Avil NU 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Avil NU Tablet

Avil NU 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Avil NU Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Avil NU 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. Avil NU 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avil NU Tablet works

Avil NU 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.

Avil NU Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Avil NU 10 mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
SAFE
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Avil NU 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Avil NU 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Avil NU 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Avil NU 10 mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  •  It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
  • It is okay to take Avil NU 10 mg Tablet with most other medications as it has few drug interactions.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Avil NU 10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Avil NU 10 mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Avil NU 10 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Avil NU with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Avil NU

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Allergic reaction 2 levocetzineMy sister took a levocetzine last nightWoke up with swollen lips and these small dots on her armsI think its an allergic reaction to the medicineThough she did take the same medicine day before but there was no reaction
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
The medication is an antiallergic but rarely it can also cause allergy though a clinical check up is required to determine whether it is allergic reaction . Take Tab Avil 25 mg 1 stat
Can we offer avil 25 mg tablet
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Avil NU with Betahistine?

Avil NU should not be taken with Betahistine as Avil NU has antihistamine action and Betahistine has histamine-like action. Using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.

Q. Is cetirizine safe?

Cetirizine is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is cetirizine good for cold/ used for sore throat/ allergic reaction/itching/hives?

Cetirizine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. It is also used to treat hives, but not used for sore throat. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can you take cetirizine for prickly heat?

Cetirizine can be used for prickly heat to reduce the itching. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take cetirizine with high blood pressure?

Patients with high blood pressure can take cetirizine. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take cetirizine with loratadine/ diphenhydramine/ brompheniramine/ fexofenadine?

No. Patient should not take cetirizine with these drugs as they are from same category of antihistamines. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does cetirizine make you sleepy or cause drowsiness?

Patient may feel sleepy after taking cetirizine. Always consult your doctor

Q. Does cetirizine make you gain weight?

It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines, might cause weight gain.

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References
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