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Histakind 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Histakind Tablet

Histakind Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

How to use Histakind 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. Histakind 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Histakind Tablet works

Histakind 120 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.

Histakind Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Histakind 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Histakind 120 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Histakind 120 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 low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Histakind 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Histakind 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Histakind 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Histakind 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Histakind 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histakind 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Histakind 120 mg Tablet helps with the symptoms of allergies such as itching, redness, and rashes.
  • It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other similar medicines.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals, and do not eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Histakind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
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MODERATE
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Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Histakind

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Previously i suffer Pleural Effusion & completed DOT treatment. After that my lungs wall are thick and some portion are collapse. My local doctor suggest some blood test (attachment) & USG of Thorax report are awaiting. Doctor prescribe two medicine Histakind M & Multi Vitamins also suggest intensive spirometry exercise. After checking this blood report kindly provide your suggestion.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Cancer Specialist
I'm giving cancer opinion only
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Histakind cause sleepiness?

Yes, Histakind can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What should be avoided while taking Histakind?

Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Histakind. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Histakind.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 543-44.
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