Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. Generic : Acrivastine
60.70 8mg 10
â€¢ Acrivastine is a second generation antihistamine works by blocking histamine H1 receptors and thereby reduces allergies.
â€¢ The recommended dose of acrivastine is 1 capsule of 8 mg for three times a day.
â€¢ The capsule can be taken either with or without food.
1 capsule of acrivastine should be taken for every 4 to 6 hr up to four times a day.
â€¢ Acrivastine is contraindicated in patients with severe hypertension or severe coronary artery disease, hypersentivity to acrivastine, or other alkylamine antihistamines, hypersensitivity to pseudoephedrine or other sympathomimetic amines and in patients taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors.
Acrivastine should not be used in:
â€¢ Patients who are allergic to acrivastine or antihistamines like triprolidine
â€¢ Kidney disease patients
â€¢ Children under 12 years old
â€¢ Acrivastine is sedating in some patients
â€¢ Avoid excess dose.
â€¢ Acrivastine should be stored at room temperature which should be from light and moisture.