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Pru 25 MG Tablet

Manufactured byYash Pharma Laboratories
ContainsHydroxyzine
Description

Pru 25 MG Tablet is used to reduce the inflammation in allergic conditions and used to reduce the anxiety by inducing sleep. This medicine may also be used to induce sedation in preoperative patients. Regular monitoring of liver and kidney function is necessary while taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pru 25 MG Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Chest discomfort
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Shaking of the hands or feet

Uses of Pru 25 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Anxiety
  • Sedation
  • Allergic skin conditions
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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 1 hour 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 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
  • 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 pregnant women.
  • 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. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

Allergy

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

Prolong QT interval

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with the history of QT interval prolongation and with any heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

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. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.
General warnings

Effect on heart

This medicine may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with a history of heart disease. It also lowers the blood pressure when used in combination with antihypertensives. Any signs of change in the blood pressure and symptoms of heart palpitations should be reported to the doctor.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

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.

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Treatment with this medicine should be started at lower doses to check for tolerance. Close monitoring of renal and liver function may be necessary for such patients based on the clinical condition.

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 one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of 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 during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
Interaction with Medicine

Clozapine

Ketoconazole

Antihypertensives

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

This medicine is not recommended in patients with a history of QT prolongation with existing heart disease. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of glaucoma or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Depression

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of depression or any other psychiatric disorders since It may cause abnormal thinking and behavior changes, decreased inhibition, aggressiveness, agitation, and hallucinations, etc. Close monitoring of patient mood and behavior, while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases 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 consume this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. You are likely to experience some side effects whenever there is a change in dose quantity or timings. The usage should be stopped gradually over time as instructed.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking the action of histamine a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms. It also decreases brain activity.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 26 May 2020

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