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Eltegra 180 mg Tablet

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Composition for Eltegra 180 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Eltegra 180 mg Tablet

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MRP
118
₹11.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Eltegra Tablet

Uses of Eltegra Tablet

Eltegra 180 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.

Eltegra Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Eltegra are Headache, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dizziness.

How to use Eltegra 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. Eltegra 180 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Eltegra Tablet works

Eltegra 180 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.

In Depth Information on Eltegra Tablet

Expert advice for Eltegra Tablet

  • Eltegra 180 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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Eltegra Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eltegra Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Eltegra 180 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eltegra 180 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
Eltegra 180 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 Eltegra 180 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Eltegra 180 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eltegra 180 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eltegra 180 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
Eltegra 180 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eltegra 180 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Eltegra Tablet

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Q. Can I take Eltegra for an allergic reaction?
Eltegra is an antihistaminic drug. Eltegra 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 Eltegra 180mg is used for long term allergic skin reactions (chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as itching, swelling, and rashes. Please consult your doctor before taking Eltegra for any allergic reaction.
Q. Is Eltegra a stimulant?
Eltegra is not a stimulant. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Eltegra better than cetirizine?
Both cetirizine and Eltegra 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 Eltegra at 12 hours postdose. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Eltegra for hives (urticaria)?
Urticaria, commonly known as hives can be acute or chronic. Eltegra 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 Eltegra for itchy skin?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra for food allergy?
It is not recommended to use Eltegra for food allergy.
Q. Can I take Eltegra for a rash?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra for wasp sting?
It is not recommended to use Eltegra for the wasp sting.
Q. Can I take Eltegra for a bee sting?
It is not recommended to use Eltegra for bee sting.
Q. Can I take Eltegra for mosquito bites?
It is not recommended to use Eltegra for mosquito bites.
Q. Does Eltegra keep you awake?
Eltegra can cause sleepiness as a side effect. However, Eltegra can also cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) and sleeping problems in some people. The effect of Eltegra on sleep is variable.
Q. Does Eltegra cause weight gain?
Eltegra is not reported to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Eltegra.
Q. Does Eltegra stop itching?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra expire?
Yes, Eltegra 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 Eltegra cause dementia?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra raise blood sugar?
Eltegra is not known to raise blood sugar. Please consult your doctor if you have increased blood sugar after taking Eltegra.
Q. Does Eltegra effect blood pressure?
Eltegra is not known to effect blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience blood pressure changes after taking Eltegra.
Q. Does Eltegra cause insomnia?
Eltegra can cause difficulty in sleeping (insomnia) as a side effect. However, Eltegra can also cause sleepiness in some people. The effect of Eltegra on sleep is variable. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Eltegra.
Q. Does Eltegra contain codeine?
Eltegra does not contain codeine. However, always check the label of a drug for the complete list of all ingredients in a medicine.
Q. Does Eltegra effect the contraceptive pill (birth control pill)?
Eltegra hydrochloride has not shown to effect the contraceptive pill. However, please consult your doctor before taking Eltegra if you are already taking contraceptive pills.
Q. Is Eltegra a steroid?
Eltegra is not a steroid. Eltegra belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Eltegra better than cetirizine?
Eltegra and cetirizine belong to the same class of medicines known as antihistamines with similar action. However, Eltegra 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 Eltegra safe?
Eltegra is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Eltegra make you feel drowsy?
Drowsiness is a common side effect of Eltegra. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness after taking Eltegra.
Q. Is Eltegra over the counter?
Eltegra is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Eltegra a decongestant?
Eltegra is not a decongestant. Eltegra 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 Eltegra anticholinergic?
Eltegra is not an anticholinergic. Eltegra belongs to a group of medicines known as antihistamines.
Q. Is Eltegra a stimulant?
Eltegra is not a stimulant. Eltegra 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 Eltegra with cetirizine?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra with loratadine?
Loratadine will increase the level or effect of Eltegra by decreasing its metabolism (breakdown). Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Eltegra with omeprazole?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra with citalopram?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra with prednisone?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra with amoxicillin?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra while having high blood pressure?
Eltegra does not effect blood pressure. Always share your medical history with your doctor before taking any medicines.
Q. Can I take Eltegra with paracetamol?
Eltegra 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 Eltegra with ibuprofen?
Eltegra 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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Taking Eltegra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Eltegra with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Eltegra with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Eltegra with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Eltegra with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Eltegra with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Eltegra with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Eltegra with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Eltegra with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Eltegra with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Eltegra with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Eltegra with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Eltegra with Clobazam
MODERATE
Eltegra with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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