Information about Rupatadine

    Rupatadine uses

    Rupatadine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

    How rupatadine works

    Rupatadine is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

    Common side effects of rupatadine


    Available Medicine for Rupatadine

    • ₹105
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹78
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹115
      Wockhardt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹89
      Leeford Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹49
      Wens Drugs India Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹73
      La Med India
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹55
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹52 to ₹133
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹95
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹60
      Invision Medi Sciences Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Rupatadine

    • Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, having porphyria (this is a rare inherited blood disorder), ever had an allergic reaction to another antihistamine, or to any other medicine, in elderly, and in children less than 12 years.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as rupatadine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. 
    • Do not drink alcohol while taking rupatadine, as it may worsen the side effects.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.

    Frequently asked questions for Rupatadine


    Q. How does Rupatadine work?
    Rupatadine blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

    Content on this page was last updated on 14 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)