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Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT

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₹2.62/Tablet DT
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alernex Tablet DT

Uses of Alernex Tablet DT

Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms. It is used to relieve the symptoms that occur with seasonal allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose and itchy, red and watery eyes.

Alernex Tablet DT side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alernex are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

How to use Alernex Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alernex Tablet DT works

Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT 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.

In Depth Information on Alernex Tablet DT

Expert advice for Alernex Tablet DT

  • Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT helps with the symptoms of allergies such as itching, redness, and rashes.
  • It is less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other similar medicines.
  • It works best when taken regularly, even before symptoms appear.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It may cause nausea. Stick to simple meals and don't eat rich or spicy food.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes before or after taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
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Alernex Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Alernex Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT 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 Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alernex 30 mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alernex Tablet DT

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Q. Can I take Alernex for an allergic reaction?
Alernex is an antihistaminic drug. Alernex 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 Alernex 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Alernex for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Alernex a stimulant?
Alernex is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alernex better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Alernex 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 Alernex at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Alernex for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Alernex 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.
Q. Can I take Alernex for itchy skin?
Alernex 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.
Q. Can I take Alernex for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Alernex for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Alernex for a rash?
Alernex 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.
Q. Can I take Alernex for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Alernex for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Alernex for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Alernex for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Alernex for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Alernex for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Alernex keep you awake?
Alernex can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Alernex can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Alernex on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Alernex cause weight gain?
Alernex is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Alernex.
Q. Does Alernex stop itching?
Alernex 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.
Q. Does Alernex expire?
Yes, Alernex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Does Alernex cause dementia?
Alernex 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.
Q. Does Alernex raise blood sugar?
Alernex is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Alernex.
Q. Does Alernex effect blood pressure?
Alernex is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Alernex.
Q. Does Alernex cause insomnia?
Alernex can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Alernex can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Alernex on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Alernex.
Q. Does Alernex contain codeine?
Alernex does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Alernex effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Alernex hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Alernex if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Alernex a steroid?
Alernex is not a steroid. Alernex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alernex better than cetirizine?
Alernex and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Alernex 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.
Q. Is Alernex safe?
Alernex is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Alernex make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Alernex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Alernex.
Q. Is Alernex over the counter?
Alernex is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Alernex a decongestant?
Alernex is not a decongestant. Alernex 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.
Q. Is Alernex anticholinergic?
Alernex is not an anticholinergic. Alernex belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alernex a stimulant?
Alernex is not a stimulant. Alernex 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 Alernex with cetirizine?
Alernex 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 Alernex with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Alernex by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alernex with omeprazole?
Alernex 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 Alernex with citalopram?
Alernex 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 Alernex with prednisone?
Alernex 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 Alernex with amoxicillin?
Alernex 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.
Q. Can I take Alernex while having high blood pressure?
Alernex does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Alernex with paracetamol?
Alernex 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 Alernex with ibuprofen?
Alernex 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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Taking Alernex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alernex with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Alernex with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Alernex with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Alernex with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Alernex with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Alernex with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Alernex with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Alernex with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Alernex with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Alernex with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Alernex with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Alernex with Clobazam
MODERATE
Alernex with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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