5-ZINE-D is a combination of four medicines: PHENYLEPHRINE 5 MG, DIPHENHYDRAMINE 25 MG, CAFFEINE 30 MG, PARACETAMOL, HYDROCHLORIDE, which are used in the treatment of symptoms of flu, cold, headache, fever, aches, pain, sinus, and nasal congestion.
Diphenhydramine comes in an anti-allergic range that provides relieves in allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. Paracetamol is known as an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer) as it helps in blocking the release of certain chemical signals in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever in the body. Caffeine raises the potential of paracetamol and reduces sleepiness caused by diphenhydramine. Phenylephrine is present in the decongestant class that narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from stuffiness in the nose.
Some of the common side-effects that may occur are Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic reactions. If the symptoms get worse the consumer should consult the doctor shortly.