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Diligan 50mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Meclizine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 17, 2019

Diligan tablet treats problem of nausea, vomiting, dizziness, vertigo and especially motion sickness. It belongs to a class of antihistamines. This kind of drug makes the natural chemical histamine in the human body ineffective.

The medicine is not meant for children below 12 years of age and it is advised not to exceed 50 mg of tablet in a day. You must consult your physician if you have a history of liver, kidney or cardiac disorders.

Take precautions if you are a patient of asthma or suffer from urinary tract diseases. Intake of alcohol, smoking and other histamines may aggravate the adverse side effects of the medicine.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Below are some of the common side effects of this medication:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

It is an H1 receptors antagonist. Apart from that, meclizine also contains anticholinergic, local anaesthetic, and Central Nervous System suppressing effects. This tablet suppresses vestibular stimulation as well as labyrinth excitability. It might affect the medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone.

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

    Disease

    This tablet interacts with Cardiovascular disorders, asthma, COPD, liver disease etc.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Potassium Chloride, Propoxyphen, Amantadine, Topiramate.

Ques: What is Diligan 50mg tablet?

Ans: Diligan tablet belongs to a class of drugs known as antihistamines. The antihistamine drugs are used to inhibit production of histamine in the body.

Ques: What is the use of Diligan 50mg tablet?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like dizziness, management of spinning sensation due to a problem in inner ear and vomiting.

Ques: What are the side effects of Diligan 50mg tablet?

Ans: Side effects include drowsiness, fatigue, severe allergic reactions, and vomiting.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Diligan 50mg tablet ?

Ans: This tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Unless instructed by the package to do so, don’t freeze it. Keep it away from children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use diligan 50mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 2 hours to 1 month. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use diligan 50mg tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medication is around once a day or once a week. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use diligan 50mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.
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About Diligan 50mg Tablet
What are the uses of Diligan 50mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Diligan 50mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Diligan 50mg Tablet ?
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What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Diligan 50mg Tablet ?
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