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Longimax 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Longimax Tablet

Longimax 25 mg Tablet is used in allergic conditions and motion sickness. It relieves allergic symptoms of nose, eyes and skin.

Longimax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Longimax 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. Longimax 25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Longimax Tablet works

Longimax 25 mg Tablet is an antihistamine. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine). This helps treat various allergic conditions such as conjunctivitis and urticaria. This also stops the vomiting centre in the brain from receiving nerve messages that would otherwise cause motion sickness (nausea & light-headedness).

Longimax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Longimax 25 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
No information is available on the use of Longimax 25 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Longimax 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Longimax 25 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Longimax 25 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Longimax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Longimax 25 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Longimax 25 mg Tablet relieves symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and urticaria.
  • It may also be used for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Longimax 25 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Longimax 25 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Questions Related to Longimax

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I am a diabetic patient suffering from motion sickness while traveling in car.I am taking Avomine 25mg to control it but I am having severe dizziness nausea after half an hour of taking it.how can I control this dizziness.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Please consult a neurologist.
I am a diabetic patient suffering from motion sickness while traveling in car.I am taking Avomine 25mg to control it but I am having severe dizziness nausea after half an hour of taking it.how can I control this dizziness.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Get an x-ray done of cervical spine plz
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FAQs

Q. Can Longimax be used as an appetite stimulant?

No, the Indian government has banned the use of Longimax as an appetite stimulant [Gazette notification S.O. 6161(E)]. There are no studies available to show its rational use for increasing hunger. Longimax is used for relieving various symptoms of allergy and motion sickness.

Q. Can I feel sleepy after using Longimax?

Yes, Longimax can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

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