- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for TUSCOLD TAB and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Available Alternatives for TUSCOLD TAB
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OverviewTUSCOLD TAB is a Schedule H drug.
TUSCOLD TAB is composed of: PARACETAMOL (500.0 MG), ZINC GLUCONATE (7.5 MG), CETIRIZINE (5.0 MG), PHENYLEPHRINE (5.0 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.
Cetirizine is an anti histamine 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.
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.
UsagePARACETAMOL is generally used to treat: Arthritis
PARACETAMOL can address symptoms like: Head Headache, Back Pain, Cold, Fever
CETIRIZINE is generally used to treat: Runny Nose And Dry Cough, Common Cold
CETIRIZINE can address symptoms like: Sneezing
PHENYLEPHRINE can address symptoms like: Nasal Congestion
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
How Do I Take It?TUSCOLD TAB is generally taken After Food.
Precautions for TUSCOLD 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
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney and liver disease.
It may cause drowsiness, so don’t Drive while taking this medication.
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
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 over-dosage can result in: Drowsiness, Restless Or Irritability
Common Side-EffectsCETIRIZINE : Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain, Pharyngitis, Rhinitis, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Disorder, Head Headache
PHENYLEPHRINE : 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)
Serious Side-EffectsCETIRIZINE : Dyspepsia, Abdomen Pain
Rare Side-EffectsPARACETAMOL : Skin Rash, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Body Itching
CETIRIZINE : Paresthesia, Constipation, Flatulence, Tinnitus, Fever, Restless Or Irritability
Disease InteractionsPHENYLEPHRINE can interfere with: Cerebrovascular Insufficeincy, Hyperthyroidism, Pheochromocytoma, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostate Cancer, Diabetes Mellitus, Glaucoma
Technical ClassificationPARACETAMOL is categorized as: MISCELLANEOUS ANALGESICS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
CETIRIZINE is categorized as: THIRD GENERATION CEPHALOSPORINS / CEPHALOSPORINS / ANTI-INFECTIVES
PHENYLEPHRINE is categorized as:
- DECONGESTANTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
- VASOPRESSORS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
Available Alternatives for TUSCOLD TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|CPP TAB||INR 35 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 500.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5.0 MG, CETIRIZINE 5.0 MG|
|TISCOLD TAB||INR 28.57 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 500.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, CETIRIZINE 5.0 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5.0 MG|
|TUSCOLD TAB||INR 32 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 500.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5.0 MG, CETIRIZINE 5.0 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|CODYLEX CC SYP||INR 62 for 120 ML SYRUP||PARACETAMOL 125.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 2.5 MG, CETIRIZINE 2.5 MG|
|MEGACOLD KID SYP||INR 34 for 60 ML SYRUP||PARACETAMOL 25 MG/ML, ZINC GLUCONATE 1.5 MG/ML, PHENYLEPHRINE 0.5 MG/ML, CETIRIZINE 0.5 MG/ML|
|TISCOLD SYP||INR 36.18 for 60 ML SYRUP||PARACETAMOL 125.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 2.5 MG, CETIRIZINE 2.5 MG|
|ZINCOLD PLUS SYP||INR 46 for 60 ML SYRUP||PARACETAMOL 250.0 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 7.5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5.0 MG, CETIRIZINE 2.5 MG|