Rupastar 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Invision Medi Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Rupatadine
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Rupastar 10Mg Tablet helps alleviate various symptoms of an allergic reaction. It acts as an anti-histamine, which treats hives (urticaria) and allergic rhinitis.

Certain precautions are necessary when taking Rupastar 10Mg Tablet, such as liquor consumption should be avoided. Patients who suffer from kidney and liver problems, as well as old aged persons and children below the age of 12, should take the drug only after their doctor approves.

Expecting mothers, those trying to conceive and breastfeeding women should also inform their doctor before they start the drug. Overdosage of Rupastar 10Mg Tablet can lead to severe complications and should be avoided. The drug is meant to be stored at room temperature, preferably in a container that is clean and airtight.

The dosage of the drug generally depends on the severity of the allergic reaction. In most cases, doctors prescribe about 10 mg which needs to be taken one time daily. It is an oral drug that should be consumed exactly as prescribed by your health care provider.

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 medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Possible side effects of this tablet are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It is maybe unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. 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?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

    The action is initiated in the first 75 minutes after administration.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action of this medicine is in between 8 to 10 hrs.

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  • 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.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication falls under the category of an H1 as well as PAF receptor antagonist. H1 receptors, as well as PAF receptors, aggravate the condition of rhinorrhea and nasal congestion. By inhibiting these receptors the drug alleviates the symptoms of allergic response.

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About Rupastar 10Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Rupastar 10Mg Tablet
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