- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for ALERID D TAB and its Constituents
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Available Alternatives for ALERID D TAB
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OverviewALERID D TAB is a Schedule H drug.
ALERID D TAB is composed of: PHENYLEPHRINE (10 MG), CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE (5 MG)
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose). Phenylephrine is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion or congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from your inner ears called the eustachian (yoo-STAY-shun) tubes.
Cetirizine hydrochloride is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. It is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose.Cetirizine hydrochloride is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by hives. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
UsagePHENYLEPHRINE can address symptoms like: Nasal Congestion
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE is generally used to treat: Common Cold, Hives
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE can address symptoms like: Eyes Watery Eyes, Runny Nose, Eyes Itching, Sneezing, Nose Itching
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
Precautions for ALERID D TAB and its Constituents
Do not give phenylephrine containing products to children younger than 4 years of age. It may cause serious side effects or cause of death in children. Do not use this medication for
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking cetirizine because you may feel sleepy.
- Avoid alcohol intake while taking this drug.
- Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: changes in vision, severe dry mouth, trouble urinating, constipation or drowsiness.Do not start or continue the cetirizine tablets:If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cetirizine or any of the other ingredients of cetirizine tablet.
- If you have severe kidney problem or severe liver problem.
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered before taking cetirizine tablets in case of any following disease conditions such as fits, severe kidney impairment, intolerance to sugars.
- Take cetirizine exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
- You may take cetirizine with or without food.
- The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.
Symptoms of OverdosageCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE over-dosage can result in: Drowsiness, Mood Swings, Restless Or Irritability, Nervousness
Common Side-EffectsPHENYLEPHRINE : Hives, Skin Rash, Blood Pressure, High, Body Itching, Irregular Heartbeat, Difficulty Sleeping, Eyes Blurred Vision, Chest Discomfort, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Nervousness, Head Headache, Restless Or Irritability, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Constipation, Stomach Pain, Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Dry Mouth, Throat Soreness, Cough, Nausea, Head Headache
Serious Side-EffectsCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Insomnia, Breathlessness, Confusion, Eyes Blurred Vision, Pounding Heart (pulse), Weakness (generalized), Hyperactive Behavior, Decreased Urination
Rare Side-EffectsCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Face Swelling
Disease InteractionsCETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE can interfere with: Alcoholism, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationPHENYLEPHRINE is categorized as:
- DECONGESTANTS / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
- VASOPRESSORS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE is categorized as: ANTIHISTAMINES / RESPIRATORY AGENTS
Available Alternatives for ALERID D TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|ALERID D TAB||INR 30 for 10 TABLETS||PHENYLEPHRINE 10 MG, CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|KOLQ TAB TAB||INR 31.5 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 325 MG, ZINC GLUCONATE 52.28 MG, CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5 MG|
|SUMO COLD TAB||INR 56 for 10 TABLETS||PARACETAMOL 325 MG, CAFFEINE 25 MG, PHENYLEPHRINE 5 MG, CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG|