alerfix 5mg tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, some skin reactions such as eczema, hives, and reactions to bites and stings. It also relieves watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching.
alerfix 5mg tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose required by you may vary depending on what you are taking it for. This medicine is usually taken in the evening, but follow the advice of your doctor on how to take it. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent the symptoms then you should take it regularly. If you miss doses or stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.
This medicine is generally very safe. The most common side effects include feeling sleepy or dizzy, dry mouth, fatigue, and headache. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts to it. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney problems or epilepsy (seizures). Your dose may need to be modified or this medicine may not suit you. Some other medicines can interact with this medicine so let your healthcare team know what else you are taking. You should also talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, although it is not thought to be harmful.
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In Treatment of Allergic conditions
alerfix 5mg tablet 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, Alerfix Tablet 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.
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
- Dryness in mouth
WHAT IS USED FOR?
It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic conditions, such as:
Year-round allergies such as dust or pet allergies
Chronic nettle rash
HOW TO USE ALERFIX TABLET
HOW ALERFIX TABLET WORKS
WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking alerfix 5mg tablet, if you:
Are allergic to levocetirizine, any other related substance, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have kidney problem
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription
Keep out of the reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Larger doses or more prolonged use of alerfix 5mg tablet may cause drowsiness and other effects in the baby or decrease the milk supply
Use of tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.