Prunil 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Prunil Tablet

Prunil 10 mg Tablet is used for treatment of anxiety and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal in adults. It is also used to relieve the itching caused by allergies and to control the nausea and vomiting caused by various conditions, including motion sickness in adults and children.
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Prunil Tablet side effects

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

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

How Prunil Tablet works

Prunil 10 mg 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.

Prunil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Prunil 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Prunil 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Prunil 10 mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Prunil 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Prunil 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prunil 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prunil 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prunil 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prunil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Prunil 10 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.

Alternate Brands

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

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

Interaction with Drugs

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

Q. Is Prunil hydrochloride a steroid/ narcotic/ benzo/ pain killer /addictive?
Prunil 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 Prunil a controlled substance/ over the counter (OTC)?
No, Prunil is not a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a doctor's prescription.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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