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Control Tablet

Control Tablet

Manufacturer: Lark Laboratories Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Control Tablet is the world?s most widely consumed psychoactive drug. Control Tablet is naturally found in over 60 plants some of which are coffee beans, tea leaves, kola nut (from where cola is derived) and cacao pods (the source of chocolate). Synthetic caffeine is added to food like energy stimulating gums and ?energy drinks?, medicines for alertness, pain relievers and some cold medicines.

Control Tablet affects the body?s metabolism process in many ways. Control Tablet stimulates the central nervous system and makes one feel alert and energetic. It may sometimes increase the release of acid in the stomach, leading to heartburn or an upset stomach. It is also a diuretic. Control Tablet may interfere with the absorption of calcium in the body. It can also increase blood pressure. Control Tablet reaches its peak level in your blood, one hour after consumption. But its effects may last up to six hours.

However, consuming too much Control Tablet may lead to same considerable side effects such as restlessness and shakiness, headaches, dizziness, insomnia, abnormal heart rhythm, anxiety, dehydration. Control Tablet also comes with the risk of easy addiction. There have been various medical studies regarding caffeine some of which have revealed some harmful effects of Control Tablet. Studies claim, Control Tablet can, reduce fertility in women, increase the risk of heart attacks in young adults and it can worsen menopause symptoms.

In addition to its intended effect, Control Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Increased blood pressure
Increased heart rate
Heart beat irregular.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Koltus p tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Koltus p tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?
Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Control Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi I have an issue with lot of Bloating and Gas the issue has increased since I have started with Liveril forte. No matter what I eat or Don't eat for a Long time I get Gastric. Kindly suggest.

General Physician,
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Hello lybrate-user, in some cases liveril forte can cause dyspeptic symptoms. So you can stop liveril forte once your liver enzymes are back to normal levels and mean while continue PPI TABLETS like pan40 once in a day along with some antacid syrups and your life style modification is necessary to control symptoms. 1. Small meals at frequent intervals 2. Avoid oily/ fatty food 3.avoid tea/ coffee 4. There must be a minimum of 1 hr 30 mins gap between your dinner time and bedtime.
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A girlbchild with type 1 diabetes n with a good HbA1c always n with Hypothyroid should think to become a mother after marriage. Can the child be effected?

Homeopath, Secunderabad
A girlbchild with type 1 diabetes n with a good HbA1c always n with Hypothyroid should think to become a mother after...
Yes, it's possible be lead a normal life. These conditions do not impede her future if she is optimistic and focus on leading a very healthy lifestyle. (Eat natural diet which is nutritious and balanced diet and exercise every day to begin with ). It is very important to go for regular health check up with the doctor and monitor the blood sugar and thyroid condition. Let her follow the instructions given by the doctor and take the medicines on time. She can also take the help of Homeopathy which helps the body to overcome diseases naturally by enhancing the immune system. You can contact me for a detailed consultation so that the suitable remedies (that suit her constitution) can be selected.

I have thick patches on skin near vaginal area. What can be that? I used candid b cream and it got clear. But again after a week or so. It came back. I google this it said stds but we have used condoms every time. Im worried.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- Darkening of inner thighs around vaginal area is known as Linea nigricans (and not STD). It happens due to slow metabolism as a result of faulty diet and schedules. It may be associated with weight gain, lathargy feeling, smelly sweating, bowel problems, menstrual problems in females. Try these tips- 1) Avoid fast foods, rice, curd, non-veg and over eating. 2) Try to control your weight with skipping, running,cardio, or yoga. 3) Maintain a sleep schedule of 10 pm to 6: 30 am. 4) Apply Amba haldi powder paste and Coconut oil massage after removing the paste on the affected portion.

I am suffering from prostate enlarged (size 54gms as per ultrasound 4 months ago) problem. If it's operates, tell me after results regarding urine discharging and it's control, sexual possibility and other things etc.

