Medicine : Kaycold Syp

Name:Kaycold Syp
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:C B Healthcare
Generic Use:Phenylephrine , Paracetamol , Chlorpheniramine , Ammonium Chloride , Sodium Citrate
Composition:Phenylephrine(5 Mg) , Paracetamol(125 Mg) , Chlorpheniramine(2 Mg) , Ammonium Chloride(120 Mg) , Sodium Citrate(60 Mg)
Substitutes:kaycold syp , kaycold syp , kaycold syp , kaycold syp , kaycold syp


Generic ( Phenylephrine )



Typical use Of Phenylephrine :To Relieve Blocked Nose Caused By Common Cold Or In Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (hay Fever).
Mechanism of action of Phenylephrine :Phenylephrine Stimulates Receptors On Blood Vessels And Leads To Constriction Of Blood Vessels. This Leads To Decrease In The Flow Of Blood In The Blood Vessels Of Nose, Which In Turn Relieves Nasal Congestion.
Drug Interaction of Phenylephrine :Precaution Must Be Taken While Taking Following Medicine At The Same Time: Digoxin, Medicines For High Blood Pressure, Tricyclic Antidepressants, And Other Decongestants. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Phenylephrine :Difficulty In Breathing, Severe Allergic Reactions, Skin Rash, Urge To Vomit, Feeling Of Being Unwell, Headache, Fast Or Irregular Heartbeat, High Blood Pressure, Restlessness And Difficulty In Passing Urine For Men.

INTERACTIONS OF PHENYLEPHRINE


How Phenylephrine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Phenylephrine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Phenylephrine

No Studies Found






Generic ( Paracetamol )



Typical use Of Paracetamol :Paracetamol Is Used For The Relief Of Mild To Moderate Pain In Conditions Such As Headache (including Migraine), Toothache, Ear Pain, Joint Pain, Pain Of Menstruation, Fever, Feverish Colds, And Flu.
Mechanism of action of Paracetamol :Paracetamol Is Categorized As An Analgesic (painkiller) And Antipyretic (fever Reducing) Drug. Paracetamol Reduces Pain By Increasing The Pain Threshold. It Reduces Fever By Acting On The Temperature-regulating Region Of Brain, Resulting In Increased Blood Flow Across The Skin, Sweating And Heat Loss.
Drug Interaction of Paracetamol :Cholestyramine, Metoclopramide And Domperidone May Alter The Effects Of Paracetamol. Use Of Paracetamol With Warfarin May Increase The Risk Of Bleeding. Paracetamol May Increase The Effects Of Chloramphenicol. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Paracetamol :Side Effects Of Paracetamol Are Usually Rare, And Include Allergic Reactions Such As Shortness Of Breath, Abnormalities Of Blood Cells, Skin Reddening, Blisters Or Rash, Swollen Facial Features, Or A Runny Nose. Overdose (more Than 4 G In Adults And More Than 2 G In Children) May Cause Severe Liver Damage.

INTERACTIONS OF PARACETAMOL


How Paracetamol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Paracetamol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Paracetamol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Chlorpheniramine )



Typical use Of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Is Used To Treat Symptoms Of Allergic Conditions Such As Runny Nose, Itchy Skin Rash With Irregular Raised Patches (hives), Red And Swollen Airways, Common Cold, And Hay Fever, Food Allergy, Reaction To Drugs Or Vaccines, And In Insect Bites.
Mechanism of action of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Reduces Allergy Symptoms By Blocking The Activity Of A Natural Bodily Substance (histamine) That Is Produced During Allergic Reactions. It Also Blocks The Activity Of Another Substance (acetylcholine) That Further Helps Dry Up Certain Body Fluids To Cause Relief From Runny Nose.
Drug Interaction of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Interacts With Diazepam, Nitrazepam, Phenelzine, Tranylcypromine Or Anti-depressants To Cause Effects Like Blurred Vision And Dry Mouth. Chlorpheniramine Enhances The Effect Of Phenytoin And May Cause Toxic Reaction. Avoid Excessive Alcohol Consumption. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Chlorpheniramine :Common Side-effects Include Sleepiness And Difficulty In Remaining Alert, Unusual Tiredness Or Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Slowing Of Physical And Emotional Reactions, Dry Mouth, Blurred Vision, Dry Eyes, Sensitivity To Sunlight Or Artificial Light, Diarrhea, Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, And Skin Reactions.

INTERACTIONS OF CHLORPHENIRAMINE


How Chlorpheniramine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Chlorpheniramine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Chlorpheniramine

No Studies Found






Generic ( Ammonium Chloride )



Typical use Of Ammonium Chloride :Cough, Metabolic Alkalosis, Urinary Retention.
Mechanism of action of Ammonium Chloride :The Therapeutic Effects Of Ammonium Chloride Depend Upon The Ability Of The Kidney To Utilize Ammonia In The Excretion Of An Excess Of Fixed Anions And The Conversion Of Ammonia To Urea By The Liver, Thereby Liberating Hydrogen (H+) And Chloride (Cl?) Ions Into The Extracellular Fluid.
Drug Interaction of Ammonium Chloride :Ammonium Chloride Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Methadone. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ammonium Chloride :Encephalopathy, Pain, Nausea And Vomiting, Hypokalemia.

INTERACTIONS OF AMMONIUM CHLORIDE


How Ammonium Chloride will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Ammonium Chloride will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ammonium Chloride

No Studies Found






Generic ( Sodium Citrate )



Typical use Of Sodium Citrate :Information Not Available.
Mechanism of action of Sodium Citrate :Sodium Citrate Is Used To Treat A Number Of Problems. It Is An Osmotic Laxative, Which Induces A Laxative Effect (stimulating Stool Production). It Is Used To Relieve Constipation And Works (when Used As An Enemal For Rectal Use) By Causing Water To Be Drawn Into The Lower Bowel (colon) To Increase The Water Content And Volume Of Stools, Making Them Softer And Easier To Pass, Relieving Constipation. It Also Used For Other Purposes When Taken By Mouth, Such As In Adult Women For The Relief Of Symptoms Due To Cystitis (inflammation Of The Bladder Owing To An Infection Of Urine In Women) Where It Reduces The Acidity Of Urine, And Before General Anaesthesia To Prevent Stomach Acid Aspiration (inhalation Of Stomach Acid Into The Airways), Which May Happen During A Surgical Operation Or In Pregnant Women During Child Birth. In General, This Drug Is Used To Relieve Constipation, Treat Symptoms Of Mild Cystitis Or To Prevent Stomach Acid Aspiration During Anaesthesia. Benefits Of Being On This Drug Can Include Regular Bowel Movements, Relief From The Painful Symptoms Of Cystisis And Problems Occurring After Inhalation Of Acid Stomach Contents During Surgery.
Drug Interaction of Sodium Citrate :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Sodium Citrate :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM CITRATE


How Sodium Citrate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Sodium Citrate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Sodium Citrate

No Studies Found