Fecol Syrup

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Fecol Syrup uses

Fecol Syrup consists of Acetaminophen, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride, Salicylamide.

Acetaminophen:


Pharmacological action

Fecol Syrup is an analgesic-antipyretic. It has analgesic, antipyretic and weak anti-inflammatory action. The mechanism of action is associated with inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, the predominant influence on the thermoregulation center in the hypothalamus, enhances heat transfer.

Why is Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) prescribed?

Pain weak and moderate intensity of different genesis (including headache, migraine, toothache, neuralgia, myalgia, algomenorrhea; pain in trauma, burns). Fever in infectious and inflammatory diseases.

Fecol Syrup dosage and administration

Oral or rectally adults and adolescents with a body weight over 60 kg is used in a single dose of 500 mg, the multiplicity of admission - up to 4 times / Maximum duration of treatment - 5-7 days.

Maximum dose: single - 1 g, daily - 4 g.

Single dose for oral administration for children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 120-250 mg, from 3 months to 1 year - 60-120 mg, up to 3 months - 10 mg / kg. Single dose rectal in children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 125-250 mg.

Multiplicity - 4 at intervals of not less than 4 h. The maximum duration of treatment - 3 days.

Maximum dose: 4 single dose per day.

Fecol Syrup side effects, adverse reactions

Digestive system: rarely - dyspepsia; long-term use at high doses - hepatotoxic effects, methemoglobinemia, renal dysfunction and liver, hypochromic anemia. Hemopoietic system: rarely - thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, agranulocytosis. Allergic reactions: rarely - skin rash, itching, hives.

Contraindications

Chronic active alcoholism, increased sensitivity to Fecol Syrup, marked disturbances of liver function and / or kidney disease, anemia, pregnancy (I term).

Using during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) crosses the placental barrier. So far, no observed adverse effects of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) on the fetus in humans.

Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) is excreted in breast milk: the content in milk was 0.04-0.23% of the dose adopted mother.

If necessary, use of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding) should carefully weigh the potential benefits of therapy for the mother and the potential risk to the fetus or child.

In experimental studies found no embryotoxic, teratogenic and mutagenic action of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen).

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Special Instructions

Fecol Syrup is used with caution in patients with disorders of the liver and kidneys, with benign hyperbilirubinemia, as well as in elderly patients.

With prolonged use of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) is necessary to monitor patterns of peripheral blood and functional state of the liver.

Used for treatment of premenstrual tension syndrome in combination with pamabrom (diuretic, a derivative of xanthine) and mepyramine (Histamine H1-receptors blocker).

Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) Drug Interactions

With the simultaneous use with inducers of microsomal liver enzymes, means having hepatotoxic effect, increasing the risk of hepatotoxic action of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of anticoagulants may be slight to moderate increase in prothrombin time.

With the simultaneous use of anticholinergics may decrease absorption of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of oral contraceptives accelerated excretion of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) from the body and may reduce its analgesic action.

With the simultaneous use with urological means reduced their effectiveness.

With the simultaneous use of activated charcoal reduced bioavailability of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen).

When Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) applied simultaneously with diazepam may decrease excretion of diazepam.

There have been reports about the possibility of enhancing mielodepression effect of zidovudine while applying with Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen). A case of severe toxic liver injury.

Described cases of toxic effects of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen), while the use of isoniazid.

When applied simultaneously with carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidonom decreases the effectiveness of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen), which is caused by an increase in its metabolism and excretion from the body. Cases of hepatotoxicity, while the use of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) and phenobarbital.

In applying cholestyramine a period of less than 1 h after administration of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) may decrease of its absorption.

At simultaneous application with lamotrigine moderately increased excretion of lamotrigine from the body.

With the simultaneous use of metoclopramide may increase absorption of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) and its increased concentration in blood plasma.

When applied simultaneously with probenecid may decrease clearance of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen), with rifampicin, sulfinpyrazone - may increase clearance of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) due to increasing its metabolism in the liver.

At simultaneous application of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) with ethinylestradiol increases absorption of Fecol Syrup (Acetaminophen) from the gut.

Enhances the effect of indirect anticoagulants (coumarin derivatives and indandione). Antipyretic and analgesic activity of caffeine increases, reduce - rifampicin, phenobarbital and alcohol (accelerated biotransformation, inducing microsomal liver enzymes).

