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PREGNITAB MCZ TABLET

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Composition for PREGNITAB MCZ

Meclizine(25mg),Caffeine(20mg)

food interaction for PREGNITAB MCZ

alcohol interaction for PREGNITAB MCZ

pregnancy interaction for PREGNITAB MCZ

lactation interaction for PREGNITAB MCZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnitab mcz tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
UNSAFE
Pregnitab mcz 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PREGNITAB MCZ

Meclizine(25mg)

Uses

Meclizine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and motion sickness.

How it works

Meclizine belongs to group of medicines called antihistaminic drugs. It works by acting against histamine and reduces the allergic effects of histamine.

Common side effects

Drowsiness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Fatigue
Caffeine(20mg)

Uses

Caffeine is used in the treatment of migraine.

How it works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Caffeine works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thus relieving the migraine headache.

Common side effects

Frequent urge to urinate, Abdominal pain, Anxiety, Excitement, Flushing, Altered heart rate, Insomnia, Restlessness, Tremor

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Expert advice for PREGNITAB MCZ

  • Do not take meclizine, if you are allergic to it or any of the other ingredients of this drug.
  • Do not start or continue the meclizine, if you have urinary tract blockage, asthma, increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems (glaucoma), or enlargement of the prostate gland.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with meclizine.
  • Avoid using meclizine, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding 

Frequently asked questions for PREGNITAB MCZ

Meclizine

Q.Is meclizine a narcotic, addictive, antibiotic, or anticholinergic drug?
Meclizine is not a narcotic, addictive, or antibiotic drug. It is an antihistaminic drug with less anticholinergic activity

Q.Is meclizine available over the counter (OTC)?
No, meclizine is not available without a prescription

Q.Can I take meclizine for nausea, hangover, anxiety, hives, vertigo; morning and motion sickness?
Meclizine cannot used to treat hangover, anxiety, hives or morning sickness. It is used to treat vertigo and motion sickness; symptoms include urge to vomit (nausea), vomiting, and dizziness. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug

Q.Can I take meclizine with Xanax (alprazolam), Zyrtec (cetirizine), Allegra (fexofenadine), Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone), or Zofran (ondansetron)?
Meclizine can be taken with Zofran. Its use should be avoided when you are already taking Allegra, Percocet, Xanax, or Zyrtec

Q.Can I take meclizine with amoxicillin, tramadol, lorazepam, phentermine, or ibuprofen?
Meclizine may show drug interaction with tramadol. It is not reported to interact with amoxicillin, lorazepam, phentermine, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

Q.Does meclizine cause sleepiness, constipation, weight gain, and raise blood sugar or blood pressure?
Meclizine may cause sleepiness and constipation, but it is not known to cause weight gain and raise blood sugar or blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Is meclizine safe?
Meclizine is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Caffeine

Q.What is caffeine?
Caffeine is a drug which belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It is also present in tea, coffee, some chocolates and soft drinks, in addition to some medicines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, too much caffeine is harmful

Q.Is caffeine alcohol?
No, caffeine is not alcohol; it belongs to a group of medicines called methylxanthines. It acts on the brain to increase alertness and energy levels. However, it must be remembered that too much caffeine is harmful

Q.Is caffeine good or bad?
Caffeine; if taken as medicine for recommended indications and in adequate dosage it provides beneficial effects. Too much caffeine is harmful. Always consult your doctor if you get any of the bad effects or side effects after use of caffeine

Q.Is caffeine good for hair?
There is no report available on the use of caffeine and hair growth. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is caffeine addictive?
No, caffeine is not in the list of addictive drugs. Addiction is said to occur when there is persistent, compulsive dependence on a behavior or substance; without treatment or engagement in recovery activities, addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. Caffeine does not meet this definition. However, people who have taken it for long may experience "caffeine withdrawal" symptoms like headache, anxiety, fatigue, drowsiness or depression, 12–24 hours after the last dose of caffeine but resolves within 24–48 hours

Q.Is caffeine good for heart?
Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant, and is used in combination with pain-relieving medication to ease headache, migraine pain, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat and period pains. Increased doses may have side effects like increased heart rate (tachycardia), abnormal heart beats (cardiac arrhythmias). Always consult your doctor for the recommended indications, doses and side effects, if any.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)