Algrot 120 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Algrot Tablet
Algrot 120 mg Tablet 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.
Algrot Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
How to use Algrot 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. Algrot 120 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Algrot Tablet works
Algrot 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.
Algrot Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Algrot 120 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Algrot 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
Algrot 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 Algrot 120 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Algrot 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Algrot 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Algrot 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Algrot 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Algrot 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Algrot 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.
  • 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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FAQs

Q. Can I take Algrot for an allergic reaction?
Algrot is an antihistaminic drug. Algrot 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 Algrot 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Algrot for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Algrot a stimulant?
Algrot is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Algrot better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Algrot 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 Algrot at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Algrot for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Algrot 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 Algrot for itchy skin?
Algrot 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 Algrot for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Algrot for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Algrot for a rash?
Algrot 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 Algrot for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Algrot for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Algrot for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Algrot for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Algrot for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Algrot for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Algrot keep you awake?
Algrot can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Algrot can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Algrot on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Algrot cause weight gain?
Algrot is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Algrot.
Q. Does Algrot stop itching?
Algrot 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 Algrot expire?
Yes, Algrot 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 Algrot cause dementia?
Algrot 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 Algrot raise blood sugar?
Algrot is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Algrot.
Q. Does Algrot effect blood pressure?
Algrot is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Algrot.
Q. Does Algrot cause insomnia?
Algrot can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Algrot can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Algrot on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Algrot.
Q. Does Algrot contain codeine?
Algrot does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Algrot effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Algrot hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Algrot if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Algrot a steroid?
Algrot is not a steroid. Algrot belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Algrot better than cetirizine?
Algrot and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Algrot 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 Algrot safe?
Algrot is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Algrot make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Algrot. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Algrot.
Q. Is Algrot over the counter?
Algrot is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Algrot a decongestant?
Algrot is not a decongestant. Algrot 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 Algrot anticholinergic?
Algrot is not an anticholinergic. Algrot belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Algrot a stimulant?
Algrot is not a stimulant. Algrot 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 Algrot with cetirizine?
Algrot 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 Algrot with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Algrot by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Algrot with omeprazole?
Algrot 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 Algrot with citalopram?
Algrot 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 Algrot with prednisone?
Algrot 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 Algrot with amoxicillin?
Algrot 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 Algrot while having high blood pressure?
Algrot does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Algrot with paracetamol?
Algrot 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 Algrot with ibuprofen?
Algrot 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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