Contus 650mg Tablet

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Contus 650mg Tablet Description

Contus Tablet is used for temporary relief from cough, throat irritation, fever, sneezing & stuffed nose due to an allergy or cold. It is a combination medicine. This Tablet contains a combination of ...
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ContainsPhenylephrine(5.0 Mg),Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
UsesCommon cold and cough
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, fear feeling, anxiety
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Uses of Contus 650mg Tablet

  • Contus Tablet is used for relieving cough, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes, runny, fever or stuffed nose due to cold and allergy.

Contraindications of Contus 650mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of its ingredients.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure.

Side effects of Contus 650mg Tablet

  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Fear feeling
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness

Precautions and Warnings of Contus 650mg Tablet


Can I take Contus Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of Contus in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Contus Tablet while breastfeeding?
Contus Tablet should not be used by a breastfeeding women as components of this medicine may pass into breastmilk. Therefore, a breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under doctor's recommendation.


Can I drive if I have consumed Contus Tablet?
It is advised not to drive or operate any machinery after taking Contus as it can affect your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Contus Tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Contus. However, it is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin rashes & allergic symptoms after taking Contus, discontinue and consult a doctor.
  • You are already taking any other medicines containing paracetamol.
  • You have pre-existing medical conditions such as liver or kidney diseases, diabetes, thyroid, hypertension, increase pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma) or any kind of heart related problem etc.

Mode of Action of Contus 650mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Contus Tablet works by the combined action of its components. It has anti-allergic, antipyretic and decongestant properties.
  • Paracetamol inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins (responsible for pain and inflammation) and also act on heat-regulating centres that reduces body heat (antipyretic effect).
  • Chlorpheniramine is an anti-allergic agent. It helps in relieving symptoms of allergy. It works by blocking the release of specific natural substance histamine, which is responsible for allergic sympt...
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  • Phenylephrine a nasal decongestant. It works by reducing the swelling of blood vessels of nasal passage by constricting the blood vessels and thereby relieves nasal congestion or blockage and also in...
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Directions for Use of Contus 650mg Tablet

  • Take the Contus Tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.

Interactions of Contus 650mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Contus Tablet if, taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescr...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for brain and heart related disorders, medicines used to relax the airways (beta-adrenergic agents), anti-hypertensives such as reserpine, methyldopa etc.

Storage and disposal of Contus 650mg Tablet

  • Store Contus below 30⁰C
  • Keep it in a dark and dry place

Dosage of Contus 650mg Tablet


There is limited information available on what symptoms you will have if Contus Tablet is consumed in excess. If you have taken too much of this medicine, seek medical attention immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Contus 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 dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Contus Tablet if I have high blood pressure?

A: Consult your doctor before taking Contus Tablet if you have high blood pressure.

Q: What is the best time to take Contus?

A: You can take Contus at any time of the day during day or night as needed, or as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: What is the use of Contus Tablet?

A: Contus Tablet is used for temporary relief from cough and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes, nasal blockage due to an allergy or cold.

Q: Can Contus be taken while breastfeeding?

A: Components of Contus may pass into breastmilk. Therefore, a breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under the doctor's recommendation.

Q: Does Contus Tablet cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, Contus Tablet may make you feel drowsy and sleepy. If you experience such symptoms after taking the medicine, take rest. Do not perform activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating complex machinery. Always consult a doctor before using any medicine.

Q: Can I take the Contus for a blocked nose?

A: Contus can be taken for a stuffy nose due to cold and allergy. It is better to consult a physician and take the medicine prescribed by them. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Can Contus Tablet be taken for long term use?

A: Contus Tablet is used for temporary relief from cough and allergic symptoms, it should not be used for a prolonged duration.

Q: Is Contus good for cough?

A: Yes, Contus Tablet is used for relieving cough, throat irritation. However, it should be taken only after doctor's advise. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What is the composition of Contus?

A: Contus Tablet contains a combination of paracetamol, chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine as its active ingredients.

Q: Is Contus an antibiotic?

A: No, Contus is not an antibiotic. It is a cough and cold preparation used to manage symptoms of the common cold.
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