ACTIFED SYRUP; trebrolden, sudafedrin, respiratory tract agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ACTIFED
Each 5 ml of syrup contains pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 30 mg and tripolidine hydrochloride 1,25 mg Typical excipients include : sucrose, glycerol, methyl hydroxybenzoate, sodium hydroxide pellets, purified water .
INDICATION OF ACTIFED
Actifed is indicated for the symptomatic relief of upper respiratory tract disorders . Which is benefited by a combination of a nasal decongestant and histamine H1-receptor antagonist .
DOSAGE OF ACTIFED
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Users should be advised to seek medical advice if symptoms persist for more than 7 days . Do not exceed the stated dose or frequency of dosing . Avoid use with other anti-histamine- containing products , including cough and cold medicines ( see warnings and precautions )
OVER-DOSAGE OF ACTIFED
Syptoms and signs pseudophedrin overdose may result in syptoms due to central nervous system and cardiovascular stimulation (e.g excitement, restlessness, hallucination, hypertension and arrhythmias. In severe cases , psychosis, convulsions, coma and hypertensive crisis may occur . serum potassium levels may be low due to extacellular to intracellular shifts in potassium . triprolidine overdose is likely to result in effects similar to those listed under adverse reactions . additional symptoms may include ataxia , weakness, respiratory depression, dryness of the skin and mucous membranes, hyperpyexia, tremor, psychosis, convulsions, tachycardia and arrhythmias .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ACTIFED
Not to be used for children less than 6 years of age . Hypersensitivity to pseudoephedrine hydrochloride , triprolidine hydrochloride , acrivastine or expcipients .severe hypertension or severe coronary artery disease . Patients receiving other sympathomimetics ( such as decongestants,appetite suppressants and amphetamine-likepsychotimulants). patients receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI’S) or for two weeks after stopping a MAOI drug.
STORAGE OF ACTIFED SYRUP
Store at temperature not exceeding 30° C keep medicine out of children .
PACK OF ACTIFED
.Actifed syrup :carton box contains a bottle of 60,100 and 120 ml with inner leaflet .Expectorant : carton box contains a bottle of 60,100 and 120 ml with inner leaflet .
ACTIFED SYRUP MANUFACTURED BY
GlaxoSmithkine – El-salam city-cairo. Egypt.