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
I am suffering from prostate enlarged (size 54gms as per ultrasound 4 months ago) problem. If it's operates, tell me ...
Needs to do PSA, Uroflow, Creatinine to find whether the surgery is needed or not. Usually after surgery urine flow is good and it is under control. Usually it does not affect the sexual activity.
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Hi Mam, I stopped my birth control pills for last 7 months is there any possibility of conceiving? If I tried how long it will take kindly advice me regarding.

Gynaecologist, Vadodara
Hi Mam, I stopped my birth control pills for last 7 months is there any possibility of conceiving? If I tried how lon...
You can conceive after stopping pills in very next cycle. Please try fertile period now. You should conceive in 3 maths.

Popular Health Tips

Drinking Hot Water Vs Cold Water: Should You Mind Water's Temperature?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Drinking Hot Water Vs Cold Water: Should You Mind Water's Temperature?
Benefits of drinking hot water Vs Cold Water

Water is essential for the body and it is impossible for a person to stay healthy for too long without adequate water. Most people chose to drink cold water as it gives a feeling of quenching thirst faster. Hot or warm water though is not really preferred. A comparative analysis shows that the temperature of the water we drink impacts our body.


1. Quenches thirst instantly.
2. Cools down the body immediately if body heat is unbearable (in fever or after workout)
3. Neutralize the pain caused by acidity, gas.

1. Causes severe constipation by cooling down the digestive tract and by neutralizing body heat used for digestion
2. Cools the down body causing a sudden drop in blood pressure
3. Causes the respiratory and digestive tract to contact, this may cause breathing and digestion problems


1. Improves digestion and cleans the intestine and digestive tract effectively
2. Hot water eliminates toxins from the body facilitating better health
3. It relieves constipation and enables better bowel movements
4. Provides necessary heat in the body that regulates body temperature causing better circulation of blood
5. Helps in reducing weight

1. Injects unwanted heat in the body
2. Excess heat leads to fever and fatigue
3. Doesn't quench thirst easily

From a health perspective, hot water intake is better than drinking cold water. Cold water harms far more than it benefits while hot water?s drawbacks can be easily controlled by limiting consumption and limiting the temperature of water. Drinking warm or lukewarm water is ideal and only cool (not cold) water must be consumed for quenching thirst instantly.

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Palpitations - How Homeopathic Remedies Can Help You Manage Them?

Homeopath, Lucknow
Palpitations - How Homeopathic Remedies Can Help You Manage Them?

The heart may sometimes face excessive fluttering or a throbbing sensation, which may make you feel uncomfortable. Such sudden throbbing sensations resulting in discomfort are called 'palpitations'. Homeopathy has some great remedies depending on the cause of these problems.

Let’s have a look at these:

  1. Palpitations caused by anxietyThis is one of the top causes for palpitations which occur before sitting for an exam, interview or before important events of your life. However, they may tend to stay longer and it is advisable that you control them with the use of Aconite or Arsenic Album.
  2. Palpitations caused by Physical exertion: If you have a weakened heart or if you smoke and thus tend to feel a lot of exertion even with the slightest of physical efforts, then Spigelia, Iberis and Digitalis are good medications. Digitalis is especially good for palpitations caused by the slightest of movements, while spigelia is very good with palpitations that cause arm pain as well.
  3. AnemiaAnemia or the lack of red blood cells can be very dangerous for your health as it can damage your vital organs. It can also cause palpitations along with other symptoms such as paleness, lack of strength and drowsiness. Natrum Mur and Ferrum Met are two of the most effective remedies in such cases.
  4. Use of tobacco products: Another reason for palpitations developing is the use of tobacco products, such as cigarettes or chewing tobacco. In such cases, palpitations may occur even with the slightest of exertions or at rest. Medications effective in such situations are Kalmia, Tabacum and Convallaria. These variations may be required depending on the types of symptoms you may show such as a quick heart rate or a slow heart rate.
  5. A palpitation caused by hyperthyroidismExcessive secretion of thyroid is called hyperthyroidism and can cause a host of problems within the body including palpitation. Iodum and Spongia are two excellent medications in treating variations of palpitations caused by an over active thyroid gland.
  6. Palpitations caused by acidity or gastric problems: This is possibly the most common cause for palpitations and Lycopodium as well as Abies Can are two very effective homeopathic medications, which can easily remedy the situation, depending on the type of problems you are having.
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Ways To Treat Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in Children!

