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Longifene-Ds Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Buclizine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 21, 2019

Longifene-Ds Tablet is a drug of antihistamine nature. It can also be termed as a anti-vertigo, central nervous system depressant or an anticholinergic drug. It can be used to treat patients suffering motion sickness especially with the symptoms of gastric pain, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and headaches. It may interfere with natural lactation and therefore it is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers. While the exact mechanism of action of Longifene-Ds Tablet is not known it is believed that its anti cholinergic properties are responsible for the anti emetic and anti vertigo effects

Longifene-Ds Tablet is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from Reye’s syndrome, closed angle glaucoma, gastrointestinal obstruction, Prostatic hyperplasia and hypersensitivity to Longifene-Ds Tablet. Apart from drowsiness, which is the most frequent and common side effect of the drug, other possible side effects like blurred vision, nervousness, upset stomach, headache, dryness of mouth, nose and throat can also manifest. The drug has also been found to interact with certain other drugs like amphetamine, benzephetamine, etc. to cause health complications. Therefore it is suggested to consult with a doctor regarding the dosage of Longifene-Ds Tablet that will be appropriate for you based on your medical history and existing health conditions.

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

allergic disorders

In addition to its intended effect, Longifene-Ds 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.

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor. The effect of this medicine on fetus is not clearly established and hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Buclizine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Longifene-Ds Tablet 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.

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Ques: What is Longifene-Ds Tablet?

Ans: Buclizine is a salt which performs its action by obstructing the action of histamine. This salt used to treat conditions such as allergic conditions like conjunctivitis and urticaria. This also stops the vomiting center in the brain from receiving nerve messages that would otherwise cause motion sickness. Buclizine is used to treat conditions such as Motion sickness, Vertigo, and vestibular disorders, and Allergic conditions.

Ques: What are the uses of Longifene-Ds Tablet?

Ans: Buclizine is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Motion sickness, Vertigo, and vestibular disorders, and Allergic conditions. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Buclizine to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Longifene-Ds Tablet?

Ans: Buclizine is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Buclizine which are as follows: Drowsiness or sleepiness, Increased appetite, Dizziness, Low blood pressure, Dry mouth, Blurred vision, Difficulty in urinating, Loss of coordination, Nausea or vomiting, Headache, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, and Convulsions (seizures). It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Buclizine.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Longifene-Ds Tablet?

Ans: Buclizine should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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