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Recofast Tablet

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 51.65
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Recofast Tablet Description

Recofast tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of symptoms associated with common cold and cold associated with allergies (allergic rhinitis or upper respiratory allergies). It cont

ains two active ingredients phenylephrine which acts as a decongestant and triprolidine which belongs to the anti-allergic class of medicines. Recofast provides temporary relief to the symptoms like watery eyes, itching in the nose/eyes, stuffy nose, sneezing and nasal congestion. It is advised to take the exact recommended dose only and don't advise the same to others even if they have the same symptoms. If no improvement is seen within a week and you experience any kind of adverse reactions like rashes or fever, contact your doctor immediately. Discuss with your doctor about your medical history and any other medicines you are taking currently to avoid any possible adverse reactions.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹43.90
You Save₹7.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsPhenylephrine(5.0 Mg) + Triprolidine(2.5 Mg)
UsesCommon cold, allergic rhinitis
Side effectsIrregular heart rate, mood swings, fits, weakness, drowsiness
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Uses of Recofast Tablet

Recofast tablet is indicated for the temporary relief of symptoms associated with common cold and allergy associated cold. Symptoms may include nasal congestion, sneezing, a runny nose, itching in the...
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Contraindications of Recofast Tablet

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of the Recofast tablet.
  • If you are already taking medicines used to treat brain disorders (MAO inhibitors), as there should be at least a gap of 2 weeks before starting this medicine.

Side effects of Recofast Tablet

  • Irregular heart rate
  • Mood swings
  • Fits
  • Easy bleeding
  • Weakness
  • Decreased frequency of urination
  • Breathlessness
  • A rise in blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness, drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Upset stomach, constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Recofast Tablet



Can I take the Recofast tablet during pregnancy?
Recofast can be recommended during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it essential. Hence, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Recofast tablet while breastfeeding?
A breastfeeding mother should take Recofast only under a doctor's recommendation. Avoid self-medication.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Recofast tablet?
It may cause blurred vision and impair your thinking. So avoid driving or using heavy machines when you are on treatment with this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the Recofast tablet?
Alcohol consumption along with this medicine should be avoided, as it can make you feel more dizzy and drowsy. So it is better to avoid alcoholic beverages during the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of breathing problems.
  • You are suffering from a condition with increased pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma).
  • You have any other medical conditions like thyroid disease, heart-related problems, diabetes or high blood pressure.
  • You feel difficulty in passing urine due to enlarged prostate.
  • You are already taking medicines for a psychiatric disorder or to induce calmness. As it may cause more drowsiness and more excitement in children.
  • You don't feel any improvement within a week and feel fever or rashes.
  • It should not be given to children below 4 years of age.

Mode of Action of Recofast Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Phenylephrine acts as a decongestant. It helps in removing the congestion in the nose area by narrowing the blood vessels in the nasal passage.
  • Triprolidine is an anti-allergic medicine, that acts by blocking the action of histamine, a natural substance produced by the body during an allergic reaction.
  • Thus, the combined action of these two ingredients helps in controlling allergic symptoms such as a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, nasal congestion, etc.

Directions for Use of Recofast Tablet

  • It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as instructed by your doctor.
  • Don't chew or crush it.
  • Do not change your dose unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Never stop the medicine on your own.

Interactions of Recofast Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anti-allergic medicines that are used topically like ointments, creams or sprays should be used cautiously during the treatment with Recofast tablet.
  • Caution is recommended on the simultaneous use of Recofast tablet and blood pressure-lowering medicines like atenolol, nifedipine etc.
  • Concomitant use with medicines that are used to improve brain disorders like selegiline, phenelzine, procarbazine etc. should be avoided. Also, it is suggested to keep a gap of at least 2 weeks before...
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  • Other medicines that act on the brain and produce calmness like codeine, hydrocodone, alprazolam, zolpidem and other anti-allergic medicines like cetirizine, diphenhydramine etc., should be used with ...
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  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Recofast Tablet

Store it at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Recofast Tablet


  • Symptoms of an overdose may include severe forms of some of the side effects including hallucination, fits and irregular heartbeats.
  • In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately If you experience any of such symptoms.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Recofast?

A: You should discuss about all the medicines you are currently taking and a detailed history of your medical condition. You should inform if you are currently taking or had taken in the last few days, any medicines that act on the brain like selegiline, phenelzine etc. Also if you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother as it can affect the foetus and the suckling infant.

Q: Does Recofast tablet cause drowsiness?

A: Yes, it can make drowsy. So be cautious and avoid driving after taking this medicine.

Q: For how long should I take Recofast tablet?

A: You should take this medicine at least for a week. If you don’t feel any improvement and feel persistent cough and nasal congestion accompanied by fever or headache, consult a doctor.

Q: Are there any side effects of Recofast?

A: Yes, it can cause drowsiness, sleepiness, nervousness, irregular heartbeats, weight gain, etc. Recofast tablet can cause addiction also if taken more than the recommended dose.

Q: Can I give Recofast to my child?

A: Recofast should not be given to children below 4 years of age. It is suggested not to give any kind of cold or cough medicines to the children without a doctor's consultation.

Q: What is the composition of Recofast?

A: The composition of Recofast includes phenylephrine that acts as a decongestant and triprolidine that belongs to the anti-allergic class of medicines.

Q: What is the difference between Recofast and Recofast plus?

A: Recofast contains phenylephrine and triprolidine while Recofast plus contains paracetamol, pseudoephedrine and triprolidine, as its active components.

Q: What is the dose of Recofast tablet?

A: The dose and frequency of Recofast varies among individual depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by doctor.
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Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 01:00 PM (IST)
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