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Nocold Drop

Manufacturer :  Cipla Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Phenylpropanolamine, Dexchlorpheniramine
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor required

About Nocold Drop

Nocold Drop acts as a decongestant. The drug leads blood vessel constriction, in areas of the body like the nose, sinuses as well as the chest. Constriction of these areas helps in drainage, which consequently helps in decongestion. Thus, Nocold Drop aids in the treatment of decongestion which occurs as a result of allergies, sinus problems, hay fever and flu.

The drug may be harmful for patients who have health problems related to the kidney, liver, prostrate and thyroid. Diabetics and people with heart disease should also consult their medical adviser before taking Nocold Drop.

Take the drug according to the directions of your doctor. The treatment course should not be stopped midway without the advice of your medical practitioner. The side effects of Nocold Drop may worsen in this case.

Each dose should be accompanied with a glass of water. Also when it comes to storage, ensure the drug is kept in a clean place, where it does not come in direct contact with heat and moisture.

Some side effects that may occur during Nocold Drop treatment are gastric issues, nausea and vomiting, headaches, anxiety, tremors and nervousness. The intake of caffeine is known to worsen the side effects of Nocold Drop.

    What are the uses of Nocold Drop

    • Dry Cough

    What are the contraindications of Nocold Drop ?

    What are the side effects of Nocold Drop ?

    Key highlights of Nocold Drop

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      Linctus dx syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
      Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medication is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      The medication should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      Contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment

    • Does this affect liver function?

      There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

    • 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.

    How does this medication work?

    Nocold Drop is a decongestant. It works by inducing release of norepinephrine hormone, which activates the andregenic receptor proteins in the body. The activation of these receptors causes the blood vessels to constrict in the sinus, nose and chest to alleviate congestion.

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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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      Reviewed ByDr. Garima SharmaMBBS, Master in Healthcare Administration, Diploma in Occupational HealthGeneral Physician

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