Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Encet D Tablet

Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.

Encet D Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Restlessness

How to use Encet D 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. Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Encet D Tablet works

Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Phenylephrine which relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Encet D Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Encet D 5 mg/10 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
Encet D 5 mg/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.
Driving
Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Encet D 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Encet D cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Encet D may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.
Q. Would a higher than the recommended dose of Encet D be more effective?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Encet D?
No, you should not breastfeed while using Encet D. This medicine can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding a baby if the doctor prescribes this medicine.
Q. Can I take Encet D with high blood pressure?
Encet D can raise blood pressure or stimulate fast heart rate. Anyone with heart conditions or high blood pressure, before taking this medicine, should consult their doctor to see if they can safely take such medicines.
Q. Can the use of Encet D cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Encet D can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Encet D?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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MRP
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