M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Pediatrician, Pune
Ways To Treat Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome in Children!

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is characterized by periodic bouts of nausea and vomiting that happens at cyclical intervals. It affects all ages, but is more common in children. The condition is quite stereotypical in that there are paroxysms or bouts of vomiting that is recurrent and follows days of normal health.

Causes: There is no definite reason identified, but it is said to have a strong hereditary correlation. Studies have shown mitochondrial heteroplasmic (abnormal growth of mitochondria, which is a cellular component) to be one of the factors that can lead to CVS. The genetic correlation, however, is very difficult to establish, specifically because vomiting and nausea are common symptoms that occur with most conditions in children. And CVS is most commonly noted with conditions like infections and emotional excitement. Infection could be either tooth decay or sinusitis or anything else. Lack of sleep, anxiety, holidays, allergies, overeating, certain foods, menstruation - a host of factors have been shown to induce CVS. There is also a strong association with migraine and conditions that lead to excessive production of stress hormones.

Symptoms: The syndrome (a group of symptoms) usually has 4 phases:

  1. Symptom-free interval phase: The child is completely normal in this phase, which happens in between bouts.
  2. Prodromal phase: Prodrome is an indication that a disease or a condition is about to happen. In CVS, this is usually nausea and abdominal pain that can last from a few minutes to a few hours. Treatment in this phase can curb the disease. However, there could be some children in whom this may not manifest and the child may directly start with vomiting.
  3. Vomiting phase: Repeated bouts of paroxysmal vomiting happen associated with nausea, exertion, fatigue, and drowsiness.
  4. Recovery phase: As the nausea and vomiting begin to subside, which may take a couple of days, the child returns back to normal slowly. However, the lethargy and energy levels will take a couple of days to return to normal.

Treatment: Treatment again depends on the severity and the phase at which it is being recognized. If a child has repetitive bouts, then the parent and the doctor would have identified a pattern to it.

  1. If the causative agent has been identified, for instance, infection or migraine, then managing that takes care of the CVS also.
  2. If identified during the prodromal phase, again it can be managed with suitable anti-emetic medications.
  3. If identified after full onset, rest and sleep and medications to control nausea and vomiting are required. Adequate hydration with electrolyte replenishment and sedatives can provide additional support.

However, in most cases of childhood CSV, the pattern will be identified and that helps in better management, both the child/parent and the podiatrist.

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Diabetic Retinopathy - Important Facts You Must Know About!

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Diabetic Retinopathy - Important Facts You Must Know About!

Diabetes is a scourge that has been spreading like wildfire across the globe. It is one of the major public health concerns of the modern era. Diabetes not only causes damage to your internal organs but will also take a toll on your eyes if left unchecked. Retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts and blurry vision are common phenomena accompanying diabetes. 

You may not notice it at first. Symptoms can include:

  1. Blurry or double vision

  2. Rings, flashing lights, or blank spots

  3. Dark or floating spots

  4. Pain or pressure in one or both of your eyes

  5. Trouble seeing things out of the corners of your eyes

Thus Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam plays an important role to detect it.

Here are some common Diabetic Eye Problems:

  1. Blurry Vision: Do things turn blurry for you at times? Well it is not your glasses which are at fault but your high blood sugar count swelling up the lens within your eye and changing your ability to see. In order to correct your vision, you need to try bringing your sugar level back to the optimal range, which is 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter. Do call on a doctor if the situation persists or deteriorates further.

  2. Cataracts: Your eye lens is just like a camera that enables you to see through it by focusing on a particular object. If you have cataract, your otherwise clear lens gets shrouded a layer making it opaque and cloudy. You tend to face difficulties in the form of glares, blurred or clouded vision, and blind spots among other problems. Diabetics are prone to acquiring cataract much earlier than others, with the condition worsening subsequently. They are removed via surgery where your doctor substitutes your hazy lens with a new artificial one.

