the package insert of the medicine Resprin. Therapeutic class of Analgesic, antihistamines,Antipyretics and Decongestants. Active principles Paracetamol, Phenylephrine,Carbetapentano and Carbinoxamina.
In the relief of headaches, fever, runny nose, cough, muscle aches and nasal congestion, symptoms associated with the processes of the upper airways. Resprin is constituted by an association whose basic component is the paracetamol (acetaminophen), as indicated in the processes of the upper airways in which the pain and fever are part of the framework. Your active base is supported on the effects of the four substances: paracetamol (acetaminophen), substances with defined analgesic action and antitérmica, safe, and effective, devoid of action gastric irritativa; citrate pentoxiverina (citrate carbetapentano): antitussígeno without depressant action central, it does not cause physical or psychological dependence and it is virtually free of side effects; hydrochloride phenylephrine: a vasoconstrictor that eliminates the nasal congestion; maleate carbinoxamina: potent anti-histamine. Resprin has its action proven by clinical studies.
When should I not use?
it Is against-indicated in the first three months of pregnancy and after this period should be administered in cases of necessity under doctor’s control. Resprin should not be administered to patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the components. Patients with heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems and liver problems, should be under medical supervision to make use of Resprin. Should be administered with caution in patients with renal or hepatic compromised. Although there are only a few reports of liver dysfunction in usual doses of paracetamol, it is advisable to monitor the liver function in cases of prolonged use. Due to the action of potentiation of anticoagulants cumarínicos, should not be used concomitantly with these products. Should be used with caution in patients who make regular use of alcohol and barbiturates, because of the risk of overload metabolic or possible worsening of the impairment in hepatic already existing.
How to use?
Tablets: for adults above 12 years: initial dose of 2 tablets and then 1 to 2 tablets every 4 hours, or at the physician’s discretion. Elixir: children 2 to 6 years: 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of the tea every 4 hours. Children 6 to 12 years: 1 teaspoon of the tea every 4 hours. Adults: 2 tablespoons of tea every 4 hours, or at the physician’s discretion.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Rarely can be observed hypersensitivity reactions, but if this occurs one should stop the administration of the drug. Also are rarely mentioned other adverse effects such as discomfort gastric. Under prolonged use, may arise discrasias blood. The literature on the subject of paracetamol reports cases of thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, and meta-hemoglobinemia, having already been reported cases of aplasia spinal cord. Prolonged use can cause necrosis of the papillary renal. Skin reactions have been reported and mainly include erythema and hives. Depending on the individual sensitivity of the patient, mild drowsiness may occur after the first dose; for this reason it is recommended to the patients special care to perform mechanical work that require attention, until his reaction to be determined.