Histaril Tablet Uses

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What is Histaril Tablet?

Histaril Tablet (acetaminophen) is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. The exact mechanism of Histaril Tablet of is not known.

Histaril Tablet is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. It relieves pain in mild arthritis but has no effect on the underlying inflammation and swelling of the joint.

Histaril Tablet may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Histaril Tablet indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or Histaril Tablet is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of Histaril Tablet. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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For systemic use of Histaril Tablet Sante Naturelle: prevention and treatment of hypo- and avitaminosis of vitamin C; providing increased need for vitamin C during growth, pregnancy, lactation, with heavy loads, fatigue and during recovery after prolonged severe illness; in winter with an increased risk of infectious diseases.

For intravaginal use: chronic or recurrent vaginitis (bacterial vaginosis, nonspecific vaginitis) caused by the anaerobic flora (due to changes in pH of the vagina) in order to normalize disturbed vaginal microflora.

How should I use Histaril Tablet?

Use Histaril Tablet exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

Do not use more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of Histaril Tablet can cause serious harm. The maximum amount for adults is 1 gram (1000 mg) per dose and 4 grams (4000 mg) per day. Using more Histaril Tablet could cause damage to your liver. If you drink more than three alcoholic beverages per day, talk to your doctor before taking Histaril Tablet and never use more than 2 grams (2000 mg) per day. If you are treating a child, use a pediatric form of Histaril Tablet. Carefully follow the dosing directions on the medicine label. Do not give the medication to a child younger than 2 years old without the advice of a doctor.

Measure the liquid form of Histaril Tablet with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one. You may need to shake the liquid before each use. Follow the directions on the medicine label.

The Histaril Tablet chewable tablet must be chewed thoroughly before you swallow it.

Make sure your hands are dry when handling the Histaril Tablet disintegrating tablet. Place the tablet on your tongue. It will begin to dissolve right away. Do not swallow the tablet whole. Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing.

To use the Histaril Tablet effervescent granules, dissolve one packet of the granules in at least 4 ounces of water. Stir this mixture and drink all of it right away. To make sure you get the entire dose, add a little more water to the same glass, swirl gently and drink right away.

Do not take a Histaril Tablet rectal suppository by mouth. It is for use only in your rectum. Wash your hands before and after inserting the suppository.

Try to empty your bowel and bladder just before using the Histaril Tablet suppository. Remove the outer wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Avoid handling the suppository too long or it will melt in your hands.

For best results from the suppository, lie down and insert the suppository pointed tip first into the rectum. Hold in the suppository for a few minutes. It will melt quickly once inserted and you should feel little or no discomfort while holding it in. Avoid using the bathroom just after inserting the suppository.

Stop using Histaril Tablet and call your doctor if:

Urine glucose tests may produce false results while you are taking Histaril Tablet. Talk to your doctor if you are diabetic and you notice changes in your glucose levels during treatment.

Store Histaril Tablet at room temperature away from heat and moisture. The rectal suppositories can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator.

Uses of Histaril Tablet in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
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This drug is used to treat mild to moderate pain (from headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches and pains) and to reduce fever.

How to use Histaril Tablet

Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Read the dosing instructions carefully for each product because the amount of acetaminophen may be different between products. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended.

If you are giving acetaminophen to a child, be sure you use a product that is meant for children. Use your child's weight to find the right dose on the product package. If you don't know your child's weight, you can use their age.

For suspensions, shake the medication well before each dose. Some liquids do not need to be shaken before use. Follow all directions on the product package. Measure the liquid medication with the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the correct dose. Do not use a household spoon.

For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or allow to dissolve on the tongue, then swallow with or without water. For chewable tablets, chew thoroughly before swallowing.

Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.

For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose in the recommended amount of water, then drink.

Pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the symptoms have worsened, the medication may not work as well.

Do not take this medication for fever for more than 3 days unless directed by your doctor. For adults, do not take this product for pain for more than 10 days (5 days in children) unless directed by your doctor. If the child has a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the doctor promptly.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.

Histaril Tablet description

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Histaril Tablet is an organic compound that consists of a six-membered ring containing two opposing nitrogen atoms. Histaril Tablet exists as small alkaline deliquescent crystals with a saline tasteacinol was introduced to medicine as a solvent for uric acid. When taken into the body the drug is partly oxidized and partly eliminated unchanged. Outside the body, piperazine has a remarkable power to dissolve uric acid and producing a soluble urate, but in clinical experience it has not proved equally successfulacinol was first introduced as an anthelmintic in 1953. A large number of piperazine compounds have anthelmintic Histaril Tablet. Their mode of Histaril Tablet is generally by paralysing parasites, which allows the host body to easily remove or expel the invading organism.

