Hisnofil 10mg Tablet

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Introduction

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis and some skin reactions, and reactions to bites and stings. It relieves watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching.

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose required for you may vary depending on what you are taking it for. This medicine is usually taken in the evening but follow the advice of your doctor on how to take it. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent symptoms you should take it regularly. If you miss doses or stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.

This medicine is generally very safe. The most common side effects include feeling sleepy or dizzy. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you. You should avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney problems or epilepsy. Your dose may need to be modified or this medicine may not be suitable. Some other medicines can interact with this medicine so let your healthcare team know what else you are taking. You should also talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, although it is not thought to be harmful.

Uses of Hisnofil Tablet

Benefits of Hisnofil Tablet

In Allergic conditions

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Hisnofil Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Hisnofil

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness

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

How Hisnofil Tablet works

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Hisnofil 10mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hisnofil 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, it is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. It may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hisnofil 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Hisnofil 10mg 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.
  • It is okay to take Hisnofil 10mg Tablet with most other medications as it has few drug interactions.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Hisnofil 10mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Hisnofil 10mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Hisnofil 10mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmethyl Piperazinyl Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Hisnofil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
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FAQs

Q. Does Hisnofil 10mg Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

Yes, Hisnofil 10mg Tablet can make you feel tired, sleepy, and weak. If you have these symptoms, you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. Is Hisnofil 10mg Tablet a steroid? What is it used for?

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is an anti-allergic medication, not a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergy. It is used to relieve runny nose, sneezing and redness, itching, and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances, such as dust mites, animal dander, and mold. It is also used to treat symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.

Q. How long does it take for Hisnofil 10mg Tablet to work?

You will notice an improvement within an hour of taking Hisnofil 10mg Tablet. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.

Q. Can I take Hisnofil 10mg Tablet and Fexofenadine together?

Sometimes the doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Hisnofil 10mg Tablet during the daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine for the night which causes sleepiness, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep. Do not take two antihistamines together unless recommended by your doctor.

Q. For how long should I continue Hisnofil 10mg Tablet?

The duration for which the medicine needs to be taken depends on the problem being treated. If you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. Similarly, if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the nose) or chronic urticaria, you may need to take Hisnofil 10mg Tablet for a longer time. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Hisnofil 10mg Tablet.

Q. Is it safe to take Hisnofil 10mg Tablet daily for a long time?

Hisnofil 10mg Tablet is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Hisnofil 10mg Tablet for only as long as you need it.

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Country of origin: India

MRP
36.92
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