Sinarest is a medicine that is prescribed to treat fever, common cold, headache, hay fever, nasal congestion, and itchy skin or throat.
|Nature of Sinarest :||Antihistamine|
|Composition of Sinarest :||Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, Paracetamol|
|Uses of Sinarest :||Fever , Headache, common cold, decongestant|
|Side-effects of Sinarest:||Liver damage, Blurred vision, Constipation , Drowsiness|
|Precautions:||A pregnant and lactating mother should avoid the use of Sinarest|
The medicine is manufactured by Centaur Pharma and is a combination of three drugs: Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, and Paracetamol (or Acetaminophen). It can be used as an over the counter medicine and do not require any prescription to purchase it.
It is a combinational medicine containing decongestant, antihistamine, and analgesic in right proportion. The combination helps reduce the effect of histamine by blocking H1-receptor sites on tissues, decongestants help shrink the blood vessels in nasal passage. The medicine also helps in increasing the blood flow across skin, sweating and heat loss.
Hence, the medicine is recommended in case of allergy, hay fever, headache, cold, sinus pressure, nasal congestion , etc.
Itis the combination of three medicines, thus exhibiting three different effects. The medicine carries property of an anti-histamine- which helps to relieve allergy and related issues, decongestant property- relieves congestions, cough and Acetaminophen property- reduces pain and fever.
In addition to the intended effects of the medicine, consumption of Sinarest may result in some side effects also.
In case, any of these side effects are observed one must consult a doctor at the earliest.
The dosage of Sinarest will be based on the medical condition of the patient. It is important to follow the prescribed or side effects might be experienced.
If there is no substantial improvement in the condition even after a week then the patients should consult a doctor. Also, in case there are constant headaches and rashes, or fever that persists for over 3 days then it is important to meet a doctor at the earliest.
It is advised to drink plenty of fluids as it loosens mucus in the lungs.
Also, before purchasing the medicine check the date of expiry. In case, expired medicine has been consumed one must consult a doctor at the earliest.
Some of the symptoms of overdose include the following:
The active ingredients of Sinarest include Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine, and Phenylephrine. The nature and working of each drug are mentioned below:
The medicine is used to treat allergic symptoms such as urticaria and rhinitis.
The drug helps relieve conditions like allergies, hay fever and nasal congestion because of cold. The drug helps reduce the swelling of blood vessels in the nose.
It is important that one must not use this medicine if MAO inhibitors, like linezolid, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine have been used 14 days before taking this medicine. Also, it is important to remember that an overdose of this medicine may damage the liver severely. On rare occasion, acetaminophen might trigger severe skin reactions. In such cases, patients should refrain from consuming this medicine right away and consult the doctor at the earliest especially if the skin becomes red and begins to peel off and form blisters. Patients with a known history of allergy to Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine, and Phenylephrine must not take sinarest.
Acetaminophen is one of the ingredients of Sinarest and consuming Acetaminophen in excess can cause severe liver impairment. Usually, the instructed dose is 4000 milligrams i.e. 4gms acetaminophen in a day.
Children and people with any kind of liver diseases should take acetaminophen in a regulated manner. A health professional should be referred for the exact amount of acetaminophen to be consumed in a day.
Any drug with acetaminophen as an ingredient should not be consumed together with Sinarest. For information, Acetaminophen is one of the ingredients in all the prescription and over the counter medicines which is used for congestion, pain, fever and cold. Check a label of the medicine; or ask a health professional (doctor or pharmacist) if the drug being used contain Acetaminophen or not.
A doctor or health professional should be consulted as soon as possible if overdose of Acetaminophen is consumed in excess. Some of the symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, sweating, appetite loss, abdominal pain, extreme tiredness, pale skin, yellowing of skin and dark urine.
Combination of alcohol along with acetaminophen increases the risk of liver damage. Avoid the use of alcohol along with Sinarest.
In case of any allergy to any of its ingredients or any kind of allergy, a pharmacist or a health professional should be informed in advance.
Apart from the ingredient mentioned on the label, there may be inactive ingredient which may trigger allergic reactions or other issues. Thus, ask a pharmacist about all the details in advance.
The ingredient present in the medicine may pass into breast milk and cause undesirable effects on the lactating infants. Hence, a doctor should be consulted for any other substitute which is safe for consumption while breast-feeding.
Pregnant women should only use the medicine when required. Also, risks and benefits should be discussed beforehand to avoid any kind of complications in future.
