Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

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Contains :Desloratadine 5 mg
Company:Hilton Pharma
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Description
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is prescribed to treat allergic symptoms such as runny nose,watery eyes and itchiness
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S contains Desloratadine (an antihistamine)
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be taken orally (via mouth)
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is prescribed to children and adults alike
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be used under doctor’s advisement
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be used only when necessary

 

About

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S was created to bring relief to patients suffering from allergies and allergic reactions by working blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.A tablets per day is commonly prescribed to patients to be ingested either with or without food.The dosage of Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is dependent upon the patient’s age,medical condition,patient’s response to the drug,any medications patient might be having along with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S and any adverse effects felt by the patient.It is recommended that patients ingest Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S at the same time each day and put an alarm as a reminder if need be.

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 6 months and is considered safe to be recommended to expecting and lactating women.The intake of alcohol is prohibited while undergoing treatment with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S as it may cause extreme drowsiness.If the patient is having other prescription drugs along with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S it is imperative that they inform their doctor before taking Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S as drugs such as erythromycin,HIV drugs,antifungals and certain heart medications are said to interact with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S negatively.

Adverse effects of Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S are rarely felt and effects such as dry mouth,fatigue and drowsiness tend to resolve on their own in a few hours to days time.If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Indications

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Runny nose
  • Allergies
  • Watery eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Hay fever
  • Eczema
  • Insect bites/stings

How Does Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S Work

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as antihistamines that work by blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders but in reactions with pollen,insect bites and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S can successfully prevent.

How To Use Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S 

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) either with or without food with plenty of water to help the easy flow of the tablet into the throat.Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is not to be chewed or crushed but rather to be ingested whole.Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested on the advice of a physician and only for the period of time prescribed,not more.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablet is prescribed most commonly per day.

Child Dosage

A tablet per day is prescribed for patients under 18 years of age;though for patients aged 5-11,the dosage may be halved depending upon the patient’s weight,symptoms and their response to the drug.Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is not safe to be prescribed to children under 6 months of age.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

It is considered safe to prescribe Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S to pregnant and lactating mothers even though trace amounts of Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S are found in breast milk,and may result in mild side effects in the baby.Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested under the advice and care of a doctor and for the time period specified only.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S or any other medicine or food substance
  • Severe liver impairment
  • Severe kidney impairment
  • Grapefruit/Grapefruit juice

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S:

  • Old age
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Diabetes
  • Other medicines that may cause drowsiness

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

  • Ketoconazole (antifungal)
  • Erythromycin  (antibiotic)
  • Atorvastatin (cholesterol controlling drug)
  • HIV treatment drugs (ritonavir,saquinavir)
  • Hepatitis C treatment drugs (ledipasvir,ombitasvir)
  • Dronedarone (heart medication)
  • Cancer drugs (such as,tacrolimus,lapatinib)
  •  Cimetidine (used to treat stomach ailments)
  • Fluoxetine

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Sore throat
  • Dry Mouth
  • Stomach problems (eg;vomiting,diarrhea,nausea)
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Fatigue
  • Disturbed sleeping patterns

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S does not have many adverse effects,on a very rare occasion it might trigger an allergic reaction in susceptible patients.

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day,chewing sugarless gum and using alcohol free mouthwash,allowing ice to melt in the mouth or using a saliva substitute.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids.
  • Muscular Aches And Pains- A hot or cold compress can be placed at the area of discomfort to bring relief;an over the counter pain reliever such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be ingested to bring ease aswell.Avoid high intensity exercise while suffering from muscular pain.

Key Facts About Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is prescribed to patients suffering from allergies
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to pregnant or lactating women
  • Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S may cause common symptoms such as dry mouth,fatigue and drowsiness
  • A tablet of Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is prescribed per day
  • Alcohol intake is not recommended while undergoing treatment with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S

FAQs

#1.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

Alcohol is known to cause drowsiness.It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment as Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S causes drowsiness as well.

#2.HOW TO STORE Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you drowsy hence, if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#4.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

It is safe to have a few tablets over the recommended dose as Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is relatively safe with very few adverse effects.Excessive intake of Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S may lead to headaches and the patient is advised to inform a medical professional of the overdose as soon as possible.

#5.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#6.HOW IS Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be ingested orally once daily or as per doctor’s prescription.Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is to be taken either with or without food,preferably with water to ease the tablet’s passage to the patient’s throat.

#7.HOW DOES Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S WORK?

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as antihistamines that work by blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders bu in reaction with pollen,insect bites and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S can successfully prevent.

#8.WILL Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#9.CAN I TAKE Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#10.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

  • Drowsiness
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth

#11.HOW LONG DOES Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S TAKE TO SHOW EFFECT?

Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S starts to work and bring about changes in the human body an hour after ingestion.

#12.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S?

Yes.Painkillers such as ibuprofen and paracetamol are considered safe to have along with Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S.

#13.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

No,there isn’t any evidence to suggest that Destina 5mg Tablet 10.0 ‘S interferes with oral contraceptives.

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