DESLOR 5mg Tablet 15's

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INTRODUCTION

DESLOR 5MG TABLET contains Desloratadine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used to treat allergic symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes). It can also be used to treat urticaria (an allergic skin condition causing reddish raised patches on the skin with severe itching)

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is suitable for use both in adults and in children (aged 12 years or older). Unlike other allergic medication, it does not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. Its effects can last up to 1 day (24 hours) which helps you to resume your normal daily activities and sleep.

Before taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have a family history of fits or seizures as a precaution.

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. The most common side effects of taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET are dryness of mouth, headache and fatigue. Consult your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF DESLOR 5MG TABLET

It is used in adults and in children (aged 12 years or older) to treat symptoms associated with

  • Allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery, and itchy eyes)
  • Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (severe skin rash with reddish raised patches and itching)

HOW DESLOR 5MG TABLET WORKS

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take DESLOR 5MG TABLET as advised by your physician. It can be taken with or without meals. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Continue to take this medicine for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DESLOR 5MG TABLET

COMMON

  • fatigue
  • dryness of mouth
  • headache

RARE

Stop taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects such as:

  • signs of allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat which can lead to difficulty in breathing or swallowing)
  • fits (seizures)
  • signs of liver problems (such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, feeling generally unwell, fever, itching, yellowing of the skin and eyes, pale stools, dark colored urine)
  • abnormal heartbeat, dizziness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if required. Do not consume alcohol. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

Fatigue:

Get enough sleep and exercise on regular basis. Take part in relaxing activities (like yoga) and drink enough fluids to stay hydrated. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

Dry Mouth:

Eat fruits like watermelon and vegetables like cucumber. Drink small amounts of water multiple times. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated beverages like coffee and soda. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is unlikely to affect your abilities for driving or operating heavy machines. However, if you experience any sleepiness, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines as a precaution.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET.

KIDNEY

DESLOR 5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with poor kidney function. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take DESLOR 5MG TABLET if you are allergic to desloratadine or loratadine.

OTHERS

Before taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have:

  • medical or family history of seizures

Use in Pediatrics:

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children aged below 12 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before consumption.

Use in Geriatrics:

DESLOR 5MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.

Over dosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more DESLOR 5MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Desloratadine
Pharmacological Category :   Histamine (H1) receptor antagonists
Therapeutic Indication :   Allergic rhinitis, Urticaria
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep DESLOR 5MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store DESLOR 5MG TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT DESLOR 5MG TABLET

How long the effects of DESLOR 5MG TABLET lasts long?

The effects of DESLOR 5MG TABLET may last long up to 24 hours (1 day). You will be able to perform your regular activities without any sedation or tiredness during this period. However, this duration may vary from person-to-person based on the dose taken.

Can DESLOR 5MG TABLET reduce allergic symptoms?

Yes. DESLOR 5MG TABLET is used to reduce symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Is DESLOR 5MG TABLET addictive in nature?

No. DESLOR 5MG TABLET is not addictive in nature and you can take it as long as it benefits you. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

Can DESLOR 5MG TABLET be used in children?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET should be used in children and adolescents (aged 12 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 12 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Can DESLOR 5MG TABLET cause headaches? 

Yes. Headache is one of the most common side effects of taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET. In case of you are experiencing a headache after taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET, try to rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.

What are the uses of DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing, and red, watery, and itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Who can use DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is suitable for use in both adults and in children (aged 12 years or above).

How DESLOR 5MG TABLET works?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

How long will it take for DESLOR 5MG TABLET to show the results?

You may notice improvement in your condition within 1-2 hours following the administration of DESLOR 5MG TABLET. However, it may take few days for DESLOR 5MG TABLET to reduce the onset of allergic response. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

When should I take DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET can be taken at any time of the day. If your doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

Can I stop taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET once my symptoms subside?

Do not stop taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET without consulting your doctor even if you feel better during the midway of the therapy. Make sure to take DESLOR 5MG TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve better results. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

What is the best time to take DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET can be taken at any time of the day. If your doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

If you have missed a dose of DESLOR 5MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of DESLOR 5MG TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of DESLOR 5MG TABLET to compensate the missed ones.

What precautions should be followed while taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

Before taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems or fits. You must also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Continue to take DESLOR 5MG TABLET for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

Can I consume alcohol while taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.

Can I drive after taking DESLOR 5MG TABLET?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is unlikely to affect your abilities for driving or operating heavy machines. However, if you experience any sleepiness, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines as a precaution.

Can I take DESLOR 5MG TABLET daily?

Take DESLOR 5MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggest whether can you take DESLOR 5MG TABLET every day or not.

Can DESLOR 5MG TABLET be taken during pregnancy?

DESLOR 5MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Histamines and Antihistamines. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page 166.

2. F Estelle R Simons, Bruce M Prenner, Albert Finn Jr, Desloratadine Study Group. Efficacy and safety of desloratadine in the treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed.gov. March 2003. [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12642846/#:~:text=Desloratadine%20consistently%20diminished%20perennial%20allergic,evening%20reflective%20TSS%20(P%20%3D.

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    DESLORATADINE 5 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049033
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DESLOR 5mg Tablet 15's

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