Rupameg 5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Rupameg 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It provides relief from allergic symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes.

Rupameg 5mg 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.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, dry mouth, fatigue, and weakness. Do not drive or do anything that needs attention until you know how this medicine affects you. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist 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 Rupameg Tablet

Benefits of Rupameg Tablet

In Allergic conditions

Rupameg 5mg 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, Rupameg 5mg 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 Rupameg 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 Rupameg

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness

How to use Rupameg 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. Rupameg 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rupameg Tablet works

Rupameg 5mg 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 Rupameg 5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rupameg 5mg 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rupameg 5mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Rupameg 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rupameg 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rupameg 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Rupameg Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Rupameg 5mg 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.

All substitutes

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

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rupameg 5mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • 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 Rupameg 5mg 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
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Rupameg 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.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
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FAQs

Q. Is Rupameg 5mg Tablet a steroid?

No, Rupameg 5mg Tablet is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rupameg 5mg Tablet is an anti allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.

Q. How does Rupameg 5mg Tablet work?

Rupameg 5mg 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 Rupameg 5mg Tablet over-the-counter?

Yes, Rupameg 5mg Tablet may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Rupameg 5mg Tablet an antibiotic?

No, Rupameg 5mg Tablet is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rupameg 5mg Tablet is an anti allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.

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Expires on or after: December, 2021

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