alt fm tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion or stuffiness.
alt fm tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.
Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
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WHAT IS USED FOR?
It is used to,
Relieve the symptoms that occur with hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes
Treat asthmatic attack
In Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
SIDE EFFECTS OF TABLET
Common side effects of alt fm tablet
- Skin rash
- Flu-like symptoms
HOW TO USE TABLET
WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking alt fm tablet, if you:
Are allergic to alt fm tablet or any other ingredients of this medicine
Have your inhaled rescue medicine for asthma attacks with you
Have problems with your liver or kidneys
Have or ever had heart disease, since this kind of medicine may lead to a fast or irregular heartbeat
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TABLET?
Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines such as:
Aluminium and magnesium may affect the action of this tablet, by lowering the amount of medicinal product absorbed
Phenobarbital, phenytoin (used for treatment of epilepsy)
Rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis and some other infections)
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
To be taken by mouth with or without food as doctor prescribed
It should take only one tablet once a day as prescribed by your doctor
If you take more ALT FM
If you take more ALT FM, contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an overdose in adults are abdominal pain, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, fatigue, dry mouth, vomiting and hyperactivity
If you forget to take ALT FM
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take the next dose at the usual time as prescribed by your doctor
If you stop taking ALT FM
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to stop your treatment
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)