- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for KOLQ TAB 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 KOLQ TAB TAB
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OverviewKOLQ TAB TAB is a Schedule H drug.
KOLQ TAB TAB is composed of: PARACETAMOL (325 MG), ZINC GLUCONATE (52.28 MG), PHENYLEPHRINE (5 MG), CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE (5 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.
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose). Phenylephrine is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion or congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from your inner ears called the eustachian (yoo-STAY-shun) tubes.
Cetirizine hydrochloride is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. It is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose.Cetirizine hydrochloride is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by hives. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
UsagePARACETAMOL is generally used to treat: Arthritis
PARACETAMOL can address symptoms like: Head Headache, Back Pain, Cold, Fever
PHENYLEPHRINE can address symptoms like: Nasal Congestion
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE is generally used to treat: Common Cold, Hives
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE can address symptoms like: Eyes Watery Eyes, Runny Nose, Eyes Itching, Sneezing, Nose Itching
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 KOLQ TAB 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
Do not give phenylephrine containing products to children younger than 4 years of age. It may cause serious side effects or cause of death in children. Do not use this medication for
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking cetirizine because you may feel sleepy.
- Avoid alcohol intake while taking this drug.
- Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: changes in vision, severe dry mouth, trouble urinating, constipation or drowsiness.Do not start or continue the cetirizine tablets:If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cetirizine or any of the other ingredients of cetirizine tablet.
- If you have severe kidney problem or severe liver problem.
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered before taking cetirizine tablets in case of any following disease conditions such as fits, severe kidney impairment, intolerance to sugars.
- Take cetirizine exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
- You may take cetirizine with or without food.
- The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.
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
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE over-dosage can result in: Drowsiness, Mood Swings, Restless Or Irritability, Nervousness
Common Side-EffectsPHENYLEPHRINE : Hives, Skin Rash, Blood Pressure, High, Body Itching, Irregular Heartbeat, Difficulty Sleeping, Eyes Blurred Vision, Chest Discomfort, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Nervousness, Head Headache, Restless Or Irritability, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Constipation, Stomach Pain, Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Dry Mouth, Throat Soreness, Cough, Nausea, Head Headache
Serious Side-EffectsCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Insomnia, Breathlessness, Confusion, Eyes Blurred Vision, Pounding Heart (pulse), Weakness (generalized), Hyperactive Behavior, Decreased Urination
Rare Side-EffectsPARACETAMOL : Skin Rash, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Body Itching
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Face Swelling
Disease InteractionsCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE can interfere with: Alcoholism, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationPARACETAMOL is categorized as: MISCELLANEOUS ANALGESICS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
PHENYLEPHRINE is categorized as:
- DECONGESTANTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
- VASOPRESSORS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE is categorized as: ANTIHISTAMINES / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
Available Alternatives for KOLQ TAB TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|KOLQ TAB TAB||INR 31.5 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 325 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 52.28 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5 MG, CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG|