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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rufast.
Rufast may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
Information regarding the use of Rufast during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Rufast does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Rufast in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. Because of the limited informat... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Rufast in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. Because of the limited informati... View More
Rufast belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itch... View More
Uses of Rufast
- Allergic conditions
Side effects of Rufast
How to use Rufast
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rufast may be taken with o... View More
How Rufast works
Rufast is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger... View More
What if you forget to take Rufast?
If you miss a dose of Rufast, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Rufast to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
- As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
- Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- Stop taking Rufast at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Allergic rhinitis, Chronic idiopathic urticaria
Oral Allergic rhinitis; Chronic idiopathic urticaria Adult: 10 mg (1 tablet) once daily.
Oral Allergic rhinitis; Chronic idiopathic urticaria Tablet Child > 12 years: 10 mg (1 tablet) once daily. Children: Use of Rupatadine is not recom... View More
Hypersensitivity. Avoid alcohol.
Mode of Action
Rupatadine acts as a long-acting, non-sedative antagonist at histaminergic H1-receptors. Rupatadine also antagonises the platelet-activating factor (PAF... View More
Renal or hepatic insufficiency. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy, lactation. Elderly, children <12 yr.
Headache, somnolence, fatigue/asthenia.
Increased CNS depressant effects when used with CNS depressants or alcohol.
Alternative brand for Rufast
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More