Allegra 180 mg Tablet
Allegra 18 mg tablet is used to treat allergic symptoms. It is an anti-allergic tablet. It relieves symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, congestion, stuffiness, watery eyes, itching, and swelling. The medicine is also helpful in treating certain skin allergies like swelling, redness, and itching.
You can take this tablet along with food or even without food as per the duration and dose prescribed by your physician. The dose entirely depends on the condition and how you react to the medicine. Do not stop taking the tablet without a physician’s advice.
Do not try to take the medicine without a prescription from the doctor even if you notice similar symptoms. Tell your physician if you are having any health issues related to the liver, heart, or kidneys
Uses (Allegra 180 mg tablet)
- Treats runny nose or sneezing caused because of allergies
- Treats Allergic conditions
Most side effects caused due to the consumption of this tablet do not need emergency medical help. You will see these symptoms disappearing with time as the body is used to the tablet.
In case you are bothered about the symptoms you can consult your physician
Common side effects are
Usage of Allegra 180 mg
Do not attempt to break, crush or chew this tablet. Swallow this tablet. Follow the correct dose & duration as told by the doctor. Taking this tablet with or even without meals is fine. Make sure you take the tablet at a fixed time every day.
What if you miss a dose of Allegra tablet?
Do not double the dose in case you miss a dose of this tablet. Skip your missed dose and continue with the next dose as scheduled. Following the dosing scheduled without fail as prescribed by the doctor will help you eliminate the chances of missing the dose.
Q-Can I take other medicines along with Allegra 180 mg tablet at the same time?
At times, the Allegra tablet can interact with other medications. So, let your doctor know if you are already taking any other medicines before you start with the Allegra tablet.
Q-Can Allegra 180 mg tablet be consumed with juices?
Do not take Allegra 180 mg with fruit juices or meals with more fats as it can affect the concentration of this tablet in the stomach. If you have to eat or drink such foods, make sure you take a break of a minimum of 4 hours to cut down the possible interaction of tablets with food.
Q-What is the correct dose of Allegra I can take?
You need to strictly follow the doctor’s prescription to take the right dose of this tablet. The dose is prescribed based on the calculation done after considering your age and weight. Do not try to mess up with the dose by increasing or decreasing it as it can result in serious effects that can make your condition worse.
Q-What are the storage guidelines for the Allegra 180 mg Tablet?
Store the Allegra tablet at room temperature and in a dry place. Do not store the tablet where it is in contact with direct light or heat. Make sure that this medicine is not accessible to children.
Q-Who cannot take Allegra 180mg Tablet?
The tablet should be consumed by patients with allergies to the ingredients of this tablet. Some of the symptoms of allergic reactions comprise breathlessness, swollen face/tongue, and skin rash which can be itchy.
Q-What all information should I give to my physician before I start with Allegra 180mg Tablet?
You should inform your doctor about health problems if any. Tell your physician in case you have liver/heart/kidney problems. The reason is, that some medical issues can hurt the treatment. You may need alterations in dose.
Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines you are consuming currently. This is because the medicines you are using every day can also affect or get affected by this tablet. Apart from this, also tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or planning pregnancy.
Q-I am feeling better, can I stop taking the tablet(Allegra)?
No. please do not discontinue the use of the Allegra tablet even if you think you are much better. Ask your doctor and then you can stop taking it. If you stop taking this medicine in the middle of the treatment course, the symptoms may arise again and result in serious issues. So, do not forget to take a consultation with your doctor.
Q-Is Allegra an antibiotic?
No. It is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-allergic tablet that treats different allergic conditions like hives, sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, etc. Talking about antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections.
While using this tablet, do not attempt to discontinue the medicine without asking the physician. Do not start taking it without consulting the doctor. Keep your doctor informed about other health ailments and medicines you take.