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Nucope 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Desloratidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Nucope 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. Nucope 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.

Nucope 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.

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

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 Allergist/Immunologist before using this medicine.
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

    Nucope 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

    Nucope 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

    Nucope 5 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms of Utricaria. Symptoms may include hives, rashes, and red bumps on the skin.
  • Allergy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a history of allergy to Loratadine or Desloratadine.
  • 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 Nucope 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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.
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This medication selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the skin, blood vessels and airways leading to the lungs.

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

    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

    Report the use of Ketoconazole to the doctor. An adjusted dose may be required in some cases.

    Ketoconazole

    Report the use of Ketoconazole to the doctor. An adjusted dose may be required in some cases.
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