Cool 20 Capsule

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Cool 20 Capsule Information

Cool 20 Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. Cool 20 Capsule also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Cool 20 Capsule. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Cool 20 Capsule have been listed ahead. These side effects of Cool 20 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Cool 20 Capsule is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Cool 20 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

The section on Cool 20 Capsule contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Cool 20 Capsule with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Cool 20 Capsule is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Cool 20 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Cool 20 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Cool 20 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: PMS
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given continuously or during the luteal phase only


Cool 20 Capsule Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cool 20 Capsule is used -

Moderate

Mild

Cool 20 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cool 20 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Cool may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Cool, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Cool 20 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Cool. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Cool 20 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Cool rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cool 20 Capsule on the Liver?


    Cool may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cool 20 Capsule on the Heart?


    Cool may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Cool 20 Capsule with Other Drugs

Cool 20 Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
    Amiodarone

    Moderate



    Cool 20 Capsule Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cool 20 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Cool 20 Capsule

    • Is this Cool 20 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


      Cool 20 Capsule does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Cool 20 Capsule, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Cool 20 Capsule can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Cool 20 Capsule is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, this Cool 20 Capsule works for mental disorders.

      Yes

    Cool 20 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cool 20 Capsule


      Taking Cool 20 Capsule with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cool 20 Capsule


      Taking Cool 20 Capsule with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Cool 20 Capsule

    Question about 4 years ago

    Is it safe to take Cool?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, it is safe to take Cool as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, in some people, it may cause some side effects like difficulty in falling or staying asleep, anxiety, nervousness, dry mouth, uncontrolled shaking of a body part, difficulty in concentrating, and memory. If you suffer from any of these side effects, please talk to your doctor immediately. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Cool a controlled substance?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    No, Cool is not a controlled substance. It is a prescription drug belongs to the class of medications called antidepressant. A controlled drug is one whose manufacture, use and possession are regulated by the government, eg narcotics. Narcotics are the natural products like opium and its derivatives, heroin, coca leaf and cannabis, synthetic drugs like pethidine and methadone, codeine, morphine. These are also prescription drugs and must be taken cautiously as these can cause an addiction.  

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Cool make you tired?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Yes, Cool causes tiredness but this occurs only in a few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you experience tiredness after taking this drug, then try to take some rest even after that if you feel excessive tiredness then do discuss it with your doctor.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Cool associated with weight loss?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cool can cause weight loss. It is a common side effect of this drug. Few people may experience this effect after consuming this drug. People should monitor their weight, eat healthily and include at least 30 mins of exercising in a day. In spite of all efforts if you experience weight loss then discuss with your doctor. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    Is Cool used for the treatment of anxiety?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cool is used for the treatment of anxiety by decreasing the activity in the brain this causes calming of the brain which provides relief to the patient from anxiety.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 458,461

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 588-591



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