Histamed Co Tablet

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Histamed Co?

    Histamed Co Tablet is used for Sore throat, Inflammation, Scurvy, Vitamin deficiency, Fatigue, Drowsiness and other conditions. Histamed Co Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Histamed Co Tablet contains Ascorbic Acid, Caffeine, Chlorphenamine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine and Salicylamide as active ingredients.
    Histamed Co Tablet works by both providing ascorbic acid and reversibly oxidizing to dehydroascorbic acid in the body; antagonizing the adenosine receptors; blocking H1-receptor sites on tissues; increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating; constricting the blood vessels results in decreasing the flow of blood thus relieves nasal congestion; preventing the release of substances that causes inflammation;
    Adcock Ingram manufactures Histamed Co Tablet.
    Detailed information related to Histamed Co Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Histamed Co Tablet Uses

    Histamed Co Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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    Histamed Co Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Histamed Co Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1, 9, 10, 11

    Histamed Co Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Histamed Co Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Histamed Co Tablet - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Histamed Co Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
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    Histamed Co Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Histamed Co Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Anticoagulant therapy
    • Ask a doctor before use if you have any breathing problems, glaucoma, or difficulty urinating
    • Asthma
    • Avoid alcohol and other sedatives while on this medication
    • Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you
    • Avoid exposing medication to excessive heat
    References: 1, 1, 17, 18, 18

    Histamed Co Tablet - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Histamed Co Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Histamed Co Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Alcohol
    • Aminophylline
    • Antipsychotics
    • Bishydroxycoumarin
    • Bleomycin
    • Chloramphenicol
    References: 18
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    Histamed Co Tablet - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Histamed Co Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Histamed Co Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    • Hepatic impairment
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • No contraindications to administration of ascorbic acid
    • Overdoses
    • Pregnant women
    References: 1
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Histamed Co Tablet

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    Histamed Co Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Histamed Co Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      • Ascorbic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Caffeine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Chlorphenamine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Paracetamol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Phenylephrine: No
      • Salicylamide: No
      References: 1 17 18
    • Is Histamed Co Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
      • Ascorbic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Caffeine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Chlorphenamine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Paracetamol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Phenylephrine: No
      • Salicylamide: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      References: 1 17 18
    • Can Histamed Co Tablet be used for sore throat and inflammation?
      Yes, sore throat and inflammation are among the most common reported uses for Histamed Co Tablet. Please do not use Histamed Co Tablet for sore throat and inflammation without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Histamed Co Tablet.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Histamed Co Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Histamed Co Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Histamed Co Tablet

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 20, 21, 22, 23

    Overdosage of Histamed Co Tablet

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Histamed Co Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 24, 25, 26

    Storage of Histamed Co Tablet

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Histamed Co Tablet.
    References: 27, 28, 29, 30

    Expired Histamed Co Tablet

    • Taking a single dose of expired Histamed Co Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 31, 32

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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    Histamed Co Tablet - Packages and Strengths

    Histamed Co Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
    Histamed Co Tablet - Packages: 1000

    Histamed Co Tablet - Manufacturers

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    Histamed Co Tablet - Demographic Information


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