Desent 5mg Tablet

Indoco Remedies Ltd

Composition for Desent 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Allergic skin conditions, Nasal allergy symptoms
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Desent Tablet


Uses of Desent Tablet

Desent 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic skin conditions and nasal allergy symptoms.

How to use Desent 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. Desent 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Desent Tablet works

Desent 5mg 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.

In Depth Information on Desent Tablet

Expert advice for Desent 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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Desent Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Desent Tablet
Desent 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Desent 5mg 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.
Desent 5mg 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 Desent 5mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Desent 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Desent 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Desent 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Desent 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desent 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet

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 about Desent Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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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