Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL

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Drug Strength: 10 mg/5 mL
Drug Form : Syrup
Pack Size : 120 ml

Artosin syrup contains Hydroxyzine | belongs to Anxiolytic

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How it works

Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL works by blocking the action of histamine a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms. It also works by decreasing activity in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL

  • Dizziness severe
  • Cough severe
  • Chest discomfort severe
  • Fast heartbeat severe
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Shaking of the hands or feet rare

Uses of Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Anxiety

    This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety and helps to calm down the patient.

  • Sedation

    This medicine may be used to induce sedation before and after surgeries.

  • Allergic skin conditions

    This medicine is used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis, pruritus, urticaria, to reduce the itching of the skin.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage 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. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Prolong QT interval

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with the history of QT interval prolongation and with any heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • 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. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

General Warnings
  • Effect on heart

    This medicine may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with a history of heart disease. It also lowers the blood pressure when used in combination with antihypertensives. Any signs of change in the blood pressure and symptoms of heart palpitations should be reported to the doctor.

  • Impaired kidney function

    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.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine severe
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Antihypertensives moderate
  • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with a history of QT prolongation with existing heart disease. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme 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.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme 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.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of glaucoma or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of depression or any other psychiatric disorders since It may cause abnormal thinking and behavior changes, decreased inhibition, aggressiveness, agitation, and hallucinations, etc. Close monitoring of patient mood and behavior, while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take/Administer this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not consume this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. You are likely to experience some side effects whenever there is a change in dose quantity or timings. The usage should be stopped gradually over time as instructed.

References

Additional Information>

How to use Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL

Administered undiluted by IM injection only, preferably into the upper outer quadrant of the buttock or the mid-lateral muscles of the thigh in adults. In children, the mid-lateral muscles of the thigh are preferred.
Stability: Stored at controlled room temperature and protect from light and freezing and excessive temperatures.

What happens if I miss a dose of Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL?

Adults: ORAL: Antihistamine: 25 mg 3-4 times daily.
Anxiety: 50-100 mg four times daily.
Adults: INJECTION: Adjust dose based on patients response. Pre-operative Sedation/Antiemetic: IM: 25-100 mg.
Children: ORAL: Antihistamine: gt; 6 yr: 50-100 mg/day in divided doses. lt;6 yr: 50 mg/day in divided doses.
Pruritus: 6 mth-6 yr, initially 5-15 mg at night, increased if necessary to 50 mg daily in 3-4 divided doses; 6-12 yr, initially 15-25 mg at night, increased if necessary to 50-100 mg daily in 3-4 divided doses; 12-18 yr, initially 25 mg at night, increased if necessary to 100 mg in 3-4 divided doses.
Anxiety: Below 6 yr, 50 mg/day in divided doses; above 6 yr, 50-100 mg/day in divided doses.
Children: INJECTION: Adjust dose based on patients response, Pre-operative Sedation/Antiemetic: IM: 1.1 mg/kg/dose.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Artosin syrup 10 mg/5 mL 120 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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