Solvin tablet is a combination medicine that contains chlorpheniramine maleate (an anti-allergic), dextromethorphan hydrobromide (cough suppressant), and paracetamol or amphetamine
Solvin tablets are used in alleviating the symptoms of common cold such as blocked nose, congestion, fever, headache, muscular pain, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, stuffiness, and watery eyes. It decreases the activity of the cough center in the brain and prevents thick mucus, allowing free and effortless respiration. It constricts the blood vessels and provides rapid relief for several hours.
Although severe consequences are not observed, Solvin might lead to side effects like drowsiness, headache, nausea, sleepiness, and vomiting. Allergic reactions are rare.
It is suggested to inform your doctor if any of these adverse effects do not settle or worsen with time.
1. Is Solvin Cold safe in pregnancy?
Solvin cold tablets may be unsafe to administer if you're pregnant, especially in the first three months, as it may lead to abnormalities in the fetus. Women with a history of high blood pressure during their prior pregnancies should take precautions.
Pregnant women are not approved to use Solvin unless prescribed by their doctor. Please consult our experts for further information.
2. Can Cetirizine and Solvin be taken together?
Yes, you can take Cetirizine with Solvin. Cetirizine is also an antihistamine like chlorpheniramine in Solvin cold tablets. It is also effective in treating cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. You can take it with Solvin.
However, the dosage of the drugs should be prescribed by a clinician.
3. Can Dazit M and Solvin tablets be taken together?
Yes. Dazit M is used to treat similar symptoms of cold like an itchy, stuffy, or runny nose, sneezing, or other symptoms brought on by seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever. It works by reducing certain substances called histamines responsible for allergic symptoms in the body. It can be taken with Solvin. However, the dosage should be prescribed by a clinician.
4. Do Solvin Cold tablets make you drowsy?
Yes, it is usual to feel drowsy due to Solvin cold tablets. It may cause decreased activity, alertness, blurry vision, or make you sleepy and dizzy.
Actions that require mental alertness, like driving, operating heavy machinery, etc., should be avoided after Solvin use.
5. Does Solvin increase sugar levels?
If you have diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, overactive thyroid gland, glaucoma, kidney issues, enlarged prostate, cough with mucus or asthmatic cough, or if you smoke, inform your doctor before taking Solvin.
6. How many Solvin cold tablets can one take?
Solvin cold tablets should be obtained as proposed by your doctor. The dose and duration will depend on the stringency of your condition. Solvin cold tablets can be taken with or without food. Take the whole tablet with a glass of water.
It is advisable to take it at a fixed time for effective results. Overdose can increase heart rate, dizziness, nausea, or palpitations.
7. Is Solvin an antihistamine?
Yes. It contains chlorpheniramine which is an antihistamine drug. An antihistamine prevents histamine discharge in humans and helps with symptoms of cold as histamine causes common cold-like symptoms, among other allergies.
8. Is Solvin cold good for cough?
Yes. Solvin cold tablet is a medicine used to treat heightened cold symptoms. Hence they are beneficial for dealing with common cold-induced coughs.
9. Can I take Solvin while breastfeeding?
The effects of Solvin in women who are breastfeeding are unfamiliar. Therefore, it is given to breastfeeding women only if the doctor advises that the benefits outweigh the risks. Breastfeeding women should consult the doctor first before utilizing the medicine.
10. Can I consume alcohol with Solvin?
No. Alcohol consumption with Solvin can cause aggravated adverse effects. Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentrating. You may also experience impairment in reasoning and judgment.
11. Can I drive if I have consumed Solvin?
No. Solvin cold tablets may lessen alertness, cause blurry vision or make you feel drowsy and dizzy. Activities that require attention and vigilance like driving and operating machinery, should be prevented after Solvin intake.
Contact our experts for further information on Solvin cold tablets.
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