Allegra-M Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion or stuffiness.
Allegra-M Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.
Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Earlier you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
Directions For Use:
Ordinary side effects of Allegra-M
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Allegra-M Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Allegra-M Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Allegra-M Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Allegra-M Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Allegra-M Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Allegra-M Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Allegra-M Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Allegra-M Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Q. What is Allegra-M Tablet ?
Allegra-M Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Fexofenadine. This medicine is used to treat allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneeze and cough. It works by lowering the chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms.
Q. Can Allegra-M Tablet be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?
No, Allegra-M Tablet should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to Allegra-M Tablet, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Allegra-M Tablet cause dizziness?
Affirmative, the use of Allegra-M Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.
Q. What should be avoided in food while taking Allegra-M Tablet?
Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Allegra-M Tablet as it might increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Allegra-M Tablet.
Q. Will Allegra-M Tablet be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Allegra-M Tablet?
Retain this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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