Alert 180mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alert 180mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹6.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alert Tablet

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Uses of Alert Tablet

Alert 180mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Alert Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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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. It is better to take Alert 180mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Alert Tablet works

Alert 180mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Alert Tablet

Expert advice for Alert 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 Alert 180mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alert 180mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alert 180mg 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
Alert 180mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Alert 180mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Alert 180mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Alert 180mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension, Azifine 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alert 180mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fexofenadine

Alert is an antihistaminic drug. Alert 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 Alert 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Alert for any allergic reaction.
Alert is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alert better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Alert 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 Alert at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Alert 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.
Alert 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 Alert for food allergy.
Alert 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 Alert for the wasp sting.
It is not recommended to use Alert for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Alert for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Alert for mosquito bites.
Alert can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Alert can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Alert on sleep is variable.
Alert is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Alert.
Alert 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, Alert does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Alert 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.
Alert is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Alert.
Alert is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Alert.
Alert can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Alert can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Alert on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Alert.
Alert does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Alert hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Alert if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Alert is not a steroid. Alert belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Alert better than cetirizine?
Alert and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Alert 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.
Alert is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Alert. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Alert.
Alert is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Alert is not a decongestant. Alert 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.
Alert is not an anticholinergic. Alert belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Alert is not a stimulant. Alert 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 Alert with cetirizine?
Alert 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 Alert with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Alert by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alert with omeprazole?
Alert 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 Alert with citalopram?
Alert 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 Alert with prednisone?
Alert 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 Alert with amoxicillin?
Alert 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.
Alert does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Alert with paracetamol?
Alert 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 Alert with ibuprofen?
Alert 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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