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Medler Tablet

Manufacturer: Comed Chemicals Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 28, 2019

Medler-plus tablet is a combination medication. It contains anti-histamine which works by inhibiting the action of histamine in the body, along with adrenergic agoinst, NSAID and psychoactive drug. The active ingredients present are Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine and Caffeine.

The medicine is used to relief symptoms of sinus pressure, congestion of the sinus, runny nose, itching of the throat and nose, watery eyes and sneezing due to upper respiratory infections, all this is are symptoms of hay fever which is a common infection that people normally get once in year.

It is also used in the treatment of allergies. The drug should be avoided if you have crossed 14 days of your dose. Some other medication that have to be avoided while using this drug are sodium oxybate, furazolidone or monoamine oxidase inhibitor.

You should consult your doctor if you have breathing problems, glaucoma, heart problems, high blood pressures, seizures, overactive thyroid, stomach problems or urinary fact infections.

The common side effects of this medication are dizziness, confusion, anxiety, constipation, nausea, restlessness, blurred vision and dry mouth. If you experience any of these symptoms consult your doctor and they should adjust your dose.

The drug is not safe for use for pregnant and lactating women, and patients suffering from severe renal impairments.

Medler-plus tablet is helpful in treating the below provided problems:

A few side effects of Medler-plus tablet are provided below:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Alcohol should be entirely avoided while under this medication as it causes liver damage and other complications. It can cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for expecting mothers unless absolutely necessary. Studies show that it can interfere with the development of the foetus and cause impairments.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is not recommend for lactating mother as the drug can pass down form the mother to the baby through milk.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Since this medication can cause drowsiness and dizziness it is not recommended to drive or to operate heavy machinery while under the medication.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medication is moderately safe to use in patients suffering from kidney disease. However, consult your doctor if you suffer from sever renal impairment.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    Patients suffering from liver disease should be cautious while using this medication. Patient suffering from severe liver disease and active liver disease are not recommended to use this medication. Consult your doctor for further queries.

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect generally lasts for upto six hours, but the effect depends on the physical condition and the interaction of the drug on the patient.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect generally lasts for upto six hours, but the effect depends on the physical condition and the interaction of the drug on the patient.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No, habit forming tendencies were reported, this drug is not addictive.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, if it is time for your next dose then continue normally do not double the dose or overlap the dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    If you see symptoms of overdose, try to keep the patient awake and contact the nearest medical emergency room.

This is a multidrug and works via multiple mechanisms. It contains active constituent which belongs to a first-generation antihistamine, which is used to prevent the allergic symptoms from conditions such as urticaria and rhinitis. This drug binds to the histamine H1 receptor, which prevents the action from endogenous histamine. It works as a COX inhibitor and adrenergic agonist hence reduces inflammation and pain in the airway passage and nose. The medicine also works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort. Lastly, adenosine receptors get deactivated when the drug is consumed and leads to an increase in energy.

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 Disease

    The drug does not interact well with liver disease and interactions between the two should be avoided.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol should be avoided as it can cause severe liver damage and also alter the functioning of other organs. Other sedatives should also be avoided as it can lead to excessive drowsiness.

  • Interaction with Food

    There are no restrictions in the terms of diet. The patient can continue with his normal food.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Some medicines should not be interacted with other as it can cause sever side effects, some medication that can cause severe side effects are antipsychotics, Juxtapid mipomersen, Ketoconazole, Leflunomide, Phenytoin, Prilocaine and sedatives. Consult your doctor if you are under any of the said medication to avoid unnecessary side effects and interactions.

Ques: What is Medler plus tablet?

Ans: Medler Plus Tablet belongs to the group of antihistamines which block the actions of histamine present in the body. It contains Chlorpheniramine and Paracetamol as active ingredients. Medler Plus Syrup blocks H1-receptor sites on tissues; increasing the tolerance of pain and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss, and sweating.

Ques: What is the use of Medler plus tablet?

Ans: Medler Plus Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like common cold, fever, febrility, catarrh, watery eyes, headache, allergy and hay fever. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Medler Plus Tablet to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Medler plus tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Medler Plus Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred Vision and Dry Mouth.

Ques: Can Medler tablet be used for common cold and fever?

Ans: Yes, common cold and fever are among the most common reported uses for Medler tablet. Apart from these, it can be also used to treat various other conditions. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: How long do I need to use medler plus tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is within 1 day to 3 days, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same experience is not mandatory to everyone and so, it is not a recommended time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use medler plus tablet ?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor for the dosage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use medler plus tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of medler plus tablet?

Ans: this medication contains salts, which are suitable to store at room temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication, away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Medler Tablet
What are the uses of Medler Tablet
What are the contraindications of Medler Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Medler Tablet ?
Key highlights of Medler Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Medler Tablet ?
FAQs about Medler Tablet