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Sinarest Tablet

Manufacturer: Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 25, 2019

Sinarest is composed of four class of drugs: Caffeine (CNS stimulant), Chlorpheniramine (Antihistaminic), Paracetamol (NSAID) and Phenylephrine (Nasal decongestant).

Sinarest is a combination medicine used to treat headache, fever, body aches, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and sinus congestion caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.

Chlorpheniramine which is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose and Acetaminophen which is a pain reliever and treats fever.

It is also the world’s most widely ingested psychoactive drug. Sinarest Tablet is basically a stimulant that can affect the central nervous system. Sinarest Tab affects the process of metabolism in many ways.

It stimulates the central nervous system and makes one feel alert and energetic. Store medicine at normal room temperature, away from any heat and direct light.

Do not freeze it unless instructed by the package. Keep the drug away from children and pets. Before using this Tablet, inform your doctor about any pills you take. Some health conditions can make you more prone to the Sinarest side effects.

This medicine is useful against the following conditions:

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The drug can be harmful to the fetus so it is advised to not consume the drug if not absolutely necessary. Consult a doctor in such a case.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    If using the Sinarest medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively, then do not undertake driving or other activities that require alertness.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    The drug can cause serious side effects of you have renal complications so if you have any kidney related illness, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking the drug.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    It is advised to not consume the drug if you have any known problems in the organ.Talk to your doctor for further consultation.

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    Sinarest Tablet effect of this medicine generally lasts for 4 to 6 hours.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hourof administration of the dose.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No. Sinarest is not reported to be habit forming.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the medication as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose do not take more in case of a missed dose. Resume your regular dosage pattern that the doctor has prescribed. Ensure that the treatment course is completed.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication 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. It also inhibit histamine and COX enzyme and also work as a nasal decongestant. Thus, altogether it relieves the disease symptoms.

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 tablet should be avoided if the patient has any allergies, specially allergies to acetaminophen or any other part of this drug.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    The following may interact with the sinarest aspirin, ibuprofen, Paracetamol (acetaminophen), ranitidine, cimetidine, Bactrim DS and Tylenol.

Ques: What is Sinarest tablet?

Ans: Sinarest is medication which has Chlorpheniramine, Paracetamol and Phenylephrine as active factors present in it. This medicine performs its action by increases the blood flow across the skin, blocking the blood vessels results in reducing the flow of blood that relieves nasal congestion; constructing H1-receptor sites on tissues, heat loss and sweating. It is used to treat conditions such as cold, joint pain, menstrual pain, fever, catarrh, etc.

Ques: What is Sinarest tablet used for?

Ans: This drug is used to treat cold.

Ques: What are the side effects of Sinarest tablet?

Ans: Side effects include nausea, vomiting, allergic reaction, sleepiness, etc.

Ques: Can Sinarest Tablet be used for cold and common cold?

Ans: Yes, Sinarest Tablet is a medication which can be used to treat cold and common cold . Do not consume Sinarest without consulting first with your doctor. It is a prescribed medication which should only be consumed on a prescription.

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

Ans: This medication should be consumed, till the complete eradication of disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor and moreover taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can also cause inadequate effect on the patient. So please consult your doctor.

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

Ans: This medication is generally used 3 to 4 times a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 4 to 6 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 sinarest 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 the day.

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

Ans: Sinarest 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 Sinarest Tablet
What are the uses of Sinarest Tablet
What are the contraindications of Sinarest Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Sinarest Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Sinarest Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Sinarest Tablet ?
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