Des OD 10mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Des OD 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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₹5.41/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Des OD Tablet

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Uses of Des OD Tablet

Des OD 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Des OD Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Des OD 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Des OD 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Des OD Tablet works

Des od 10mg tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Des OD Tablet

Expert advice for Des OD Tablet

  • Desloratadine may be taken with or without food
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery during desloratadine therapy as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do not give to patients allergic to desloratadine, loratadine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to Children less than 2 years.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Des OD 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Des OD 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Des OD 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Des OD 10mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Because of its low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Des OD 10mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Des OD 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Des OD 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Des OD 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Des OD 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Des OD 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Desloratadine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Des OD 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Desloratadine

Q. Is desloratadine a steroid/ decongestant/ an antihistamine?
Desloratadine belongs to class of drugs called antihistamines. It is not a decongestant or a steroid
Q. Does desloratadine cause drowsiness/ weight gain/ high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure?
Desloratadine is not known to cause drowsiness/ weight gain/ high blood pressure/ raise blood pressure. However, consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Q. Is desloratadine the same as loratadine/ Is desloratadine better than loratadine?
Desloratadine is the major metabolite of loratadine and the two drugs are similar in safety and effectiveness
Q. Is desloratadine over the counter?
Desloratadine is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner
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