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General Information on Methdilazine

Generic Name : Methdilazine

Latest prescription information about Methdilazine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines

Trade Names/Brand Names of Methdilazine

India : 

International : 

Anergan, Antinaus, Histantil, Panectyl, Pentazine, Phenazine, Phencen, Phenergan, Phenerzine, Phenoject, Pro-Med, Promacot, Promet, Prorex, Prothazine, Shogan, Tacaryl, Temaril, V-Gan-25

Why is Methdilazine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic skin disorders. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

When should Methdilazine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with urinary obstruction, stomach obstruction, increased eye pressure, and newborns.

What is the dosage of Methdilazine?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 8-16 mg twice daily.

How should Methdilazine be taken?

It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Methdilazine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ulcer, epilepsy, severe heart disease, enlarged prostate, asthma, lung infection, kidney or liver impairment, Parkinson’s disease, during pregnancy and lactation.

• It may cause drowsiness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

What are the side effects of Methdilazine?

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, CNS depression, headache, tremor, giddiness and paradoxical excitation (children).
   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, constipation, and gastrointestinal disturbances.
   Eye : Blurred vision, and sensitivity to light.
   Heart : Slow or fast heart beat, abnormal heart rhythm and low blood pressure.
   Genitourinary : Urinary retention and menstrual disorders.
   Miscellaneous : Blood dyscrasis, jaundice, and asthma.

What are the other precautions for Methdilazine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Methdilazine?

Store it at room temperature.

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