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Valicet 10mg Tablet

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Valicet 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, some skin reactions such as eczema, hives, and reactions to bites and stings. It also relieves watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching.

Valicet 10mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose required by you may vary depending on what you are taking it for. This medicine is usually taken in the evening, but follow the advice of your doctor on how to take it. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent the symptoms then you should take it regularly. If you miss doses or stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.

This medicine is generally very safe. The most common side effects include feeling sleepy or dizzy, dry mouth, fatigue, and headache. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts to it. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney problems or epilepsy (seizures). Your dose may need to be modified or this medicine may not suit you. Some other medicines can interact with this medicine so let your healthcare team know what else you are taking. You should also talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, although it is not thought to be harmful.

Uses of Valicet 10mg Tablet in children

Benefits of Valicet 10mg Tablet for your child

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Valicet 10mg 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, Valicet 10mg 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 Valicet 10mg Tablet in children

Valicet 10mg Tablet does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Valicet

  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How can I give Valicet 10mg Tablet to my child?

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

How Valicet Tablet works

Valicet 10mg 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

Kidney
CAUTION
Valicet 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valicet 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valicet 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Valicet 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Valicet 10mg Tablet is recommended.

What if I forget to give Valicet 10mg Tablet to my child?

If you miss a dose of Valicet 10mg 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.

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Quick tips

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Piperazine Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Valicet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fosapine, Aprepit, Aprepep
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Emetant
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 Valicet 10mg Tablet a steroid? What is it used for?

No, Valicet 10mg Tablet is not a steroid. It is an anti-allergic medication which is used to relieve the symptoms of allergy. It relieves runny nose, sneezing and redness, itching and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances, such as dust mites, animal dander and mold. Additionally, it is helpful in treating symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.

Q. Does Valicet 10mg Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

Yes, Valicet 10mg Tablet can make you feel tired, sleepy and weak. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Consult your doctor if not sure.

Q. How long does it take for Valicet 10mg Tablet to work?

Valicet 10mg Tablet starts working and showing improvement within an hour of taking it. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.

Q. Can I take Valicet 10mg Tablet and Fexofenadine together?

Sometimes the doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Valicet 10mg Tablet during the daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine for the night which causes sleepiness, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep.

Q. Is it safe to take Valicet 10mg Tablet for a long time?

Valicet 10mg Tablet is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Valicet 10mg Tablet for only as long as you need it.

Q. For how long should I continue Valicet 10mg Tablet?

The duration for which the medicine needs to be taken depends on the problem being treated. For instance, if you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. While, if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of nose) or chronic urticaria, you may need to take Valicet 10mg Tablet for a longer time. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Valicet 10mg Tablet

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