Q. What is Satmine 20 Tablet and what it is used for?
Satmine 20 Tablet is an antihistamine that is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (sneezing, itchy nose, nasal secretion, nasal congestion, and red streaming eyes) and other forms of allergic conditions. It can also be used to treat itchy skin rashes (wheals or urticaria).
Q. How fast does Satmine 20 Tablet work?
The effects of this medicine may be noticed as early as one hour after taking and last approximately 24 hours.
Q. How much Satmine 20 Tablet can you take?
The recommended dose of this medication is 1 tablet (20 mg) taken by mouth, once a day. It should be taken with water on an empty stomach; one hour before eating or two hours after eating for the best effect. Do not self-medicate and always consult your doctor. He/she will decide the dose based on your condition.
Q. Can I take antacids while taking Satmine 20 Tablet?
It is advisable to avoid taking antacids 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medicine.
Q. I am experiencing a headache, is it because of Satmine 20 Tablet?
Yes, headache is a common side-effect of this medicine. Take rest, drink plenty of water and ask your doctor to recommend a suitable painkiller. If the headaches continue, let your doctor know.
Q. Does Satmine 20 Tablet make you drowsy?
Although Satmine 20 Tablet is a non-drowsy antihistamine; however, it can still cause drowsiness in a few people. Make sure your reactions are normal before you drive, or before using tools or machines.
Q. Should I avoid any foods, drinks while taking Satmine 20 Tablet?
Avoid drinking fruit juices along with Satmine 20 Tablet as this may affect the absorption of this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jul 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.