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DESENT 5MG TABLET

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Composition for DESENT

Desloratadine(5 mg)

food interaction for DESENT

alcohol interaction for DESENT

pregnancy interaction for DESENT

lactation interaction for DESENT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Desent 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Desent 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DESENT

Desloratadine(5 mg)

Uses

Desent 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Desent 5mg tablet belongs to the class of medicines called antihistamines. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a chemical substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Pain during periods, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Muscle pain, Sore throat, Stomach upset

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Expert advice for DESENT

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for DESENT

Desloratadine

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 a steroid/ decongestant/ an antihistamine?
Desloratadine belongs to class of drugs called antihistamines. It is not a decongestant or a steroid

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

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)