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(Known as Cold-Fx in the UK)
What does cold FX do?
Cold Fx is a drug that is extracted from the North American ginseng root, named Panax Quinquefolius. It comprises of a group of bioactive compounds extracted from this ginseng root. It is believed that Cold Fx has the capability to boost the immune system thus helping in the reduction in the frequency, severity, and duration of cold and flu. The studies claim that the active ingredient in Cold Fx increases the proportion of natural killer cells and T-helper cells, which are important members of our immune system. Cold Fx is available in 2 strengths; normal strength (200mg) and extra strength (300mg).
Clod Fx is claimed to be a better product as its made from North American ginseng, which is supposed to be a better immune system booster as compared to the Asian ginseng. Asian ginseng has additional stimulant effects which may lead to adverse effects.
While you can buy Cold Fx in USA, it is easily available at the best rates from Canada Pharmacy.
The active ingredient is Poly furanosyl pyranosyl saccharides (CVT-E002).
Cold Fx’s recommended dose is one tablet twice a day. Normal strength Cold Fx may be used when one starts feeling that flu or cold symptoms may be developing. It is also recommended that for prevention, normal strength Cold Fx can be taken throughout the flu season, in order to keep your immune system boosted; thus giving full protection against flu or cold.
Extra strength Cold Fx is taken when actual flu symptoms have been established, or you come in contact with patients who are suffering from cold or flu.
Even when starting the treatment with seemingly harmless drugs that claim no side effects, it is always best to discuss with your doctor if you have the following conditions.
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
- Undergoing anti-coagulant therapy such as warfarin
- High blood pressure
- Children under the age of 12 years
Cold Fx manufacturers claim that there are no side effects seen on the administration of Cold Fx. But possible side effects of ginseng may be seen in some cases. Consult your doctor if any of the following side effects develop.
- Blood pressure changes
- Head aches
- Upset stomach
- Trouble sleeping
Product Code: 9309
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.