Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Meclizine, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet is used to treat problems of nausea, vomiting, dizziness, vertigo and especially motion sickness. The key ingredient of this medicine belongs to a class of anti-histamines. This kind of drug makes the natural chemical histamine in the human body ineffective.

You must consult your physician if you have a history of liver, kidney or cardiac disorders. You should also take precautions regarding this drug 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. Therefore it is recommended to abstain from the above. The medication may also hinder reasoning skills to a certain extent, therefore it is better to remain indoors and avoid driving for a few hours after taking the medicine.

The drug is available in the form of capsules, tablets: chewable and film-coated. The medicine is mostly administered as and when the need arises and usually not in a prolonged course. The medicine is not meant for children below 12 years of age and it is advised not to exceed 50 mg of medicine in a day.

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 Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The most common use of this medication is:

  • Hypersensitivity

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

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    This medication is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • 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?

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

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • What is the onset of action?

    Within 60 minutes the action of medicine is produced.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This may vary from person to person. It may range from 8 to 24 hrs.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, 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.

This medication belongs to the class of an H1 receptor antagonist. Apart from that, meclizine also contains anticholinergic, local anaesthetic, and Central Nervous System suppressing effects. It suppresses vestibular stimulation as well as labyrinth excitability. It is also reported to show the effect on the chemoreceptor trigger zone present in the medulla.

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 medicine may interact with CNS depressants, neuroleptics and anticholinergics. Thus it is advised to avoid intake of this medication along with the mentioned medicines to avoid severe consequences.
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About Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Pnv 25 Mg/50 Mg Tablet ?
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What are the dosage instructions?
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