Cap Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Runny Nose, Sneezing I Itching, Watery Eyes Caused By Allergies, Common Cold, Flu, Allergies Due To Food and other conditions.
Cap Tablet contains Acetaminophen, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, and Pseudoephedrine as active ingredients.
Cap Tablet works by blocking a natural chemical that makes during an allergic rejection; causing narrowing of the blood vessels and reduces swelling in the nasal passages; blocking the pain impulse generation;
Detailed information related to Cap Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Cap Tablet Uses
Cap Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Runny Nose
- Sneezing I Itching
- Watery Eyes Caused By Allergies
- Common Cold
- Allergies Due To Food
- High Fever
- Sinus Congestion And Pressure
- Muscle Ache
- Back Pain
Cap Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cap Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking a natural chemical that makes during an allergic rejection.
Causing narrowing of the blood vessels and reduces swelling in the nasal passages.
Blocking the pain impulse generation.
Cap Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cap 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.
- Cns Depression
- Gastrointestinal Upsets
Cap Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, 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.
- Avoid alcohol abuse
- Avoid taking this drug too close to bedtime
- Cautiously do exercise in case of elderly, pylori duodenal obstruction, angle-closure glaucoma, epilepsy, renal and hepatic impairment
- Consult your doctor in case of bladder neck obstruction and hypertension
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Do not take it for longer than 7 days in a row
Cap Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Cap 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. Cap Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Cardiac glycosides
Cap Tablet – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Cap Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Cap Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Acute liver failure
- Allergic reactions
- Liver problems
Cap Tablet – Frequently asked Questions
Is Cap Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
- Pseudoephedrine: No
- Acetaminophen: Yes
Is Cap Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Pseudoephedrine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- Acetaminophen: Yes
Can Cap Tablet be used for runny nose and sneezing i itching?
Yes, runny nose and sneezing i itching are among the most common reported uses for Cap Tablet. Please do not use Cap Tablet for runny nose and sneezing i itching without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Cap 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 eating Cap Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if eating 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 Cap 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.
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