Congestal for symptoms of hay fever and the common cold

Congestal for symptoms of hay fever and the common cold 3454562 3454 Congestal for symptoms of hay fever and the common cold Congestal for symptoms of hay fever and the common cold
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Generic name :

Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
Chlorpheniramine maleate
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride

Composition :

Each tablet contains:
Active ingredients:
Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)              650 mg
Chlorphenirarnine maleate                    4 mg
Pseudoephedrine HCL                            60 mg
Inactive ingredient: Povidone K30, Corn starch (Maize starch), Croscarmellose sodium, Talc, Colloidal Silicon dioxide (Aerosil 200),Magnesium stearate.

Pharmaceuticat form :


Mechanism of action :

Congestal combine the action of its ingredients
as follow:
– Acetaminophen acts as pain reliever and fever reducer.
– Chlorpheniramine maleate acts as antihistamine  -Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride acts as nasal decongestant.

Indications :

Congestal is indicated for:
Relieving these symptoms of hay fever and the common cold:
– runny nose and sneezing
– nasal congestion
– minor aches and pains
– headache
– sinus congestion and pressure
Relieving these additional symptoms of hay fever:
– itching of the nose or throat
– itchy, watery eyes                                                                                  -helps clear nasal passafles

Dosage and administration :

Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Adults and children 12 years and over: take one tablet every 4-6 hours                                                                                                               • swallow whole – do not crush, chew or dissolve
• do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.

Contra indications :

Hypersensitivity to any of ingredients of Congestal tablets.

Drug interactions :

Congestal tablets should not be used with:
• Any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescnption). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

• Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, ps>,chiatnc or emotional conditions, or Parkinson s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do
not know if your prescribed drugs contain an MAO I , ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Precautions and warnings :

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:
• more than 6 tablets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
• with other drugs containing acetaminophen.                                      .3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.

Congsetal tablets should not be used to make a child sleepy.

Ask a doctor before use if you have :

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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are :

– taking sedatives or tranquilizers
– taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product :

– do not use more than directed
– excitability may occur, especially in children

– alcohol, sedatives and tranqullizers may increase drowsiness
– avoid alcoholic drinks
– be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
– drowsiness may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor if :

– new symptoms occur
– you get nelVOUS, dizzy or sleepless
– pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
– redness or swelling is present
– fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days These could be signs of a serious condition.
– If pregnant or breast-feeding,
– Ask a health professional before use. In case of overdose. get medical help.

Patient Instructions :

Keep out of reach of children.

Package and storage :

A carton box containing 1 or 2 (AI/opaque white PVC)
blisters each of 10 tablets + insert leaflet.
Store in dry place at temperature not exceeding 25° C.

produced by :

sigma pharmaceutical industries egypt . s.a.e

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