Each COLDOVER tablet contains phenylephrine 5mg, paracetamol 325mg & cetirizine 5mg.
COLDOVER is the brand name for the nasal decongestant combination of phenylephrine, paracetamol and cetirizine. Phenylephrine clears the nose block and eases the breathing, while paracetamol is an analgesic and cetirizine is an antihistamine.
Phenylephrine treats nasal congestion and sinus pressures which are caused due to common cold. Phenylephrine is a powerful vasoconstrictor that constricts the mucosa of the respiratory tract and thereby decreases the swelling of the blood vessels in the nose.
Paracetamol is a well-known antipyretic and analgesic agent that soothes the body pain which is common during common cold and fever. This drug is fast-acting and extremely safe. A few studies have shown that paracetamol works by selectively inhibiting the COX activity in the brain, which partly contributes to its antipyretic and analgesic properties.
Cetirizine is a potent second generation antihistamine that treats several allergic conditions that are caused due to common cold, hay fever, etc. It works as a selective antagonist of the histamine H1 receptor and prevents allergic reactions.
As directed by the physician
COLDOVER tablets are contraindicated in patients with cardiac complications, compression of the esophagus, ulcers, stomach muscle paralysis, stomach or intestine blockage and other GI related issues.
Adverse effects of this medicine are dizziness, blurred vision, upset stomach, nausea, nervousness, dry mouth and mild drowsiness.
There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to phenylephrine and cetirizine administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.
Extra care with the dosage should be taken in patients with breathing problems, kidney diseases, liver diseases, overactive thyroid gland, urination problems, hyper blood pressure and pulmonary complications.
COLDOVER tablets are available in 4X5X10’s blister packing.
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