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Stemiz 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Stemiz Tablet

Stemiz Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Stemiz 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. Stemiz 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Stemiz Tablet works

Stemiz 10 mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Stemiz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stemiz 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Stemiz 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Stemiz 10 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Stemiz 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Stemiz 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Stemiz 10 mg 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 Stemiz 10 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Stemiz 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Salzor, Aziom, Ribonyl
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stemiz

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
I had an angioplasty done 5months back and doctor has prescribed me to take ecosprin 10mg twice daily after the intial check up after 3 months. But since I had allergic reaction after a month, he has changed it to novostat cv 10mg twice daily. And after a week taking this medicine I am again getting this blood clot like patches in my skin and also has itching sensation. Sometimes I feel dizziness too. Is this normal or do I need to change medications again??Hi its been two days any update??
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get your platelet count checked
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FAQs

Q. What is Stemiz used for?

Stemiz is used for the treatment allergic conditions causing runny nose, redness and watering of eyes, skin rashes, and allergic reactions to drugs and food.

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References
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  2. Drugs.com. Astemizole. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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