Mebryl Tablet

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ContainsEmbramine
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Description

Mebryl Tablet is an antihistamine that is used to relieve symptoms caused by severe allergic reactions; these symptoms may include an irritating skin sensation; red, itchy skin rash; hives; sneezing; a runny nose; itching eyes, etc.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Mebryl Tablet

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mebryl Tablet

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Increased sweating
  • Weight gain
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Mebryl Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage 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 advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to embramine or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Patients with intestinal and urinary obstruction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with intestinal and/or urinary obstruction since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely 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 advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Anticholinergic effects

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with conditions such as glaucoma, urinary retention, or urinary obstruction since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Use in geriatrics

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly patients due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Driving and operating machines

This medicine may cause drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience drowsiness during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

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

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 side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Aminoglycoside antibiotics

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
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 blocks the action of histamine, a natural substance responsible for allergic reactions.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Anticholinergics

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://www.ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=1975;volume=41;issue=1;spage=26;epage=27;aulast=Satyanarayana;type=0

Embramine [Internet]. [cited 17 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.pediatriconcall.com/drugs/embramine/1139

Embramine [Internet]. [cited 17 April 2018]. Available from:

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

[Internet]. Europepmc.org. 2018 [cited 24 April 2018]. Available from:

https://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=PMC1878069&blobtype=pdf
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