What is the active ingredient in Codral cold and flu tablets?

What is the active ingredient in Codral cold and flu tablets?

CODRAL Original Cold & Flu contains the active ingredients Paracetamol and Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. Paracetamol is an analgesic. It works to stop the pain messages from getting through to the brain.

Does Codral original have antihistamine?

It works by reducing congestion in the upper respiratory tract, including the nose, nasal passages and sinuses, and making it easier to breathe. Triprolidine belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antihistamines’.

Does Codral have phenylephrine?

Each Day tablet contains: Phenylephrine helps to relieve blocked and runny noses.

What is phenylephrine hydrochloride?

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a nasal decongestant which helps to relieve a blocked nose. It reduces the size of the blood vessels in the nose and sinuses helping you to breathe more easily. There may be more than one active ingredient in your medicine, such as. paracetamol, ibuprofen or an antihistamine.

What is Phenylephrine hydrochloride?

Is Phenylephrine hydrochloride an antihistamine?

What is diphenhydramine and phenylephrine? Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages.

What cold and flu tablets contain pseudoephedrine?

Codral Original Cold & Flu tablets contain pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 30 mg and paracetamol 500 mg.

What’s difference in phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine?

Phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine are both adrenergic agonists. Phenylephrine has primarily an affinity to only alpha-adrenergic receptors, while pseudoephedrine has an affinity to both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors. Their side effect profiles are very similar.

What brands have pseudoephedrine?

Pseudoephedrine also temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure. Pseudoephedrine is available under the following different brand names: Sudafed, Nexafed, and Zephrex-D.

What is the active ingredient in Codral original Cold&Flu?

Active ingredient Paracetamol; Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride Schedule S3 Consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflet Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using Codral Original Cold & Flu Tablets. Download CMI (PDF) Download Large Text CMI (PDF) What is in this leaflet

Can I take other medicines with Codral original Cold&Flu?

Some medicines and Codral Original Cold & Flu may interfere with each other. These include: medicines used to treat depression especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants medicines used to treat heart conditions medicines used to treat high blood pressure

How long should I take Codral original Cold&Flu?

As Codral Original Cold & Flu contains paracetamol, take only for a few days at a time unless your doctor tells you to take it for longer. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to.

How much Codral should I take for cold and flu?

The recommended dose of Codral Original Cold & Flu, for adults and children over 12 years, is 2 tablets 3 to 4 times a day. Do not use this medicine for children under 12 years of age. Do not take more than the recommended dose. If you are over 65 years of age, talk to you pharmacist or doctor about how much to take.