Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 MG Drops

Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 MG Drops


BRAND NAME: SAN-DRIST-AF (15ML).

COMPOSITION: Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 MG.

PACKING:  15ml.

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Description

Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 mg is used to relieve symptoms of flu, allergies, cold, bronchitis and sinusitis. It is classified as an anti-allergic in pharmacy. Allergies very in form and condition .Some people may be allergic to specific foods like wheat or tomatoes whereas others can suffer from pollen( a yellowish flowering substance) allergy. All the factors causing allergies are known as allergens.

Instruction to Use Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 MG Drops

Give this medicine to children as prescribed by the doctor. Measure carefully the directed dosage in the dropper. If stomach upset is a concern, give this medicine with food. Drink ample of fluids during the course of this medicine. Give another dose if the kid vomits out the medicine within 20-30 minutes of intake but donot double the dosage.

The use of this medicine must be continued until the doctor advises its stoppage. The dosage and duration directly depends upon the age, body mass and response of the body towards Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine maleate 2 MG drops. Disccontinuing the medicine earlier may increase the risk of catching an allergy frequently.

Precautionary Measures to be Taken

Children are much more prone to the side effects of any medicine than adults. Hence, it is important to follow all precautions while giving these medicines to children. These are as follows:

  • Avoid the usage of this medicine if the child is allergic or was allergic to similar medicines. Go through the composition section to check for any allergic substances. Ignoring this may cause serious allergies later.
  • Inform your doctor surely if your child suffers from liver/intestinal/kidney ailments, low birth weight,and breathing problems like asthma.
  • Donot overdose this drug in children. It may lead to serious side effects.
  • This medicine may cause children to feel sleepy and dizzy. Donot use this medicine for inducing sleep in kids.
  • Avoid giving another medicine for the same ailment. This can cause both the medcines to work adversely and cause other medical conditions to develop due to their interactions.
  • All padietric medicines generally have an information pamphlet inside them. Ensure that the medicine is given correctly according to the details regarding the uptake of food before or after consuming the medicine. Taking the medicine wrongly may decrease its effectiveness.
  • Never use a household spoon to measure the prescribed amount. Use the dropper given.
  • In case of a missed dose, donot give it before the next dose.

Side Effects of Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 MG in Children

Side effects occur when the medicine causes adverse effects other than the targeted ones. Children and older adults are more sensitive to these effects. Hence, it is important to have knowledge about common side effects. The most common ones include vomiting or nausea, abdominal pain, dry throat,dizziness and sleepiness, palpitations and blurred vision. It can also paresthesia in some kids. If any of the above side effects donot resolve even after the treatment of the targeted condition, contact the doctor as early as possible.

Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 MG drops may cause a serious allergic reaction in kids which may be rare. Consult the doctor if the child experiences tremors, a rash or swelling in the limbs or face. For more details, visit your doctor.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most widely asked question regarding the use of Phenylephrine 5mg +Chlorpheniramine Maleate 2 MG drops in children.

Question: What is the time taken to cure allergies from this medicine?

The time taken wil certainly depend on the severity of the condition and effectiveness of the medicine in any case. It may take upto 7-15 days to completely cure the infection. Consult the doctor for elaborated details.

Question: Can this medicine drive away common cold?

This medicine  is used to relieve symptoms of flu, allergies, cold, bronchitis and sinusitis.

Question: Can we give this medicine during bedtime?

Yes this medicine can be given during bedtime. Talk to your doctor regarding more details.

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