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Hicope 25 Tablet

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Overview

Hicope Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sedation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Hicope 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. Hicope 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hicope Tablet works

Hicope 25 Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. In allergy, it works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes. In short-term anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in brain, thereby helping you feel relaxed/sleepy.

Hicope Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Hicope 25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Hicope 25 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Hicope 25 Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Hicope 25 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hicope 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hicope 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hicope 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hicope 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hicope Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Hicope 25 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

  • You have been prescribed Hicope 25 Tablet to treat allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes or relieve/treat mild anxiety.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a heart disease as Hicope 25 Tablet may increase the risk of heart problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • May decrease your alertness. Avoid driving or using machinery if this happens to you.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol when taking the Hicope 25 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Hicope with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
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Brand(s): Arthrox
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Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
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Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
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Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
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Brand(s): Konit
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Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hicope

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My boy age is three month can I give him hicope drop for sneezing
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment
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Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
I hope i already answered your query in last post.
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FAQs

Q. Is Hicope hydrochloride a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer /addictive?

Hicope is an antihistaminic drug and not a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer/ addictive. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Hicope a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?

No, Hicope is not a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a doctor's prescription.

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References
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