|Taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
|Vilcold Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
|Vilcold Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
|Common Side Effect
|Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Weakness, Headache, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Vilcold Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.
|Vilcold Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
|Vilcold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vilcold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Vilcold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
|Vilcold Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vilcold Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.However, the use of Vilcold Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
|Mechanism of action
|Vilcold Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Levocetirizine, Phenylephrine and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen which relieve common cold symptoms. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.
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