What is Neotadin?
Neotadin or desloratadin is one of the types of anti-allergic tablets and belongs to the category of antihistamine drugs. This medicine improves allergy symptoms. The doctor prescribes this medicine to relieve symptoms such as runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing or hives. Neotadin blocks a special natural substance called histamine in the body and thus stops the allergic reaction.Neotadineor desloratadine is prescribed as tablets or syrup to treat allergy symptoms. Usually, the medicine should be taken once a day. This drug can cause drowsiness in high doses.
Uses of neotadin
This medicin is prescribed for both adults and children. Desloratadine can be used to improve allergy symptoms such as runny nose, red eyes, itchy nose, itchy eyes, itchy skin, and throat irritation.
This drug is also prescribed to relieve hay fever. Also, the symptoms of hives such as itching and swelling of the skin can be solved with Neotadin.
The mechanism of action of neotadin
In the body, there is a receptor called H1 to which histamine binds. Desloratadine competes with histamine in the digestive tract, blood vessels, uterus and other areas of the body to bind to this receptor. As a result, histamine activity is blocked and its negative symptoms are relieved.
This drug is available in two forms, tablets and syrup. Their dosage is as follows:
Neotadine tablets 5
Neotadine syrup 2.5.
Dosage for the treatment of allergy symptoms and chronic urticaria
Adults and children over 12 years old can use one Neotadine 5 tablet a day. Children aged 6 to 11 can take half a tablet of Neotadine 5 a day. For children under 6 years of age, the dose of the drug should be determined by the doctor.
Also, adults and children over 12 years of age can use 2 teaspoons of neotadine syrup daily to eliminate the symptoms of allergies or hives. For children aged 6 to 11 years, one teaspoon of neotadine syrup is suitable daily, and for children aged 4 to 6 years, half a teaspoon of syrup is suitable.
Dosage for the treatment of hay fever
Adults and children over 12 years old can use one Neotadine 5 tablet daily. Children from 6 to 11 years old should take half a tablet of Neotadine 5 per day. For children under 6 years of age, the dose of medicine is determined by the doctor based on weight.
How to take Neotadin?
This drug is available in two forms: tablets and syrup. In both forms, the doctor usually prescribes that the drug be taken once a day. You can take the medicine with or without food. Carefully read the instructions on the medicine package and ask your doctor any questions.
If you have been prescribed desloratadine syrup, do not take it with a regular spoon. Use a special spoon or dropper so that the dose of medicine is accurate. If you are using a fast-dissolving tablet, place it on the tongue to dissolve.
Neotadin side effects
Some of the side effects of this drug are common and can be seen in many people. Including:
loss of appetite
Some of the side effects of desloratadin are serious and you should stop taking the drug if you notice these symptoms. Including
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, hands and feet.
If any of the following applies to you, be sure to inform your doctor. The specialist may replace desloratadine with another drug.
Kidney problems (due to the slow elimination of the drug, the effects of the drug may increase in the body.)
Fetal ketonuria (due to the presence of aspartame in desloratadine tablets).
Neotadin drug interactions
Neotadin may interact with some medications. These interactions reduce the effectiveness of each drug or cause severe side effects. Before taking this medicine, be sure to consult your doctor and inform the doctor about your medical history and the medications you are taking.
Some of the drug interactions of this drug are:
Medicines containing loratadine (due to the similarity of desloratadine to loratadine)
If you are allergic to this drug or loratadine, be sure to tell your doctor. This medicine may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
Be sure to inform your doctor of your medical records. If you have kidney disease or liver disease, the specialist may substitute another drug.
Usually, this medicine does not cause drowsiness in the doses determined by the doctor. But it is better not to do activities like driving after using this medicine.
Neotadin drug in pregnancy
In relation to the effect of this drug on the fetus during pregnancy, no complete research has been done yet. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, be sure to consult your doctor before using Neotadine.
Desloratadine drug in breastfeeding
Neotadine can be passed to the baby through breast milk. If you want to use antihistamine medicine during breastfeeding, be sure to consult your doctor to introduce the medicine with the least complications.
Neotadine for children
Desloratadine has been tested on children over 6 months and no serious side effects have been reported. Do not give any medicine to children under 4 years of age without a doctor’s prescription. Be sure to consult a doctor before using Neotadine tablets or syrup.
Overuse Excessive consumption
In case of taking too much of this medicine and experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath or fainting, be sure to call the emergency room. In this situation, emergency measures should be taken as soon as possible.
What to do if you forget to take desloratadine?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If you were close to the time of taking the next dose of medicine, ignore the missed dose. Do not double the dose next time.
Neotadin tablets for corona
Among the early symptoms of Corona, we can mention runny nose, sore throat, sneezing and eye irritation. In this situation, the doctor prescribes antihistamine drugs to relieve the symptoms. Doctors usually use drugs such as neotadine, loratadine, cetirizine or dexchlorpheniramine.
Neotadin and the immune system
According to the research, antihistamines generally do not weaken the immune system. Taking this medicine cannot increase the possibility of contracting any kind of viral or bacterial disease.
Neotadin syrup for children’s colds
When children have a cold, the pediatrician may prescribe desloratadine tablets or syrup to reduce symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes and nose. This drug relieves allergy symptoms well
Neotadin syrup for runny nose
Desloratadine can be used to treat runny nose caused by allergies, colds, flu or corona disease. This drug blocks histamine in the body and stops the runny nose.
Is neotadin good for sore throat?
Usually, this drug relieves symptoms related to allergies, such as an itchy throat. But it does not work for sore throat. One of its side effects is sore throat in some people.
Neotadin tablets are used for hives?
Hives is a skin reaction that causes itching and swelling in a part of the skin. To treat hives, you can take one Neotadine 5 tablet a day.
What is the difference between Neotadine (des Loratadine) and Loratadine?
Des Loratadine is a second generation antihistamine Loratadine and is very similar to this drug. Neotadine is significantly more potent than loratadine.
Can Neotadine be taken with Loratadine?
No, you should not take these two drugs together. Des Loratadine is very similar to Loratadine, and their simultaneous use will aggravate the side effects of the drug and increase its dose in the body.
Does neotadine interact with azithromycin?
Yes, desloratadine interacts with azithromycin and they should not be used together. Their simultaneous use may cause severe side effects.
How long is the effect of neotadine tablets?
You can see the effect of this medicine in your body within an hour. Its effect usually lasts for about 24 hours.
Does neotadine cause palpitations?
Cardiac disorders such as palpitations and tachycardia have been reported in a small number of patients who have used this medicine. This complication is rare and should be reported to the doctor if such a problem occurs.
Neotadine is also useful for shortness of breath?
This medicine cannot be used to treat shortness of breath. Even in some people, this drug causes allergy and causes symptoms such as shortness of breath, skin rashes and itching.
Neotadine is also used for sinusitis?
Nasal spray or decongestants should be used to treat sinusitis. This drug and other antihistamines thicken the mucus and make it difficult to drain.
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