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Rupatadine

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

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

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.

Certain precautions are necessary when taking Rupatadine, 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 breast feeding women should also inform their doctor before they start the drug.

A common side effect of Rupatadine is dizziness and feeling extremely drowsy. In this case driving and risky activities should be avoided to prevent any complications. Other side effects include headaches, tiredness and fatigue.

Over dosage of Rupatadine can lead to severe complications and should be avoided. The drug is meant to be stored at room temperature, preferably in a contain that is clean and airtight.

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 Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • allergic disorders

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Ruone 10mg tablet may be 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.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Rupatadine, 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Rupatadine as ingredient

Rupatadine is a H1 as well as PAF receptor antagonist. H1 receptors as well as PAF receptors aggravate the condition of rhinorhea and nasal congestion. By inhibiting these receptors the drug alleviates the symptoms of allergic response.

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

    Mezolam 7.5Mg Injection

    Medzol 1Mg Injection

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

    Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension

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