Information about Rupatadine

Rupatadine Uses

Rupatadine is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

How Rupatadine works

Rupatadine 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.

Common side effects of Rupatadine

Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth
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Expert advice for Rupatadine

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

Frequently asked questions for Rupatadine

Rupatadine

Q. Is Rupatadine a steroid?

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

Q. How does Rupatadine work?

Rupatadine 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 Rupatadine over-the-counter?

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

Q. What are Rupatadine tablets used for?

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

Q. Is Rupatadine an antibiotic?

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

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