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Prugo 10 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Prugo Tablet

Prugo 10 Tablet 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.

Prugo Tablet side effects

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

How to use Prugo 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. Prugo 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prugo Tablet works

Prugo 10 Tablet 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.

Prugo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Prugo 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Prugo 10 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prugo 10 Tablet 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 Prugo 10 Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Prugo 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Prugo 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prugo 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prugo 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prugo 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prugo Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Prugo 10 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Prugo 10 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Prugo 10 Tablet 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 Prugo 10 Tablet 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 Prugo 10 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prugo

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Itching all over the body, serrum ige level is increased to 457. Feel better if prugo 10 tablet taken for two to three days, but it is temporary.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 2 tablet twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice
i am suffering from child hood eczema since 21 years, its cured fully at years back. again its come back , now am using prugo tablet and topinate oinment Am uploading my old prescription too. pls help me
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Plz share pic of lesions
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FAQs

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

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

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

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