Gelocatil Gripe con Pseudoefedrina 20 comprimidos
Effective in the combat of flu and colds symptoms: fever, pain, congestion and nasal drip
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WHAT GELOCATIL FLU WITH PSEUDOEFEDRINE TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
GELOCATIL FLU WITH PSEUDOEFEDRINE is an association of paracetamol, pseudoephedrine and chlorphenamine.
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever that reduces pain and fever.
Chlorphenamine is an antihistamine that relieves a runny nose.
Pseudoephedrine is a sympathomimetic that reduces nasal congestion.
It is indicated for the relief of symptoms of colds and flu that occur with fever, mild or moderate pain, congestion and runny nose, for adults and adolescents from 12 years.
You should see a doctor if it worsens or does not improve or if the fever persists for more than 3 days or the pain or other symptoms persist for more than 5 days.
How to take GELOCATIL FLU WITH PSEUDOEFEDRINE tablets
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.
The recommended dose is:
Adults and adolescents from 12 years: The usual dose is 1 tablet (500 mg of paracetamol) every 6-8 hours (3 or 4 times a day).
Do not take more than 3 grams of paracetamolcada24 hours (see section "Warnings and precautions").
Patients with hepatic impairment: before taking this medicine they have to consult their doctor.
They should take the amount of medicine prescribed by their doctor with a minimum interval between each intake of 8 hours.
They cannot take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Kidney disease patients: before taking this medicine you need to consult your doctor.
Take a maximum of 1 tablet per dose.
Depending on your illness, your doctor will tell you if you should take your medicine with a minimum interval of 6 or 8 hours.
Use in children:
This medication is contraindicated in children and adolescents under 12 years of age.
Use in elderly patients
Elderly people can not use this medicine without consulting the doctor because some adverse effects of the medicine such as slow heartbeat (bradycardia) or reduced heart rate due to the content of phenylephrine and chlorphenamine may affect them especially. 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.
How to drink:
Gelocatil Influenza with Pseudoephedrine is a medicine that is taken by mouth.
The tablets will be taken with a glass of water or any other liquid.
Administration is contingent on the onset of symptoms. As these disappear, this medication should be discontinued.
If fever persists for more than 3 days of treatment, pain or other symptoms persist for more than 5 days, or worsens or new ones appear, you should see a doctor.