Mequizine Uses

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Mequizine 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 paracetamol 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 paracetamol. 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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Allergic rhinitis, hay fever, periodic rhinitis, urticaria, pruritus, eczema, Quincke’s edema, seasonal conjunctivitis, reactions during desensitization, prophylaxis for asthma.

Mequizine description

Mequizine is a histamine H1 antagonist (antihistamine). It competes with histamine for the normal H1-receptor sites on effector cells of the gastrointestinal tract, blood vessels and respiratory tract. It provides effective, temporary relief of sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, and runny nose due to hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies.

Mequizine dosage

Oral

Allergic conditions

Adult: 5 mg bid.

Mequizine interactions

Mequizine can interact with CNS depressant, antichlolinergic, TCA, MAOIs, and alcohol.

Mequizine side effects

CNS depression including slight drowsiness to deep sleep, lassitude, dizziness, incoordination. Headache, psychomotor impairment and antimuscarinic effects. Rarely, rashes and hypersensitivity reactions, blood disorders, convulsions, sweating, myalgia, paraesthesias, extrapyramidal effects, tremor, confusion, sleep and GI disturbances, tinnitus, hypotension, hair loss. Photosensitivity, jaundice.

Mequizine contraindications

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  • Prostatic adenoma
  • Closed Angle Glaucoma
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Stenosis of the pylore
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Status Asthmaticus
  • Obstructive chronic broncho-pneumopath
  • Hypersensitivity to the Phenothiazines
  • concomitant MAOI therapy
  • Alcohol

Active ingredient matches for Mequizine:

Mequitazine in Vietnam.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Mequizine 5 mg x 10 Blister x 10 Tablet

List of Mequizine substitutes (brand and generic names):

Mequitazine / Sinphar 5 mg
Mequitazine / U-CHU 5 mg x 1000's
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Mequitine 5 mg x 30 x 6's, 1000's
Tablet; Oral; Mequitazine (Pierre fabre)
Mezinet 5 mg x 1 Box
Minieton 5 mg
Minieton 5 mg x Blister pk
Mining 5 mg
Minro 5 mg x 1000's
Minro 5 mg x 100 x 10's
Syrup; Oral; Mequitazine 1.25 mg / 5 ml (May & baker)
Syrup; Oral; Mequitazine 2.5 mg / 5 ml (May & baker)
Tablet; Oral; Mequitazine 5 mg (May & baker)
Tablet; Oral; Mequitazine 10 mg (May & baker)
Primalan 2.5 mg/5 mL x 60 mL (May & baker)$ 3.62
Pritazine 5 mg x 10 Blister x 10 Tablet
Tablet; Oral; Mequitazine 5 mg (Pierre fabre sante)
Quizine 5 mg x 10 Blister x 10 Tablet
Sinkomin 5 mg
Squmin 5 mg

References

  1. PubChem. "mequitazine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "mequitazine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01071 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DTP/NCI. "mequitazine: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Mequizine are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Mequizine. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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To what extent do I have to use Mequizine before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
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Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Mequizine. To get the time effectiveness of using Mequizine drug by other patients, please click here.
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