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Alcon Syrup 60 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

ALCON LABORATIES (P) LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

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About Alcon Syrup 60 ml

Alcon Syrup 60 ml belongs to the combination medication called 'anti-allergics' primarily used to treat symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies and other breathing problems like sinusitis and bronchitis. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as 'allergens.' Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander.

Alcon Syrup 60 ml contains Chlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that narrows the small blood vessels, relieving the nose's congestion or stuffiness. Together, Alcon Syrup 60 ml effectively reduces allergic symptoms.

Alcon Syrup 60 ml can be taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The most common side effects of Alcon Syrup 60 ml are drowsiness, dizziness, headache, dry mouth/nose/throat, upset stomach, constipation, or trouble sleeping.   Most of these side effects of Alcon Syrup 60 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. however, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Do not stop taking Alcon Syrup 60 ml even if you feel better without asking your doctor, as your symptoms may come back and may even worsen your condition. Inform your doctor about all other medications you have been taking before starting Alcon Syrup 60 ml. Please tell your doctor before starting Alcon Syrup 60 ml if you have a liver problem, are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Alcon Syrup 60 ml may cause drowsiness and sleepiness, so it is advised not to drive a car or operate machinery. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as it may lead to excessive drowsiness and sleepiness. Do not take Alcon Syrup 60 ml with any MAO inhibitor (anti-depressant medication) as it may lead to serious drug interaction.

Uses of Alcon Syrup 60 ml

Common cold, Allergies

Medicinal Benefits

Alcon Syrup 60 ml is primarily used to treat common cold symptoms. It is a combination drug containing Chlorpheniramine (antihistamine/antiallergic) and phenylephrine (decongestant), primarily used to treat common cold symptoms like runny nose, congestion, watery eyes, and sneezing. Chlorpheniramine is an anti-histaminemine that blocks histamine in the body, which is known to cause common cold symptoms. Phenylephrine helps shrink the blood vessels in the nasal passage, reducing a stuffy nose. Together, both of them effectively reduce allergic and cold symptoms.

Directions for Use

Tablets: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Liquid/oral drops/suspension: Shake the bottle well before use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper provided in the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Alcon Syrup 60 ml

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth/nose/throat
  • Upset of stomach
  • Constipation
  • Trouble in sleeping

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Alcon Syrup 60 ml if you are allergic to histamines, Alcon Syrup 60 ml, or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting Alcon Syrup 60 ml. If you have or have ever had cardiovascular disease, asthma, kidney or liver disease, diabetes, glaucoma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, please do not take the Alcon Syrup 60 ml as it is known to interact. Also, inform your doctor about all other medications you have taken before starting Alcon Syrup 60 ml. Do not stop taking Alcon Syrup 60 ml even if you feel better without asking your doctor, as your symptoms may come back and may even worsen your condition. Alcon Syrup 60 ml may cause drowsiness and sleepiness, so it is advised not to drive a car or operate machinery. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as it may lead to excessive drowsiness and sleepiness. If you need to undergo surgery, please inform your doctor that you are taking Alcon Syrup 60 ml, as it should not be taken during surgery. Do not take Alcon Syrup 60 ml if you have taken any MAO inhibitor (anti-depressant medication) in the past 14 days.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Alcon Syrup 60 ml have interactions with other anti-allergic medications (cetirizine, fluticasone, diphenhydramine), blood thinners (aspirin),  cough suppressant drugs (dextromethorphan), anti-hypertensive medications (atorvastatin), anti-asthma medications (albuterol), medicines used for stomach problems (pantoprazole), anti-depressants (isocarboxazid, rasagiline, linezolid, tranylcypromine).

