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Dolocold

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Dolocold uses


Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Dolocold 325 mg

Chlorpheniramine Maleate 4 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever

Antihistamine

Nasal decongestant

Uses

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold or flu

  • nasal congestion
  • runny nose
  • minor aches and pains
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • sneezing
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • sinus congestion and pressure
  • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains Dolocold. Severe liver damage may occur if

  • adult takes more than 6 tablets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • child takes more than 5 doses in 24 hours
  • taken with other drugs containing Dolocold
  • adult has 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea or vomiting, speak with a healthcare provider.

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Do not use

  • with any other drug containing Dolocold (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains Dolocold, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking any other nasal decongestant or stimulant
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not exceed recommended dosage
  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
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Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breast feeding

  • ask a health professional before use

Keep out of the reach of children.

Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1 tablet every 4 hours, while symptoms persist
  • do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information

store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Overdose Warning: Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Inactive Ingredients

Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Crospovidone Polyplasdone, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable base), Microcrystalline Cellulose, Povidone K-30, Pregelatinized Starch, Stearic Acid, D&C Yellow #10, FD&C Yellow #6.

Questions or Comments

Please visit www.uspco.com or contact us at US Pharmaceutical Corporation, P.O. Box 360465, Decatur, GA 30036

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Dolocold pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Dolocold available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Dolocold destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Dolocold Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Dolocold pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."MEDIQUE MEDI-PHENYL (PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE) TABLET, FILM COATED DOVER SUDANYL PE (PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE) TABLET, FILM COATED [UNIFIRST FIRS". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."FEVERALL INFANTS (ACETAMINOPHEN) SUPPOSITORY [ACTAVIS MID ATLANTIC LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."WAL-FINATE (CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE) TABLET [WALGREEN COMPANY]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Dolocold?

Depending on the reaction of the Dolocold after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Dolocold not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Dolocold addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Dolocold, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Dolocold consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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