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Drug information on Longifene (Buclizine) from Mankind Pharma Ltd.


Mankind Pharma Ltd.
Generic : Buclizine

Drug Name : Buclizine

Buclizine(Antivert) generic Longifene is an antihistamine, prescribed for motion sickness, migraine, nausea, and skin disorders.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Longifene may be prescribed

Side effects of Longifene

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, dizziness, incoordination and headache.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea.

   Miscellaneous : Blurred vision, urinary retention, dry mouth, rash and weight gain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO – The recommended dose range is 12.5 to 50mg in divided doses.

How to use Longifene?

It comes as a chewable tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Longifene not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to newborns and patients with known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Longifene

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, urinary retention, prostate enlargement, stomach obstruction, epilepsy, kidney or liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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

Other Precautions for Longifene

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Longifene

Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.

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