Pentacold Syrup – Cough And Cold Remedy

Pentacold Syrup indicated for temporarily relieves the following cold/flu symptoms: minor aches and pains— sore throat— stuffy nose— cough— headache— sneezing and runny nose— temporarily reduces fever.

Each  100 ml of Pentacold Syrup contains : 3.2 mg Paracetamol, 0.02 mg Chlorpheniramine maleate, 0.1 mg Dextromethorphan HBr, 0.05 mg Phenylephrine HCI.

  • Paracetamol (Pain reliever/fever reducer)
  • Chlorpheniramine maleate (Antihistamine)
  • Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough suppressant)
  • Phenylephrine HCI (Nasal decongestant)

Dose (tsp or mL)

Weight (lb)

  • Weight under 47: do not use.
  • Weight 48-95: don’t use unless directed by the doctor (2 tsps or 10 ml).

Age (yr)

  • Age under 6: do not use.
  • Age 6-11:  don’t use unless directed by the doctor (2 tsps or 10 ml).

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains Paracetamol, Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes:

  •  more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing Paracetamol.

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, rausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Dextromethorphan warning: Not used for children below 6 years

Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children

Do Not Use

  •  To make a child sleepy
  • In a child who is taking a prescription 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 child’s prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before giving this product.
  •  With any other drug containing Paracetamol (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains Paracetamol, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if the child has: a breathing problem such as chronic bronchitis— persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with asthma—  cough that occurs with too much phlegm(mucus)—  heart disease— diabetes— high blood pressure— thyroid disease— glaucoma— liver disease.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is taking: sedatives or tranquilizers, the blood thinning drug warfarin.

When using this product: do not exceed recommended dosage (see overdose warning)— may cause excitability, especially in children— marked drowsiness may occur— sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness.

Stop use and ask a doctor if: new symptoms occur—  fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days— redness or swelling is present— pain, nasal congestion or cough gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days— nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occur— cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Overdose Warning

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) could cause serious health problems, including liver damage. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

  • do not exceed recommended dosage (see overdose warning).
  • shake well before using.
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last.
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours

Other Information

store at temperature not exceeding 30

Composition

Active Ingredients / 100 ML SYRUP: 3.2 mg Paracetamol, 0.02 mg Chlorpheniramine maleate, 0.1 mg Dextromethorphan HBr, 0.05 mg Phenylephrine HCI.

Inactive Ingredients: Sacralose/sorbitol 70% / sodium benzoate / polyethylene glycol 400 Glycerin / PVP K-25/Sodium edentate / menthol crystal / purified water to 100 mlز

Pentacold Syrup – Arabic Information

شراب بنتاكولد للتخفيف المؤقت لأعراض البرد / الأنفلونزا

بنتاكولد شراب لعلاج السعال وأعراض نزلات البرد والانفلونزا


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