  3. Glaucoma: You eye transmits images to your brain through the optic nerve. Pressure may build up within the optic nerve resulting in damage and ultimately causing total or partial blindness. This is a fairly common disorder with diabetics and a large number of cases pertaining to blindness due to diabetes are caused by this. Usually, glaucoma can be treated with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines.  It is important to visit a doctor as it can help stop the progression of the disorder much earlier.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind your eyes that absorbs light and converts them into images that are sent to the brain via your optic nerve. High blood sugar count can actually wreak havoc on the tiny blood vessels within your retina giving rise to diabetic retinopathy. Symptoms may include blurry vision, seeing spots, blind spots and difficulty in low light or night time. Retinopathy can cause you to progressively go blind and thus it is imperative that you go for periodic check-ups and keep your diabetes under control.

Control and Prevention

If you have diabetes, you are not doomed to develop diabetic eye disease. Although you are at risk, you have the ability to control your diabetes so your vision is not compromised. Controlling diabetes requires you to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly. Follow some steps to help you control and preserve your vision:

  1. Taking your Medicines regularly as prescribed by your doctor. Skipping of medication may leads to irregular control and is more hazardous.

  2. Eating Right food is essential when trying to prevent or control diabetes. Eat a diet that is high in nutrients, low in fat and moderate in calories. A high-fiber diet with low glycaemic index foods (slow-release carbohydrates) will keep blood sugar steady and make you feel full. Although you do not need to eliminate sugar completely, you must limit sugar to a small serving. The good news is that as you cut sweets, your cravings will change and you will naturally desire more healthy foods.

  3. Keep your A1C level under 7%: A1C is a test you have during a visit to your endocrinologist to determine how well-controlled your diabetes has been during the previous 2-3 months. Keeping your blood glucose in this target range means less damage to the delicate blood vessels around your eyes.

  4. Control blood pressure and Cholesterol Levels: People with diabetes have a greater chance of having high blood pressure and Cholesterol, which can cause eye blood vessel damage.

  5. Regular Physical Exercise can help you control your blood sugar, increase fitness and reduce your risk for heart disease and nerve damage. You must track your blood sugar before, during and after exercise to prevent hypoglycaemia.

  6. Annual comprehensive eye exams: If you are pre-diabetic or diabetic, it is even more important to have Complete Dilated eye exam to initially get baseline recordings of the eye conditions and then regular yearly follow-up visits to monitor changes in your vision. If you notice blurred vision and you have had diabetes for a length of time, it might be a signal you need to keep tighter control of your glucose levels.

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Irrfan Khan - Battle Against Neuroendocrine Tumour!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Certification In Diabetes
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Irrfan Khan - Battle Against Neuroendocrine Tumour!

Irrfan Khan's saddening revelation about his health and diagnosis of Neuroendocrine tumour (NET) has undoubtedly created a rage amongst his fans, which is now being followed by good wishes for speedy recovery from his supporters all across social media.  

The actor shared in an emotional Twitter post that he’s been diagnosed with NET, a rare tumour that develops from cells of the neuroendocrine system and grows predominantly in the digestive or respiratory tract - lungs, appendix, small intestine, rectum, and pancreas - it can occur in any part of the body.

Here is more on Irrfan’s disease:

What is NET?

A neuroendocrine tumor is characterized by a rapid and abnormal growth that happens in the nerve cells which produce hormones. Hormones control how different organs in the body work.

It is a condition wherein, endocrine cells, the hormone-producing cells of the body, develop a tumor in any part of the body - while it can can grow in lungs or the thymus, or more rarely, in the ovaries, kidneys, or testicles - the most common is lung, intestines, and pancreas.

What causes NET?

A neuroendocrine tumour is quite a rare disease, occurs in less than one per million cases. The exact cause is not known.

