Rupatek Uses

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Rupatek 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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Oral

Allergic rhinitis, Chronic idiopathic urticaria

Adult: 10 mg once daily.

Uses of Rupatek 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.

Rupatek is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and urticaria (hives).

Rupatek description

Rupatek is a second generation antihistamine and PAF antagonist used to treat allergies. It was discovered and developed by J. Uriach y Cia, S. A. and is marketed under several trade names such as Rupatek, Alergoliber, Rinialer, Pafinur, Rupax and Rupatek.

Rupatek dosage

Oral

Allergic rhinitis; Chronic idiopathic urticaria

Adult: 10 mg once daily.

Rupatek interactions

Increased systemic exposure w/ ketoconazole & erythromycin; grapefruit juice. Alcohol, CNS depressants, statins.

Rupatek side effects

Somnolence, headache, dizziness; dry mouth; fatigue, asthenia.

Rupatek contraindications

Hypersensitivity. Avoid alcohol.

Active ingredient matches for Rupatek:

Rupatadine in Turkey.


List of Rupatek substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
RUPASTAR 10MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Invision)$ 0.95
RUPASTAR tab 10 mg x 10's (Invision)$ 0.95
Rupastar 10mg TAB / 10 (Invision)$ 0.87
Rupastar 10mg Tablet (Invision)$ 0.10
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10 mg x 10's (Venus Remedies)$ 0.71
Rupatin 10mg TAB / 10 (Venus Remedies)$ 0.71
RUPATIN tab 10 mg x 10's (Venus Remedies)$ 0.71
Rupatin 10mg TAB / 10 (Venus Remedies)$ 0.71
Rupiz 10mg TAB / 10 (Zydus (Liva))$ 0.78
10 mg x 10's (Zydus (Liva))$ 0.78
RUPIZ 10MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Zydus (Liva))$ 0.88
RUPIZ tab 10 mg x 10's (Zydus (Liva))$ 0.78
Rupiz 10mg Tablet (Zydus (Liva))$ 0.09
RYTEN 10MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Wens Drugs India Pvt Ltd)$ 0.78
Smarti M 10+10 Tablet (Aeroforce (German Remedies))$ 0.13
SMARTI M TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Aeroforce (German Remedies))$ 1.59
10 mg x 100's (Solitaire (Prominent))
Topkind-R 10mg TAB / 100 (Solitaire (Prominent))
TOPKIND-R tab 10 mg x 10's (Solitaire (Prominent))
Topkind-R 10mg TAB / 100 (Solitaire (Prominent))

References

  1. PubChem. "Rupatadine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "Rupatadine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11614 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. MeSH. "MeSH Tree: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the NLM controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles for PubMed.". http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/meshhome... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Rupatek 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 Rupatek. 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.

User reports

2 consumers reported useful

Was the Rupatek drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Not useful1
50.0%
Useful1
50.0%


Consumer reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet


2 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Rupatek before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 week and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
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 Rupatek. To get the time effectiveness of using Rupatek drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 week2
100.0%


11 consumers reported age

Users%
16-295
45.5%
46-603
27.3%
> 602
18.2%
6-151
9.1%


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