Congestal Tablets – Pain Reliever And Fever Reducer

Mechanism of action

Congestal combine the action of its ingredients as follow: Acetaminophen acts as Pain reliever and fever reducer. Chlorpheniramine maleate acts as antihista mine. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride acts as nasal decongestant.

Indications

Congestal is indicated for:  Relieving these symptoms of hay fever and the common cold:

  • runny nose and sneezing
  • nasal congestion
  • minor aches and pains.
  • headache.
  • sinus congestion and pressure.

Relieving these additional symptoms of hay fever:

  • itching of the nose or throat.
  • itchy, watery eyes.
  • helps clear nasal passages

Dosage and administration

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Adults and children 12 years and over: take one tablet every 4-6 hours

  • swallow whole- do not crush, chew or dissolve.
  •  do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to any of ingredients of Congestal tablets.

Precautions and warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 6 tablets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount.
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen.
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.

Congestal tablets should not be used to make a child sleepy. Ask a doctor before use if you have:

liver disease, heart disease, glaucoma, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland, a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, diabetes

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:

  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers.
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product:

  • do not use more than directed.
  • excitability may occur, especially in children.
  • alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness.
  • avoid alcoholic drinks.
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • drowsiness may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • new symptoms occur.
  • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless.
  • pain or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days, These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding

Ask a health professional before use. In case of overdose, get medical help.

further information

Generic name: Paracetamol (acetaminophen), Chlorpheniramine maleate, Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride.

Drug interactions

Congestal tablets should not be used with: 

  • Any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescribed drugs contain an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.

Composition

Each tablet contains Active ingredients:

  • 650 mg Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
  • 4 mg Chlorpheniramine maleate
  • 60 mg Pseudoephedrine HCL.

Inactive ingredient: Povidone K30, Corn starch, (Maize starch), Croscarmellose sodium, Talc, Colloidal Silicon dioxide. (Aerosil 200), Magnesium stearate.

Pharmaceutical form: Tablets.

Patient Instructions

Keep out of reach of children.

Package and storage

A carton box containing 1 or 2 (Al/opaque white PVC) blisters each of 10 tablets plus insert leaflet. Store in dry place at temperature not exceeding 25° C.

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