Deslozam 5mg tablet contains the active ingredient desloratadine. Desloratadine is a second-generation antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms. It is a non-sedating antihistamine, which means it does not cause drowsiness in most individuals.
- Allergic Rhinitis: Deslozam is prescribed for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, which is inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergens like pollen, dust mites, pet dander, or mold.
- Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: This medication is effective in managing chronic idiopathic urticaria, a skin condition characterized by itchy hives or welts that appear on the skin without an apparent cause.
Deslozam 5mg tablet, like other antihistamines, may cause side effects in some individuals. Common side effects may include:
- Dry Mouth: Dryness of the mouth may occur in some individuals.
- Headache: Headache can occur as a mild and transient side effect in some people.
- Gastrointestinal Upset: Some individuals may experience mild gastrointestinal discomfort, such as nausea or stomach pain.
When Not to Use:
- Hypersensitivity: If you have a known allergy or hypersensitivity to desloratadine or any other component of Deslozam 5mg tablet, do not use this medication.
- Severe Renal Impairment: Desloratadine should be used with caution or avoided in patients with severe renal impairment, as the dosage may need adjustment.
- Children Under 2 Years: Desloratadine is not recommended for use in children under the age of 2 years.
Always use Deslozam 5mg tablet as prescribed by your healthcare provider and inform them of any pre-existing medical conditions or medications you are taking to avoid potential interactions or complications. Avoid operating heavy machinery or driving if you experience drowsiness while taking this medication. If you experience any concerning side effects or have persistent symptoms, contact your healthcare provider promptly. Do not exceed the recommended dosage without consulting your doctor.