Alertus A Syrup

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Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Alertus A Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Alertus A Syrup is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are dryness in mouth, headache, and fatigue. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Alertus A Syrup

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Benefits of Alertus A Syrup

In Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Alertus A Syrup is used to treat allergic symptoms such as itchy, stuffy or runny nose, sneezing etc. caused by seasonal hay fever (allergic rhinitis). It works by reducing certain substances in the body called histamines that are responsible for the allergic symptoms. Zinc gluconate a nutritional supplement present in Alertus A Syrup reduces the duration of allergy symptoms and helps in early recovery. Take Alertus A Syrup as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects of Alertus A Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Alertus A

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness

How to use Alertus A Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Alertus A Syrup is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alertus A Syrup works

Alertus A Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Zinc Gluconate which relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Zinc gluconate is a nutritional supplement which releases zinc ions into the throat. This prevents the cold virus from reproducing due to which the virus dies off faster and the cold ends sooner.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Alertus A Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Alertus A Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alertus A Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or more prolonged use of Alertus A Syrup may cause drowsiness and other effects in the baby or decrease the milk supply
Driving
UNSAFE
Alertus A Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alertus A Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alertus A Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Alertus A Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Alertus A Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Alertus A Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Alertus A Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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I've frequent sneezing & nose blocking problems, suspecting due to allergies.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Get serum IgE to confirm it is allergy
Sneezing, allergies, nose blocking
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Use physiomer hypertonic saline twice daily in each nostril Tab pantop once daily before breakfast Tab montair LC at night once daily for 5days
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References

  1. US FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Zinc Gluconate. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Pubchem. Zinc Gluconate. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

9 Luthra Premises, Andheri Kurla Road, Safed Pool, Andheri (E), Mumbai-400072.
Country of Origin: India

MRP
33.68
Inclusive of all taxes
60 ml in 1 bottle
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