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Alerfix 5mg Tablet

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Alerfix 5mg Tablet 10’S

Alerfix 5

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Alerfix 5

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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Alerfix

BENEFITS

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.

SIDE EFFECTS

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

  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

WHAT IS USED FOR?

It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic conditions, such as:

Hay fever
Year-round allergies such as dust or pet allergies
Chronic nettle rash

HOW TO USE ALERFIX TABLET

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. Alerfix Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW ALERFIX TABLET WORKS

Alerfix Tablet 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.

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 epilepsy(fits)
Have kidney problem
Consume alcohol

INTERACTIONS:

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription

STORAGE:

Keep out of the reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tablet 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.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or more prolonged use of alerfix 5mg tablet may cause drowsiness and other effects in the baby or decrease the milk supply
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Driving

UNSAFE
alerfix 5mg tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Tablet is recommended.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TABLET?

If you miss a dose of tablet, 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.

FAQs

Q. Is Tablet a steroid? What is it used for?

No, alerfix 5mg tablet is not a steroid. It is an anti-allergic medication which is used to relieve the symptoms of allergy. It relieves runny nose, sneezing and redness, itching and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances, such as dust mites, animal dander and mold. Additionally, it is helpful in treating symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.

Q. Does Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

Yes, alerfix 5mg tablet can make you feel tired, sleepy and weak. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Consult your doctor if not sure.

Q. How long does it take for Tablet to work?

alerfix 5mg tablet starts working and showing improvement within an hour of taking it. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.

Q. Can I take Tablet and Fexofenadine together?

Sometimes the doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Tablet during the daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine for the night which causes sleepiness, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep.

Q. Is it safe to take Tablet for a long time?

alerfix 5mg tablet is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Tablet for only as long as you need it.

Q. For how long should I continue Tablet?

The duration for which the medicine needs to be taken depends on the problem being treated. For instance, if you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. While, if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of nose) or chronic urticaria, you may need to take Tablet for a longer time. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Tablet
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