Avil 25mg Tablet 15'S

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INTRODUCTION

AVIL 25MG TABLET contains Pheniramine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of allergic conditions (such as hay fever, angioneurotic oedema, drug rashes, serum sickness, allergic conjunctivitis, food allergy), conditions of the respiratory tract which involves increased secretions (vasomotor rhinitis, acute rhinitis).     

It is also used to treat itching skin conditions (such as neurodermatitis, lichen planus, eczema, acute and chronic urticaria, pruritus in jaundice and diabetes, pruritis of the anus or genitals, radiation sickness). It is also used to prevent and treat motion sickness and nausea, vomiting and vertigo due to Meniere’s disease (diseases of the inner ear) and other disturbances.  

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having asthma, bronchitis, severe liver or heart diseases, narrow angle glaucoma (increased pressure within the eye), intolerant to certain sugars such as lactose or if you have any planned surgery to undergo.   

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant and breast-feeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. AVIL 25MG TABLET should not be used in children (below 5 years of age) including new-borns and premature babies.

The most common side effect of taking AVIL 25MG TABLET is sedation (sleepiness). Ask for your doctor’s advice if the symptom worsens or bothers you.

USES OF AVIL 25MG TABLET

Treats:

  • allergic conditions (such as hay fever, angioneurotic oedema, drug rashes, serum sickness, allergic conjunctivitis, food allergy)
  • conditions of the respiratory tract which involves increased secretions (vasomotor rhinitis, acute rhinitis)
  • itching skin conditions (such as neurodermatitis, lichen planus, eczema, acute and chronic urticaria, pruritus in jaundice and diabetes, pruritis of the anus or genitals, radiation sickness)
  • motion sickness, nausea, vomiting and vertigo due to Meniere’s disease (diseases of the inner ear) and other disturbances

HOW AVIL 25MG TABLET WORKS

AVIL 25MG TABLET acts on certain receptors called H1 receptors and inhibits the action of a chemical called histamine. This inhibition reduces itching, allergic reactions and reduces the dilation of the vessels leading to less redness and oedema (swelling).     

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take AVIL 25MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Do not take the medicine on empty stomach. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of the medicine for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AVIL 25MG TABLET

COMMON

  • sedation (drowsiness)

RARE

Stop taking AVIL 25MG TABLET and inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • swelling of the face, lips, mouth or throat, which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  • hives
  • fainting, headache
  • yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • changes in your usual behaviour or mood
  • severe sedation, confusion or restlessness
  • waves of sudden severe stomach pain
  • hallucinations (seeing and hearing things that aren’t there), vision problems
  • irregular heartbeat
  • frequent infections such as fever, severe chills, sore throat or mouth ulcers

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Drowsiness:

Try maintaining consistent sleep schedule. Move slowly and carefully to prevent the risk of falling down, also avoid doing activities which requires mental concentration until you fell normal. Consult your doctor for advice if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking it.  

BREASTFEEDING

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in breast-feeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or use machines if you feel drowsy after taking AVIL 25MG TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking AVIL 25MG TABLET as it may increase the adverse central nervous system effects of this medicine.     

LIVER

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having severe hepatic disease and your doctor may adjust the dose in such patients. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take AVIL 25MG TABLET if you are allergic to Pheniramine or any other ingredients of this medicine.  

LUNGS

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis. Consult your doctor before taking it.

HEART DISEASE

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having severe cardiovascular disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.  

OTHERS

Before taking AVIL 25MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have:

  • narrow angle glaucoma (increased pressure within the eye)
  • enlarged prostate
  • any scheduled surgery
  • intolerant to certain sugars such as lactose

Use in paediatrics:

AVIL 25MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children (below 5 years of age) and if your baby is new-born or born prematurely. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug–Drug Interactions:

Before taking AVIL 25MG TABLET inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine (used to treat depression)
  • zolpidem, triazolam, alprazolam, diazepam (used to treat sleep disturbances and anxiety)
  • atropine (used to treat low heart rate and reduce bronchial secretions)
  • other anticholinergic drugs (used to prevent nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness (Ex. scopolamine) and parkinson’s disease (Ex. benztropine))

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of AVIL 25MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdosage symptoms of AVIL 25MG TABLET are agitation and convulsions especially in children and hallucinations, restlessness, disorientation in adults.   

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Pheniramine

Pharmacological Category :  

Antihistamine

Therapeutic Indication :  

Allergic conditions, Conditions of the respiratory tract Itching skin conditions, Motion sickness and symptoms of Meniere’s disease                                                           

Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep AVIL 25MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store AVIL 25MG TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT AVIL 25MG TABLET

Can AVIL 25MG TABLET impair my ability to drive?  

The most common side effect of AVIL 25MG TABLET is sedation (drowsiness), which means it can make you sleepy. Do not drive or use machines if you feel drowsy after taking AVIL 25MG TABLET. You can continue with the activities once you feel normal again.

Is AVIL 25MG TABLET safe for use in asthmatic patients?

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having lung diseases such as asthma. Since AVIL 25MG TABLET is an antihistamine which means it dry up the secretions in the upper and lower respiratory tract which may cause difficulty in breathing. Consult with your doctor for advice before taking AVIL 25MG TABLET.

Can AVIL 25MG TABLET be used in children?

AVIL 25MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children (below 5 years of age) and if your baby is new-born or born prematurely. Consult your child’s doctor for advice to select a suitable alternative for your child to treat the specific condition.  

Can AVIL 25MG TABLET be used in pregnant women?

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking AVIL 25MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Is AVIL 25MG TABLET safe to use in patients with liver disease?

AVIL 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having severe hepatic disease and your doctor may adjust the dose in such patients. Your doctor may monitor your liver function test during treatment with this medicine to prevent the risk of any unusual effects. Consult your doctor for advice before taking AVIL 25MG TABLET.

REFERENCES

1. K.D. Tripathi. Histamines and Antihistamines. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 164.

2. C Collins-Williams. Antihistamines in Asthma. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. 1987 [Accessed on 6th July 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3333250/

3. Aastha Gupta, Pooja Arora, Purnima Malhotra, Kabir Sardana. Pheniramine maleate: an apparently safe drug causing bullous fixed drug eruption. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. 2018. [Accessed on 6th July 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30142724/

4. Pheniramine. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubchem. [Revised in September 2022] [Accessed on 6th July 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Pheniramine

5. Sanofi India Limited. Avil. Pheniramine Maleate [Revised in February 2021]. [Accessed on 6th July 2022] https://www.sanofi.in/dam/jcr:a419c36b-e92e-4a38-8b6f-9aefe636b9e7/Avil%20-%20PI%2025072019.pdf

6. Sanofi-aventis Australia Pty ltd. Avil. Pheniramine Maleate [Revised in February 2020]. [Accessed on 6th July 2022] https://media.healthdirect.org.au/medicines/GuildLink_Information/191053/CMI/swcavilt10220.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Chest X-ray
  • Complete blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    PHENIRAMINE 25 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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Avil 25mg Tablet 15'S

Avil 25mg Tablet 15'S Mkt: Sanofi India Limited

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