- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for KOFF GO TAB and its Constituents
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Available Alternatives for KOFF GO TAB
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OverviewKOFF GO TAB is a Schedule H drug.
KOFF GO TAB is composed of: PARACETAMOL (450.0 MG), GUAIFENESIN (50.0 MG), EPHEDRINE (5.0 MG), BROMHEXINE (4.0 MG), CHLORPHENIRAMINE (2.0 MG)
Paracetamol is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. The exact mechanism of action of is not known. Paracetamol is used to treat many conditions such as a headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. It relieves pain in mild arthritis but has no effect on the underlying inflammation and swelling of the joint.
Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It helps loosen congestion in your chest and throat, making it easier to cough out through your mouth.Guaifenesin is used to reduce chest congestion caused by the common cold, infections, or allergies.It promotes lower respiratory tract drainage by thinning the mucus in the air passages to make it easier to cough up the mucus and clear the airways.
Ephedrine works on the blood vessels and increases the blood flow to heart and lungs, thereby improving the disease condition. Ephedrine is used in the treatment of hypotension following spinal anaesthesia. Ephedrine is used for temporary relief of shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing due to bronchial asthma. Ephedrine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Ephedrine is a decongestant and bronchodilator. It works by reducing swelling and constricting blood vessels in the nasal passages and widening the lung airways, allowing you to breathe more easily.
Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose Chlorpheniramine is used to treat
UsagePARACETAMOL is generally used to treat: Arthritis
PARACETAMOL can address symptoms like: Head Headache, Back Pain, Cold, Fever
GUAIFENESIN is generally used to treat: Bronchitis, Laryngitis, Pharyngitis, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Whooping Cough
GUAIFENESIN can address symptoms like: Shortness Of Breath, Difficulty Breathing, Wheezing, Cough, Chest Pain, Chest Discomfort, Fever, Head Headache, Fatigue (tiredness), Rapid Heart Rate (pulse)
EPHEDRINE is generally used to treat: Hypotension, Bronchial Asthma
EPHEDRINE can address symptoms like: Shortness Of Breath, Tightness, Wheezing
CHLORPHENIRAMINE is generally used to treat: Common Cold
CHLORPHENIRAMINE can address symptoms like: Sneezing, Body Itching, Eyes Watery Eyes, Runny Nose
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 1month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
Precautions for KOFF GO TAB and its Constituents
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, bleeding problems, growths in the nose, heart, kidney or liver disease, liver inflammation, high blood pressure, chickenpox, anxiety, trouble in sleeping, ulcers, stomach problems, stroke, Kawasaki syndrome, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Avoid alcohol consumption. It should not be used in children with infections such as flu, chickenpox or viral infections. Avoid
- You should not use guaifenesin if you are allergic to guaifenesin.
- Use guaifenesin exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
- Take guaifenesin with food if it upsets your stomach.Measure the liquid form of guaifenesin with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.
- Do not crush, chew, break, or open a controlled-release, delayed-release, or extended-release tablet or capsule. Swallow it whole. Breaking or opening the pill may cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
- The liquid forms and powder packets of this medication may contain aspartame. If you have phenylketonuria or any other condition that requires you to restrict your intake of aspartame (or phenylalanine), consult your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.
- Use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle; discard after 4 weeks of opening even if not used
Caution should be exercised in patients with
- Avoid excess dosage.
- Avoid long-term use of this medication.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, lung disease, heart problems, high blood pressure, sugar, blood vessel problems, stroke, increased eye pressure, intestinal blockage, ulcer, urinary obstruction, enlarged prostate, seizures, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and
Symptoms of OverdosagePARACETAMOL over-dosage can result in: Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Weakness (generalized), Upper Abdomen Pain, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Eyes Yellow Eyes
EPHEDRINE over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing
Common Side-EffectsGUAIFENESIN : Diarrhoea, Skin Rash, Hives, Dizziness, Head Headache, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Upset Stomach
EPHEDRINE : Hypertension, Insomnia, Difficulty Sleeping
CHLORPHENIRAMINE : Fever, Wheezing, Tightness, Difficulty Breathing, Hoarse Voice, Face Swelling, Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Nervousness, Frequent Urination, Arms Joint Pain, Eyes Double Vision (with One Eye Covered)
Serious Side-EffectsGUAIFENESIN : Breathlessness, Difficulty Breathing
Rare Side-EffectsPARACETAMOL : Skin Rash, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Body Itching
Disease InteractionsCHLORPHENIRAMINE can interfere with: Urinary Retention, Glaucoma, Asthma, COPD, Hypotension, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationPARACETAMOL is categorized as: MISCELLANEOUS ANALGESICS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
GUAIFENESIN is categorized as: EXPECTORANTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
EPHEDRINE is categorized as:
- DECONGESTANTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
- VASOPRESSORS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
CHLORPHENIRAMINE is categorized as: NASAL ANTIHISTAMINES AND DECONGESTANTS / NASAL PREPARATIONS / TOPICAL AGENTS
Available Alternatives for KOFF GO TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|KOFF GO TAB||INR 22 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 450.0 MG, GUAIFENESIN 50.0 MG, EPHEDRINE 5.0 MG, BROMHEXINE 4.0 MG, CHLORPHENIRAMINE 2.0 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|FREKOF TAB||INR 19.5 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 500.0 MG, GUAIFENESIN 50.0 MG, EPHEDRINE 5.0 MG, BROMHEXINE 4.0 MG, CHLORPHENIRAMINE 2.0 MG|