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VOXZIN SYRUP contains Hydroxyzine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used to treat allergic reactions (itching, sneezing), for anxiety and tension as well as for sedation (for inducing sleep in medical conditions and after anesthesia).
An allergy is an immune response to foreign elements which is not harmful to the body. These foreign elements are known as allergens. Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to some foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever and while others may be allergic to pollen or pet dander. Anxiety is a sense of uneasiness, dread, and fear. It might cause feel restless, tense, sweat, and have a rapid heartbeat. It may be a usual response to stress.
VOXZIN SYRUP is not recommended for use in patients having porphyria, heart problems, and low salt levels in the body. Before taking VOXZIN SYRUP, inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney, or mental health problems.
VOXZIN SYRUP is not recommended to use among pregnant and breastfeeding women. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and health condition.
The most common side effects of taking VOXZIN SYRUP are feeling sleepy, dry mouth, feeling tired, drowsiness, and headache. Contact your doctor if any of the above side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.
It is used to treat:
VOXZIN SYRUP works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves allergy indications such as itching, swelling, and rashes. In anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in the brain, thereby helping to feel relaxed/sleepy.
Take VOXZIN SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Stop taking VOXZIN SYRUP and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
If you feel dizzy, keep your eyes closed sit or lie down. Do not drive or operate machinery. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.
Take this medicine with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil-rich or spicy foods.
Rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if required. Do not consume alcohol. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.
VOXZIN SYRUP is generally not recommended to use in pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking it.
VOXZIN SYRUP is generally not recommended to use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel drowsy and feel less alert than usual after taking VOXZIN SYRUP.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking VOXZIN SYRUP as it may increase the risk of side effects.
VOXZIN SYRUP should be taken with caution in patients with kidney problems and bladder outflow obstruction. Consult your doctor before taking.
VOXZIN SYRUP should be taken with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking.
Do not take VOXZIN SYRUP if you are allergic to Hydroxyzine or any other piperazine derivatives, aminophylline, ethylenediamine, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
VOXZIN SYRUP should be taken with caution in patients with breathing problems. Consult your doctor before taking.
VOXZIN SYRUP is not recommended for patients with prolonged QT interval causing irregular heartbeat and/or palpitations or low heart rate. It should be taken with caution in patients with high blood pressure and mild to moderate heart problems. Consult your doctor before taking.
Your doctor will prescribe the right dose and duration depends on your child’s age, body weight and severity of the condition. Consult your doctor before giving VOXZIN SYRUP to your child.
VOXZIN SYRUP should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
VOXZIN SYRUP is not recommended for use if you:
Before taking VOXZIN SYRUP, inform your doctor if you:
A. Drug-Drug interactions:
Before taking VOXZIN SYRUP, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:
If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of VOXZIN SYRUP, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage nausea, vomiting, feeling sleepy, confusion, heart palpitations, unreactive pupils, the shakes, hallucinations, breathing problems, fits or low blood pressure.
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Q: What are the common side effects of VOXZIN SYRUP?
A: The most common side effects of taking VOXZIN SYRUP are feeling sleepy, dry mouth, feeling tired, drowsiness, and headache. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.
Q: How does VOXZIN SYRUP work for allergies?
A: VOXZIN SYRUP works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of a natural chemical in our body, called histamine, that causes allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness, and pain.
Q: How to take VOXZIN SYRUP?
A: Take VOXZIN SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What if I forget to take a dose of VOXZIN SYRUP?
A: If you forget a dose of VOXZIN SYRUP, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q: Can I stop taking VOXZIN SYRUP when I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking VOXZIN SYRUP without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the condition is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.
Q: Is VOXZIN SYRUP causes headache?
A: Headache is the most common side effect of VOXZIN SYRUP. However, it does not affect every individual. Try to rest and relax. If your symptom worsens, consult your doctor.
Q: Can VOXZIN SYRUP be used in pregnant women?
A: VOXZIN SYRUP is generally not recommended to use among pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking VOXZIN SYRUP.
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