Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:09 am

Uses of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Mild Pain or Fever, Mild to Moderate Pain, Mild to Moderate Pain with Adjunctive Opioid Analgesics

Side effects of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet are – Sweating, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

Do not use Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Paracetamol, Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet works

Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet contains – Paracetamol, Caffeine, Chlorpheniramine

Paracetamol thought to produce analgesia by inhibiting prostaglandin and other substances that sensitize pain receptors. Drug may relieve fever through central action in the hypothalamic heat-regulating center.

Caffeine increases energy metabolism throughout the brain but decreases at the same time cerebral blood flow, inducing a relative brain hypoperfusion.

Chlorpheniramine is used to treat runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.

Dosage of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

The dosage of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Coldguard XT 500 mg/30 mg/4 mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Interaction

Drug :- Barbiturates, carbamazepine, hydantoins, rifampin, sulfinpyrazone: High doses or long-term use of these drugs may reduce therapeutic effects and enhance hepatotoxic effects of acetaminophen. Avoid using together.

Busulfan: May increase busulfan level. Monitor patient closely.

Cholestyramine resin: May decrease acetaminophen absorption. Give at least 1 hour after acetaminophen or consider therapy change.

Sorafenib: May increase levels of both drugs. Avoid use together.

Warfarin: May increase hypoprothrombinemic effects with long-term use with high doses of acetaminophen. Monitor INR closely.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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