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Rup AL 10mg Tablet

Rup AL 10mg Tablet

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Composition

RUPATADINE-10MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Hetero Drugs Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Rup AL 10mg Tablet

Rup AL 10mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called 'anti-histamine or anti-allergic which is used in the treatment of allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis and urticaria. Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is a type of inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. Urticaria, also known as hives, is an outbreak of swollen, pale red bumps or plaques (wheals) on the skin that appear suddenly, either as a result of the body's reaction to certain allergens or for unknown reasons.

Rup AL 10mg Tablet contains 'Rupatadine.' It works by reducing a chemical substance called histamine, which is responsible for causing allergic symptoms itching, sneezing, runny nose, swelling and rashes.

You can take Rup AL 10mg Tablet with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience common side effects like headache, dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, tiredness, nausea, and abdominal pain. Most of these side effects of Rup AL 10mg Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, stop the medicine and reach out to your doctor.

You should not take Rup AL 10mg Tablet if you are allergic to Rup AL 10mg Tablet. Take the Rup AL 10mg Tablet as advised by your doctor. Tell your doctor about the medicines which you are taking other than the Rup AL 10mg Tablet. Inform your doctor, before taking Rup AL 10mg Tablet in pregnant/planning to get pregnant/breast-feeding women. Rup AL 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in elderly patients (age > 65 years) due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Rup AL 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in heart, kidney and liver patients.

Uses of Rup AL 10mg Tablet

Treatment of Allergic-rhinitis and urticaria.

Medicinal Benefits

Rup AL 10mg Tablet contains 'Rupatadine' that belongs to a class of 'anti-histamine or anti-allergic drugs. It is used in the treatment of allergic conditions, such as allergic rhinitis and urticaria and works by reducing a chemical substance called histamine, which is responsible for causing allergic symptoms itching, sneezing, runny nose, swelling and rashes.

Directions for Use

Swallow Rup AL 10mg Tablet as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Rup AL 10mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Tiredness and weakness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Rash

Drug Warnings

You should not take Rup AL 10mg Tablet if you are allergic to Rup AL 10mg Tablet.Take the Rup AL 10mg Tablet as advised by your doctor. Tell your doctor about the medicines which you are taking other than the Rup AL 10mg Tablet.Inform your doctor, before taking Rup AL 10mg Tablet in pregnant/planning to get pregnant/breast-feeding women.Rup AL 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in elderly patients (age > 65 years) due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.Rup AL 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in heart, kidney and liver patients. Due to the presence of lactose monohydrate in Rup AL 10mg Tablet, patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine. Avoid alcohol With Rup AL 10mg Tablet it may cause adverse effects. Rup AL 10mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, so do not drive/operate a machine.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Rup AL 10mg Tablet have interactions with other antihistamines (diphenhydramine), Benzodiazepines(midazolam), antibiotics (erythromycin), Anti-fungal (itraconazole, ketoconazole, fluconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole), HIV protease inhibitors(indinavir, ritonavir), anti-depressant (nefazodone), calcium channel blocker (diltiazem) and statins(atorvastatin) and immunosuppressive drugs ( ciclosporin, tacrolimus, sirolimus, everolimus, cisapride) should be used with caution.

Drug-Food Interaction: Alcohol and grapefruit juice should not be used along with Rup AL 10mg Tablet. 

Drug-Disease Interaction: Rup AL 10mg Tablet is contraindicated in kidney diseases, hepatic diseases, heart diseases, galactose intolerance, and glucose-galactose malabsorption.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ATORVASTATIN
  • LOVASTATIN
  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • MIDAZOLAM
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • POSACONAZOLE
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • VORICONAZOLE
  • INDINAVIR
  • RITONAVIR
  • NEFAZODONE
  • DILITAZEM
  • CICLOSPORIN
  • SIROLIMUS
  • TACROLIMUS
  • EVEROLIMUS
  • CISAPRIDE
  • ALCOHOL

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold.
  • Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
  • The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick.
  • An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing, and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
  • To stay fit and safe, try to sleep at least 8 hours each night.
  • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc.
  • Maintain personal hygiene and keep your surroundings clean.

Special Advise

Stop taking Rup AL 10mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Allergic rhinitis: Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is a type of inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. Signs and symptoms include a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, red, itchy, and watery eyes, and swelling around the eyes. It is caused by the most common airborne allergens that cause rhinitis are dust mites, pollen and spores and animal skin, urine and saliva.

Urticaria: Urticaria is also called hives is a common skin rash triggered by many things, including certain foods, medication and stress. Symptoms include itchy, raised, red or skin-coloured welts on the skin's surface.

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Alcohol

Caution

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tabletis 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 advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

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Driving

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tablet may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

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Liver

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of renal diseases since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established for such patients.

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Kidney

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of renal diseases since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established for such patients.

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Children

Caution

Rup AL 10mg Tablet should not be recommended for below 2years, But in above 2years children Rup AL 10mg Tablet is recommended with dose and dosage adjustments should be made by your doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

7-2-A2, Hetero Corporate Indl Estates, Sanath Nagar Hyderabad, 500 018
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FAQs

Rup AL 10mg Tablet works by reducing a chemical substance called histamine, which is responsible for causing allergic symptoms itching, sneezing, runny nose, swelling and rashes.
Rup AL 10mg Tablet may experience common side effects like headache, dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, tiredness, nausea, abdominal pain. Most of these side effects of Rup AL 10mg Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, stop the medicine and reach out to your doctor.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take Rup AL 10mg Tablet and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
No, Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this name due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

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