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Pru 6mg Drop


Overview

Introduction

Pru 6mg Drop is used to treat symptoms of allergy like runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes. It is also used to treat anxiety and helps to get relaxed before or after surgery.



It may be taken with or without food and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Side effects of Pru Drop

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

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

How Pru Drop works

Pru 6mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Pru 6mg Drop may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Pru 6mg Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pru 6mg Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Pru 6mg Drop may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Pru 6mg Drop may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pru 6mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pru 6mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pru 6mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pru 6mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Pru Drop?

If you miss a dose of Pru 6mg 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pru with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil, Behop
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from day dreaming I dream a lot but in actual conditions i am unable to deliver and speakup. I am unable to concentrate on a single work. What should i do and what is this disease. Pls guide
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
We all indulge in fantasy thinking as a means of fulfilling unfulfilled dreams. It's also a means for goal setting. But excessive day dreaming often happens in case one is anxious in real life situations or is unable to attain what one wants in reality. In anxious people, fantasy is safer than reality. You need to be evaluated for anxiety symptoms and treated accordingly. You can see me in my OPD so that further management can be planned.
She is very aggressive and always doubt on me
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Aggression and suspiciousness can result from paranoia and anxiety which can occur in several psychiatric conditions. Please get a psychiatric evaluation done for your patient.
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FAQs

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

Pru 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 Pru a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?

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

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