What is Buclizine used for?
Buclizine syrup/tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions.
- Motion sickness
- Skin disorders
Buclizine may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does Buclizine work?
Buclizine belongs to the class of drugs called anti-histamine agents. It works by blocking the nerve pathways, which are involved in producing nausea, and migraine. It also inhibits the histamine receptors, thereby providing relief from allergic reactions.
How to take Buclizine?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Buclizine syrup, tablet as prescribed by the doctor.
- In case of syrup , shake the suspension well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug. Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
- Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet.
If you miss a dose of Buclizine, please consult your doctor immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with Buclizine?
Drugs that interact with Buclizine include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Buclizine?
The following are the most common side effects of Buclizine:
- Dry mouth
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Epigastric pain
- Weight gain
- Loss of coordination
- Blurred vision
- Urine retention
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking Buclizine?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Buclizine or similar drugs.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if Buclizine causes dizziness or blurred vision.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of Buclizine.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
You are advised not to take Buclizine if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before taking Buclizine?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver and kidney diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Buclizine or similar drugs.
- Inform your doctor about the usage of Buclizine before any scheduled surgery.
Frequently Asked Questions about Buclizine
- How should Buclizine be stored?
- Can I take Aspirin for treating headache while on Buclizine?
- How long can I take Buclizine?
Buclizine should be stored at room temperature (15-30°C) away from sunlight.
It is advisable not to take any drug while on Buclizine as it may cause drug interactions. Therefore, please consult your doctor before taking any drug.
It is advised to take Buclizine for a prescribed duration of time.
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