Des-OD 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment of allergic conditions causing runny nose, redness and watering of eyes, sneezing and allergic reactions to medicines and food.
Q. What should I know before using Des-OD 10mg Tablet?
Before using Des-OD 10mg Tablet, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Des-OD 10mg Tablet or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have, or have had any problems with your eyes. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby.
Q. Is Des-OD 10mg Tablet safe?
Des-OD 10mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. How does Des-OD 10mg Tablet work?
Des-OD 10mg Tablet works by blocking the release of a naturally occurring substance in our body known as histamine, that is responsible for producing symptoms of allergies such as runny nose, sneezing and red or watery eyes.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Des-OD 10mg Tablet?
If you have missed a dose of Des-OD 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Is Des-OD 10mg Tablet effective?
Des-OD 10mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Des-OD 10mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.