Classified as mild analgesic, Cetral Cold Syrup helps in treating fever and is the most commonly used pain reliever. It is used to relieve backache, headache, arthritis and toothache. It reduces pain caused due to fever. It is often given to patients who suffer from cancer or have undergone surgery, to help them cope up with the pain. This medication is normally administered orally or you can also take it intravenously.
Cetral Cold Syrup does not have any serious side effects. In rare cases, skin rashes, nausea, stomach pain, and loss of appetite may occur. You should stop using this medication if you experience an allergic reaction to it or notice any other serious symptoms like dark urine, clay-colored stools or jaundice. The overdose of Cetral Cold Syrup may result in liver failure.
There are several drugs that may interact with Cetral Cold Syrup. Inform your doctor about all the other medications that you take including vitamins, minerals, prescribed drugs, over the counter drugs and herbal products. It is advised to be guided by the doctor’s prescription and never to exceed the prescribed dosage.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect lasts for an average of 4-6 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of Paracetamol (primary constituent of Cetral Cold Syrup) can be observed within an hour of oral administration. When given in the form of an intravenous injection, the pain-relieving action starts in 5-10 minutes. For fever reduction, the time taken is about 30 minutes.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This syrup is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. But the evidence is inadequate and it should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor. Oral administration of the medicine should be preferred over intravenous route.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before using this syrup.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Cetral Cold Syrup is a pain relief medication that is administered both orally and intravenously. It selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
N/AYou should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine. Symptoms like fever, chills, rashes, joint pain and swelling, excessive weakness, nausea should be immediately reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Lab Test
5-HIAA Urine TestYou may get a false-positive result for this test if you take Cetral Cold Syrup.
Interaction with Medicine
CarbamazepineCetral Cold Syrup should not be taken with Carbamazepine. Usage of either of the drugs should be reported to the doctor. Any symptoms like fever, chills, joint pain, skin rash, loss of appetite should be reported promptly.
PhenytoinCetral Cold Syrup should not be taken with Phenytoin. Usage of either of the drugs should be reported to the doctor. Any symptoms like fever, chills, joint pain, skin rash, loss of appetite should be reported promptly.
Sodium NitriteCetral Cold Syrup should not be taken while on Sodium Nitrite. Symptoms like discoloration of skin, rashes, headache, dizziness, increased heartbeat should be promptly reported to the doctor.
LeflunomideCetral Cold Syrup should not be taken while on leflunomide. Usage of either of the drug should be reported to the doctor. Symptoms like fever, chills, nausea, yellowing of skin should be promptly reported.
PrilocaineCetral Cold Syrup should not be taken while on Prilocaine. Symptoms like discoloration of skin, rashes, headache, dizziness, increased heartbeat should be promptly reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Disease
AlcoholismThis syrup should be given with extreme caution if you are a chronic alcoholic. Usage of alcohol should be avoided and any symptoms like nausea, fever, rashes, darkened urine should be reported to the doctor on priority.
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