Histacid Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Histacid Tablet

Histacid Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Histacid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

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

How Histacid Tablet works

Histacid 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.

Histacid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Histacid Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Histacid Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Histacid 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 Histacid Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
SAFE
Histacid Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Histacid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Histacid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Histacid Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histacid Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Histacid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Histacid

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FAQs

Q. Can I take Histacid with Betahistine?
Histacid should not be taken with Betahistine as Histacid has antihistamine action and Betahistine has histamine-like action. Using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Is cetirizine safe?
Cetirizine is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is cetirizine good for cold/ used for sore throat/ allergic reaction/itching/hives?
Cetirizine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. It is also used to treat hives, but not used for sore throat. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can you take cetirizine for prickly heat?
Cetirizine can be used for prickly heat to reduce the itching. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take cetirizine with high blood pressure?
Patients with high blood pressure can take cetirizine. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take cetirizine with loratadine/ diphenhydramine/ brompheniramine/ fexofenadine?
No. Patient should not take cetirizine with these drugs as they are from same category of antihistamines. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Does cetirizine make you sleepy or cause drowsiness?
Patient may feel sleepy after taking cetirizine. Always consult your doctor
Q. Does cetirizine make you gain weight?
It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines, might cause weight gain.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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