Avil Tablet ( 25mg ) is an antiallergenic tablet used for the treatment of certain allergies in the body ( be it internally or externally ). Avil tablet is manufactured and marketed by Sanofi India Limited and is generally prescribed by doctors for people with allergenic conditions.
The main active ingredient in the Avil tablet is pheniramine which helps in the treatment of skin allergy, food allergy, allergic rhinitis, rose cold and fever, conjunctivitis and motion sickness. The effectiveness of the medicine entirely depends on the reason why you are taking the medicine and the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.
In this article, we will be looking at the uses, dosage, side effects, composition and safety of Avil tablets. So, let’s begin.
The active ingredient in Avil tablet is Pheniramine Maleate IP 25mg which is an antihistamine medicine that makes this tablet antiallergenic in nature.
How does Avil tablet works?
Avil tablet being an antihistamine tablet blocks the action of histamines. This, in turn, helps in providing relief against severe allergic conditions caused due to dust, insect bite, or other medicines. The active component (Pheniramine Maleate) acts as the antiallergenic drug here.
Avil Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of various sorts of allergies. The various uses of Avil Tablet 25 mg tablets are as follows.
1. Treatment of allergic cough, sneezing and running nose
Some people have a tendency of developing continuous cough and sneezing along with sneezing nose. These allergic conditions are generally found in people who have a tendency of developing allergic rhinitis. Doctors prescribe Avil tablets for the treatment of such allergic conditions and the results are quite instant.
2. Treatment of allergic conditions caused by other medications
We know, almost all medicines come with side effects. The number of side effects varies according to the composition of the medication. Medicines such as ibuprofen, aspirin, naproxen sodium, and various others often lead to the development of allergy (externally or internally) as side effects. Such allergic conditions developed by any medicines are very hard to tackle. Doctors prescribe Avil tablets under such conditions to cure the allergic conditions caused by these medicines.
3. Treats redness of skin and rashes
The presence of Pheniramine Maleate in Avil Tablets helps in the treatment of redness of skin, itchy skin and rashes developed in the skin. Such rashes generally develop due to a side effect of a medicine or certain plants or due to food to which you are allergic. Such conditions can be treated with the help of Avil tablets.
4. Treats chapped lips, sore throat and swelling of the skin
Chapped lips, sore throat and skin swelling are also caused by exposure to allergenic conditions. The chances of the development of these conditions due to allergy are not common. But if caused, Avil tablets (25mg) can treat this cause efficiently.
5. Medication for redness of eyes and conjunctivitis
Along with the treatment of urticaria, eczema and pruritus, these tablets are also prescribed when you have developed eye allergies ( itching, watery eyes, burning sensation ). Also, under certain circumstances, Avil tablets are also prescribed if you have developed conjunctivitis. Though this medicine does not actively take part in the treatment of conjunctivitis but passively it plays an important role.
6. Treatment of motion sickness
This is a unique feature of Avil Tablets. It can also be used in the treatment of motion sickness. Motion sickness generally includes nausea, headache, vomiting. irritation when traveling for a longer time. Avil tablets treat these symptoms of motion sickness and help you to have a smooth journey. It is advisable to keep a strip of Avil tablets if you are traveling for a long time and have motion sickness.
It is always recommended to follow your doctor’s advice regarding the dosage of any medicine. HealthAndHealthier mentions the dosage of a particular medication for informational purposes only. It is recommended to consume Avil Tablets only when you actually need them. One tablet a day is enough if you are facing any conditions related to allergies. In cases of serious conditions you can also consume two tablets a day, once after lunch and another after dinner. Never have Avil Tablets on an empty stomach as this may lead to further irritation.
Avil tablets, just like any other tablets have side effects. Though the side effects of Avil tablets are rare but it is always recommended to consult your doctor immediately if you witness any side effects caused by it. The side effects of Avil tablets are as follows
- Too much sleepiness
- Mouth becomes too dry
- Breathing problems
- Digestion problems
- Nausea and vomiting
- You should not consume Avil tablets if you are pregnant.
- It is never recommended for children under 10 years.
- If you are a lactating mom you should definitely consult your doctor before taking Avil tablets.
- People with heart problems should also stay away from this medicine
- People who consume alcohol should also consult their doctor before taking these tablets.
- Store in a cool and dry place
- Never use expired Avil tablets
- Keep it away from children and pets
1 strip ( 15 tablets ) of Avil 25mg tablets costs you around Rs 8. The pricing varies with locations.