Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet, classified as a mild analgesic in combination with psychoactive drug and alpha-1 adrenergic stimulant, is used to treat fever and is the most commonly used pain reliever along with common cold and fever symptoms too.. It is used to relieve pain in case of a backache, a headache, arthritis and a toothache. It reduces pain in the body 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. Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet is normally administered orally.
Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet does not have any serious side effects. It is safe to use this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, in rare cases skin rashes may occur accompanied by nausea, stomach pain, and loss of appetite. You should stop using Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet if you experience an allergic reaction to it or notice any other serious symptoms like dark urine, clay-colored stools or jaundice. Overdosing may result in liver failure.
You should not take Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet if –
- You are allergic to Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet
- You are suffering from a serious liver disorder.
- You normally consume more than 3 alcohol beverages per day or have a history of alcoholism.
There are several drugs that may interact with Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet. Inform your doctor about all the other medications that you take including vitamins, minerals, prescribed drugs, over the counter drugs and herbal products. For adults Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet the general dose for fever and pain is 325-650 mg tablets once in every 4 to 6 hours or 1000mg tablets once in every 6 to 8 hours. It is advised to be guided by the doctor’s prescription and never to exceed the prescribed dosage.
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In addition to its intended effect, Crocin Cold & Flu Max 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.
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 Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet) can be observed within an hour of oral administration. 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 medicine 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?This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant should be reported.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsCrocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet is usually taken as and when required. If the medicine is taken on a regular basis, then the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. You should not take the missed dose if it is time for taking the next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructionsCrocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet overdosage could cause harmful effects to the body. Early symptoms are loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain while late symptoms include yellowing of skin and eye, severe abdominal pain and dark color urine.
Crocin Cold & Flu Max Tablet 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. It acts as a nasal decongestant. It works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort. It also act as a stimulant that affects the central nervous system and is one of the most common psychoactive drugs. Adenosine receptors gets deactivated when the drug is consumed and leads to an increase in energy.
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