Fecol Syrup in case of emergency / overdose

At a reception in toxic doses (10-15 g in adults) may develop liver necrosis.

Symptoms of overdose may include: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, sweating, extreme tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, yellowing of the skin or eyes, flu-like symptoms

Chlorpheniramine Maleate:



Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each 1 mL dropperful) Purpose
Fecol Syrup (Chlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate 2 mg Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg Nasal Decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

Warnings

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product in a child who is

  • now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (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 child's prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Ask a doctor before use if a child has

  • a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis
  • glaucoma
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes mellitus

Ask a doctor before use if a child is taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • may cause drowsiness
  • sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness effect

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • new symptoms occur

Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

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Directions

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1 mL (1 dropperful) every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 mL in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
Children 2 to under 6 years of age: 0.5 mL (1/2 dropperful) every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 mL in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
Children under 2 years of age: Consult a doctor

Other information

Store at 59°-86°F (15°-30°C)

Inactive ingredients

Applesauce Flavor, Citric Acid, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Yellow #6, Glycerin, Methyl Paraben, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Sorbate, Propyl Paraben, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sucralose

Questions? Comments?

Call 1-800-543-9560

Rev. 05/11

E

NEW

FORMULA

NDC 00485-0096-02

Fecol Syrup (Chlorpheniramine Maleate)

Pediatric Drops

Antihistamine ▪ Nasal Decongestant

Sugar Free ▪ Alcohol Free ▪ Gluten Free

FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY

Each 1 mL for oral administration

contains:

Fecol Syrup (Chlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate

2 mg

Phenylephrine HCl

5 mg

APPLESAUCE FLAVOR

Tamper evident by foil seal under cap.

Do not use if foil seal is broken or missing.

Manufactured for:

EDWARDS

Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ripley, MS 38663

2 fl. oz. (60 mL)

Phenylephrine Hydrochloride:


Drug Facts

Active ingredients

(in each tablet)

Dexbrompheniramine Maleate 2 mg

Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride) Hydrochloride 10 mg

Purpose

Antihistamine

Nasal Decongestant

Uses

Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

Warnings

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product

  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (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

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


Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

When using this product

  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • may cause drowsiness
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect
  • use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by fever


If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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Directions

Adults and children 12

years of age and over:

1 tablet every 4 to 6

hours, not to exceed

6 tablets in 24 hours

Children 6 to under 12

years of age:

1/2 tablet every 4 to

6 hours, not to

exceed 3 tablets in

24 hours

Children under 6 years

of age:

Consult a doctor


Other information

Store at 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F). Supplied in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant cap. Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride) Tablets are dark purple, caplet-shaped, scored tablets, debossed "Poly" bisect "782" on one side and plain on the other.

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, D&C Red #27 aluminum lake, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, FD &C Blue #1 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, and silicified microcrystalline cellulose.

Questions? Comments?

Call1-800-882-1041

Manufactured for:

Poly Pharmaceuticals

Quitman, MS 39355 Rev. 02/12

Product Packaging

The packaging below represents the labeling currently used.

Principal display panel and side panel for 60 tablets label:

NDC 50991-782-60

Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)

Tablets

Antihistamine - Nasal Decongestant

Each tablet contains:

Dexbrompheniramine Maleate......................2 mg

Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride) Hydrochloride......................10 mg

60 Tablets

Usual

Dosage: See product foldout for full prescribing information.

Tamper evident by foil seal under cap. Do not use if foil seal is

broken or missing.

KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Store at controlled room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Manufactured for:

Poly Pharmaceuticals

Quitman, MS 39355

Rev. 02/12

Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride) Tablets Packaging Fecol Syrup (Phenylephrine Hydrochloride) Tablets Packaging

Salicylamide:


Fecol Syrup (Salicylamide) is the common name for the substance o-hydroxybenzamide, or amide of salicyl. Fecol Syrup (Salicylamide) is a non-prescription drug with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Its medicinal uses are similar to those of aspirin. Fecol Syrup (Salicylamide) is used in combination with both aspirin and caffeine in the over-the-counter pain remedies

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Fecol Syrup pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active 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.


Fecol Syrup available forms, composition, doses:

Form 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.


Fecol Syrup destination | category:

Destination 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.


Fecol Syrup Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A 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.


Fecol Syrup pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical 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 Fecol Syrup?

Depending on the reaction of the Fecol Syrup after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Fecol Syrup 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 Fecol Syrup 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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