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Coriminic Tablet

Manufactured byWANBURY LTD
ContainsPhenylephrine (10 mg) + Chlorpheniramine (4 mg)
Description

Coriminic Tablet is a combination medicine that may be used to relieve symptoms caused by conditions such as a common cold, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, etc. This medicine should be used with caution in children and only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Coriminic Tablet

  • Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Visual disturbances
  • Sleeplessnes
  • Nasal irritation
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Tiredness

Uses of Coriminic Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Common Cold
  • Nasal congestion
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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 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol together with this medicine increases the risk of drowsiness, dizziness, and difficulty in concentrating. It is advised that you do not consume alcohol or limit its use when 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 absolutely necessary. All the benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Chlorpheniramine, Phenylephrine, and any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) due to the increased risk of serious and life-threatening side effects. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with this medicine.

Narrow angle glaucoma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Stenosing Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a stenosing peptic ulcer due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia 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 absolutely necessary. All the benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Epilepsy

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

Hepatic and/or renal impairment

Caution is advised while using this medicine in patients with liver/kidney disease due to an increase in the risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver/kidney function tests is necessary for such patients while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine should be used with caution in children and only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

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.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the 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 together with this medicine increases the risk of drowsiness, dizziness, and difficulty in concentrating. It is advised that you do not consume alcohol or limit its use when 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

Linezolid

Antidiabetic drugs

Phenobarbital

Antidepressants

Beta blockers

Anxiolytics

Disease interactions

Gastrointestinal blockage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a gastrointestinal obstruction due to the increased risk of worsening 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 is not recommended 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 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 sugars. 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
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. You should adhere to any dose changes instituted by the doctor over the course of treatment. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. Do not use this medicine for an attack of asthma that has already set in.
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
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 induces allergic reactions. Thus, the combination is better effective for treating symptoms caused by various conditions such as a common cold, sinusitis, rhinitis, etc.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Decongestants

Schedule

Schedule H

Zuventus Healthcare [Internet]. Zuventus.co.in. 2018 [cited 2 November 2018]. Available from:

http://www.zuventus.co.in/doctor_wise_products_selected.aspx?Medi_Id=151

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

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

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

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a606008.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 17 Jul 2019

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