Desq 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Desq Tablet

Desq 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Desq Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

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

How Desq Tablet works

Desq 5 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.

Desq Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Desq 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Desq 5 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Desq 5 mg 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 Desq 5 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Desq 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Desq 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Desq 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Desq 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desq 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Desq Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Desq 5 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Desq 5 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.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Desq 5 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Desq with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Desq

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I had faced cough & fever in every 1/2 month from last 14 years.Recently,my blood test shows eosinophilia 14%
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Eosinophil count is raised in allergic conditions and those allergic conditions can be cause of recurring cough n symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Consult your physician He might want to prescribe you meds to reduce this count and suppress allergy
Dear Dr. One of my friend son 6 years old boy is using Montair LC for allergy. Is theier any problems by using this tablet. Medical Shoppers told that usually using this tablets elders only.
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
For kids, Montair LC is available as Montair LC KID tablet and Montair LC KID syrup. It contains Montelukast (4mg) and Levocetrizine (2.5mg). Montelukast is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal and year round allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma. Levocetirizine is used to treat symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic fever (hay fever), year-round allergies like dust or pet allergies and chronic nettle rash. It is best to take the drug at bedtime as it can make you drowsy.
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FAQs

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
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Sep 2018.
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