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Nasorest Capsule

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsAcrivastine
Description

Nasorest Capsule is an effective anti-allergic medicine used to relieve the symptoms caused by allergic reactions such as hay fever or urticaria (hives). The symptoms may include sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, skin rashes, redness of the eyes, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Nasorest Capsule

  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Rash
  • Stomach upset

Uses of Nasorest Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Urticaria
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 8 to 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • 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. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

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

Severe renal impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment due to the risk of severe adverse effects.
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. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

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

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with mild to moderate kidney impairment due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Such patients should consult a doctor before taking this medicine. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment

Driving or operating machinery

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

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause undesired side effects. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next 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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Meropenem

Tramadol

Losartan

Gabapentin

Pantoprazole

Ketoconazole

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/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 inhibits the actions of certain chemical substances which are responsible for causing allergic symptoms.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 14 December 2018]. Available from:

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

[Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 14 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09488

[Internet]. nhs.uk. 2018 [cited 14 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/acrivastine/
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Information on this page was last updated on 11 Feb 2019

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