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Hydrox 6 mg Drop


Overview

Hydrox Drop side effects

Common
  • Sedation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Hydrox 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. Hydrox 6 mg Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hydrox Drop works

Hydrox 6 mg Drop is an antihistaminic medication. In allergy, it works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This relieves allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes. In short-term anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in brain, thereby helping you feel relaxed/sleepy.

Hydrox Drop related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Hydrox 6 mg Drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Hydrox 6 mg 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 Hydrox 6 mg Drop may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Hydrox 6 mg Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hydrox 6 mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hydrox 6 mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hydrox 6 mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hydrox 6 mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hydrox Drop?

If you miss a dose of Hydrox 6 mg Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Hydrox 6 mg Drop to treat allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes or relieve/treat mild anxiety.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a heart disease as Hydrox 6 mg Drop may increase the risk of heart problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • May decrease your alertness. Avoid driving or using machinery if this happens to you.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol when taking the Hydrox 6 mg Drop, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Hydrox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Konit
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hydrox

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Muscle cramps & weight gain, Fbs 125 & ppbs 138Glimiprde 6mg + vildagliptin + metformin 500 / day. Sugar levels normal. Excessive night cramps.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Try to keep sugar level in normal limits.Take some vit- E supplement and weight should be control according to your height
My father last week suffered from facial palsy. One side of his face is twisted. What to do
Dr. Ravindra Srivastava
Neurologist
USUALLY IT IS DUE TO VIRAL INFECTION. PHYSIOTHERAPY OF FACIAL MUSCLES. GET MRI BRAIN TO RULE OUT INTRACRANIAL SOL. TAB.MEDROL 6MG TDS AND TAB,RAZO 20MG BD.
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FAQs

Q. Is Hydrox hydrochloride a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer /addictive?

Hydrox is an antihistaminic drug and not a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer/ addictive. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Hydrox a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?

No, Hydrox is not a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a doctor's prescription.

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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. 675-77.
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