Deslor 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling and rashes.
Deslor 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back. This medicine is generally very safe.
You may experience dizziness and sleepiness after taking the medicine. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts. Consult your doctor if they persist or worry you. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart as antihistamines can cause your heart to beat faster.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.
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USES OF THE DRUG:
This drug is used to alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, or itching in nose or throat. It is also used to heal hives and itching in people with chronic skin reactions. Desloratidine may also be used for treating other conditions not listed above
SIDE EFFECTS OF DESLOR TABLET
Common side effects
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE DESLOR TABLET?
HOW TO USE DESLOR TABLET
HOW DESLOR TABLET WORKS
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This is available in the tablets form in the following strength on our website:
Deslor tablets (5 mg)
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
Are below the age of 2 years
Have liver disease
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Having a condition called Phenylketonuria (especially a child)
Have kidney problems
Have severe bladder infection
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. Do not stop taking the medicine without the doctor’s advice.
Symptoms of overdose like restlessness, irritability, or drowsiness shouldn’t be ignored. Seek medical attention in case you find you have used more of this medicine or if you find any kind of discomfort after taking this medicine
Never miss a single dose of Desloratidine or any other medication. But if you forget to take a dose and hence miss one, take it as soon as you remember. Do not make up for the missed dose if the time to take the next one is almost near. Do not ever double dose on any medication.
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Many people may not show any side effects of Desloratidine but your case may be different. Seek immediate medical help if you experience any of these serious allergic conditions or side effects: breathing difficulty; irregular heart beat; jaundice (yellow skin and eyes); or epilepsy (seizures).
Some less serious side effects include drowsiness, lethargy, headache, nervousness, diarrhea, and stomach pain, and dry mouth, redness in the eye, vision blurriness, bleeding nose, or skin rash.
The above listing of side effects is not a complete one and you may witness or feel other side effects due to Desloratidine course. Tell your doctor of any of these effects immediately.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Avoid a high fat diet
Avoid alcohol while taking this drug
This medicine could affect your ability to drive or operate machinery
This drug may cause dizziness or blurred vision
One should not exceed the dose prescribed by doctor
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
Don’t exceed the recommended dose