Overview

Power Cold & Flu tablet is used for Common cold, Cold, Fever, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants, Cerebral palsy, Apnea of prematurity, Orthostatic hypotension, Allergy and other conditions. Power Cold & Flu tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Power Cold & Flu tablet contains Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol and Pseudoephedrine as active ingredients.
Power Cold & Flu tablet works by antagonizing the adenosine receptors; blocking H1-receptor sites on tissues; increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating; causing narrowing of the blood vessels and reduces swelling in the nasal passages;
Detailed information related to Power Cold & Flu tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Power Cold & Flu tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Power Cold & Flu tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Power Cold & Flu tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Ask a doctor before use if you have any breathing problems, glaucoma, or difficulty urinating
  • Asthma
  • Avoid alcohol and other sedatives while on this medication
  • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you
  • Avoid exposing medication to excessive heat
  • Avoid taking this drug too close to bedtime
  • Avoid using it if allergic to paracetamol
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Interactions with Power Cold & Flu tablet

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Power Cold & Flu tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Power Cold & Flu tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Alcohol
  • Antipsychotics
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Cimetidine
  • Disulfiram
  • Ephedrine
  • Fluoroquinolones
  • Interfere with certain laboratory tests
  • Juxtapid mipomersen
  • Ketoconazole

When not to use Power Cold & Flu tablet

Hypersensitivity to Power Cold & Flu tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Power Cold & Flu tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:

Composition and Active Ingredients

Power Cold & Flu tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Power Cold & Flu tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Power Cold & Flu tablet - Packages: 10 tablets

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Power Cold & Flu tablet safe to use when pregnant?
    • Caffeine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Chlorpheniramine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Paracetamol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Pseudoephedrine: No
  • Is Power Cold & Flu tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Caffeine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Chlorpheniramine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Paracetamol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Pseudoephedrine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Power Cold & Flu tablet be used for common cold and cold?
    Yes, common cold and cold are among the most common reported uses for Power Cold & Flu tablet. Please do not use Power Cold & Flu tablet for common cold and cold without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Power Cold & Flu tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Power Cold & Flu tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Power Cold & Flu tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Power Cold & Flu tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Power Cold & Flu tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Power Cold & Flu tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Power Cold & Flu tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Power Cold & Flu tablet.

Expired Power Cold & Flu tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Power Cold & Flu tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
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