Alergo 120 MG Tablet

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsFexofenadine
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Description

Alergo 120 MG Tablet is a very effective medication to treat allergic symptoms associated with Rhinitis and Utricaria. Allergies such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, skin itching and hives can be effectively treated with this medicine. It is also used to treat seasonal allergies in adults and children.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alergo 120 MG Tablet

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Coughing
  • Diarrhea
  • Painful menstruation
  • Pain in the arms and legs
  • Hives and redness of skin
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Uses of Alergo 120 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • Chronic Utricaria
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12-14 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine should be used with caution in pregnant women. All the potential benefits and associated risks should be considered. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Allergy

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a history of allergy to it or any other ingredient present within the dosage form.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine should be used with caution in pregnant women. All the potential benefits and associated risks should be considered. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.
General warnings

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from any form of kidney impairment. Report any such instance to the doctor before consuming this medicine.

Drowsiness

Unlike other anti-allergic medicine, Alergo 120 MG Tablet does not cause drowsiness upon consumption. However, this can happen in some rare cases especially if the medicine is taken with alcohol or other medicine.

Pediatric use

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in infants less than 6 months old.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, restlessness, and confusion. Supportive measures like gastric lavage might be initiated based on the severity of symptoms.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Erythromycin

Ketoconazole

Rifampicin

Antacids

Disease interactions

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a kidney disease or impaired kidney function. Report any such instance to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Food interactions
Do not consume large quantities of juices of fruits like grapefruit, orange, and apple while taking this medicine. These food items should be avoided while taking this medicine.
Lab interactions

Skin allergy test

Report the use of this medicine before taking a skin allergy test. This medicine can interfere with the results of this test and hence use should be discontinued at least 2-4 days before.
Take Alergo 120 MG Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. You should ensure that consumption does not exceed the daily prescribed limit. Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve or get worse after using this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Alergo 120 MG Tablet works by reducing a chemical substance called Histamine from the body.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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