"Coldakt" is a combined long-acting drug, it is prescribed for colds. The active ingredients of the drug are phenylpropanolamine and chlorpheniramine.
The drug "Coldakt": indications and reviews
The drug "Coldakt" has antihistamines, vasoconstrictor properties. One capsule of Coldact contains 8 mg of chlorpheniramine and 50 mg of phenylpropanolamine. Phenylpropanolamine eliminates congestion in the upper respiratory tract, chlorpheniramine eliminates allergic reactions. According to reviews, "Koldakt" is effective in treating symptoms of colds: swelling of the upper respiratory tract, allergization of the body, runny nose, lacrimation, sore throat. It is successfully used for allergic and vasomotor rhinitis.
For the treatment of symptoms of acute respiratory diseases it is better to use Coldakt Flu Plus. One capsule of this drug contains 25 mg phenylephrine, 8 mg chlorphenamine, 200 mg paracetamol. Phenylephrine reduces nasal congestion, paracetamol reduces fever and relieves pain. Reviews indicate that Coldakt Flu Plus is effective in tracheitis, sinusitis, rhinitis. This drug reduces the symptoms of hay fever (rhinoconjunctivitis provoked by an allergic reaction to pollen), influenza, SARS, colds, allergic rhinitis.
According to reviews, Coldakt and Coldakt Flu Plus preparations are well tolerated, in rare cases, drowsiness, dry mucous membranes, vomiting, impaired appetite, nausea, dyspepsia, headache, increased blood pressure, cardialgia, tremor, urinary retention, allergic reactions.
Coldakt and Coldakt Plus Flu are available in the form of capsules with prolonged action.
Instructions for the use of drugs "Coldakt"
"Coldakt" and "Coldakt Plus Flu" are prescribed for adults and children aged 12 years and older, 1 piece every 12 hours. The drug is taken for acute respiratory viral infections and flu within 1-3 days, with sinusitis - 6-12 days. With chronic rhinitis, the drug is drunk within a month, with allergic rhinitis - within 3-6 days. Coldakt Plus Flu is used as an antipyretic (no longer than three days), as well as an anesthetic (no longer than five days).
Coldakt and Coldakt Flu Plus preparations can be stored at room temperature for three years.
"Coldakt" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, with pheochromocytoma, thyrotoxicosis, arterial hypertension, angle-closure glaucoma, prostatic hyperplasia, chronic heart failure, diabetes mellitus, women during pregnancy and lactation, children under 12 years of age. "Coldakt Plus Flu", in addition to the above contraindications, can not be used for aortic aneurysm, severe atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, unstable angina pectoris, recent myocardial infarction. This drug is contraindicated when used simultaneously with tricyclic antidepressants or MAO inhibitors.