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Actifed Plus Tablet

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Actifed Plus Tablet Description

Actifed Plus Tablet is a medication used for relieving cold, cough and fever caused by an infection. It is a combination of pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, and triprolidine. Pseudoephedrine helps relie

ve stuffy nose and sinuses. Tripolidine is an anti-allergy medication that helps with runny nose and sneezing. Paracetamol belongs to medications that reduce inflammation. It also helps in relieving pain. Upper respiratory tract infections are one of the most common infections that can happen due to many reasons such as bacteria, viruses, etc. Relieving the symptoms of common cold and cough is the primary use of Actifed Plus tablets. When taken in the prescribed dosage, it is considered a safe medication and can help reduce discomfort due to congestion and cough. Try to follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine. If you already have kidney or liver-related issues, consult your doctor first before taking this medication. People do not experience dependency or withdrawal effects with this medicine after long-term use. A few side effects of Actifed Plus tablets have been noted; it's rare to have an allergic reaction to this medication.


Product Summary

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ContainsPseudoephedrine(30.0 Mg) + Triprolidine(2.5 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesCold, Stuffy nose, Painful sinuses
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Constipation, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Weakness.
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Uses of Actifed Plus Tablet

  • As per CDSCO, Actifed Plus tablets can be used for the management of cold and cough in people with the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection (reduces stuffy nose, blocked sinuses, cough, sneez...
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Contraindications of Actifed Plus Tablet

  • If you have an allergic reaction to any component of the Actifed Plus tablet.
  • If you have liver failure or other conditions that affect the liver’s functioning. This is because the medicine increases the risk of adverse reactions.
  • If you have severe kidney-related disorders.
  • If you are suffering from breathing issues like asthma.
  • If you have stomach bleeding or perforation.
  • If your body has been in shock, with sufficient blood not pumped to all body parts.
  • Note - Do not give this to children without consulting a doctor.

Side effects of Actifed Plus Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Shortness of breath

Precautions and Warnings of Actifed Plus Tablet



Can I take the Actifed Plus tablet during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant, confirm with your doctor before taking an Actifed Plus tablet. There is limited information regarding the safety of this medicine in pregnant women and foetus development.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Actifed Plus tablet while breastfeeding?
There is not sufficient data of Actifed Plus tablet effects on breastfeeding babies and mothers. Consult your doctor for proper treatment, and try not to self prescribe.


Can I drive if I have taken the Actifed Plus tablet?
The Actifed Plus tablet has Pseudoephedrine, a nasal decongestant. It has sedation properties and causes side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. Therefore, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you have taken this medication.


Can I consume alcohol with the Actifed Plus tablet?
No, do not consume alcohol with an Actifed Plus tablet. It increases the effects of alcohol. It can also cause side effects like drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness, dizziness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any seizure disorder, consult your doctor first before taking the Actifed Plus tablet.
  • You have been diagnosed with active liver inflammation with Hepatitis C infection.
  • You have stomach conditions like bleeding, perforation, ulcers, etc.
  • You consume alcohol every day. Notify your doctor before taking the Actifed Plus tablet, as it can affect the functioning of the liver.
  • You suffer from malnutrition, use the Actifed Plus tablet with caution after informing your doctor.
  • You are taking any herbal or ayurvedic supplements.

Mode of Action of Actifed Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

Actifed Plus tablet consists of pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, and triprolidine as three main ingredients. Acetaminophen works as an anti-analgesic (painkiller) and antipyretic (lowers fever). It helps...
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Directions for Use of Actifed Plus Tablet

  • Take the Actifed Plus tablet in the recommended dosage and duration.
  • Do not take more than a tablet at one time without informing the doctor, as this can lead to an overdose.
  • Take this tablet immediately after opening the pack.
  • Swallow the entire tablet with a glass of water, and do not break or chew the tablet.
  • Try to take the Actifed Plus tablet on time.
  • Try to take it with food to prevent any stomach problems.
  • Check the expiration date before using the Actifed Plus tablet.

Interactions of Actifed Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take the Actifed Plus tablet with other medications like opioid pain relievers, as they can cause extreme drowsiness. It can also damage the liver.
  • Do not take an Actifed Plus tablet with MAO (monoamine oxidase) antidepressants like linezolid, naltrexone, methylene blue, etc. They can cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, tremo...
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  • Do not take it with antihistamines (anti-allergy medicine) like cetirizine and diphenhydramine, as they can also increase the effects of drowsiness.
  • Taking this medicine with other medications such as antifungal medicines, antiepileptic medicine (controls seizures), antivirals like HIV medicines can cause interactions and cause unwanted side effec...
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Storage and disposal of Actifed Plus Tablet

Store the Actifed Plus tablet in a neat and dry place at room temperature. Take this tablet immediately after opening it. Do not expose this medicine to direct sunlight, wetness, or humidity. Ke...
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Dosage of Actifed Plus Tablet


Actifed Plus tablet overdose can cause abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, seizures, low blood sugar, sweating, cardiac arrest, lethargy, low blood pressure, liver failure (yellow skin and ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Actifed Plus tablet, you can take it when you remember it. But, skip the missed dose if it's already time for the next one. Do not take two doses at the same time, as ...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take an Actifed Plus tablet if I use cold or allergy medicine?

A: Depending on its components, most cold and allergy medicines can cause drowsiness and slow breathing. These side effects can be increased when combined with an Actifed Plus tablet. Try not to take similar medications without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I use an Actifed Plus tablet with other pain medication?

A: Try not to take other medication with paracetamol and similar ingredients while using an Actifed Plus tablet. It increases the risk of overdose, which can cause symptoms like dizziness, stomach bleeding, liver failure, kidney failure, stomach ulcers, etc.

Q: Can I stop taking the Actifed Plus tablet if the pain subsides?

A: The Actifed Plus tablet is only recommended as a short-term treatment for relieving cold and allergic symptoms. You can stop using it once the symptoms have subsided. However, if you have any concerns about when to stop, please consult your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 05 Mar 2022 | 08:38 AM (IST)
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