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"Rinikold" preparation: instructions for use, indications and contraindications

It is difficult to protect against colds evenin summer. A small temperature drop, a fascination with soft drinks - and all, a runny nose, sore throat, and temperature are guaranteed to you. Therefore, it is necessary to treat colds at any time of the year. One of the remedies used in the treatment of colds and related diseases is Rinikold, the instructions for use of which will be discussed in this article.

Composition and principle of action

The drug "Rinikold" comes in the form of tablets and syrup. They differ in composition and in name: the syrup is produced as "Rinikold broncho". Consider them in order.

Let's start with the pills. It is a combined preparation consisting of four components: paracetamol, caffeine, phenylephrine hydrochloride, chlorphenamine maleate. Paracetamol acts as an antipyretic and analgesic. Under the action of phenylephrine, the vessels narrow and the discharge from the nose stops. Chlorphenamine eliminates allergy and swelling, suppresses the symptoms of an allergic rhinitis and facilitates breathing. Caffeine acts on the central nervous system as a stimulant, reducing fatigue and drowsiness and increasing efficiency. Together, all these components ensure the effectiveness of the drug "Rinikold". Tablets provide an opportunity not only to get rid of the common cold, but also to rejuvenate the body.

The syrup is also a combined preparation. In addition to the already known phenylephrine and chlorphenamine, it includes guaifenesin and ambroxol. These components reduce the viscosity of the secretions from the bronchi and facilitate cough expectoration.

Indication and method of application

The drug "Rinikold" instructions for userecommends use in acute respiratory infections, which are accompanied by a runny nose, headache, fever, pain in muscles and joints, chills. Syrup is recommended to use in cases when diseases are accompanied by a wet cough.

For tablets "Rinikold" instructions for usesets the following dosage order. Adults should take 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours. A day can take no more than 8 tablets. For children older than 6 years, one tablet at the same time intervals, no more than 4 times a day is enough. Take the drug children should not more than 5 days.

Syrup "Rinikold" user manualrecommends taking in the next dosage. Children over 12 years and adults 4 teaspoons (20 ml) three times a day. Children from 6 to 12 years old enough to take 2 teaspoons (10 ml) two to three times a day. Take the drug evenly throughout the day. Before use, the syrup should be shaken.

Contraindications and side effects

A list of contraindications for both tablets andThe syrup is quite wide, so the doctor's consultation is mandatory before they are taken. Let's name the basic of them: the preparation is categorically forbidden to accept at pregnancy and thoracal feeding, in the age of till 6 years and hypersensibility to any of its components. Also, the drug "Rinikold" can not be used if you are already undergoing treatment with such drugs as tricyclic antidepressants, MAO inhibitors, beta-blockers. Syrup is forbidden for people suffering from diabetes, stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, with expressed atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, thyrotoxicosis and prostate adenoma. With great care, the drug is recommended to be prescribed for such diseases as renal or hepatic insufficiency.

When taking the drug, side effects are possible. In the case of tablets - it's dizziness, headaches, increased excitability, problems with sleeping, a feeling of dry mouth and nausea. When taking syrup, tachycardia and high blood pressure, worsening of appetite, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, increased intraocular pressure are also possible.

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