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Rodera 5 MG Tablet

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
Description

Rodera 5 MG Tablet is a very effective and potent medication to treat allergic symptoms associated with rhinitis and urticaria. These symptoms include a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, hives, etc. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rodera 5 MG Tablet

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Painful menstruation
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Nausea or vomiting

Uses of Rodera 5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Utricaria
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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?
    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.
  • 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 if you have a known allergy to desloratadine 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

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Drowsiness

This medicine does not cause drowsiness upon consumption. However, this can happen in some rare cases especially if the medicine taking an overdose or taking with alcohol may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and dry mouth.

Liver diseases

This medicine should be used with 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 diseases

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.

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

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

Erythromycin

Ketoconazole

Disease interactions

Impaired kidney function

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 of the patient.

Impaired liver function

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 of the patient.

Asthma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with asthma, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the patient condition and appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Mumps skin test

This medicine is likely to interfere with the lab test for mumps. Report the use of this medicine to the doctor in advance. It is advisable to stop the use of this medicine at least 2-4 days before the lab test.

Skin allergy test

This medicine is likely to interfere with the skin allergy test. Report the use of this medicine to the doctor. It is advisable to stop the use of this medicine 2-4 days before taking the lab test.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger 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 works by reducing a chemical substance called histamine from the body.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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