Paracetamol Barakat Sinus is indicated for the short term relief of symptoms of the common cold, hayfever or other nasal allergies such as minor pains, headache and fever, runny nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes.
Paracetamol Barakat Sinus is contra-indicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity to the product or any of its components.
Paracetamol Barakat Sinus should not be used in patients with severe liver disease.
Do not use Paracetamol Barakat Sinus if you are being treated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors within the previous two weeks.
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride should not be used in patients suffering from any of the following: heart disease
(especially coronary insufficiency or arrhythmias), hypertension, an overactive thyroid gland, tumour of the adrenal gland, raised intraocular pressure (closed-angle glaucoma) and diabetes mellitus. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride should be avoided in patients receiving halogenated anaesthetics.
Pregnancy and lactation.
Children and the elderly are more likely to experience adverse effects than other age groups.
CNS depressive effects of Chlorpheniramine Maleate include sedation and impaired performance (impaired driving performance, poor work performance, incoordination, reduced motor skills, and impaired information processing). CNS stimulatory effects of Chlorpheniramine Maleate may include anxiety, hallucinations, appetite stimulation, and muscle dyskinesias. Side effects of Chlorpheniramine Maleate associated with cholinergic blockage include dryness of the eyes, mouth and nose, blurred vision, urinary hesitancy and retention, constipation and tachycardia.
Side effects associated with the use of pseudoephedrine are rare. Urinary retention has occasionally been reported in men receiving pseudoephedrine; prostatic enlargement could have been an important predisposing factor. May Pseudoephedrine has same affects on the nervous system disorders and cause sleep disturbance, hallucinations, and may have some effect on skin, subcutaneous and cause skin rashes.
Paracetamol has been widely used and, when taken at the usual recommended dosage, side effects are mild and rare but nephrotoxic effects and hypersensitivity including skin rash may occur.
Chronic hepatic necrosis has been reported in a patient who took daily therapeutic dosages of paracetamol for about a year, and liver damage has been reported after daily ingestion of excessive amounts of shorter periods.
There have been very rare reports of blood dyscrasias including thrombocytopenia and agranulocytosis.
Dosage and Administration:
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Adults and children over 12 years: Two taplets every 6 hours - 8 hours. Do not exceed 8 taplets in 24 hours.
Paracetamol Barakat Sinus is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Carton box of 20 or 500 Film Coated Tablets.