Q. Can Patadin be used in sneezing and running nose?
Patadin can be used in a condition called as allergic rhinitis which causes allergic inflammation of nose. The medicine helps in controlling the symptoms like sneezing and running nose. It can also be given in condition associated with skin disorders like hives and itch.
Q. How do we take Patadin?
Take this medicine only when it is prescribed by your doctor and follow the instructions as directed. Usually, one tablet is prescribed to be taken twice daily in the morning and after dinner. The exact dosage and duration of the medicine is decided by the doctor.
Q. Can Patadin be taken for a long-term itching condition?
Yes, Patadin can be taken in long-term itching condition. Such type of condition is termed as chronic urticaria. Before starting this medication you should get your itchy condition diagnosed. The doctor will then suggest the appropriate dose and duration of the medication.
Q. Can Patadin be taken in hay fever?
Yes, Patadin can be used in the condition like hay fever caused by pollen grains also called pollinosis. However, if you have hay fever contact your doctor before starting this medication. Usually, in case of pollinosis, the medication should be taken for full season of pollen to prevent recurrence of the condition.
Q. Is Patadin a steroid?
No, Patadin is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Patadin is an anti-allergy medicine which helps to reduce allergic symptoms.
Q. How does Patadin work?
Patadin belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines which is used to relieve allergic symptoms. It does so by reducing the production of a chemical called histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.
Q. Is Patadin over-the-counter?
Yes, Patadin may be available over-the-counter. However, it is advised to consult the doctor regarding its use.
Q. What are Patadin tablets used for?
Patadin is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives and itch associated with skin diseases.
Q. Is Patadin an antibiotic?
No, Patadin is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Patadin is an anti-allergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.