In children, antihistamines may cause excitement or agitation instead of drowsiness. Also, children are found to be more sensitive to the effect of this drug. Hence, a doctor should be consulted for suitable substitute.
Dizziness, drowsiness, trouble in sleeping and confusion can put them at the risk of accidents. Hence, a doctor should be consulted and a suitable substitute should be consumed instead of Sinarest.
Some brands of the same product may contain alcohol, sugar or aspartame. It may affect the person suffering with diabetes, liver diseases, alcohol dependence, phenylketonuria (PKU) or any condition which demands limited or no use of such ingredient.
Always discuss the case with pharmacist or a doctor regarding the same. Doing so will help to avoid any kind of future complications or worsening of medical conditions.
Before indulging in any kind of surgical procedure, inform your surgeon or dentist in advance about the consumption of this medicine.
The use of Sinarest might make an individual drowsy, dizzy or blur the vision. Use of alcohol or marijuana in such condition will worsen the condition. Hence, it is suggested not to drive or perform any activity that requires alertness, concentration or clear vision. Avoid the use of alcoholic beverage while using the medicine.
If Sinarest is taken along with other medicine or some food items, there might be a risk of a drug interaction
Before considering taking this medicine one must consult and inform the doctor about the herbal supplements, vitamins, and drugs that are being consumed. Some of the drugs that Sinarest interacts with are as follows:
Before considering taking this medicine one must consult and inform the doctor about the herbal supplements, vitamins, and drugs that are being consumed.
Consumption of alcohol with Sinarest might affect the capability to think, judge or make decisions. It might lead to severe liver damage. Operating machinery or driving should be avoided as well.
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The patient suffering from following diseases should consult the doctor before consuming the medicine:
5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid Test: The presence of Sinarest sample in the urine might give false results. The lab personnel should be told about the consumption of the medicine before the test.
Sinarest tablet helps increase the threshold of pain and as a result increases the blood flow causing sweat and heat loss.
The anti-allergic property of the Chlorpheniramine block the H1 receptor sites situated in the tissues. Thus, helps relieve the symptoms of allergy such as a runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes.
The analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer) properties of paracetamol blocks the release of pain and fever causing messengers.
Phenylephrine present in the Sinarest is a decongestant and narrow the blood vessels present in the nasal passage. This helps decrease the blood flow which assists in relaxing the nasal congestion or nasal stuffiness and thus relieving the breathing.
Sinarest must be administered in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor. In no way should the dosage be altered or stopped without consultation from the doctor.
It is a pain reliever and fever reducer. It is prescribed to treat conditions which increase the body temperature or cause pain.
A few medications have the tendency to show adverse or ill effects on being administered alongside. A few medicines that should not be mentioned with taken alongside Sinarest are listed below.
The medicine should be stored in airtight container. The temperature of the place should not exceed 15-30 ºC or 59-86 ºF. The medicine should be stored away from light and moisture.
Suspension form of Sinarest should not be frozen. Also, it should not be stored in bathroom.
Sinarest should be stored away from pets and children.
The medicine should not be flushed into toilet or poured in a drain unless asked to do so.
If the medicine has exceeded the expiry date, then the medicine should be discarded properly. About disposal procedure, a local waste disposal company or a pharmacist should be consulted.
It is an antihistamine and is used to block the action o histamine in the body. It is used to geet relieve from the symptoms such as sinus congestion, sinus pressure, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. It comes in two forms: Sinarest Plus suspension and Sinarest Lp suspension.
Ans: Sinarest is an antihistamine drug and helps in blocking H1-receptor sites. It is helps is a combinational medicine, composed of Pseudoephedrine, Acetaminophen and Chlorpheniarmine.
It is prescribed for nasal congestion due to cold, flu, allergies and sinus.
Ans: Sinarest is used to treat fever, common cold, headache, hay fever, nasal decongestant, and itchy skin or throat.
Ans: The active ingredients contained in Sinarest include Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine, and Phenylephrine.
Ans: No, it is not advisable for pregnant women to take this medicine. One must consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
Ans: No, it is not advisable for breastfeeding women to take this medicine. One must consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
Ans: Sinarest tablet helps increase the threshold of pain and as a result, increases the blood flow to the skin causing sweat and heat loss. The blood vessels are constricted and it helps decrease the blood flow that relieves nasal congestion.
