Alergo 120mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Alergo 120mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Allergic rhinitis symptoms, Allergic skin conditions
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Alcohol
30
₹3.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alergo Tablet

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Uses of Alergo Tablet

Alergo 120mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis symptoms and allergic skin conditions.
It treats allergic symptoms associated with seasonal allergies, urticaria, angioedema and atopic dermatitis.
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Side effects of Alergo Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Alergo 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. It is better to take Alergo 120mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Alergo Tablet works

Alergo 120mg tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Alergo Tablet

Expert advice for Alergo Tablet

  • Do not take fexofenadine with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit).
  • Take the disintegrating tablet on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid using antacids within 15 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Leave about 2 hours between the time that you take fexofenadine and your indigestion remedy.
  • There may be other drugs that can affect fexofenadine. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking fexofenadine: if you have problems with your liver or kidneys, if you have or ever had heart disease, since this kind of medicine may lead to a fast or irregular heartbeat, if you are elderly.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alergo 120mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alergo 120mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alergo 120mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Alergo 120mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Because of low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Alergo 120mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Alergo 120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Alergo 120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alergo 120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Alergo 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alergo 120mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alergo 120mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

Alergo is an antihistaminic drug. Alergo is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) such as sneezing, itchy and runny nose and red, itchy and watery eyes and Alergo 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Alergo for any allergic reaction.
Alergo is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alergo better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Alergo are antihistamines. Both medications work well for the treatment of seasonal hay fever and urticaria, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Cetirizine has shown to produce greater relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms than Alergo at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Alergo 180mg is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Talk to your doctor for the treatment of hives.
Alergo is used to relieve symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
It is not recommended to use Alergo for food allergy.
Alergo is used to relieve itching, swelling, and rashes that occur with long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). If you are suffering from itchy skin, please consult your doctor before taking any medicines as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
It is not recommended to use Alergo for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Alergo for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Alergo for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Alergo for mosquito bites.
Alergo can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Alergo can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Alergo on sleep is variable.
Alergo is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Alergo.
Alergo can help to stop itching associated with hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for itching as it may require a proper diagnosis of the underlying disease and treatment.
Yes, Alergo does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Alergo is not known to cause dementia. Please consult your doctor if you have any signs and symptoms of dementia as it would require proper diagnosis and management.
Alergo is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Alergo.
Alergo is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Alergo.
Alergo can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Alergo can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Alergo on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Alergo.
Alergo does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Alergo hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Alergo if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Alergo is not a steroid. Alergo belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alergo better than cetirizine?
Alergo and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Alergo is non-sedative while cetirizine does cause some sedation. Also, their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Alergo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Alergo. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Alergo.
Alergo is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Alergo is not a decongestant. Alergo belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria). Decongestants are medicines that relieve congestion by reducing swelling, inflammation and mucus formation in the nose making it easier for a person to breathe. Their main action is activation of alpha-adrenergic receptors which vasoconstricts (narrows) blood vessels. Examples of decongestants are pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine.
Alergo is not an anticholinergic. Alergo belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Alergo is not a stimulant. Alergo belongs to a group of medcines known as antihistamines and is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Q. Can I take Alergo with cetirizine?
Alergo and cetirizine both belong to the same group of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. Although there are no reported drug interactions, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Alergo by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with omeprazole?
Alergo can be taken with omeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with citalopram?
Alergo can be taken with citalopram. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with prednisone?
Alergo can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with amoxicillin?
Alergo can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Alergo does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Alergo with paracetamol?
Alergo can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alergo with ibuprofen?
Alergo can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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