Wednesday, April 2, 2014



Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Perennial Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria, and Pruritus. It is also used in allergen induced asthma.

Dosage and Administration:

Administered with or without food. Adults and Children 6 years and older : Tablet: 1 tablet daily. Syrup: 2 teaspoonfuls once daily or 1 teaspoonful twice daily. In patients with decreased renal function (Creatinine clearance 11-31 ml/min), patients on emodialysis (Creatinine clearance less than 7 ml/min) and in hepatically impaired atients , a dose of 1/2 tablet or 1 teaspoonful once daily is recommended. Children 2-6 years : Syrup: 1 teaspoonful once daily or 1/2 teaspoonful twice daily. Children 6 months - <2 years : Syrup: 1/2 teaspoonful once daily. The mg once daily for three consecutive days.Giardiasis - 400 mg once daily for five days. Hydatid disease (Echinococcosis) - 400 mg twice daily for 28 days. For cystic echinococcosis the 28-days course may be repeated after 14 days without treatment to a total of three treatment cycles. For alveolar echinococcosis, 400 mg twice daily for 28 days followed by 14 days without treatment may need to continue for months or years.

Contraindication & Precaution:

Should only be used in the treatment of echinococcosis if there is constant medical supervision with regular monitoring of serum transaminase concentrations and of leucocyte and platelet counts.

Side Effect:

Epigastric pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, pruritis & dry mouth.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation:

 Should not be administered during pregnancy & in women thought to be pregnant.

Pediatric Use:

For children of 12 months & above.


 400 mg Tablet & 200 mg / 5ml Suspension.


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