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Wincold Z Tablet

Manufacturer: Wings Biotech Ltd
Medicine composition: Cetirizine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 28, 2019

This medication is a combination of three active constituents viz. an antihistamine, an adrenergic receptor agonist and NSAID. This medication can be used for treating allergic symptoms like itching, sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.

The body produces the chemical histamine when you come in contact with certain allergens. It is histamine that causes the symptoms that are associated with allergies. As this medication is an antihistamine, it will block the effect of that chemical in the body.

In case of side effects like problems in urinating, vision, insomnia and irregular heartbeats; it is advisable to stop taking this medication and seek medical help at once.

This medication can be utilised in beneath referenced conditions

A portion of the side effects caused by this medication

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of the effect of the medicine lasts for 24 hours in most cases and thus a single dose is enough for the whole day.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action usually starts from within an hour of oral administration. You can consult a doctor if you do not experience relief for long hours and ask for changes in dosage.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must not consume this medication as it may affect the development of the foetus. You should take it only after consulting it with a doctor and if there are no substitutes, in your case, for the tablet.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No, the medicine is not habit-forming or addictive.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    For Breastfeeding women this tablet safe to use.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is advisable that you do not consume alcohol while on this medication, as it may lead to excessive drowsiness or calmness. It is not safe with alcohol.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It is advisable that you do not indulge in driving while on this medication since there is a possibility of you experiencing drowsy or calm and thus affecting your driving skills.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    The medicine can affect the functioning of kidney in people suffering from renal impairment or other kidney related issues. Therefore, it is advisable that you discuss it with your doctor if you suffer from any such diseases.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    People suffering from liver related issues should also consult a doctor before taking the medication to avoid any serious implications.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Wincold Z Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of an overdose, you may experience side effects like restlessness, anxiety, confusion or dizziness. In such cases, make sure that you consult a doctor with immediate effect.

This medication selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung. Selectively, It inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It also acts as a nasal decongestant. This medication works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort

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 Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Using alcohol while taking this medication is not recommended. Any activity requiring a high level of mental alertness should be avoided in such cases.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    The Cetirizine tablet can interact with certain medicines and ingredients to cause adverse side effects. You must avoid the tablet if you are already consuming medicines that have ingredients like alprazolam, codeine or isocarboxazid. It is advisable that you discuss about your medical history with the doctor to avoid any possible side effects.

  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Patients suffering from liver or kidney related diseases must not consume this medication without consulting it first with a doctor, as it can cause some serious side effects. People suffering from epilepsy too must be careful while taking the medicine as they are at a risk of experiencing increased convulsions.

Ques: what is Wincold Z Tablet?

Ans: This is a medication which is used to treat and avoid allergic sign of illness associated with rhinitis and seasonal allergies. It is also can be used to treat allergic rhinitis appearing together. running nose, sneezing, watery eyes, itching and hives are some of the symptoms.

Ques: what is Wincold Z Tablet used for?

Ans: This medication is used to prevent and manage symptoms of asthma.

Ques: what are the side effects of Wincold Z Tablet?

Ans: There are some side effects of this medication such as chest tightness, dizziness, diarrhea, minor once: headache, stomach pain, cough, running nose, fever, blurred vision, heartburn, skin rash, nausea and vomiting, joint pain, etc.

Ques: what are the most common side effects of Wincold Z Tablet?

Ans: There are some common side effects of this medication. If you are experiencing any the of below mentioned side effects, kindly contact your doctor immediately.
  1. thirst
  2. scaly and itching skin
  3. fever
  4. weakness or unusual tiredness
  5. abdominal or stomach pain

Ques: does Wincold Z Tablet make you drowsiness?

Ans: It totally depends on the amount of dosage has been prescribed to the patient. or if we talk about it’s effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. large dose and extended use of this medication can cause drowsiness and other side effects on infants or it can also decrease the milk supply.

Ques: is Wincold Z Tablet an antihistamine?

Ans: This medication is an antihistamine. antihistamine is a drug that prevents the physiological effects of histamine. most of the allergies are treated by an antihistamine.

Ques: can i use Wincold Z Tablet during pregnancy?

Ans: This can be taken during pregnancy, there no such risk of anything. it is an allergic kind of medication. it only deals with allergies, pain, fever, etc.

Ques: Is Wincold Z Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Ans: If we talk about its effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. there are no side effects on small quantities as advised by the doctor.
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About Wincold Z Tablet
What are the uses of Wincold Z Tablet
What are the contraindications of Wincold Z Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Wincold Z Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Wincold Z Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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