PowerCaps capsules

Powercaps  used to relief Flu symptoms , Body aches, Headache,Nasal Discharge ,Sinus congestion , Common cold and Respiratory tract allergies.

POWERCAPS
POWERCAPS

Powaercaps composition

Each tablet contains the following active ingerdients:

  • 45 mg Pseudoephedrine HCI .
  • 300 mg Ibuprofen .

Powercaps  Properties

PowerCapsis a medicine containing active ingredients which kill pain (analgesic), reduce swelling (anti-inflammatory), reduce temperature (antipyretic) and ease nasal congestion (decongestant).

Ibuprofen is a well known analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic agent. It is very effective in relieving headache, body aches and pains.It’s antipyretic activity is effective in reducing fever.

Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride reduces swelling in the passages of the nose (nasal decongestant) and so relieves a blocked or runny nose. Also helps to decongest sinus openings and passages and relieves sinus pressure accompanied with sinusitis.

PowerCapsare capsules containing a combination of active ingredients which are effective in reducing different symptoms of heavy colds, flu and sinusitis. Cold symptoms include a runny or blocked nose, sneezing and possibly a headache or sore throat. Flu symptoms include more severe headaches, aches and pains, fever and tiredness, usually needing a day or two in bed. Sinusitis symptoms include frontal headache, facial pain and tenderness, usually with nasal discharge.

Powercaps indications

  1. Common cold & flu.
  2. Nasal congestion.
  3. Sinus congestion and pains.
  4. muscular pains.
  5. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic.
  6. For the relief of symptoms associated with: Upper respiratory tract congestion.

Dosage

For adults and children aged 12 and over

 1 -2 capsules  3 times daily after meals.

Powercap side effects

Widespread use of PowerCapshas demonstrated that it is well tolerated. Adverse effects reported include gastrointestinal disorders, skin rashes and tachycardia.

Powercaps may cause Steven-Johnson Syndrome.

Contraindications

  1. Children under 12 years of age.
  2. Hypersensitivity to any of the product’s components.
  3. Pregnancy, lactation and patients with active peptic ulceration.

Warning

Cardiovascular Risk: NSAIDs ( Ibuprofen )  may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater risk. NSAIDs is contraindicated for the treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.

Gastrointestinal Risk: NSAIDs ( Ibuprofen ) cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events including inflammation, bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events.

6  tips on Powercaps

  1. Powercaps can be taken with or without food.
  2. To reduce the severity of the side effects of Powercaps capsules on the gastrointestinal tract, it is recommended to take the dose with food or milk.
  3. If the symptoms do not improve within 7 days, or if you feel fever, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
  4. If you are taking psychosocial medications (for example, antidepressants, schizophrenia, insomnia, etc.), take this medicine only after consulting your doctor.
  5. Do not take this medicine at doses greater than recommended for your age, and often the dose is written on the package.
  6. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not take this medicine.

Powercaps capsules produced by: Chemipharm Pharmaceutical Industries ,6th October City, Egypt.

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Powercaps capsules alternatives in Egypt

Name Price in L.E. Company
BRUFEN COLD 20 F.C. TABS. 33 ABBOTT LABORATORIES
BRUFEN FLU 30 F.C. TABS. 33.75 ABBOTT LABORATORIES
BRUFEN FLU 60ml susp. 13.5 ABBOTT LABORATORIES
DOLO-D 20 tab. 16.5 BORG PHARMACEUTICAL IND
DOLO-D ORAL SUSP. 60 ML 12 BORG PHARMACEUTICAL IND
DOLO-D ORAL SUSP. 60 ML 7.5 BORG PHARMACEUTICAL IND
FAREX 20 F.C.tab. 8 MEDICAL UNION PHARMACEUTICAL
MARCOFEN FLU  10f.c.tab. 4 GLAXO SMITHKLINE , EGYPT
POWERCAPS 20 Caps. 19.5 CHEMIPHARM , EGYPT