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Control Tablet

Control Tablet

Manufacturer: Lark Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine
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.
Nausea
Vomiting
Headache
Palpitations
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

How to control hair loss& dandruff? Please suggest homemade treatment? Daily 15 hair loss Is normal?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), FWT (W.B)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
How to control hair loss& dandruff? Please suggest homemade treatment? Daily 15 hair loss Is normal?
Hi Lybrate user, 15 -30 hair loss normal in case of female, it's also be normal male ifs his thickness of hair, whatever you can use homoeopathic anti dandruff kids (schwabe B&T anti dandruff sampoo &anti dandruff oil )it's must helpful ifs need you can consult with me privately, Take care.
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I am 25 year old but my hair are falling before 2 years so I have negative think in my mind so please give me a solutions for my hair fall. I live in Mumbai Kalyan. Thanks.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
I am 25 year old but my hair are falling before 2 years so I have negative think in my mind so please give me a solut...
Hair fall:- Tab. Keraglo men once daily for 3 months. Qilib men solution 6-8 sprays once daily at night for one month Use Anaphase shampoo. Increase intake of protein diet & Green leafy vegetables. Check blood test for Thyroid & Haemoglobin. If bald patches:- Tugain 5% solution for application 1 ml at night for one month.

I am 65 years and suffering from acute psoriasis for past 5 -6 yrs. Meanwhile, consulted Doctors and everyone has prescribed one or other cream to apply but somehow no improvement has taken place. I was told that it is a un-curable disease. Please suggest how to go about it. Can you suggest whom to approach, how I can get relieved with this. Thanks.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
I am 65 years and suffering from acute psoriasis for past 5 -6 yrs. Meanwhile, consulted Doctors and everyone has pre...
Hello Lybrate-user, You need not to worry about your disease as we have got expertise in treating psoriasis. With more than 5000 patients in last 15 years we have refined ayurvedic treatment which is capable of giving quick results and is safe. As you mentioned your child is suffering from psoriasis for past 6 year. Suggesting any medicines or local application to you will not be a good idea, as I will require a complete case taking so that the root of cause is eliminated to prevent relapse. Psoriasis is the chronic, non infectious, skin disorder having silvery white scales. A normal skin cell matures in 28-30 days but psoriatic skin takes 3 to 6 days, It can strike at any age but often in 15-35 years of age. Psoriasis most commonly appears in scalp, knee, elbow, hands and feet. It rarely effect the face, The exact cause of the disease is unknown but few related causes are ? Genetic history of disease stress, anxiety and mental trauma. Physical injury Digestive upset and wrong food combinations. Infection Drug allergies. The treatment should be continued till body is completely clear of patches. The relapses rate is low, if the attack is completely controlled. There should be no undue stress which affects either body or mind. A moderate war on climate frequent sunbathes before the onset of winters and visit to sulphur springs all of which are useful to bringing down the relapse ration natural sulphur bath should be taken. High protein diet in winter is advised. Psoriasis is such a detail subject that it can not be explained in few lines. There are many queries about differential diagnosis ,causes ,triggers, is it genetic, diet, curable etc. At kayakalp global skin clinic we have developed and researched Ayurvedic treatment which will solve your problem. You can send the pictures via Lybrate. I will review your case n will guide you.

How to over come anxiety. As of nw I think my problem is nt big bt m realising dat its increasing slowly. actually my problem is I cannot speak in front of everyone whn I am asked any qustn my hands starts sperms nd bcm blank. It is a incident of last evng. We were hvng offc function in a hall. We were doing one skit. Nd my role ws vry vry small to ask one qustn frm crowd in rehearsal I was doing vry well bt whn we were prfmng in front of everyone as the mike cm in my hnd I started sperms nd got blnk my friends who were on stages were doing vry well. Bt I was blnk my question was nly of two line bt I frgr wat to ask I flt vry ebarassmnt fr my self .bt any hw I recollect the qustn and ask. Bt whn I gt cntr of attraction I gt vry serious face I am nt able to gt smile also on my face. Nd ppl think wat hpn to me y is he so serious. Nw that qustn incident is continsly running my head. Nd I am tinkingwat my colleagues must b thinking of me ek qustn bhi I was nt able to ask properly. Pls hlp me fr anxiety.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
How to over come anxiety. As of nw I think my problem is nt big bt m realising dat its increasing slowly. actually my...
These are anxiety attacks by your over-reaction to fearful situations, especially when you have to face an audience. You are having a problem handling fear of people and this may be habituated from childhood from overbearing parents. Either one or both of your parents may have exercised strict controls and expectations on you and now you have become intimidated by this pressure. They may have meant well but could have in the bargain gone overboard and caused this reaction in you. You should meet with a counselor and learn how to handle this fear and master your emotions. This is not to control your feelings but to learn to express them appropriately. When we are afraid it is very important to express the feeling but also to reach out for support. You may also go for public speaking skills course or attend the ?Toastmasters Club?. Additionally, you may attend a personality development course. Visit a gym and build your body image, do aerobic exercises, Yoga and meditation, eat healthily, and sleep well. Handling emotions efficiently will go a long way to make you face your fear.
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Popular Health Tips

