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HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Histolate Drop

Histolate Drop side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

How to use Histolate Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How Histolate Drop works

HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Codeine, which relieves dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy. Codeine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Histolate Drop related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP 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
HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP 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 HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of HISTOLATE 4MG/10MG DROP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Histolate

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I am suffering from dry cough from last 1month. I fell some irritations of my throat & some pain in throat when cough.When I am talking this time cough more.Please help me.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Use BADAM ROGAN TAIL - 1-1 Drop in each nostril( Nose opening ) at night & Take chawanprash
My babys age is 5 month 15 days he is coughing a bit & I think it's a dry cough so please suggest a very good cough drop or syrup and antibiotic drop for the same Please give dose schedule also for medicine His weight is aproximately 6 kgPlz reply me fastPlease reply me fast
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Dr need a final diagnosis or provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. 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. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription/advise cannot be given without diagnosis.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Histolate cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Histolate may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Histolate?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Histolate?

Serious side effects with Histolate are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.

Q. Will Histolate be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Histolate?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Histolate. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby.

Q. Can the use of Histolate cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Histolate can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Talk to your doctor if constipation persists for a long time.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Histolate?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Histolate. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Histolate.

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References
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Ornate Labs Private Limited, Bela Industrial Estate, Muzaffarpur-842005, Bihar, India
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