Allegra 120mg Tablet is used to treat allergic symptoms like congestion/stuffiness, runny nose, sneezing, swelling, itching, and watery eyes. It is an anti-allergy tablet. The tablet is also useful to treat different skin allergies like swelling, redness, and itching.
This tablet can be consumed with/without meals. For the right dose & duration strictly follow the advice of your doctor. The dose that your doctor recommends will be based on your condition and your response to the medicine. Continue taking the tablet for the length of time the doctor asks you to. Try not to discontinue the tablet without informing your physician.
You may face some common side effects after taking the tablet like dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, and headache. These side effects will go with time. In case the side effects exist for a longer period, speak to your doctor immediately.
This tablet is a prescription medicine. So, try not to self-medicate or suggest it to others even if you notice similar symptoms in them as yours.
Speak to your healthcare provider to reap the maximum benefits of this tablet. Let your physician know if you have any issues related to heat, liver, or kidneys.
Uses of the tablet (Allegra 120mg)
- Helps treat runny nose, and sneezing caused due to allergies
- Helps treat allergic conditions
Treatment of symptoms of allergies like runny nose and sneezing
This tablet offers relief from various symptoms like watery eyes, itching, sneezing, and a runny nose. It helps you carry out daily tasks without any hassles.
The tablet doesn’t show any critical side effects. You may need to take the tablet for a few days. In case you are looking to avoid symptoms then you should use the tablet regularly.
Treatment of various allergic conditions
This tablet is useful to treat skin allergies too. It can be itching like hives or other inflammation. It also combats the pain, rash, redness, or itchiness that occurs due to the reaction of the skin with an allergen or irritant that may lead to the symptoms.
Side effects (Allegra 120mg )
Most side effects that occur do not need immediate medical help. They fade away with time when the body adjusts to this tablet. In case the symptoms turn severe or are bothersome, speak to your healthcare provider.
Common side effects
How to use the tablet?
The dose & duration of this tablet is determined by the doctor. Avoid crushing, breaking or chewing the tablet. Just swallow it as it is. You can take the tablet with/without food. Schedule a time for the tablet so that you do not miss out on the dose.
Forgot the dose?
If you happen to miss a dose of this tablet, take it once u remember. If your next dose is almost near, skip the dose you missed. Do not take a double dose.
Allegra 120mg Tablet can have interactions with
- Midodrine (to treat blood pressure)
- ketoconazole(treat fungal infection)
- Rifampicin, erythromycin
- Lopinavir or ritonavir
- Theophylline (to treat respiratory diseases)
Speak to your doctor if
- You are suffering from liver/kidney disease.
- You are suffering from heart disease as this tablet can increase the heartbeat
- You are an elderly person
- Do not use the tablet for children under 12 years
Do not consume alcohol while taking this tablet as it can result in extreme drowsiness. Consult your doctor for advice.
This tablet is not advisable for pregnant women unless its use is necessary. Check with your doctor to determine the possible risks and benefits of this tablet during pregnancy. Communicate you’re your doctor as he will assess the duration of your pregnancy in weeks and why is it necessary for you to take this tablet.
Breastfeeding women should seek advice from the doctor before taking this tablet.
If you feel drowsiness after consuming the tablet, do not drive. Drive only if you feel you are alert and physically stable. The same thing applies to using heavy machinery as well.
If you have liver conditions/diseases, you need to take this tablet with caution and only after the doctor recommends the right dose for you.
Be cautious while taking this tablet if you are suffering from kidney diseases. Seek help from your doctor to know the right dose of this medicine.
Q-Can the Allegra tablet be taken every day?
Based on the severity of your allergic conditions caused due to allergens, this tablet can be consumed every day until you recover completely and take it for a duration the doctor has asked you to.
Q-What if I overdose on Allegra Tablet?
The overdose of this tablet can lead to fatigue, drowsiness, dry mouth, and dizziness. If you overdose on it, get in touch with your doctor instantly or visit the nearest healthcare center.