Alcohol Addiction And Ways Homeopathy Can Help You Leaving It!

Bsc(Med.), DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), NDDY(Naturopathy and Yoga)
Homeopath, Mohali
Alcohol Addiction And Ways Homeopathy Can Help You Leaving It!

The World Health Organization defines Alcoholism as, "chronic continual drinking, frequent episodes of intoxication, and preoccupation with alcohol, despite the adverse affects of it. It lays the perspective Alcoholics Anonymous (1939)-that alcoholism, characterized by the individual’s loss of control over drinking and thus over his or her life, was a "sickness"-was carried into the scholarly literature in the 1950s in the form of the disease concept of alcoholism."

Alcoholism is on the rise as per the current global scenario. In fact, one of the main concerns after cigarette smoking is that of consuming excessive alcohol. Those who consume alcohol in an excessive quantity often create health hazards for themselves, and their behaviour makes it difficult for those who live in their immediate surroundings. For most people, a rehabilitation centre is the only option to treat alcoholism. But this is not so.

Homoeopathy too can effectively treat the problem of alcoholism. There are certain medicines which work wonders in getting you rid of this bad habit.

  1. Nux Vomica: When your alcoholism is in its earliest stages, then it becomes easier to leave this addiction. For those people who have just started to fall prey to alcohol, Nux Vomica is a wonder medicine. It is administered for faster relief against your drinking problem. It starts showing its effects within a month’s time.
  2. Sulphur: Sulphur is a medicine which helps in curing many health issues. It is mostly prescribed to those who have started experiencing liver issues due to excessive drinking. One of the vital organs of the body, the liver, is affected when you drink excessively. Thus, to prevent degeneration of the liver, sulphur is usually prescribed.
  3. Cannabis Indica: Marijuana is often treated as a medicinal plant. There are many extracts derived from this plant which is later on used to make many useful medicines. One such homoeopathic medicine is Cannabis Indica. It helps in not only detoxing the body against the ill effects of alcoholism but also helps in preventing associated symptoms to show up.
  4. Natrum Mur: This medicine is derived from the extracts of what you know to be simple common salt. Once consumed it helps in blood cell production, cellular regulation, and albumin production. These help in coping up with extreme alcoholism. At times, alcoholism is triggered in people due to depression. Natrum Mur also helps in coping up with depression.
  5. Avena Sativa: This is derived from the oat leaves. Just as oats themselves are considered to be one of the healthiest foods to consume, this medicine made from the oat leaves is no less. It helps to relax the senses and detoxifies the body against alcohol.
  6. Acid Sulph.: A marvelous medicine if the patient has the family history of alcholism.
  7. Quercus: Works wonderfully in mother tincture form.

Thus, these are some of the most important medicines that are administered on those who suffer from the problem of alcoholism. If you or any of your near ones have fallen prey to this habit, then it is recommended that you immediately take help of your homoeopathic practitioner to help you out of alcoholism.

Note: There are certain organizations that are actively helping people with alcholism and their families. A few are:

  1. Brahmakumaris
  2. Alcholic anonymus
  3. Al-anon family group

Click, If you wish to consult for alcohol addiction and hangover symptoms.

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Papaya - 11 Amazing Reasons To Eat It!

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc Home Science (hons)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ludhiana
Papaya - 11 Amazing Reasons To Eat It!