Ans: The medicine helps in prevention, treatment, and improving the diseases, symptoms, or conditions such as allergy, common cold, cold, catarrh, cephalalgia, flu, fever, hay fever, headache, joint pain, ear pain, eye mydriasis, menstrual pain, nasal decongestant.
Ans: Some of the side effects experienced after taking Sinarest include allergic reactions, dizziness, drowsiness, constipation, headache and blurred vision, liver damage, feeling sick, and reddening of the skin.
Ans: Some of the contradictions of this medicine include hypersensitivity, hyperthyroidism, and hepatic impairment.
Ans: The dose of Sinarest will be based on the patient’s medical condition. It is important to follow the prescribed dose, failure of which may result in side effects.
Ans: No, patients with liver and kidney disease are not recommended to take the medicine. It is important that a doctor is consulted before the consumption of this medicine.
Ans: Crocin, Combiflan, or Dolor should not be taken with Sinarest since it contains Paracetamol.
Ans: No, this medicine is not recommended for consumption by patients with a known history of asthma since it can aggravate the condition.
Ans: Common side effects of the medicine are listed below:
Other unwanted side effects of the drug are chest pain, rapid pulse, fast or uneven heart rate; confusion, hallucinations, severe nervousness; nausea, pain in your upper stomach, tremor, seizure (convulsions); easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; little or no urinating.
Ans: This drug is an antihistamine. It is generally used to treat the symptoms associated with congestion, fever, headache, and the common cold.
Ans: Here is a list of storage instruction:
Ans: Consumption of Sinarest with other drugs can make a person drowsy or decrease the breathing rate.
Sinarest contain Acetaminophen, Chlorpheniramine as its main ingredients. Hence, it should not be consumed along with following drugs:
Ans: Sinarest is available in following variants:
Ans: The procedure to use nasal spray is listed below:
Ans: Vapocap is meant to breathe in after dissolving it in hot water. This is recommended for fast relief from congestion.
However, tablets are meant to be swallowed with water.
Ans: Vapocap contains gel droplets as its constituent. The gel droplets are mixed with warm water.
A person suffering with congestion is supposed to inhale the vapour in enclosed manner.
Ans: The Sinarest Vapocap contain following ingredients:
Ans: Yes, Sinarest is recommended for Sinus as it contains Pseudoephedrine as one of the main ingredients.
Pseudoephedrine belongs to the category of decongestant that shrinks the blood vessels present in the nasal passages.
Sinarest Sinus is a combinational medicine which is prescribed for headache, cold, flu, allergies, sinus congestion, stuffy nose and body aches.
Ans: Sinarest AF is the suspension form of Sinarest. It belongs to the category of antihistamine. The syrup works by blocking the action of histamines present in the body.
The syrup is recommended for conditions such as sinus congestion, sinus pressure, runny nose, itching of throat, sneezing due to infections in upper respiratory infection, allergies, hay fever and infections.
Ans: A. There is a slight risk of addiction. To avoid any such risk, self-medication and dependence on the medicine should be prohibited.
Ans: No, use of Sinarest along with alcohol should be strictly avoided. Doing so can elevate the risk of side effects such as drowsiness, headache and sleepiness.
Always consult your doctor before doing so.
Ans: Few patients have complained of side effects such as headache , drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, etc. after consuming Sinarest
In such cases, driving would not be safe and might increase the risk of accident. Hence, driving or any work which require concentration should be avoided.
Ans: Sinarest is a combinational medicine that can be consumed to relieve the symptoms of common cold, flu and nasal decongestion. You may take the medicine with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, the patients with gastric disorders, to avoid stomach irritation, should consume the medicine after having food.
Ans: No, Sinarest is not banned in India. However, it legally requires a prescription to be dispensed.
Ans: Yes, Sinarest is good for sore throat. It contains Chlorpheniramine, which is an antihistamine that provides relief in itchy throat. Also, acetaminophen in Sinarest, helps relieve pain in the throat.
Ans: Yes, Sinarest can make you sleepy. It contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine that may cause drowsiness as one of its side effects.
Ans: No, Sinarest and Paracetamol should not be consumed together. As Sinarest already consists of Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) as one of its active ingredients, co-administration of Paracetamol and Sinarest may result in an overdosage of Paracetamol.
Ans: No, Sinarest Tablet is not an antibiotic. It is an antihistamine that is used to treat allergic conditions. It provides relief in symptoms associated with cold, flu and nasal decongestion.
Ans: Sinarest can be taken with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, patients with gastric disorders should always consume the medicine after having food so as to avoid stomach irritation.
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