Hicope Syrup 100ml

Anxiety Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

HICOPE contains Hydroxyzine which belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It helps in relieving of anxiety and tension, managing pruritus due to chronic urticaria and atopic and contact dermatoses, and in histamine-mediated pruritus.

Hydroxyzine has sedative and anxiolytic effects due to its high affinity for histaminic receptors in the brain. Due to antihistaminic and sedative property, it is also useful in pruritus and urticaria. HICOPE blocks the action of histamine in the body which is responsible for allergic symptoms and also decreasing the activity in brain and helps in relieving of anxiety and tension.

Always take this HICOPE exactly as directed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, pregnant and breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age and body weight. The common side effects are dry mouth, dizziness, constipation and headache.

USES OF HICOPE

  • manages pruritus due to allergic conditions such as chronic urticaria and atopic and contact dermatoses, and in histamine-mediated pruritus
  • symptomatic relief of anxiety and tension

HOW HICOPE WORKS

HICOPE is in a class of medications called antihistamines. It blocks the action of histamine in the body which is responsible for allergic symptoms and also decreasing the activity in brain and helps in relieving of anxiety and tension.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take this HICOPE exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use. Shake well before use. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HICOPE

COMMON

  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • constipation
  • fatigue
  • somnolence (drowsiness or sleepiness)

RARE

  • convulsions
  • dyskinesia
  • syncope

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a cold, wet cloth or ice pack to your forehead. Rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

Dry mouth:

Chew sugar-free gum or suck on sugar-free hard candies to stimulate the flow of saliva and limit your caffeine intake. Drink small sips of water regularly.

Drowsiness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Constipation:

Add fruits, vegetables whole grains and other high-fiber foods to your normal diet.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HICOPE is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

HICOPE is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. 

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines while taking this medicine, since it may cause drowsiness or less alertness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with HICOPE.

KIDNEY

HICOPE should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

HICOPE should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Hydroxyzine.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • prostate adenoma with urinary retention
  • porphyria (a disease which causes stomach pain, constipation, changes in the colour of urine, skin rashes and disturbed behaviour)
  • glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • congenital QT interval prolongation
  • hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia
  • hereditary problems of fructose intolerance
  • digestive system or stomach problems
  • myasthenia gravis (a muscle weakness disorder)
  • pheochromocytoma
  • dementia
  • seizure disorders 
  • breathing problems (asthma)
  • bladder outflow obstruction
  • hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  •  quinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone, sotalol (used for heart problems)
  • barbiturates, benzodiazepines (for sleeping disorders and epilepsy)
  • cimetidine (for ulcers and heartburn)
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • adrenaline
  • phenytoin (used for epilepsy)
  • betahistine (used to treat Ménière’s disease)
  • anticholinergic medicines (used for irritable, bowel syndrome, asthma or incontinence
  • aminophylline (for breathing problems)
  • toremifene, vandetanib (used for cancer)
  • haloperidol, citalopram, escitalopram (used for mental disorders)
  • mefloquine, hydroxychloroquine (used for malaria)
  • erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, pentamidine (used to treat infection)
  • atropine

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Hydroxyzine
Pharmacological Category :   Antiemetic, Histamine H1 Antagonist
Therapeutic Indication :   Anxiety, Perioperative adjunct and Pruritus (oral), Allergic conditions, Antiemetic, Peripartum adjunct (Injection)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT HICOPE

Does HICOPE make you sleepy?

It blocks the effects of histamine in your body, which makes you sleepy.

How does HICOPE work for allergies?

It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of a natural chemical in our body, called histamine, causes allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.

Can I stop taking HICOPE when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Antidepressant and antianxiety drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 467.

2. Randal. A skidgel, Allen and Ervin. Histamine, Bradykinin and their antagonists. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 911.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 675-677.

4. Pierre-Michel Llorca, Christian Spadone, Olivier Sol, Anne Danniau, Thierry Bougerol, Emmanuelle Corruble, Michel Faruch, Jean-Paul Macher, Eric Sermet, Dominique Servan. Efficacy and safety of hydroxyzine in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: a 3-month double-blind study: Nov, 2002; [Accessed Jan 9, 2021] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12444816/

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    125
    Ingredient
    HYDROXYZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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Hicope Syrup 100ml

Hicope Syrup 100ml Mkt: Mankind Pharma Pvt Ltd

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