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Allenil 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsOlopatadine
Description
Allenil 5 mg Tablet is an effective anti-allergic medicine used to temporarily relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergies. It is used to treat allergic symptoms such as skin rashes, swelling, hives, severe itching, bumps, etc. associated with skin diseases.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Allenil 5 mg Tablet

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Bitter taste
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth

Uses of Allenil 5 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic symptoms
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. These adverse effects may include liver damage, drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to olopatadine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may rarely cause symptoms such as drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. These adverse effects may include liver damage, drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve or get worse after taking this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

Olopatadine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 18 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00768

Olopatadine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 18 May 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Olopatadine

[Internet]. Ohara-ch.co.jp. 2020 [cited 18 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.ohara-ch.co.jp/appendix/pdf/inc03/olopatadine5T-SIE.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Jun 2020

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