Karvol Plus Capsule
Karvol Plus Capsule is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Common Cold, Blockage In Nasal Passages, Cough, Hemorrhoids, Asthma, Back Pain and other conditions. Karvol Plus Capsule contains Camphor, Chlorothymol, Eucalyptol, Menthol, and Terpineol as active ingredients. Karvol Plus Capsule works by temporarily relieving minor pain; lowering the histamine H1 and muscarinic M3 receptor-mediated bronchoconstriction; suppressing the mitochondrial respiration; activating the activities of hepatic enzymes; relieving symptoms caused due to nasal congestion; affecting the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex; killing the sensitive bacteria;
Karvol Plus Capsule Uses
Karvol Plus Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Common Cold
- Blockage In Nasal Passages
- Back Pain
- Fungal Infections Of Toenail
- Respiratory Tract Diseases
- Pain In Arthritis
- Pain In Shoulder Joint
- Pain In Tendons
- Pain In Muscle Strains Or Sprains
- Cold Sores
- Airway Mucus Hypersecretion
- Nonpurulent Rhinosinusitis
- Oral Disinfection
Karvol Plus Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Karvol Plus Capsule improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Temporarily relieving minor pain.
Lowering the histamine H1 and muscarinic M3 receptor-mediated bronchoconstriction; suppressing the mitochondrial respiration; activating the activities of hepatic enzymes.
- Relieving symptoms caused due to nasal congestion.
- Affecting the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.
- Killing the sensitive bacteria.
Karvol Plus Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients
Karvol Plus Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Menthol (55 MG)
- Camphor (25 MG)
- Terpineol (120 MG)
- Eucalyptol (125 MG)
- Chlorothymol (5 MG)
Karvol Plus Capsule – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Capsule. 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.
- Abdominal Pain
- Contact Dermatitis
Karvol Plus Capsule – 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 consumption
- Planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
- Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
Karvol Plus Capsule – Drug Interactions
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Karvol Plus Capsule 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. Karvol Plus Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Antidiabetes drugs
Karvol Plus Capsule – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Karvol Plus Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Karvol Plus Capsule should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Avoid contact with the eyes
- Avoid prolonged contact with the skin
- Do not take internally
- Renal calculi
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, take 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 take 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.
Overdosage of Karvol Plus Capsule
Do not take 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 Karvol Plus Capsule, 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.
Storage of Karvol Plus Capsule
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 Karvol Plus Capsule.
Expired Karvol Plus Capsule
Taking a single dose of expired Karvol Plus Capsule 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 take 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.
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