Pharmagrip Forte 10 sobres
Indicated for the relief of symptoms of catarrh or flu-like processes that course with pain, fever, congestion and runny nose in adults or adolescents over 14 years
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What is pharmagrip forte powder for oral suspension and what is it used for?
Pharmagrip forte powder for oral suspension is an association of paracetamol (pain reliever that reduces pain and fever), chlorphenamine (antihistamine that relieves runny nose) and phenylephrine (which works by reducing nasal congestion).
This medicine is indicated for the relief of symptoms in catarrhal or flu processes that present with pain (mild or moderate), fever, congestion and runny nose for adults and adolescents from 14 years of age.
You should see a doctor if it worsens or does not improve or if the fever persists for more than 3 days or pain for more than 5 days.
How to take Pharmagrip Forte powder for oral suspension
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Adults: The usual dose is 1 sachet every 6-8 hours (3-4 sachets a day). The maximum daily dose will be 4 sachets in 24 hours.
Adolescents from 14 years of age: The usual dose is 1 sachet every 6-8 hours (3-4 sachets a day).
Do not take more than 3 g of paracetamol (4 sachets) every 24 hours.
Patients with liver diseases: in case of liver failure, do not exceed 2 g of paracetamol (3 sachets per day) and the minimum interval between doses will be 8 hours.
Kidney disease patients: This medicine is not indicated for patients with kidney failure due to the dose of paracetamol.
Use in children and adolescents under 14 years:
Children under 14 years of age cannot take this medicine due to the amount of paracetamol in this medicine.
Use in elderly people:
Elderly people should not use this medicine without consulting the doctor because some adverse effects of the medicine may especially affect them, such as the appearance of slow heartbeats (bradycardia) or reduced heart rate, due to the content of phenylephrine and chlorphenamine. . They are also more likely to have adverse effects such as dizziness, sedation, confusion, hypotension, or excitement, and may be more sensitive to effects such as dry mouth and urinary retention.
This medicine is taken orally
Pour the entire contents of the envelope into approximately half a glass of water. Shake and drink.
Taking this medicine is subject to the appearance of symptoms. As these disappear, treatment should be discontinued.
If it worsens, or if the fever persists for more than 3 days of treatment, pain or other symptoms persist for more than 5 days, or new ones appear, you should see your doctor.
If you take more pharmagrip forte powder for oral suspension than you should
If you have ingested an overdose, you should immediately go to a medical center even if you do not notice the symptoms, since these often do not manifest until 3 days after ingestion of the overdose, even in cases of severe poisoning.
Overdose symptoms may be: dizziness, vomiting, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), and abdominal pain. Anxiety, fear, agitation, headache (may be a symptom of high blood pressure), seizures, insomnia (or severe drowsiness), clumsiness, fainting, instability, confusion, irritability, tremors, anorexia; psychosis with hallucinations (the latter especially in children). Dry mouth, nose, or throat. Effects such as high blood pressure, arrhythmias (fast or irregular heartbeat), palpitations, reduced urine output. Metabolic acidosis (decrease in the alkaline reserve of the blood). In prolonged use, plasma volume depletion may occur (decrease in blood volume).
Treatment of overdose is most effective if started within 4 hours of taking the drug overdose.
Patients on barbiturates or chronic alcoholics may be more susceptible to the toxicity of a paracetamol overdose.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion, immediately go to a medical center or call the Toxicological Information Service, telephone 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount ingested.