Flutex Capsules 20s
Flutex Capsule is used for Flu, Scurvy, Vitamin deficiency, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants and other conditions.
- Flutex Capsule contains Ascorbic Acid, Caffeine, Paracetamol, Phenylephrine and Salicylamide as active ingredients.
- Flutex Capsule works by both providing ascorbic acid and reversibly oxidizing to dehydroascorbic acid in the body; antagonizing the adenosine receptors; increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating; constricting the blood vessels results in decreasing the flow of blood thus relieves nasal congestion; preventing the release of substances that causes inflammation;
- Pharmacare manufactures Flutex Capsule.
Flutex Capsule Uses
Flutex Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants
Apnea of prematurity
Mild to moderate pain
Flutex Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Flutex Capsule improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
- Both providing ascorbic acid and reversibly oxidizing to dehydroascorbic acid in the body.
- Antagonizing the adenosine receptors.
- Increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating.
- Constricting the blood vessels results in decreasing the flow of blood thus relieves nasal congestion.
- Preventing the release of substances that causes inflammation.
Flutex Capsule - Composition and Active Ingredients
Flutex Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Ascorbic Acid - 50Mg
- Caffeine - 30Mg
- Paracetamol - 100Mg
- Phenylephrine - 2Mg
Flutex Capsule - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Flutex 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.
- Temporary faintness
- Injection site soreness
- Chronic arterial stiffness
- Gastrointestinal motility
Flutex Capsule - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Flutex Capsule, 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.
- Anticoagulant therapy
- Avoid exposing medication to excessive heat
- Avoid smoking and use of tobacco
- Avoid using it if allergic to paracetamol
Flutex Capsule - Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Flutex 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. Flutex Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
Flutex Capsule - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Flutex Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Flutex Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Hepatic impairment
- No contraindications to administration of ascorbic acid
- Pregnant women