Histaril Tablet dosage

Usual Adult Histaril Tablet Dose for Fever:

General Dosing Guidelines: 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours or 1000 mg every 6 to 8 hours orally or rectally.

Histaril Tablet 500mg tablets: Two 500 mg tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours

Usual Adult Histaril Tablet Dose for Pain:

General Dosing Guidelines: 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours or 1000 mg every 6 to 8 hours orally or rectally.

Histaril Tablet 500mg tablets: Two 500 mg tablets orally every 4 to 6 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Fever:

Oral or Rectal:

<=1 month: 10 to 15 mg/kg/dose every 6 to 8 hours as needed.

>1 month to 12 years: 10 to 15 mg/kg/dose every 4 to 6 hours as needed (Maximum: 5 doses in 24 hours)

Fever: 4 months to 9 years: Initial Dose: 30 mg/kg (Reported by one study (n=121) to be more effective in reducing fever than a 15 mg/kg maintenance dose with no difference regarding clinical tolerance.)

>=12 years: 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours or 1000 mg every 6 to 8 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pain:

Oral or Rectal:

<=1 month: 10 to 15 mg/kg/dose every 6 to 8 hours as needed.

>1 month to 12 years: 10 to 15 mg/kg/dose every 4 to 6 hours as needed (Maximum: 5 doses in 24 hours)

Fever: 4 months to 9 years: Initial Dose: 30 mg/kg (Reported by one study (n=121) to be more effective in reducing fever than a 15 mg/kg maintenance dose with no difference regarding clinical tolerance.)

>=12 years: 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours or 1000 mg every 6 to 8 hours.

Histaril Tablet interactions

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What other drugs will affect Histaril Tablet?

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With the simultaneous use with inducers of microsomal liver enzymes, means having hepatotoxic effect, increasing the risk of hepatotoxic Histaril Tablet of Histaril Tablet.

With the simultaneous use of anticoagulants may be slight to moderate increase in prothrombin time.

With the simultaneous use of anticholinergics may decrease absorption of Histaril Tablet.

With the simultaneous use of oral contraceptives accelerated excretion of Histaril Tablet from the body and may reduce its analgesic Histaril Tablet.

With the simultaneous use with urological means reduced their effectiveness.

With the simultaneous use of activated charcoal reduced bioavailability of Histaril Tablet.

When Histaril Tablet Guardian applied simultaneously with diazepam may decrease excretion of diazepam.

There have been reports about the possibility of enhancing mielodepression effect of zidovudine while applying with Histaril Tablet. A case of severe toxic liver injury.

Described cases of toxic effects of Histaril Tablet, while the use of isoniazid.

When applied simultaneously with carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidonom decreases the effectiveness of Histaril Tablet, which is caused by an increase in its metabolism and excretion from the body. Cases of hepatotoxicity, while the use of Histaril Tablet and phenobarbital.

In applying cholestyramine a period of less than 1 h after administration of Histaril Tablet may decrease of its absorption.

At simultaneous application with lamotrigine moderately increased excretion of lamotrigine from the body.

With the simultaneous use of metoclopramide may increase absorption of Histaril Tablet and its increased concentration in blood plasma.

When applied simultaneously with probenecid may decrease clearance of Histaril Tablet, with rifampicin, sulfinpyrazone - may increase clearance of Histaril Tablet due to increasing its metabolism in the liver.

At simultaneous application of Histaril Tablet Guardian with ethinylestradiol increases absorption of Histaril Tablet from the gut.

Enhances the effect of indirect anticoagulants (coumarin derivatives and indandione). Antipyretic and analgesic activity of caffeine increases, reduce - rifampicin, phenobarbital and alcohol (accelerated biotransformation, inducing microsomal liver enzymes).

Histaril Tablet side effects

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What are the possible side effects of Histaril Tablet?

Effects due to the presence of acetylsalicylic acid.

Accidents awareness with respiratory or skin reactions (angioedema, urticaria, asthma, anaphylactic shock);

Cross hypersensitivity reactions with NSAIDs and with tartrazine;

At low doses recommended for the use of Histaril Tablet, side effects of aspirin are generally limited to some irritation of the gastro-intestinal tract.

At higher doses, side effects include gastrointestinal mucosal erosions, gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer, occult blood loss, melena.