Believed to be used by even Christopher Columbus on his discovery voyage, papaya is known as the angel of fruits. While it is not a taste that most usually enjoy the very first time, it can grow on you slowly and then stick on forever. The raw ones are used in salad and curries, the ripe can be eaten either in solid or liquid form, alone or in combination with other fruits.

Some of the wonderful benefits of papaya are listed below.

  1. Anti-inflammatory: The various minerals and vitamins (A, B, C, K) in papaya help improve immunity and prevents infections. It also promotes healing of burns and wounds.
  2. Cholesterol control: The antioxidants, flavonoids and fibre help in cholesterol/plaque accumulation in the arteries. The lipid and triglyceride content can also be reduced with regular consumption of papayas.
  3. Digestive benefits: The enzyme papain contained in papaya is quite effective in reducing the damage caused by eating junk and oily foods. It helps in breaking down proteins and is, therefore, useful as a home remedy for indigestion. It is also rich in fiber and helps relieve constipation.
  4. Diabetes: The high fiber content in papaya combined with the low calories (a medium sized fruit contains about 110 calories) is a boon to diabetes patients. They can eat to their full content without feeling guilty of the sugar levels. Some people also consume the flowers (sautéed in oil) to control diabetes.
  5. Arthritis: The various minerals (potassium, calcium, sodium, and magnesium) in papaya can help keep a check on arthritis and bone and joint pains in the long run.
  6. Weight loss/ cleansing/ detox: The various minerals and vitamins along with the rich fiber content ensure you get a good detox of the system. Papaya is one of the widely used fruits in people who want to lose weight.
  7. Antiaging effects: The antioxidants which reduce the rate of inflammation and the multiple vitamins help in looking younger by improving skin, hair, and overall immunity levels.
  8. Stress buster: Again, the antioxidants and vitamins (C in particular) is a good way to refresh your energy after a long tiring day.
  9. Anti-cancer effects: The flavonoids, phytonutrients, and antioxidants help to prevent free radical damage which is the main cause of cancer. They also contain beta carotene which helps control prostate and colon cancer.
  10. Eye health: The beta carotene, vitamin A, and lutein help in improving moisture in the eyes and controlling macular degeneration.
  11. Hair health: The scalp produces sebum which is rich in vitamin A. Papaya when applied to the scalp gives the same effect as sebum, which keeps the hair shiny, silky, and lustrous. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!
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Fidgeting - Why Do We Do It?

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Fidgeting - Why Do We Do It?

Every person is familiar with the remark “Stop fidgeting” but does anybody ever wonder why do humans fidget? Is there any scientific reason for such an action? This article shall inform the reader about the underlying cause for what is known as fidgeting.

Fidgeting and its underlying cause

  • Scientific research has revealed that fidgeting has many benefits still most people get annoyed when they see another person twitching and tapping. Most people do this seemingly without any control over their movement when they are ordered to be still. Research shows that there is at least one biological reason to back this action.
  • Since the same brain area is used for movement and speech, it is only natural that gestures are interlinked with thorough preparation for a speech. People tend to move their hands more when they are looking for a word to say but are not being able to find it. In a recent study, it was found that school children between the ages of 6-8 years who use their hands a lot can come up with the right answers during lessons.
  • While this is one theory, another neurological theory suggests that a portion of the mental load is offloaded through the process of fidgeting when people have to tackle complex problems or thoughts. The theory is called cognitive load hypothesis. The offloading mechanism frees up the mental faculties thus devoting them to the mental process. While this may not be a definitive explanation for fidgeting, it does go to show that there is a link between a person’s hand movements and their thought and speech process.

Other reasons for fidgeting

  • Other than the cognitive advantages, some evidence has also been found linking fidgeting with metabolism. People who fidget are found to have a higher metabolism and lower BMI. This difference can be seen between thin and overweight people. Fidgeting amidst lollygagging during the day helps burn up to 350 calories a day. Also, fidgeting among other incidental physical activity helps keep an individual fit.
  • Among other reasons, fidgeting also serves as a coping mechanism for people with ADD. If a person is engaged in something that he/she is not interested in then the additional sensory-motor input that is even slightly stimulating or entertaining helps the brain to get completely engaged. This helps to maintain focus on the actual activity being performed by the individual.
  • So, fidgeting helps distract that part of the brain that is getting bored. This helps the other parts of the brain focus better on the actual activity. This is known as floating attention which perhaps is an evolutionary trait that dates back to prehistoric times. In those times, the ability to focus entirely on a task with undivided attention was not favorable to the human since doing so could make them unaware of the enormous ravenous beast hiding behind the bushes.

