Panadol Cold + Flu

Panadol Cold + Flu caplets provide night time relief from Cold and flu symptoms.

Panadol Cold + Flu

Overview

What does it relieve?

Panadol Cold + Flu caplets can be used for:

  • Blocked and runny nose
  • Headache and body ache
  • Fever
  • Sinus pain/ Congesion
  • Itchy and watery eyes
  • Sneezing

What's the format?

Caplets

What are its features?

Cold and Flu Relief

What are the ingredients?

Active ingredients:

Each caplet contains:

  • Paracetamol = 500 mg
  • Chlorpheniramine = 2 mg
  • Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride = 30 mg

How To Use

Place caplet(s) in mouth and swallow with water.

Dosage

Age

Tablets

How Often

Adults + children aged 12 years and older

1-2 caplets

  • Every 4-6 hours, with a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours if needed (minimum dosing interval: 4 hours)
  • Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours
  • Do not take longer than 7 days without asking your doctor

Disclaimer

  • Do not use if you have known or previous history of hypersensitivity to paracetamol, pseudoephedrine, chlorphenamine, other antihistamines or any other ingredient in this product
  • Do not use if you have severe hypertension or severe coronary artery disease
  • Do not use if you have severe renal impairment
  • Do not use if you are taking, or have taken, within the last two weeks, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Do not be used with other paracetamol-containing products, decongestants or antihistamines, including cough and cold preparations.
  • Do not use if you are taking other sympathomimetics (such as decongestants, appetite suppressants and AMP-like psychostimulants).

Further Information

Seek medical advice before taking this product:

  • In patients with mild to moderate kidney impairment and in those with hepatic impairment
  • In patients with cardiovascular disease, arrhythmias, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, prostatic enlargement, diabetes, glaucoma,phaeochromocytoma, epilepsy, bronchitis, bronchiectasis and bronchial asthma
  • In patients with glutathione depleted states such as sepsis
  • If you are taking beta-blockers and other antihypertensive drugs or tricyclic antidepressants
  • There have been reports of ischaemic colitis with pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine should be discontinued immediately and medical advice sought if sudden abdominal pain, rectal bleeding or other symptoms of ischaemic colitis develop
  • There have been rare cases of posterior reversible encephalopathy (PRES)/reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) reported with sympathomimetic drugs, including pseudoephedrine. Symptoms reported included sudden onset of severe headache, nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbances. Most cases improved or resolved within a few days following appropriate treatment. Psuedoephedrine should be discontinued immediately and medical advice sought if signs/symptoms of PRES/RCVS develop.
  • Chlorphenamine may increase the effects of alcohol and therefore concurrent use should be avoided.
  • Concurrent use with drugs which cause sedation, such as anxiolytics and hypnotics may cause an increase in sedative effects, therefore medical advice should be sought before taking chlorphenamine concurrently with these medicines.
  • If symptoms persist, medical advice must be sought.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.

Enquiries

If you would like any further information regarding Panadol products, please call our INFOLINE (Freecall) +973 16500404 - Gulf & Near East countries

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