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Otrivin Alert 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Desloratadine(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC
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Medical Description

Otrivin Tablet is an anti-allergic medicine containing desloratadine as its active ingredient. It helps you by providing relief from the symptoms of allergy (food allergy, dust allergy, etc.) like a r...
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Uses of Otrivin 5 MG

Otrivin Tablet is used for the treatment of urticaria (hives on the skin that itch), a running nose, sneezing (allergic rhinitis).

Contraindications of Otrivin 5 MG

If you have a known allergy to Desloratadine.

Side effects of Otrivin 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Otrivin 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Otrivin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Otrivin Tablet is not recommended to take during pregnancy unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Otrivin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Otrivin Tablet should be avoided by breastfeeding mothers to reduce any chances of harm to the newborn baby. Take this medicine only if it is clearly needed and prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Otrivin Tablet?
A:
Otrivin Tablet does not affect your alertness or ability to drive as it does not make you sleepy. You may drive if you feel comfortable.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Otrivin Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be taken with caution along with this medicine. If you consume alcohol too often, discuss it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from a kidney disorder.
  • You or your family member has a history of fits (seizures).
  • You are less than 12 years of age.
  • Your complete medical history and ongoing treatments.

Mode of Action of Otrivin 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Otrivin Tablet is an anti-allergic medicine that works by reducing the symptoms of allergy like hives and rashes on the skin, itching of nose and palate, a running nose, etc. This medicine does not ma...
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Directions for Use of Otrivin 5 MG

Take this Tablet as prescribed by your doctor with or without food with a sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Otrivin 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Some medicines can affect the way Otrivin Tablet works or Otrivin Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supple...
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Storage and disposal of Otrivin 5 MG

Store this medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Keep away from direct sunlight.

Dosage of Otrivin 5 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Otrivin, it can result in increased side effects like a dry mouth, tiredness and a headache. If you feel you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Otrivin, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Otrivin Tablet addictive?

A: No, Otrivin Tablet is not addictive. You should take this medicine as and when prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Otrivin Tablet make me sleepy?

A: No, Otrivin Tablet does not make you sleepy or drowsy.
Product Details
Brand
OTRIVIN

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ContainsDesloratadine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic conditions
Side effectsHeadache, drymouth, tiredness
Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:38 PM (IST)
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