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Privent 1mg Tablet DT

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Privent 1mg Tablet DT is the prescription medicine used to prevent the symptoms of asthma. It helps to reduce number and severity of the asthma attacks by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the lungs.

Privent 1mg Tablet DT can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Do not miss even a single dose, if in any case you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember or better to skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hyperactivity, irritability and sleep disturbance. Let your doctor know if you experience these symptoms but they are usually temporary. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that attention as medicine may cause dizziness. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if the side effects bother you.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, or you have diabetes. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. This medicine is usually not safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding, ask from the doctor if required. 

Uses of Privent Tablet DT

Benefits of Privent Tablet DT

In Asthma

Privent 1mg Tablet DT can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Privent Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Privent

  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritation
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Privent Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Privent 1mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Privent Tablet DT works

The Privent 1mg Tablet DT works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Privent 1mg Tablet DT may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Privent 1mg Tablet DT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Privent 1mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Privent 1mg Tablet DT alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Privent 1mg Tablet DT in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Privent 1mg Tablet DT in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cycloheptathiophene Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Privent with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
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FAQs

Q. Is Privent 1mg Tablet DT available over the counter?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT eye drops are available over the counter. Privent 1mg Tablet DT tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription

Q. Is Privent 1mg Tablet DT legal?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is Privent 1mg Tablet DT a steroid?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?

It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is Privent 1mg Tablet DT addictive?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT is not addictive

Q. Is Privent 1mg Tablet DT safe?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does Privent 1mg Tablet DT cause weight gain, make you sleepy, or drowsy?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy

Q. How long does Privent 1mg Tablet DT take to work?

Privent 1mg Tablet DT oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours

Q. How long does Privent 1mg Tablet DT last?

Generally Privent 1mg Tablet DT eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.

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