The Symptoms-

It can cause a myriad of symptoms, depending on where in the body the NET is.

  1. If it is in your digestive system, it can cause pain or discomfort in the abdomen area that comes and goes. You may feel sick, nauseated, vomited, or there may be a change in how often you pass stools.
  2. If the NET is in the lung, it can cause shortness of breath, chest infections, or you can even have a cough up blood.
  3. Weight loss and loss of appetite may also be some common signs of a neuroendocrine tumour.
  4. Some NETs may overproduce a hormone-like substance called serotonin. This causes a group of symptoms called carcinoid syndrome. Symptoms include wheezing (like asthma), flushing of the skin and diarrhoea.

Who can be affected with NET?

  1. These tumours, depending on the type, are more common in certain age or sex. And few have very strong family history too.
  2. People who have a rare condition called multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 have an increased risk of developing a NET.

Did You Know?

Apple founder ‘Steve Jobs‘ died from the same disease in 2011. The tumour affected his pancreas.

Know The Different Types of NET:

Based on the organ that is affected, NET can vary a lot. When the chromaffin cells that produce adrenaline are affected, it is called Pheochromocytoma, and it is related to the stress levels of the body.

When a cell is formed abnormally under the skin and the hair follicles, it is called Merkel cell cancer. This is also called neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin and the condition can occur anywhere in the body. The commonly occurring places include lungs, gastrointestinal tract, and brain.

The status of the tumour, cancerous (malignant) or noncancerous (benign), decides the survival rate. Often slow-growing and noncancerous, they can invade surrounding parts of the body and at times, turn cancerous and spread across the body. However, you can still choose to live a good quality life with strict modifications in diet and lifestyle. The changes are made after taking into consideration the symptoms of the tumor. The organ where the tumor is formed also matters.

How Is It Treated?

Treatment depends on the location of the tumour, its type, how severe it is and whether it has spread to other parts of the body. Usually, the first treatment choice is surgery to remove the tumour. And, if the NET cannot be removed, your will prescribed with a treatment that will not only relieve the symptoms but will also improve the quality of your life.

How can a NET be prevented?

The first thing you need to do for the prevention of NET is to curb stress. Stress affects the entire body severely.

Lifestyle modifications:

A healthy lifestyle is what you need to stick to if you want to manage its symptoms during the treatment cycle. Your doctor will prescribe you to do exercises at least 4 days a week for a minimum of 30 minutes. You can also try a walk instead of strenuous exercises.

People with carcinoid syndrome may be advised to avoid food or activities that may trigger flushing, such as eating spicy food or drinking alcohol.

Indulge yourself in therapies that help in gaining more positive energy. If you are already affected by NET, eliminate all the sources of stress and get a good night's sleep every day. Join the support groups that make you grow strong and happy. After all, the mind is devised to do miracles when it is full of life and positive thoughts.

Is Irrfan Khan's tumour curable?

Dr Saumitra Rawat, HOD, Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplant, Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, said, "NeuroEndocrine Tumour is an abnormal growth of Neuroendo cells which are present in bodies. When there is an abnormal growth, then it forms a tumor - Normally seen in intestine, pancreas, lung, thyroid and other parts of the body".

On commenting on Khan's case, he said, "It depends on the location of tumour, its size, and what is its mitotic index".

"Depending on where the tumour is localized, you can take it out surgically and the chances of cure are very high", Dr Rawat explained.

Actor Irrfan, who has been diagnosed with the disease is one of the most versatile actors in India, has also made a name for himself in the west, where he has been an important part of critically-acclaimed films such as ‘The Namesake’, ‘Jurassic World’, and ‘Life of Pi’. At home, the actor has delivered remarkable performances in films such as ‘Haasil’, ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, ‘Maqbool’, ‘Lunch Box’, ‘Piku’, and the most recent ‘Hindi Medium’.

Irrfan Khan is not just a disarmingly natural actor, but also an endearing human being -- honest and humble to the core. It’s time to stand together and pray for him a speedy recovery!

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