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Histapin 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Histapin 120 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Histapin 120 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Histapin Tablet

Uses of Histapin Tablet

Histapin 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It relieves the symptoms that occur due to long-term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling and rashes.

Histapin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Histapin are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

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

How Histapin Tablet works

Histapin 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.

In Depth Information on Histapin Tablet

Expert advice for Histapin Tablet

  • Histapin 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.
  • It works best when taken regularly, even before symptoms appear.
  • 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 don't 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.
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Histapin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Histapin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Histapin 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Histapin 120 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
SAFE
Histapin 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 Histapin 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Histapin 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Histapin 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Histapin 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Histapin 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histapin 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Histapin Tablet

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Q. Can I take Histapin for an allergic reaction?
Histapin is an antihistaminic drug. Histapin is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy and runny nose and red, itchy and watery eyes and Histapin 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Histapin for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Histapin a stimulant?
Histapin is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Histapin better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Histapin are antihistamines. Both medications work well for the treatment of seasonal hay fever and urticaria, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Cetirizine has shown to produce greater relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms than Histapin at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Histapin for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Histapin 180mg is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Talk to your doctor for the treatment of hives.
Q. Can I take Histapin for itchy skin?
Histapin is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can I take Histapin for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Histapin for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Histapin for a rash?
Histapin is used to relieve itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can I take Histapin for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Histapin for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Histapin for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Histapin for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Histapin for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Histapin for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Histapin keep you awake?
Histapin can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Histapin can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Histapin on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Histapin cause weight gain?
Histapin is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Histapin.
Q. Does Histapin stop itching?
Histapin can help to stop itching associated with hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for itching as it may require a proper diagnosis of the underlying disease and treatment.
Q. Does Histapin expire?
Yes, Histapin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does Histapin cause dementia?
Histapin is not known to cause dementia. Please consult your doctor if you have any signs and symptoms of dementia as it would require proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Histapin raise blood sugar?
Histapin is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Histapin.
Q. Does Histapin effect blood pressure?
Histapin is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Histapin.
Q. Does Histapin cause insomnia?
Histapin can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Histapin can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Histapin on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Histapin.
Q. Does Histapin contain codeine?
Histapin does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Histapin effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Histapin hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Histapin if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Histapin a steroid?
Histapin is not a steroid. Histapin belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Histapin better than cetirizine?
Histapin and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Histapin is non-sedative while cetirizine does cause some sedation. Also, their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is Histapin safe?
Histapin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Histapin make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Histapin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Histapin.
Q. Is Histapin over the counter?
Histapin is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Histapin a decongestant?
Histapin is not a decongestant. Histapin belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Decongestants are medicines that relieve congestion by reducing swelling, inflammation and mucus formation in the nose making it easier for a person to breathe. Their main action is activation of alpha-adrenergic receptors which vasoconstricts (narrows) blood vessels. Examples of decongestants are pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine.
Q. Is Histapin anticholinergic?
Histapin is not an anticholinergic. Histapin belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Histapin a stimulant?
Histapin is not a stimulant. Histapin belongs to a group of medcines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Q. Can I take Histapin with cetirizine?
Histapin and cetirizine both belong to the same group of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. Although there are no reported drug interactions, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Histapin by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with omeprazole?
Histapin can be taken with omeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with citalopram?
Histapin can be taken with citalopram. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with prednisone?
Histapin can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with amoxicillin?
Histapin can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin while having high blood pressure?
Histapin does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Histapin with paracetamol?
Histapin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Histapin with ibuprofen?
Histapin can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Taking Histapin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Histapin with Clonazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Histapin with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam
Histapin with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam
Histapin with Erythromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox
Histapin with Alprazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam
Histapin with Roxithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox
Histapin with Clobazam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Histapin with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit
Histapin with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Histapin with Betahistine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betahistine: Histiwel
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