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Deslor 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Desloratidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Deslor 5 MG Tablet is commonly used in treating symptoms of allergy and hay fever such as red, itchy eyes, sneezing and runny nose. It is also used to treat the condition of hives. Deslor 5 MG Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. It functions by blocking a chemical substance in the body known as histamine, this substance is responsible for causing allergic symptoms in the body.

Deslor 5 MG Tablet is available in the form of tablets, liquids and orally disintegrating tablets. This medicine is generally taken once daily, with or without food. The dosage of this medicine should not be modified unless specifically instructed by the doctor.

There are certain precautions that need to be adhered to before taking the medication. You need to inform your doctor of the following conditions before taking the medication – allergic to any medications, problems in the liver or kidney, pregnancy or plans to become pregnant and whether you are taking dietary supplements or using herbal products.

In case you miss a dose, take it the moment you remember it unless this moment is very close to your next dose then skip it. It is strictly advised against taking multiple doses to make up for a missed dose.

Deslor 5 MG Tablet may result in certain side effects in the body such as headaches, dizziness, an upset stomach, a dry mouth, tiredness and muscle pain. 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.

Certain food items like grapefruit can interact with medication. Taking Deslor 5 MG Tablet also increases one’s susceptibility to drowsiness from alcohol consumption.

Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Deslor 5 MG Tablet is used for the relieving the symptoms of seasonal allergies that includes a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing etc.
Perennial allergic rhinitis
Deslor 5 MG Tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergies that last throughout the year. Symptoms might include a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing etc.
Chronic Utricaria
Deslor 5 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms of Utricaria. Symptoms may include hives, rashes, and red bumps on the skin.
Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a history of allergy to Loratadine or Desloratadine.
In addition to its intended effect, Deslor 5 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Shortness of breath Major Rare
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet Major Rare
Irregular heartbeat Major Rare
Allergic skin reaction Major Rare
Headache Moderate Common
Dizziness Minor Less Common
Painful menstruation Moderate Less Common
Muscle or joint pain Moderate Less Common
Nausea or vomiting Minor Less Common
Influenza like symptoms Minor Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine should be used in pregnant women only when the potential benefits outweigh the associated risks. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use while breastfeeding owing to the risk of adverse effects on the infant. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Deslor 5 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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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. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, restlessness, confusion, increased heart rate, and seizures.
United States
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 Disease
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Skin allergy test Moderate
This medicine is likely to interfere with the skin allergy test. Report the use of this medicine to the doctor. It is advisable to stop the use of this medicine 2-4 days before taking the lab test.
Interaction with Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Erythromycin Minor
Report the use of Ketoconazole to the doctor. An adjusted dose may be required in some cases.
Ketoconazole Minor
Report the use of Ketoconazole to the doctor. An adjusted dose may be required in some cases.
What are you using Deslor 5 MG Tablet for?
Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Perennial allergic rhinitis
Chronic Utricaria
How much was the improvement?
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within 2 hours
Within 2 days
Within 6 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Twice a day
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
Empty stomach
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
hands and feet
Swelling of face
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Popular Questions & Answers

I am having red skin rashes on the skin which is making me too irritated, currently I am using tab deslor and night time atarax 25 mg, I am having this problem from two years I am unable to get recovered from it so do kindly suggest me a better medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), FWT (W.B)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
I am having red skin rashes on the skin which is making me too irritated, currently I am using tab deslor and night t...
Hi Lybrate user you can take homoeopathic medecine for your problem, skin rashes may be due to allergy your blood eosinophil %high try to avoid oily food and seafqish, take plane adequate water, in empty stomach take chirota Q 10 drops twice daily morning and evening with half cup water, Azadiractta Q 20 drops twice daily after meal with water, it's improve your skin health but for recovery permanently you can consult with me privately, Take care.

Hi, I am diagnosed with Allergic Rhinitis 2 years back. I was residing in Pune (Maharashtra). Now, I am in Bangalore (Karnataka). Since last 2 months, the symptoms of allergic rhinitis has worsen. I am frequently getting cold, nasal congestion. I have consulted ENT specialist and have taken Spiromont F and Deslor tablets for 15 days. Thereafter, I am using Combinase FT nasal spray. Still, I am getting this allergy attack. Please advise long term effective solution for me. As soon as I stop medicine, within 2-3 days I get cold. Please tell me what I should do. (My age is 28.5 years)

B.H.M.S., Post Graduate Certificate In Nutrition, Obesity & Health
Homeopath, Indore
Hi, I am diagnosed with Allergic Rhinitis 2 years back. I was residing in Pune (Maharashtra). Now, I am in Bangalore ...
Hello lybrate-user I think you should start homeopathy for long term relief. Allergies are basically an exaggerated response of the body to certain internal or external stimuli which happens due a lowered immune system. And that is why not everyone suffers from allergy but only those whose immune systems are compromised. Allopathic medication is primarily to treat the acute attack of allergy and control symptoms. But they are not really very effective in preventing further attacks. That's where homeopathy steps in which can improve the immune system and help the body fight the allergen. For more details or information please feel free to contact me.

Hello Doctor, I have a little allergy problems, but we get up in the morning and at night after bedtime and in the morning all across my whole neck is itching all over the body and is quite difficult. Suggest me plzz.

Dermatology Backed Expert Skin & Hair Care Solution
Dermatologist, Nashik
Hello Doctor, I have a little allergy problems, but we get up in the morning and at night after bedtime and in the mo...
Dear Lybrate user Take tablet deslor 5 mg twice daily for 15 days then reduce to once daily for 15 days. Its necessary to know the cause of the allergy.

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About Deslor 5 MG Tablet
When is Deslor 5 MG Tablet prescribed?
What are the contraindications of Deslor 5 MG Tablet?
What are the side effects of Deslor 5 MG Tablet?
Key highlights of Deslor 5 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Deslor 5 MG Tablet?
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Where is the Deslor 5 MG Tablet approved?
What are the interactions for Deslor 5 MG Tablet?