- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Ucerax* used for?
Generic for Ucerax* (Hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine drug used to relieve anxiety and tension. It works by decreasing the effects of histamine, a naturally occurring chemical, in your body. With anticholinergic and sedative properties, it is also used to treat allergic conditions of the skin such as rashes, hives, and itching, as well as used before and after surgery. Besides, Hydroxyzine is used to control nausea and vomiting. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Ucerax*?
The dosage of Generic for Ucerax* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician?s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. This drug can be taken with or without food. Take it with a full glass of water.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Ucerax*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Ucerax* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Ucerax*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Ucerax*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are nausea, vomiting, and extreme drowsiness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Ucerax*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Ucerax*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Ucerax*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Ucerax* can interact with muscle relaxers, sleeping pills, narcotic pain medicines, sedatives, cold or allergy medicines, and antidepressants.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Ucerax*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Ucerax* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Ucerax* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Ucerax* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Ucerax* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Ucerax* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, dry mouth, dizziness, and drowsiness. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are convulsions, tremors, and swelling of your lips, tongue, or face. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Ucerax*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Ucerax*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Ucerax* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Ucerax*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Ucerax*?
How will Generic for Ucerax* work in my body?
How should Generic for Ucerax* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Ucerax* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Ucerax* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before taking Generic for Ucerax*, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Also, inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, glaucoma, heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, or kidney disease.