Drug-Food Interactions: Alcohol should not be used along with Alcon Syrup 60 ml.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Alcon Syrup 60 ml should not be taken by the people who have or ever had cardiovascular disease, asthma, kidney or liver disease, diabetes, glaucoma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate gland, difficulty in urination, intestinal ulcer or blockage.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • CETIRIZINE
  • FLUTICASONE
  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • ASPIRIN
  • DEXTROMETHORPHAN
  • ATORVASTATIN
  • ALBUTEROL
  • PANTOPRAZOLE
  • ISOCARBOXAZID
  • RASAGILINE
  • LINEZOLID
  • TRANYLCYPROMINE
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml may cause excessive dizziness when taken with alcohol so, together intake should be avoided.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml contains a combination of two different drugs. Chlorpheniramine being a class B pregnancy drug and phenylephrine being a class C. So, it should be used with caution

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml should only be given to breastfeeding women if benefits outweigh the harm it will cause to the baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml is known to cause drowsiness and sleepiness. So, driving after consuming Alcon Syrup 60 ml should not be done.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Alcon Syrup 60 ml is not recommended for children below the age of 4 years. For children aged above 4 years, use Alcon Syrup 60 ml only when prescribed by a child specialist. And also, take it in dose as prescribed as any dose alteration can prove fatal.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold. Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
    • The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick. An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing, and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
    • Try to sleep at least 8 hours each night to stay fit and safe.
    • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies to you.
    • Maintain personal hygiene and keep your surroundings clean.

    Special Advise

    • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. It might help reduce the severity of your symptoms.
    • Alcon Syrup 60 ml may interfere with certain lab tests like brain scans for Parkinson's disease and urine drug screening tests. So before undergoing these tests, please let the doctor know that you are taking Alcon Syrup 60 ml.

    Other Information (ALC0041)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Common cold: The common cold is an infection caused by viruses, mainly 'rhinovirus', affecting your nose and throat (upper respiratory tract). Children younger than six years of age are at the most significant risk of colds, but healthy adults can also be affected to have 2-3 colds annually. In most cases, cold symptoms are recovered within a week or ten days. However, symptoms might last longer in people who smoke or are exposed to allergens like dust, pollutants, etc. Symptoms of a common cold might include a stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, cough, congestion, mild body pain or a mild headache, sneezing, low-grade fever, and feeling unwell (malaise). In some cases, the discharge from your nose may become thicker and yellow or green, which does not indicate a bacterial infection. If you observe these symptoms, immediately contact your doctor.

    Allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as 'allergens.' Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander. Alcon Syrup 60 ml is a non-drowsy antihistamine, making it less likely to make you feel sleepy than other antihistamines or antiallergics.

    FAQs

    Alcon Syrup 60 ml contains Chlorpheniramine and Phenylephrine. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that narrows the small blood vessels, relieving the nose's congestion or stuffiness. Together, Alcon Syrup 60 ml effectively reduces allergic symptoms.

    No, you should not take Alcon Syrup 60 ml if you need to undergo surgery as it may lead to excessive drowsiness and sleepiness when given along with anesthesia. Please inform your doctor before surgery if you are taking Alcon Syrup 60 ml as the doctor may stop it 72 hours before the surgery.

    It is not recommended to take Alcon Syrup 60 ml along with any anti-depressant medication as it may lead to unpleasant side-effects or any drug interaction. Also, Alcon Syrup 60 ml should be taken at least 15 days after your last dose of anti-depressants.

    Alcon Syrup 60 ml is a combination drug containing Chlorpheniramine (anti-histamine) and Phenylephrine (decongestant), primarily used to treat common cold symptoms like runny nose, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing. Chlorpheniramine being an anti-histamine blocks histamine in the body, which is known to cause common cold symptoms. Phenylephrine helps in shrinking the blood vessels in the nasal passage, thereby reducing stuffy nose. Together, both of them effectively reduce the symptoms of cold and allergies.

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take Alcon Syrup 60 ml and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

    Alcon Syrup 60 ml is known to cause drowsiness and sleepiness. Hence, you are recommended to take it in the nighttime if you are experiencing excessive drowsiness in the day and avoid driving a car or do anything that require mental alertness.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Alcon Syrup 60 ml

    Country Of Origin

    INDIA

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    54/1, Boodhihal, Nelamangala, Bangalore, -562123, Karnataka, India

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