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ALERID 10MG TAB

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ALERID 10MG TAB

Alerid 10Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Alerid 10Mg tablet is an anti-allergic medicine belonging to group of medicine called anti-histamines. It is predominantly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, hay fever and nasal congestion. It is prescribed for treating common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, cough, congestion, itchy/watery eyes or for skin rashes such as chronic nettle rash, idiopathic urticaria in adult and children above 6 years of age. This medicine is effective in treating both seasonal allergic rhinitis and perennial allergic rhinitis which occurs at any time of the year. However, the uses of the tablet mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Alerid 10Mg tablet is Cetirizine (10Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cetirizine is an antiallergic medicine which blocks chemical messenger, histamine to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Alerid 10Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Caution:
  • Increased risk of urinary retention
  • Epilepsy
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Alerid 10Mg tablet the tablet is well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry mouth or throat
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Oral or pharyngeal hypoesthesia
  • Swelling of face, throat, limbs
  • Rash
  • Pruritis
How to Use

How to Use

Take Alerid 10Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet can be taken after with or without food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Alerid 10Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Confusion
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Mydriasis
  • Restlessness
  • Sedation
  • Urinary retention
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Alerid 10Mg tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Extreme caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this tablet. However, it is not prescribed in patients with severe renal impairment.

Liver:

Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consuming this medicine.

Pregnancy:

This tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown low or no effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the expectorant should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with this tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Alerid 10Mg tablet with alprazolam, tramadol, codeine, zolpidem, pregabalin, gabapentin, lorazepam, isocarboxazid.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

It is an anti-allergic medicine belonging to group of medicine called anti-histamines. It is predominantly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, hay fever and nasal congestion. It is prescribed for treating common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, cough, congestion, itchy/watery eyes or for skin rashes such as chronic nettle rash, idiopathic urticaria in adult and children above 6 years of age. This medicine is effective in treating both seasonal allergic rhinitis and perennial allergic rhinitis which occurs at any time of the year.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, dry mouth or throat, rash, oral or pharyngeal hypoesthesia, abdominal pain, dizziness and drowsiness, swelling of face, throat, limbs and pruritis.

Q3. Should we take Alerid 10Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet and severe renal impairment. Caution is advised among patients with increased risk of urinary retention, epilepsy, hepatic impairment, renal impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Alerid 10Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Alerid 10Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Alerid 10Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, restlessness, mydriasis, sedation, urinary retention.

Q7. Can I take Alerid 10Mg tablet during pregnancy?

This tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown low or no effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Alerid 10Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the expectorant should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Alerid 10Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Alerid 10Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Alerid 10Mg tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 6 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

The duration required for this medicine to show its effect in the body can be observed within 30-45 minutes of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Alerid 10Mg tablet last?

The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

Q15. Can we take Alerid 10Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is twice a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Alerid 10Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. Do not take the medicine for more than 1 week. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Alerid 10Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
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