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Pru 25 MG Tablet

Pru 25 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Yash Pharma Laboratories
Medicine composition: Hydroxyzine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Pru 25 MG Tablet is a sedative that lowers the activity of the nervous system. It also works as an antihistamine. It acts as an antidepressant and provides relief in cases of anxiety or tension. Pru 25 MG Tablet is also used to cure certain skin allergies. It can also be used in combination with other medications for the purpose of anesthesia.

Using Pru 25 MG Tablet may give rise to certain minor or severe reactions. The minor reactions are shakiness, tremors, drying of the mouth, headache or migraine, hallucinations. Serious side effects include chest pain, cough, dizziness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, skin rashes, difficulty breathing, and fatigue, swelling of the face, eyes, lips or mouth. In case of the latter category of side effects seek medical aid immediately.

Certain preventive measures that you should ensure by consulting your doctor are:

  • If you are allergic to Pru 25 MG Tablet or any other medicine, or foods or substances.
  • If you have a history of long QT syndrome (LQTS).
  • If you suffer from glaucoma.
  • If you have heart diseases.
  • If you have problems urinating.
  • If you have recently had a heart attack.
  • If you have high or low levels of potassium.

Pru 25 MG Tablet is available in oral capsule, oral tablet and oral suspension form. Take a low-power dose and for a short duration. In adults the dosage recommended is 25 mg about three to four times a day in case of treatment of Pruritus. For sedation in adults use about 50 to 100 mg (orally) and about 25 to 100 mg in the case of IM injection. Avoid alcohol while taking Pru 25 MG Tablet. In case of drug overdose contact your health care provider right away.

Pru 25 MG Tablet is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and helps to calm down the patient.
Pruritus
Pru 25 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of pruritus to reduce the itching of the skin.
Preoperative sedation
Pru 25 MG Tablet is used to induce sedation in preoperative patients.
Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Pru 25 MG Tablet or to cetirizine.
Prolong QT interval
Not recommended in patients with the history of QT interval prolongation and with any heart diseases.
In addition to its intended effect, Pru 25 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.
Dizziness Major Common
Cough Major Rare
Chest discomfort Major Rare
Fast heartbeat Major Rare
Constipation Minor Less Common
Dry mouth Minor Less Common
Headache Minor Less Common
Shaking of the hands or feet Minor Rare
How long is the duration of effect?
The sedation effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 of 6 hours and 1 to 12 hours for antipruritic effect.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of this medicine can be observed in 15 to 30 minutes after an oral dose.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pru 25 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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
QT Prolongation Major
This medicine is not recommended in patients with the history of QT prolongation with existing heart disease. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol Moderate
Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Clozapine Major
These medications may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm and may cause symptoms of palpitations, breathing difficulty and dizziness. Monitoring of signs and symptoms and dose adjustments are to be made if coadministration is needed.
Ketoconazole Moderate
These medications may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm and may cause symptoms of palpitations, breathing difficulty and dizziness. Monitoring of signs and symptoms and dose adjustments are to be made if coadministration is needed.
Antihypertensives Moderate
These medications should be used with caution as it may lower the blood pressure. Symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness should be reported to the doctor. The dose of any of these medicines should be adjusted based on the clinical condition.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics Major
These medications may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm and may cause symptoms of palpitations, breathing difficulty and dizziness. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any quinolone antibiotics. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

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