The Relent Cold Syrup 60ml is used to treat common cold and allergies. This medicine relieves symptoms like sneezing, watery eyes, running nose, itchy throat or skin, sinus, and stuffiness. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredients of Relent Cold Syrup 60ml are Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2mg and Phenylephrine 5mg/5ml.
Chlorpheniramine Maleate basically tames allergy symptoms by attaching to histamine receptors. Histamines are responsible for allergic and inflammatory reactions. Chlorpheniramine Maleate blocks the action of the endogenous histamine, by reducing the negative symptoms brought on by histamine.
Phenylephrine acts on alpha-adrenergic receptors, thus helps to reduce nasal congestion, allergies, fever and reduces swollen blood vessels in the nasal passage, if any.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking Relent Cold Syrup 60ml:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Relent Cold Syrup 60ml. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor, or follow the directions given on the bottle or container of the syrup.
Relent Cold Syrup 60ml is meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before consumption. Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the syrup container.
Avoid missing a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Relent Cold Syrup 60ml may be taken with food or take it as recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. For children: 1 dose 3 to 4 times in a day or perceive the instructions written on the prescription.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Take the syrup only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Inform your doctor about any renal diseases (if you have) before taking Relent Cold Syrup 60ml and then take the medication as advised by the doctor.
Consult your doctor before taking the medication, if you have any hepatic problems.
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: May be used during pregnancy – the risk of fetal harm is low based on human data.
Phenylephrine: Avoid use in 1st trimester; caution advised in 2nd and 3rd trimesters.
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: Caution advised while breastfeeding. However, this drug can be suggested by doctors during lactation as a short term use to relieve you from the symptoms. No known risk of breastfed infants based on limited human data but there are chances of CNS depression when used with other anti-histamines. Also, theoretical data shows that this drug reduces prolactin levels which may lead to decreased milk production – but no human data available to support this.
Phenylephrine: Caution advised while breastfeeding. Human data not available but still a risk of infant harm not expected based on drug properties and no human data available to evaluate effects on milk production.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
It is used to ease allergy signs.
Chlorpheniramine lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen.
Adult: PO- Allergic conditions- 4 mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 24 mgday. IVIMSC- Adjunct in anaphylactic shock- 10-20 mg. Total max: 40 mgday. It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein, muscle, or under the skin.
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Headache. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.
If you have an allergy to chlorpheniramine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Asthma, enlarged prostate gland, glaucoma, bowel block, ulcer disease, or trouble passing urine. If you are breast-feeding.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 30° C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Antihistamines & Antiallergics
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