and sneezing can be treated as these are the most common reported uses for the tablet. It’s suggested not to use this without consulting the doctor for cold and sneeze.
Ans: Paracetamol: Consult the doctor for case recommendations as per the medical history.
Ans: Paracetamol: It’s better to discuss the side effects and benefits with the doctor.
Ans: Consult the doctor before the intake of an antacid with Cheston Cold for specific health recommendation.
Ans: Commonly cheston cold should be taken twice a day or once a day. But it's better to follow the dose as per doctor’s prescription.
Ans: Allergy and Kidney disease are the most common contradictions of Cheston Cold reported by most people.
Ans: Codeine and Alprazolam are the two major medicines shouldn’t be taken with Cheston Cold. Rest of the medicines are listed below:
Ans: No cheston cold tablet shouldn’t be taken with alcohol as it can cause side effects or adverse effects which may affect your health.
Ans: Yes Cheston Cold tablet can be used to treat allergy all the symptoms of allergy.
Ans: It’s better to consult a doctor if the patient has any disease associated to liver or kidney. it is advisable to do a regular health check up to prevent from disease.
Ans: Breathing Difficulties, Dizziness, Drowsiness, A constant headache, Dry mouth, A sudden eruption of skin rashes, Nausea, Cephalalgia, Sleeplessness, Fatigue, Allergic Reaction r some of the common side effects of Cheston Cold. Consult the doctor if any of these observed for a long time.
Ans: No, the medicine is not banned in India and is readily available on all medical stores.