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Acipax 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Acipax Tablet

Acipax 10 mg Tablet used for the treatment allergic conditions causing runny nose, redness and watering of eyes, skin rashes and allergic reactions due to any medicine and food.

It may be taken on an empty stomach and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Acipax Tablet

Acipax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Acipax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acipax 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Acipax Tablet works

Acipax 10 mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Acipax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Acipax 10 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acipax 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acipax 10 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Acipax 10 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Acipax 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Acipax 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Acipax 10 mg Tablet
₹1.34/Tablet
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₹2.25/Tablet
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₹1.25/Tablet
save 6%
Astelong 10mg Tablet
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₹2.11/Tablet
58% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Acipax 10 mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Acipax 10 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acipax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Salzor, Aziom, Ribonyl
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acipax

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
I had an angioplasty done 5months back and doctor has prescribed me to take ecosprin 10mg twice daily after the intial check up after 3 months. But since I had allergic reaction after a month, he has changed it to novostat cv 10mg twice daily. And after a week taking this medicine I am again getting this blood clot like patches in my skin and also has itching sensation. Sometimes I feel dizziness too. Is this normal or do I need to change medications again??Hi its been two days any update??
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get your platelet count checked
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FAQs

Q. What is Acipax used for?

Acipax is used for the treatment allergic conditions causing runny nose, redness and watering of eyes, skin rashes, and allergic reactions to drugs and food.

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