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Rupacet Tablet

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

Introduction

Rupacet Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling and rashes.

Rupacet Tablet should be taken with or without food. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back. This medicine is generally very safe.

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. Consult your doctor if it persists or worry you. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.

Uses of Rupacet Tablet

Benefits of Rupacet Tablet

In Allergic conditions

Rupacet Tablet provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. Moreover, Rupacet Tablet may make you feel less sleepy as compared to other antihistamine medicines. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Rupacet Tablet

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 Rupacet

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness

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

How Rupacet Tablet works

Rupacet Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rupacet Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rupacet Tablet 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rupacet Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Rupacet Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rupacet Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Because of the limited information, use of Rupacet Tablet is not recommended in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rupacet Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Because of the limited information, use of Rupacet Tablet is not recommended in patients with liver disease.

What if you forget to take Rupacet Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rupacet 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.
Rupacet Tablet
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Rupanex Tablet
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Smarti Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rupacet Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Rupacet Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzocycloheptapyridine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rupacet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Having tinea curis extreme conditions
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Case has to be seen in person before starting the treatment You can start with Aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice Gandhak rasayan 1 tablet twice with water
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FAQs

Q. Is Rupacet Tablet a steroid?

No, Rupacet Tablet is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rupacet Tablet is an anti allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.

Q. How does Rupacet Tablet work?

Rupacet Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is an anti allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.

Q. Is Rupacet Tablet over-the-counter?

Yes, Rupacet Tablet may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. What are Rupacet Tablet tablets used for?

Rupacet Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases.

Q. Is Rupacet Tablet an antibiotic?

No, Rupacet Tablet is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rupacet Tablet is an anti allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.

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