Allegra-M Tablet

Sanofi India Ltd

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In Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies Allegra-M Tablet is a combination medicine that provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

Allegra-M Tablet

Description:

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. Before 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.

Composition:

Montelukast (10mg) + Fexofenadine (120mg)

Packaging:

strip of 10 tablets

Packaging Type:

1 Strip

Key Benefits:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Allegra-M Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Directions For Use:

Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger called leukotriene. This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose and improves symptoms. Fexofenadine is an antiallergic which blocks the action of another chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Information:

- Alcohol : CAUTION - Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Allegra-M Tablet. Please consult your doctor. - Pregnancy : 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. - Breast feeding : 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. - Driving : UNSAFE - Allegra-M Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. - Kidney : CAUTION - 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. - Liver : 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.

If Miss:

If you miss a dose of Allegra-M Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Primary Use:

Treatment of Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Common Side Effect:

Diarrhea | Vomiting | Skin rash | Flu-like symptoms | Headache | Drowsiness | Dizziness

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