POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s

 14.00

Hydroxyzine:10mg | Anti-allergics (Antihistamines) and drugs used in anaphylaxis

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Drug Strength: 10mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Zinta Product Form : TabletPack Size : 2x10sIngredients : Hydroxyzine:10mgGeneric Category : Anti-allergics (Antihistamines) and drugs used in anaphylaxis

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How it works

POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s works by blocking the action of histamine a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s

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

Uses of POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s

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 POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s 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.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Use in elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Treatment with this medicine should be started at lower doses to check for tolerance. Close monitoring of renal and liver function may be necessary for such patients based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take 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 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 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.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver POLEX 10mg Tablet 2x10s. 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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