Elina Tablet MR belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes.
Elina Tablet MR should be taken with or without food. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back. This medicine is generally very safe.
As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention. Consult your doctor if it persists or worry you. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.
BENEFITS OF ELINA TABLET MR
In Treatment of Allergic conditions
Elina Tablet MR provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. Moreover, Elina Tablet MR may make you feel less sleepy as compared to other antihistamine medicines. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.
HOW TO USE ELINA TABLET MR
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. Elina Tablet MR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ELINA TABLET MR WORKS
Elina Tablet MR is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
Consuming alcohol with Elina Tablet MR does not cause any harmful side effects.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elina Tablet MR is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elina Tablet MR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Elina Tablet MR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Elina Tablet MR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Elina Tablet MR is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ELINA TABLET MR?
If you miss a dose of Elina Tablet MR, 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 regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Elina
Q. What is Elina Tablet MR used for?
Elina Tablet MR is used to treat symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and other allergic reactions, causing irritation of the eyes and nose. It is also used to treat allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, urticaria or hives (pale red, raised and itchy skin rashes).
Q. How should I take Elina Tablet MR?
Elina Tablet MR should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole with water; do not chew or crush it. Elina Tablet MR may be taken with or without food, but it is advised to take it at a fixed time to avoid skipping a dose.
Q. How to cope with dizziness caused by Elina Tablet MR?
If you feel dizzy while taking Elina Tablet MR, lie down for some time and then get up slowly. Move slowly and cautiously while walking or doing activities. Avoid coffee, cigarettes, alcohol and recreational medicines. If dizziness persists or worsens, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take antacids while taking Elina Tablet MR?
Some antacids contain aluminum and magnesium. Such antacids may decrease the absorption of Elina Tablet MR and lower its levels, thereby interfering with the working of this medicine. It is recommended that you keep a gap of 2 hours between the two medicines.
Q. Is there any food or drink that I need to avoid while taking Elina Tablet MR?
Yes, you should avoid drinking grape juice, orange juice and apple juice while taking Elina Tablet MR. These might make you more likely to have side effects. However, if not sure, consult your doctor.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.