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Snizid 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byProfic Organic Ltd.
ContainsLoratadine
Description

Snizid 10 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 2 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Snizid 10 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Impaired liver function
  • Influenza

Uses of Snizid 10 MG Tablet

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 1 to 3 hours of the administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine last 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 loratadine 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

Phenylketonuria

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from Phenylketonuria especially when Phenylalanine is present along with the active component which is Loratadine.

Sedation

This medicine generally doesn't cause sedation. However, caution should be exercised and activity requiring a high level of mental alertness should be avoided after taking this medicine. The likelihood of sedation is high if it is consumed along with alcohol or other medications that are known to cause sedation.

Bruised hives

This medicine should not be used for hives that are bruised or blistered.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Use in elderly

This medicine should be administered with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

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

Clarithromycin

Ketoconazole

Oxcarbazepine

Erythromycin

Rifapentine

Disease interactions

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 of the patient.

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 of the patient.
Food interactions
Do not consume large quantities of juices of fruits like grapefruit, orange, and apple while taking this medicine. These food items should be avoided while taking this medicine.
Lab interactions

Skin allergy test

Report the use of this medicine before taking a skin allergy test. This medicine can interfere with the results of the test. Hence, the medicine should be discontinued at least 2-4 days prior to taking this 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. This helps to decrease allergy symptoms.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00455

Loratadine Tablet 10 mg [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 13 March 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=679164cc-7505-7ed4-13fe-87f06cb777d8&type=display

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