Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15ml Oral Drop in Bottle
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Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml belongs to the group of drugs called antihistamines and is helpful to treat allergic reactions.
Uses of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Use Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml for the treatment of itching caused due to allergies, urticaria, sneezing and running nose.
Contraindications of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
- allergy to hydroxyzine or cetirizine, other piperazine derivatives, aminophylline or ethylenediamine
- cardiac problems or a low heart rate
- decreased potassium or magnesium levels in body
- any family history of heart disease
- pregnant or breastfeeding
Side effects of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml side effects include headache, dizziness, constipation, drowsiness, dry mouth, blurring of vision, shaking of limbs, upset stomach, skin rash, low blood pressure, restless muscle movements in eyes or tongue or jaw or neck, fits, cough, confusion
Precautions and Warnings of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Can I take Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml during pregnancy?
If you are in the early stages of pregnancy, avoid this medicine since it is known to harm the foetus.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
No information is available on whether this medicine is excreted through breast milk. However, larger quantities or prolonged use of this medicine may lead to drowsiness or seizures in the breastfed baby.
Can I drive if I have taken Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml?
This medicine can cause drowsiness and thus, make you less alert. So, do not drive after consuming this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml?
Taking alcohol with this medicine can cause drowsiness.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have cardiac problems, fits, myasthenia gravis (weakness of muscle), digestive system or stomach problems, difficulty passing urine, e.g. due to an enlarged prostate, high blood pressure, glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye). Contact your physician if you experience symptoms such as palpitations, breathlessness and loss of consciousness after consuming this medicine.
Mode of Action of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
How Does It Work?
This medicine prevents the effects of a natural chemical in the body, histamine. Histamine is responsible for producing symptoms of allergy such as itching, running nose, etc.
Directions for Use of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Interactions with other medicines
- heart problems or hypertension (e.g. amiodarone, quinidine, disopyramide, sotalol)
- psychoses (e.g. haloperidol)
- malaria (e.g. mefloquine)
- cancer (e.g. toremifene, vandetanib)
- depression (e.g. citalopram, escitalopram)
- bacterial infections (e.g. the antibiotics such as erythromycin, moxifloxacin, levofloxacin)
- gastro-intestinal disorders (e.g. prucalopride)
- Meniere's disease (betahistine)
Interactions with food items
There is no known evidence of any food interaction with this medication.
Other general Interactions
Inform your doctor if you are having cardiac problems.
Storage and disposal of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
Store the medicine at room temperature and protect it from light. Place it away from the reach of children. Do not consume this medicine after the expiry date. If the drug has expired, consult your pharmacist on how to discard it. This medication should not be disposed of via any wastewater.
Dosage of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml
An overdose of this medicine may cause symptoms such as slowing down of the central nervous system, unconsciousness, nausea and vomiting. If you suspect an overdose, call your doctor.
Missed a Dose
If a dose has been missed, try to have it as soon as you remember. However, if the time is near to the next dose, skip the missing dosage and take the next one at the regular schedule. Do not take double dosages to compensate for the missed one.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
A: The peak effect of this medicine is observed within 15 to 30 minutes after taking it.
Q: How long is the duration of the action of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml?
A: The duration of the action of this medicine is for over 1 to 12 hours.
Q: Is Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml addictive?
A: There are no reports on this medicine being addictive.
Q: Is Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml safe for children?
A: Please check with your doctor before giving it to your child.
Q: Can this medicine be taken with another antihistamine?
A: It is not recommended to take this medicine with another antihistamine as it can cause serious side effects.
Q: Can consumption of Atarax 6mg Drops 15ml cause sedation?
A: One of the side effects of this medicine is its sedative effect.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 04:18 PM (IST)
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