Flutab Uses

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Flutab indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or Paracetamol (Flutab) is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of Paracetamol (Flutab). A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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is used for symptomatic relief of upper respiratory congestion, headache or fever that accompany:

C cold.

Influenza.

Sinusitis.

Any other cause of upper respiratory catarrhal inflammation.

Flutab interactions

Acetaminophen is metabolized (eliminated by conversion to other chemicals) by the liver. Therefore drugs that increase the action of liver enzymes that metabolize acetaminophen [for example, carbamazepine (Tegretol), isoniazid (INH, Nydrazid, Laniazid), rifampin (Rifamate, Rifadin, Rimactane)] reduce the levels of acetaminophen and may decrease the action of acetaminophen. Doses of acetaminophen greater than the recommended doses are toxic to the liver and may result in severe liver damage. The potential for acetaminophen to harm the liver is increased when it is combined with alcohol or drugs that also harm the liver.

Cholestyramine (Questran) reduces the effect of acetaminophen by decreasing its absorption into the body from the intestine. Therefore, acetaminophen should be administered 3 to 4 hours after cholestyramine or one hour before cholestyramine.

Acetaminophen doses greater than 2275 mg per day may increase the blood thinning effect of warfarin (Coumadin) by an unknown mechanism. Therefore, prolonged administration or large doses of acetaminophen should be avoided during warfarin therapy

Flutab side effects

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Very rarely (and usually mild) skin rashes and palpitations. Sedation and dizziness may occur after the intake of the yellow (night) tablet. In this case it is not advisable for patients who drive or operate machinery at night. Therefore the yellow tablet is recommended at bedtime.

Flutab contraindications

Renal & hepatic failure. Pregnancy & lactation.

Active ingredient matches for Flutab:

Diphenhydramine HCl./Paracetamol/Pseudoephedrine HCl

Acetaminophen/Diphenhydramine Hcl/Pseudoephedrine Hcl


List of Flutab substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Coldflu-N 50 Blister x 4 Tablet

References

  1. DailyMed. "PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SULFATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DailyMed. "ACETAMINOPHEN; ASPIRIN; CAFFEINE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubChem. "PSEUDOEPHEDRINE". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Flutab are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Flutab. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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1 consumer reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Flutab before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 day and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Flutab. To get the time effectiveness of using Flutab drug by other patients, please click here.
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12 consumers reported age

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