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Overview

Eslot 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Kivi Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Desloratidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Eslot 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. Eslot 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.

Eslot 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.

Eslot 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 Eslot 5 MG Tablet also increases one’s susceptibility to drowsiness from alcohol consumption.

Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Eslot 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
Eslot 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
Eslot 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, Eslot 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 Eslot 5 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Zydus Cadila
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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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.
India
United States
Japan
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
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
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
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 Eslot 5 MG Tablet for?
Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Other
How much was the improvement?
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
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Popular Questions & Answers

I am suffering of my hand allergy problem from some time. My hand has totally red and some itching in it please tell me the solution of my this problem am suffering lots of problems regarding this?

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am suffering of my hand allergy problem from some time. My hand has totally red and some itching in it please tell ...
We will need a picture to know the severity of allergic reaction and proper history since the condition will recur if the thing that you're allergic to is not withdrawn completely! So I would advise a video consultation for this. Till then you can take desloratidine 5 mg twice a day for the itching.
1 person found this helpful

Sometimes automatically rashes and burn fill in the skin. Dazit tablet is useful for this. Or kindly suggest different one.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Sometimes automatically rashes and burn fill in the skin. Dazit tablet is useful for this. Or kindly suggest differen...
No you should not take tablets like that. They are not the solution. Better take homeopathic treatment with proper consultation.
1 person found this helpful

I get hives on face time and again and they do not go away permanently. Tried using episode momate dazit and papulex and skin improved for 4 months but now back to same thing.

B.H. M. S.
Homeopath, Pune
I get hives on face time and again and they do not go away permanently. Tried using episode momate dazit and papulex ...
It's allergic problem. Will require internal medicine which fights such problem. Consult privately to get relief permanently

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