Alert 120 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Alert Tablet

Alert 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic conditions. 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.

Alert Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

How to use Alert 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. Alert 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alert Tablet works

Alert 120 mg 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.

Alert Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Alert 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alert 120 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Alert 120 mg 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 Alert 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Alert 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alert 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alert 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Alert 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alert 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Alert 120 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Alert 120 mg Tablet 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.
  • 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 do not 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alert with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Konit
MODERATE
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alert

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Want to increase appetite and want to reduce sleeping hours as I am a student
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Eat fresh fruits and leafy vegetables, Chew small piece of ginger with a piece of rock salt which will increase appetite Use Tab Brahmi which will make you alertTab Brahmi of Himalaya 1-0-1 after food for one month, which also helps in improving memory
Since the past 4 years I have been unwell, feeling dizzy, agitated, stressed, headache, burning stomach, cold feet, sore eyes, bodily sock, difficulty in breathing, weakness, always in a hurry, loss of energy, constant state of alert, self pity, not knowing what ails me, though my symptoms are not frequent, they effected me often. I have consulted heart specialist, psychiatry whose medication have been unsuccessful so far to my conditions. When the symptoms are active, I lose courage, get angry at the slightest, have no stamina, had no feelings for my surroundings. I weight around 70 kg before my illness, now I weight over 85 kg or more. I don't have the energy, liking to exercise myself to be fit with all the illness creeping upon me. I would like your honest and helpful predicaments upon my state of illness which has been obstructing me in leading a normal life.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Restrict carbohydrates regularly exercise have good sleep get ur thyroids checked
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Alert cause sleepiness?

Yes, Alert can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What should be avoided while taking Alert?

Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Alert. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Alert.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
MRP
28.5
10 tablets in 1 strip
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