Management of pruritis associated with acute and chronic urticaria.
Atopic and contact dermatitis among adults and children.
How it works
Hydroxizine is a first generation antihistamine. It offers relief from symptoms of allergies by blocking the action of histamine, a chemical messenger released during allergic reactions. In short-term anxiety, it works by decreasing the activity in the brain, thus helps induce relaxation and sleep. How to use
Hydroxicore should be taken by mouth, as directed by the doctor. The daily dose should not exceed 100mg. It is suitable to use among adults and children above 6 years of age. Precautions are to be taken among patients with kidney or liver conditions. Side effects
Most commonly reported side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue and dryness of the mouth.
Nimecore is primarily indicated to offer relief from chronic painful conditions such as osteoarthritis, arthritis, tenosynovitis as well as dysmenorrhea. How it works
Nimecore belongs to the category of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). How to use
Nimecore should be taken by mouth, with food, in doses recommended by the doctor. Nimecore is safe to be used among adults over 16 years of age. The daily dose should not exceed 200mg among otherwise healthy adults and 100mg/day among elderly. For menstrual pain, intake should be limited to not more than 7 days. Side effects
Most commonly reported side effects include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, rash, asthma crisis in patients allergic to NSAIDs, headache and drowsiness.
Inflamacore is used in the management of musculoskeletal pain such as in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and dental pain. How it works
Inflamacore works by selectively inhibiting the action the COX-2, an enzyme that helps in the release of chemical substances in the body responsible for inflammation. How to use
Inflamacore is taken once daily orally with food, as directed by the doctor. It is safe to be used among individuals 16 years of age or older. Side effects
Constipation, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, heartburn/reflux, fluid retention, dizziness, bronchospasm are few of the common side effects reported.
Disprocore is primarily used in managing skin reactions such as redness and itching associated with allergies and immunologic conditions. How it works
Disprocore is a medium strength corticosteroid that works by preventing the release of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation. How to use
Disprocore can be used by individuals over 12 years of age. It can be applied to the affected areas 1-3 times daily, as directed by the doctor. Side effects
Atrophy, burning sensation, dryness, swelling, hypersensitivity reactions, hypopigmentation, secondary infection are some of the commonly reported side effects.
High levels of bad cholesterol in the blood are associated with an increased risk of certain heart diseases. In addition to appropriate diet and lifestyle modifications, Cardiocore plus is used to reduce risk of cardiac events, especially in those with a previous history of coronary heart diseases such as coronary angina and heart attack. How it works
Simvastatin in Cardiocore plus works by blocking the enzyme needed for the body to make cholesterol, while Ezetimibe inhibits the absorption of bad cholesterol. Thus, the combination is useful in the treatment of dyslipidemia or abnormal amount of lipids in the blood. How to use
Cardiocore plus should be taken orally, as directed by the doctor. Usually it is taken as a once daily dose. Side effects
Nausea, dizziness headache, heartburn, stomach upset, muscular pain, rash, dry moth, sleep disturbance are some of the uncommon effects.