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Avil Injection

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Product introduction

Avil Injection is an antiallergic medication. It is used to treats symptoms of allergic conditions caused by insect bites/stings, certain medicines, or hives (rashes, swelling, etc.).

Avil Injection is given as an injection into veins or muscles under the supervision of a doctor.  It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Sleepiness is the most common side effect of this medicine. Avoid driving or attention-seeking activity. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. In some cases, it may cause dry mouth, so it is advised to drink more water, always carry sugar candy or maintain oral hygiene.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have glaucoma or have asthma issues, or have high blood pressure. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment.

Uses of Avil Injection

Benefits of Avil Injection

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Avil Injection provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well.

It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Avil Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Avil

  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Avil Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Avil Injection works

Avil Injection is an antiallergic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves symptoms of severe allergic reactions due to insect bite/sting, certain medicines, hives (rashes, swelling etc).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Avil Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Avil Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avil Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Avil Injection may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Avil Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Avil Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Avil Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Avil Injection?

If you miss a dose of Avil Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Avil Injection, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Pyridines Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (First Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Avil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
Serious
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
Moderate
Brand(s): Histiwel, Behop, Betavue
Moderate
Brand(s): Equblam
Moderate

Patient concerns

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Dr. Sunil Sekhri
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I am allergic to prawns. .but today i had it by mistake so having severe stomach ache Please provide medicine
Dr. Anshul Varshney
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Hi, Welcome To 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney. You should go to emergency and get hydrocortisone injection along with Avil injection. A combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone would help you greatly.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take paracetamol with Avil Injection?

Yes, paracetamol can be taken with Avil Injection. They are used together in conditions when the patient has a fever along with symptoms of allergy (like running nose, tearing of eyes etc).

Q. Can Avil Injection cause sleep?

Avil Injection has strong sleep-inducing effects. It is therefore not prescribed if a person is involved in any work that requires mental alertness.

Q. Can Avil Injection cause weight loss?

No, Avil Injection is not known to cause weight loss.

Q. Are Avil Injection and chlorpheniramine same?

No, Avil Injection and Chlorpheniramine are not same. They are similar in chemical structure and both are older antihistaminics. Avil Injection does not contain chlorine in it whereas Chlorpheniramine does. However, both are used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Q. Can I take vitamin C with Avil Injection?

Yes, vitamin C has a role in improving the immunity so it is given with Avil Injection for relieving the symptoms of common cold. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can the use of Avil Injection increase blood pressure?

Avil Injection does not cause an increase in blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood pressure after taking Avil Injection as it would require proper diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Is Avil Injection a steroid?

No, Avil Injection is not a steroid. It is an antihistaminic medicine used in the treatment of some allergic conditions.

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sanofi House, CTS No.117-B, L&T Business Park, Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai 400072
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: September, 2025

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