Quick Action Tablet

Manufacturer: Kopran Ltd
Medicine composition: Caffeine, Cetirizine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

This medicine primarily work as a Central nervous system stimulant. It is used in the treatment of idiopathic apnea of prematurity. Has several advantages over theophylline in the treatment of neonatal apnea, its half-life is about 3 times as long, allowing once daily dosing, drug levels do not need to be drawn at peak and trough. Quick Action Tablet has a wider therapeutic window, allowing more room between an effective concentration and toxicity.

Quick Action Tablet is the world’s most widely consumed psychoactive drug. Quick Action 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.

Quick Action Tablet affects the body’s metabolism process in many ways. Quick Action 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.

Quick Action Tablet may interfere with the absorption of calcium in the body. It can also increase blood pressure. Quick Action 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 Quick Action Tablet may lead to same considerable side effects such as restlessness and shakiness, headaches, dizziness, insomnia, abnormal heart rhythm, anxiety, dehydration. Quick Action 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 Quick Action Tablet. Studies claim, Quick Action Tablet can, reduce fertility in women, increase the risk of heart attacks in young adults and it can worsen menopause symptoms.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

The primary use of this medicine are as follows:

  • Cns Stimulation

  • Neonatal Apnea

  • Hypersensitivity

Common side effect of this medicine are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Quick Action Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
    Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Quick Action 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 Quick Action Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Quick Action Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdosing.

Quick Action Tablet is 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.

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 Medicine

    • CYP1A2, 2E1, and 3A3/4 enzyme substrate
    • Increased effects/levels of caffeine: Cimetidine, oral contraceptives, disulfiram, phenylpropanolamine, quinolones
    • Increased effects/levels of theophylline, beta-agonists (increased positive inotropic and chronotropic effects)

Ques: What is Quick Action Tablet?

Ans: It is a bitter substance which is found primarily in leaves, seeds, and fruits of plants. It acts as a central nervous system stimulant.

Ques: How much Quick Action Tablet can I consume in a day?

Ans: It is suggested not to consume Quick Action Tablet more than 400 mg per day.

Ques: Is Quick Action Tablet addictive?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet is not technically addictive as it does not cause drug-seeking behaviors, but it does have some habit forming tendencies.

Ques: Can moderate Quick Action Tablet consumption reduce your risk of certain diseases?

Ans: Studies reveal that the consumption of Quick Action Tablet decreases the risk of various diseases such as diabetes, liver disease, gallstones, and Parkinson's disease.

Ques: Is Quick Action Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Ans: Doctors do not suggest taking high doses of Quick Action Tablet when you are pregnant as it can increase the heart rate which is not good during pregnancy.

Ques: Does Quick Action Tablet pass through breast milk?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet can pass through breast milk however in very small amounts. But, it is unlikely to cause any harm to the baby.

Ques: How long do the effects of Quick Action Tablet last?

Ans: The effects of that Quick Action Tablet can last up to five to six hours. Although, this might not be the same for everyone.

Ques: Can Quick Action Tablet cure headaches?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet is present in many medications used to treat headache and migraine. It helps in a faster relief from pain and symptoms.

Ques: Why do skin-care products contain Quick Action Tablet?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet is usually used in skin care because of its anti-aging abilities. This compound helps in stimulating the blood flow and is also rich in various antioxidants, thus it works great for skin in terms of reducing wrinkles or fine lines.

Ques: Quick Action Tablet can aggravate symptoms of anxiety. Is this true?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet acts as a stimulant for our body and might induce symptoms like nervousness and anxiety in some individuals. Those who have anxiety issues should not consume Quick Action Tablet.

Ques: Can Quick Action Tablet cause dehydration?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet acts as a mild diuretic, hence it may lead to dehydration. This is especially seen in those individuals who do not consume Quick Action Tablet on a regular basis.

Ques: Can I take an overdose of Quick Action Tablet?

Ans: Quick Action Tablet is a well tolerated drug however, one must avoid taking it in overdose as it can be proved fatal for some people.
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About Quick Action Tablet
What are the uses of Quick Action Tablet
What are the contraindications of Quick Action Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Quick Action Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Quick Action Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Quick Action Tablet ?
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