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Alersin-Total Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction

Alersin-Total Tablet SR is used for prevention of asthma. It thins and loosens mucus and make it easier to cough out and relieves allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose.

Alersin-Total Tablet SR also works by blocking the action of chemical messengers and reduces inflammation in the airways and nose. It is better to take Alersin-Total Tablet SR in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Never stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor and complete the full course of treatment.

This medication may cause side effects like stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. It may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Alersin-Total Tablet SR

Side effects of Alersin-Total Tablet SR

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Alersin-Total Tablet SR

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

How Alersin-Total Tablet SR works

Alersin-Total Tablet SR is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Levocetirizine and Montelukast. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation in the airways and nose and improves your symptoms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Alersin-Total Tablet SR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alersin-Total Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Alersin-Total Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Alersin-Total Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alersin-Total Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alersin-Total Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Alersin-Total Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Alersin-Total Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alersin-Total Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Alersin-Total Tablet SR for prevention of asthma.
  • Take it at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor the level of drug in your body.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes of taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Notify your doctor if you smoke or have an viral infection. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

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Hi I m suffer from the nasal allergy since childhood. I feel regularly block nose,allergy, asthma (from last 2 years )in all weather hole year. .i hav heard about breath free cipla nasal spray .If can use it ?nd Wich one will be suitable for me.I want expert advice if it may be possible to any E.N.T specialistI have used many treatment timely but no result I have needed any permanent solution
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
sir kindly consult ENT specialist, as u have alredy mentioned, thanksso u need to consult ENT surgeon, in many case if there is DNS ( deviated nasal septum) than surgery can reduce these problem , however total cure is not certain, but its better
I am asthma patient having high lipid LDL 170 , total choleatrol 230 and trigriceride 216 doctor advised me to take storvas 5mg and budecort duolin,citrazine,relent, mutivitamin, and also has vaginitis so asked me take antibiotic azax 250 mg and gentalene oitnment for itching. Cant order online as i need prescription for current date.Please help in providing prescrption for ordering these medicine
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
you need to take prescription after visiting the clinic. it is not possible to provide it online
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FAQs

Q. Can I use Alersin-Total while breastfeeding?

No, Alersin-Total should not be used by breastfeeding mothers. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Alersin-Total?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Alersin-Total. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Alersin-Total.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Alersin-Total?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Alersin-Total cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Alersin-Total can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.
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References
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