Acetylsalicylic acid may also increase the tendency to bleeding and bleeding time (the lengthening of bleeding continues 4-6 days after stopping the drug).

It may also worsen renal function including cases of pre-existing condition (the long-term use can cause chronic kidney disease).

The signs of salicylic overdose described under.

Effects due to the presence of Histaril Tablet.

At the doses and duration of recommended treatment, side effects are usually negligible, but the prolonged use of Histaril Tablet in therapeutic doses large (2-4 g per day, or 10-20 tablets Histaril Tablet) may cause the appearance chronic hepatitis. This justifies the recommendations of caution especially in patients with liver disease prior.

Very rarely, it can produce thrombocytopenia.

The acute liver toxicity in overdose massive (doses greater than 8 g of Histaril Tablet) is described in paragraph overdose.

Histaril Tablet contraindications

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What is the most important information I should know about Histaril Tablet?

Histaril Tablet should not be used in patients who have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to aspirin and/or nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents. Histaril Tablet should not be given to patients with a recent history of gastrointestinal bleeding or in patients with bleeding disorders (e.g., hemophilia).

Active ingredient matches for Histaril Tablet:

Paracetamol


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Histaril Tablet$ 0.03

List of Histaril Tablet substitutes (brand and generic names):

Histanil Compound Tablet (Swastik Formulations (P) Ltd.)$ 0.02
Histarine Tablet (Kentreck Labs Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.03
Histodan Z 60 ml Syrup (Daniel Pasteur)$ 0.04
Histran 60 ml Syrup (Cansas Lifecare)$ 0.03
Histran Tablet (Cansas Lifecare)$ 0.03
Hitem MD 300 mg Tablet (Sigman Wellness)$ 0.02
300 mg x 10's (Sigman)$ 0.16
Hitem-MD 300mg TAB / 10 (Sigman)$ 0.16
HITEM-MD tab 300 mg x 10's (Sigman)$ 0.16
Hitem-MD 300mg TAB / 10 (Sigman)$ 0.16
Hitmus 325+250+50 Tablet (Baropharn Formulations)$ 0.05
HITPAIN tab 500 mg x 10's (DML)$ 0.15
HITPAIN tab 650 mg x 10's (DML)$ 0.30
HITPAIN inj 1000 mg x 100ml (DML)$ 3.49
125 mg x 5 mL x 60ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.36
150 mg x 1 mL x 15ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.31
Hitz 500+100+15 Tablet (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.10
Hitz 60 ml Syrup (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.03
Hitz 125mg x 5mL SYR / 60ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.36
Hitz 150mg x 1mL DPS / 15ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.31
HITZ syr 125 mg x 5 mL x 60ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.36
HITZ oral drops 150 mg x 1 mL x 15ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.31
Hitz 125mg x 5mL SYR / 60ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.36
Hitz 150mg x 1mL DPS / 15ml (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.31
Hitz DPS 15 ml Drop (Dexter Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.02
125 mg x 5 mL x 60ml (Dexter Labs)$ 0.38
Hitz-DS 125mg x 5mL SYR / 60ml (Dexter Labs)$ 0.38
HITZ-DS syr 125 mg x 5 mL x 60ml (Dexter Labs)$ 0.38
Hitz-DS 125mg x 5mL SYR / 60ml (Dexter Labs)$ 0.38
Hoemal / blackcurrant flavor 250 mg/5 mL x 60 mL (Intact)
Hoemal / blackcurrant flavor 250 mg/5 mL x 60 mL x 1's (Intact)
Hoemal oral susp 250 mg/5 mL / blackcurrant flavor 60 mL x 1's (Intact)
Hoemal Junior susp 120 mg/5 mL 60 mL x 1's (Intact)
Hopnim P 500+100 Tablet (Hope Life Sciences)$ 0.05
HOSPIMOL 1000MG INFUSION 1 bottle / 100 ML infusion each (Alkem Laboratories Ltd)$ 4.79
Hotanol 500 mg x 200 Tablet
Hygekof Tab Tablet (Oyster Labs Limited)$ 0.03
Hyvon Spas HG 400+65+10 Tablet (Hy-Gro Chemicals Pharmatek Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.03
I.P. AP 160 mg/5 mL x 1 Bottle 60 mL
I.P. AP syrup 160 mg/5 mL x 1 Bottle 60 mL
Ibru 400+325+50 Tablet (Ben Pharmaceuticals)$ 0.06
IBU C Cold 500+5+2 Tablet (Winston Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 0.71

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