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Kelvin Plus Syrup

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  1. Kelvin Plus Benefits & Uses
  2. Kelvin Plus Dosage & How to Take
  3. Kelvin Plus Side Effects
  4. Kelvin Plus Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Kelvin Plus with Other Drugs
  6. Kelvin Plus Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Kelvin Plus
  8. Kelvin Plus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Kelvin Plus Benefits & Uses

Kelvin Plus is used to treat the following -

  1. सर्दी जुकाम Primary
  2. एलर्जी Primary (और पढ़ें - एलर्जी के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. सिरदर्द Primary
  4. नाक बहना Primary (और पढ़ें - बहती नाक को रोकने के उपाय)

Kelvin Plus 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.

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Ingredients of Kelvin Plus

Promethazine
Paracetamol

Kelvin Plus Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kelvin Plus is used -

  1. Hypersensitivity
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Jaundice Common
  4. Difficulty breathing
  5. Difficulty sleeping
  6. Confusion
  7. Shaking hands or tremor
  8. Skin Rash Common
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Drowsiness

Kelvin Plus Related Warnings

Is the use of Kelvin Plus safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Kelvin Plus will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Kelvin Plus safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Kelvin Plus in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Kelvin Plus is unavailable.

Safe

What is the effect of Kelvin Plus on the Kidneys?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Kelvin Plus on kidney, information on safety of Kelvin Plus for kidney is unavailable.

Moderate

What is the effect of Kelvin Plus on the Liver?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Kelvin Plus on the liver, information on safety of Kelvin Plus for liver is unavailable.

Moderate

What is the effect of Kelvin Plus on the Heart?

Side effects of Kelvin Plus on heart are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Kelvin Plus with Other Drugs

Kelvin Plus should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Kelvin Plus Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Asthma
  4. Epilepsy
  5. Glaucoma

Frequently asked Questions about Kelvin Plus

Is this Kelvin Plus habit forming or addictive?

Kelvin Plus does not cause addiction.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Kelvin Plus you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Kelvin Plus only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Kelvin Plus in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Kelvin Plus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Kelvin Plus

There is no information on the effects of taking Kelvin Plus with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Kelvin Plus

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Kelvin Plus.

Severe

Kelvin Plus FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Does Kelvin Plus cause weight gain?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Most antipsychotics cause weight gain and Kelvin Plus is also one of the drugs that cause the same. Kelvin Plus induces sleep and causes lethargy in patients due to which the physical activity gets reduced, leading to weight gain. Since weight loss is difficult for most people, emphasis should be paid on preventing weight gain using lifestyle modifications comprising a change of diet and the addition of physical activity in routine. 

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Kelvin Plus cause constipation?

ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Kelvin Plus can cause constipation as it is one of the common side effects. Constipation can be relieved by drinking a lot of water, eating lots of fiber, taking probiotics, exercising regularly or taking an over the counter laxative. Talk to your doctor for managing constipation, should you develop the same.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Kelvin Plus with Zantac?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Kelvin Plus can be safely taken with Zantac, which is used for managing acidity and prevent ulcers in stomach and intestine.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Kelvin Plus given with codeine?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Kelvin Plus comes in combination with codeine. The combination is used to relieve the runny or stuffy nose, sneezing and other symptoms caused by an allergy or a common cold. Kelvin Plus acts as an antihistamine agent by working against histamine released by the body. Histamine is responsible for symptoms like itching, watery eyes, runny nose, etc. Codeine, on the other hand, is a narcotic. It acts as a pain relieving agent by working on the central nervous system. 

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take Kelvin Plus with metronidazole?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Kelvin Plus is usually not prescribed with metronidazole, however, in some cases, these medicines may be prescribed together and then your doctor may change the dose and dosing schedule of one or both of the medicines.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Phenergan (promethazine HCI)
  2. KD Tripathi. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 206-207
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Acetaminophen (acetaminophen)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ofirmev (acetaminophen)
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