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Cinaryl Tablet

Manufactured byTHEMIS MEDICARE LTD
ContainsParacetamol (500 mg) + Phenylephrine (5 mg) + Chlorpheniramine (2 mg)
Description

Cinaryl Tablet is a combination medicine used to relieve the symptoms of cold associated with fever; these may include nasal congestion, excess production of mucus, runny nose, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cinaryl Tablet

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Jaundice
  • Sleeplessness
  • Increase in the blood pressure
  • Nasal irritation
  • Difficult or painful urination

Uses of Cinaryl Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Common Cold
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness, and difficulty in concentrating. It is advised that you do not consume alcohol or limit its use while being treated with this medicine. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to paracetamol, phenylephrine, chlorpheniramine, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

Severe liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) since it may cause increased difficulty in passing urine.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient has taken MAO inhibitors like selegiline or rasagiline within the last 14 days. Their combination may increase the risk of adverse effects like drowsiness and blurred vision.

Hypertension

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe hypertension due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Ventricular tachycardia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with ventricular tachycardia due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic Malnutrition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Epilepsy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with epilepsy since it increases the risk of seizures. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney diseases

Caution is advised while using this medicine in patients with kidney diseases due to an increase in the risk of severe adverse effects in these patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Your physician may prescribe an alternative, low-strength form of this medicine based on your clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness, and difficulty in concentrating. It is advised that you do not consume alcohol or limit its use while being treated with this medicine. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Linezolid

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Antidiabetic drugs

Antidepressants

Beta blockers

Anxiolytics

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc. to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Gastrointestinal blockage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a gastrointestinal obstruction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with asthma/COPD since it may increase the risk of further lung problems like respiratory tract blockage. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Cardiovascular disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Report any incidence of irregular heart rate and very high blood pressure to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the increased risk of high blood sugar levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.
Take/Administer this medicine as advised by your doctor. You may take this medicine with or without food. Do not take/administer more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using as well as about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Paracetamol increases the pain threshold and decreases swelling. It also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain. Phenylephrine acts by reducing the swelling of the blood vessels in the nasal passages, making it easier to breathe. Chlorpheniramine blocks the action of certain substances produced by the body which induce allergic reactions. Thus, this combination is better effective for treating the symptoms of a common cold associated with fever.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Unknown

Classification

Category

Upper respiratory combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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Phenylephrine: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 18 July 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a606008.html

Chlorphenamine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 11 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01114
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