Cof Q Tablet
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Cof Q tablet is used for the treatment and management of respiratory tract infections. It is also used to treat the associated symptoms like the common cold, wet cough, fever, headache, sneezing, and a runny nose. It contains paracetamol, chlorpheniramine, phenylephrine, bromhexine, and guaifenesin as its active ingredients. Cof Q tablet should not be used for children under 12 years of age. Pregnant and lactating women should not use this medicine without consulting a doctor. This medicine should be used under medical supervision and in the correct doses and duration as prescribed. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history....
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|Contains||Bromhexine(8.0 Mg),Phenylephrine(10.0 Mg),Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin(100.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(450.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Headache, dizziness, dehydration, nausea, dry mouth|
|Classification||COUGH COLD PREPARATION|
Check more medicines with composition as Bromhexine(8.0 Mg) + Phenylephrine(10.0 Mg) + Guaiphenesin / Guaifenesin(100.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(450.0 Mg)
Uses of Cof Q Tablet
Cof Q tablet is used for the treatment of respiratory tract infections associated with symptoms like wet/productive cough, body aches, fever, cold, etc.
Contraindications of Cof Q Tablet
- If you are allergic to paracetamol, chlorpheniramine, phenylephrine, bromhexine, guaifenesin, or any of the ingredients of the Cof Q tablet.
- If you are suffering from high blood pressure.
Side effects of Cof Q Tablet
- Dry mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Cof Q Tablet
Can I take Cof Q tablet during pregnancy?
Cof Q tablet is not recommended to be used during pregnancy due to limited information available on its effect. Take this medicine only if it is recommended by the doctor.
Can I take Cof Q tablet while breastfeeding?
Cof Q tablet should be taken while breastfeeding only under the doctor's recommendation.
Can I drive if I have consumed Cof Q tablet?
Cof Q tablet may cause drowsiness or make you feel dizzy. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Cof Q tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are taking any other medicine that contains similar active ingredients.
- You have any pre-existing medical conditions such as liver/kidney-related disease, heart problem, thyroid disorders, high blood pressure, fits/seizures, etc.
- You are using any psychiatric medicines or medicines for brain disorders.
- You are suffering from an eye condition of increased pressure inside your eyes called closed-angle glaucoma.
Mode of Action of Cof Q Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Cof Q tablet works by the combined action of all its components - paracetamol, chlorpheniramine, phenylephrine, bromhexine, and guaifenesin.
- Paracetamol belongs to the class of medicines called analgesics and antipyretics. Paracetamol works by inhibiting the release of certain chemicals called prostaglandins responsible for pain and increased body temperature in the body....
- Chlorpheniramine belongs to the class of medicines called antihistamines. It controls the symptoms of allergy or cold-like itchiness, runny nose, and sneezing by blocking the release of certain chemicals called histamines within the body....
- Phenylephrine is a vasoconstrictor. It shrinks or constricts the blood vessels in the nasal passage and improves nose blockage.
- Guaifenesin belongs to the class of medicines called expectorants. It works by thinning the phlegm/mucus in the throat thus relieving symptoms of cough. Bromhexine belongs to the class of medicines called mucolytics. It works by reducing the thickness of mucous and enabling it to be expulsed out by cough....
Directions for Use of Cof Q Tablet
- Take Cof Q tablet as a whole with a glass of water or as directed by your doctor.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- Do not chew, crush, or break the medicine.
- Do not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Cof Q Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines may alter the way Cof Q tablet works or the medicine can itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicine.
- Discuss with your doctor all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking to avoid any interactions.
- Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines to treat blood clots, other painkiller medications, water pills, medicines used to treat high blood pressure, antidiabetics, heart-related medicine, and anti-sickness medicines like metoclopramide or domperidone....
Storage and disposal of Cof Q Tablet
- Store Cof Q tablets in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Cof Q Tablet
If you think you have taken too much of the Cof Q tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed any dose of Cof Q tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What does Cof Q tablet contain?
A: Cof Q Tablet is a combination medicine used for the management of symptoms of cold and cough. Cof Q tablets contain paracetamol, phenylephrine, chlorpheniramine, bromhexine and guaifenesin as the active ingredients.
Q: What are the uses of Cof Q tablets?
- Cof Q tablet is used for the treatment and management of respiratory tract infections. It is also used to treat the associated symptoms like the common cold, wet cough, fever, headache, sneezing and a runny nose....
Q: What are the symptoms of a common cold?
A: Common cold and flu have similar types of symptoms. Individuals with common cold/flu can experience fever, sneezing, a runny nose, headache, body aches, stuffy nose and sinuses, temporary loss of taste or smell. Usually, these symptoms last for a week or 10 days the symptoms can be managed with OTC medications and home remedies like a saltwater gargle, ginger tea, etc.
Q: Will common cold have a loss of smell?
A: Few of the individuals may experience symptoms like loss of smell along with sneezing, a runny nose, fever and headache. The loss of smell is usually temporary and will recover once the common cold has run its course.
Q: Can Cof Q tablet be used in children?
A: Yes, Cof Q tablet can be used in children above 12 years of age.
Q: Can I take Cof Q tablet for dry cough?
A: Cof Q tablet is generally recommended for the treatment and management of wet cough. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of Cof Q tablet for treating dry cough.
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