Medicine : Wikoryl

Name:Wikoryl
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd
Generic Use:Caffeine , Chlorpheniramine , Paracetamol
Composition:Caffeine(16mg) , Chlorpheniramine(2mg) , Paracetamol(500mg)
Substitutes:wikoryl , wikoryl , wikoryl


Generic ( Caffeine )



Typical use Of Caffeine :To Treat Migraine Headaches And Mental Alertness. Caffeine Is Also Used In Combination With Pain Killers (aspirin And Paracetamol) And As A Supportive Treatment In Asthma.
Mechanism of action of Caffeine :Caffeine Acts By Stimulating The Brain (central Nervous System), Heart, And Muscles. It Also Improves The Effectiveness Of Pain-relievers Such As Paracetamol And Aspirin.
Drug Interaction of Caffeine :Taking Caffeine Along With Ephedrine Might Cause Excessive Brain Stimulation And Sometimes Serious Side Effects And Heart Problems. Phenytoin And Smoking With Caffeine May Decrease Level Of Caffeine In Blood. Certain Drugs Like Cimetidine, Disulfiram, Fluoroquinolones, Mexiletine And Oral Contraceptives May Enhance The Effects Of Caffeine By Increasing Its Concentration In Blood. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Caffeine :At Higher Doses (more Than 600 Mg Per Day), It May Cause Anxiety, Agitation, Diarrhea, Severe Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Rapid Heart Rate (tachycardia), Rapid Heartbeat (palpitations), Inability To Sleep (insomnia), Restlessness, Nervousness, Involuntarily Shaking Of A Body Part (tremor) And Headache.

INTERACTIONS OF CAFFEINE


How Caffeine 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 Caffeine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Caffeine

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 ( 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