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Longifene 6mg Syrup

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Buclizine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Longifene 6mg Syrup is a drug of antihistamine nature. It is used to treat motion sickness, especially to prevent symptoms such as abdominal pain, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headaches, etc.

This drug may also be used either alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of hay fever and other allergic conditions.

This medicine is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from Reye’s syndrome, closed-angle glaucoma, gastrointestinal obstruction, Prostatic hyperplasia and hypersensitivity to this drug.

The rare side effects of this drug include loss of coordination, headache, abdominal pain, skin rash, etc. It is advised to take this medication as prescribed by the doctor. Take this medicine immediately after the food.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problem:

A patient can suffer from the following side effect:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    Time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    Time taken to show its effects is not clinically established.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Longifene 6mg Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This drug is a piperazine-derivative antihistamine which is used in the prevention and treatment of nausea, vomiting, and dizziness related to motion sickness, as well as vertigo by blocking histamine receptors in the vomiting trigger pathway and by its cholinergic properties.

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


    This drug interacts with Phenobarbital, Benzodiazepines, Zolpidem, Diazepam, etc.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Do not use this drug if you suffer from glaucoma, renal disease, epilepsy, etc.

Ques: What is Longifene 6mg Syrup?

Ans: This drug interacts with motion sickness.

Ques: How long do I need to use Longifene 6mg Syrup 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 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Longifene 6mg Syrup?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Longifene 6mg Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Longifene 6mg Syrup?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Longifene 6mg Syrup
What are the uses of Longifene 6mg Syrup
What are the contraindications of Longifene 6mg Syrup ?
What are the side effects of Longifene 6mg Syrup ?
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What are the substitutes for Longifene 6mg Syrup ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Longifene 6mg Syrup ?
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