Thus, though there is some degree of understanding is there when it comes to fidgeting, more research studies are required to gain further insight. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!

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Dengue Fever Prevention, Treatment And Homeopathic Medicines

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dengue Fever   Prevention, Treatment And Homeopathic Medicines

What is Dengue Fever?

Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses (DENV-1, -2, -3, and -4). Infection with one serotype of DENV provides immunity to that serotype for life, but provides no long-term immunity to other serotypes. Thus, a person can be infected as many as four times, once with each serotype.

Dengue viruses are transmitted from person to person by Aedes mosquitoes (most often Aedes aegypti) in the domestic environment.= What are the symptoms of Dengue Fever?

Classic dengue fever, or “break bone fever,” is characterized by acute onset of high fever 3–14 days after the bite of an infected mosquito.

Symptoms include

  • Frontal headache,

  • Retro-orbital pain,

  • Myalgias,

  • Arthralgias,

  • Hemorrhagic manifestations,

  • Rash, and

  • Low white blood cell count


The patient also may complain of anorexia and nausea.

Acute symptoms, when present, usually last about 1 week, but weakness, malaise, and anorexia may persist for several weeks.

Some patients with dengue fever go on to develop dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), a severe and sometimes fatal form of the disease.

 Diagnosis of Dengue Fever

The diagnosis of dengue is usually made clinically.

The classic picture is high fever with no localising source of infection, a petechial rash with thrombocytopenia and relative leukopenia – low platelet and white blood cell count.

Aim of treatment of dengue fever:

• Relieving symptoms of pain.
• Controlling fever.
• Telling patients to avoid aspirin and other nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory medications because they may increase the risk for hemorrhage.
• Reminding patients to drink more fluids, especially when they have a high fever.

How to Treat Dengue Fever

• Drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest.
• Antipyretics to control temperature. Children with dengue are at risk for febrile seizures during the febrile phase of illness.
• Avoid aspirin and other nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory medications because they increase the risk of hemorrhage. People generally take Brufen or Combiflam tablets in such fever conditions, these are to be avoided.
• Get platelet counts.

Prevention of Dengue Fever

– There is no tested and approved vaccine for the dengue.
– Primary prevention of dengue is mosquito control.

Dengue fever and Homeopathy medicines

In Homoeopathy, we have more than 20 medicines which can be taken based on different symptoms of fever in different stages. I would suggest you to please consult your homeopathic physician or homeopathic consultant for appropriate selection of the homeopathic drug for dengue fever.

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World Arthritis Day - October 12

Fellowship in Rheumatology, MD - General Medicine
Rheumatologist, Hyderabad
World Arthritis Day - October 12

When should a patient consult a rheumatologist?

  • If the patient is suffering from any of the below symptoms, he might be having rheumatic diseases.
  • Joint pains and swellings
  • Severe joint pains and stiffness in the morning
  • Severe back pain and stiffness in the morning
  • Unexplained generalized body pains 
  • Recurrent mouth ulcers/hair loss
  • Dryness of mouth/eyes, red rashes on cheeks
  • Recurrent heel pains
  • Prolonged unexplained fevers after detailed work up by physicians
  • Wounds on skin not healing over a period of time referred by a surgeon and physician
  • Persistent problems regarding abortions referred after primary work up by a gynecologist
  • Recurrent uvietis after primary work up by an ophthalmologist.
  • Unexplained pulmonary renal syndromes at primary care level.


It is important to see a rheumatologist, who has the training and experience to diagnose various forms of inflammatory arthritis 

When the initial diagnosis is in doubt

  • To pick up and manage extraarticular manifestations like vasculitis, eye involvement, pleuropulmonary involvement, lymphadenopathy etc in rhematoid arthritis
  • Arthritis not controlled by traditional dmards
  • Connective tissue disorders like sle, sjogrens syndrome, systemic sclerosis, mixed and undifferentiated connective tissue disorders etc 
  • Vasculitidis and other rare autoimmune diseases.
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