Alerid Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Alerid Tablet

Alerid Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Alerid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

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

How Alerid Tablet works

Alerid Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Alerid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Alerid Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alerid Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Alerid Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Alerid Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
SAFE
Alerid Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alerid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alerid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Alerid Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alerid Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Alerid Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  •  It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
  • It is okay to take Alerid Tablet with most other medications as it has few drug interactions.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Alerid Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Alerid Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Alerid Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alerid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Risure
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Brand(s): Konit
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Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alerid

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Please suggest alternative to Alerid-D tablet which don't contain Cetrizine.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Hi Alternative medicines or substitutes can only be written by the prescribing doctor.
have had an fracture and have been prescribed Altraday &Sirdalud for 15 days. have started experiencing Allergic skin rash for the last 3 days.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Take Tab Alerid twice daily for 2 days for allergy and consult the prescribing doctor for change of treatment
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Alerid with Betahistine?

Alerid should not be taken with Betahistine as Alerid has antihistamine action and Betahistine has histamine-like action. Using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.

Q. Is cetirizine safe?

Cetirizine is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is cetirizine good for cold/ used for sore throat/ allergic reaction/itching/hives?

Cetirizine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. It is also used to treat hives, but not used for sore throat. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can you take cetirizine for prickly heat?

Cetirizine can be used for prickly heat to reduce the itching. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take cetirizine with high blood pressure?

Patients with high blood pressure can take cetirizine. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take cetirizine with loratadine/ diphenhydramine/ brompheniramine/ fexofenadine?

No. Patient should not take cetirizine with these drugs as they are from same category of antihistamines. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does cetirizine make you sleepy or cause drowsiness?

Patient may feel sleepy after taking cetirizine. Always consult your doctor

Q. Does cetirizine make you gain weight?

It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines, might cause weight gain.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 238-39.
  2. Drugs.com. Cetrizine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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