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Dazit 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Desloratidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 29, 2019

This medication is commonly used in treating symptoms of allergy and hay fever such as red, itchy eyes, sneezing, and runny nose. It belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. This medication functions by blocking a chemical substance in the body known as histamine. The substance is responsible for causing allergic symptoms in the body.

In case of women, they may experience painful menstruation. Breathing difficulties are also seen in some patients. It is advisable to consult a doctor if the symptoms turn serious. This medication may result in certain side effects in the body such as

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • An upset stomach
  • A dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle pain

Certain food items like grapefruit can interact with medication. Taking this medication also increases one’s susceptibility to drowsiness from alcohol consumption.

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

  • Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

  • Chronic Utricaria

Possible side effects of this tablet are as follows:

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Irregular Heart Beat

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Painful Menstruation

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Influenza Like Symptoms

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication can be observed within an hour of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medication should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers. Doctor consultation is necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dazit 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

This medication selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the skin, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medication in combination with Erythromycin and Ketoconazole.

Ques: What is dazit 5 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains Desloratadine as an active ingredient. Dazit tablet works by inhibiting antihistamine action.

Ques: What are the uses of dazit 5 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like allergy, inflammation, allergic asthma, hives, allergic rhinitis, bloating and rhinitis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of dazit 5 mg tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this medication. These include fatigue, headache, pharyngitis, somnolence, dry mouth, myalgia, and dysmenorrhea.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal dazit 5 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. A doctor should be consulted regarding the dosage of Dazit tablet.

Ques: How long do I need to use Dazit 5 MG Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Dazit 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Contraindication to dazit. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Dazit 5 MG Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Dazit 5 MG Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as pharyngitis, somnolence, dry mouth, myalgia, dysmenorrhea, fatigue, etc.
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