oriel 10 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, some skin reactions such as eczema, hives, and reactions to bites and stings. It also relieves watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching.
oriel 10 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose required by you may vary depending on what you are taking it for. This medicine is usually taken in the evening, but follow the advice of your doctor on how to take it. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent the symptoms then you should take it regularly. If you miss doses or stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.
This medicine is generally very safe. The most common side effects include feeling sleepy or dizzy, dry mouth, fatigue, and headache. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts to it. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney problems or epilepsy (seizures). Your dose may need to be modified or this medicine may not suit you. Some other medicines can interact with this medicine so let your healthcare team know what else you are taking. You should also talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, although it is not thought to be harmful.
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WHAT ORIEL IS USED FOR?
It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic conditions, such as:
Year-round allergies such as dust or pet allergies
Chronic nettle rash
BENEFITS OF ORIEL TABLET
In Treatment of Allergic conditions
SIDE EFFECTS OF ORIEL TABLET
Common side effects of Oriel
- Dryness in mouth
HOW TO USE ORIEL TABLET
HOW ORIEL TABLET WORKS
WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking ORIEL, if you:
Are allergic to levocetirizine, any other related substance, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have kidney problem
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
This medicine may cause drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion
If you experience any of these symptoms, then do not drive or operate any machines
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take ORIEL exactly as your doctor has told you
You should swallow the medicine whole with water
The usual dose for is one medicine daily
The duration of treatment depends on the type, duration and course of the complaints
If you take more ORIEL
If you have taken more ORIEL than you should, you may experience the following symptoms: confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, feeling unwell, dilation of the pupils, itching, restlessness, drowsiness, sleepiness, fast heartbeat, shaking and difficulty passing urine
Contact your doctor immediately
If you forget to take ORIEL
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
Skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the usual time
If you stop taking ORIEL
Do not stop this medicine unless told by your doctor
Larger doses or more prolonged use of oriel 10 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and other effects in the baby or decrease the milk supply
Use of oriel 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ORIEL TABLET?
Keep out of the reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)