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Alerid 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Alerid 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Alerid 10 MG Description

Alerid tablet contains cetirizine as its active ingredient, an anti-allergic medicine. It is used to provide symptomatic relief from various allergic conditions characterised by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus, the common cold and hives.

Alerid tablets should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine before the prescribed duration as it may result in treatment failure. Children below 6 years of age should not be given this medicine and also patients with severe kidney problems.


Product Summary

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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness
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Uses of Alerid 10 MG

Alerid tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as dust or pet allergies characterised by sneezing, itchy, a runny or blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of the ...
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Contraindications of Alerid 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, hydroxyzine or any other ingredient of Alerid tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney diseases.

Side effects of Alerid 10 MG

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Alerid 10 MG



Can I take Alerid tablet during pregnancy?
It is recommended not to take Alerid tablets unless it is advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Alerid tablet while breastfeeding?
Alerid tablet passes into the breastmilk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Alerid tablet?
Alerid tablet is known to cause sleepiness and dizziness. If you experience these symptoms you should avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Alerid tablet?
You should avoid alcohol consumption along with Alerid tablet as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You have bladder problems; this medicine can increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You have a history of fits (epilepsy).
  • Alerid tablets should not be used in children below 6 years of age.

Directions for Use of Alerid 10 MG

Alerid tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your...
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Storage and disposal of Alerid 10 MG

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Alerid 10 MG

  • Alerid tablet is an anti-allergic medicine used to provide relief from various allergic conditions characterised by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus and the common cold.
  • It may cause sleepiness, your doctor may advise you to take it at bedtime.
  • Alerid tablets should not be given to children under the age of six. You should exercise caution when driving after taking this medication because it may cause sleepiness and fatigue.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or any other component of Alerid tablet.
  • Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help boost your immune system and reduce the severity of allergy symptoms.
  • Before beginning this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, as well as your complete medical history. Also, tell the doctor about any other me...
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Dosage of Alerid 10 MG


Overdose of Alerid tablet may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeats, tremor or urinary retention. If you think you ha...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do n...
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Mode of Action of Alerid 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Alerid tablet works by blocking the release of histamine, a natural substance responsible for allergic reactions in the body.

Interactions of Alerid 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effectiveness of Alerid tablets may increase or decrease when other medicines are taken at the same time.
  • Discuss it with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are the uses of Alerid 10 mg tablet?

A: Alerid tablet is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and itchy eyes and urticaria (skin rash with itching). It works by blocking the release of histamine, a natural substance responsible for allergic reactions in the body.

Q: Any precautions I need to take while on the medication of Alerid tablet?

  • Yes, Alerid tablet is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness, hence never drive or do any activity like operating machinery after taking this medicine.
  • If you develop any rash, difficulty in breathing or itching immediately after taking this medicine, it could be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help

Q: Can Alerid tablet be used for cold?

A: Yes, Alerid tablet can be used to provide relief from the cold. Cold is a symptom of an allergic condition.

Q: Can I take Alerid tablet with Dolo 650?

A: Yes, you can take Alerid tablet with Dolo 650 if you have pain and a fever along with allergic symptoms. Alerid tablet helps you provide relief from the allergic symptoms only, while Dolo 650 is a painkiller.

Q: Can Alerid tablet make me feel sleepy?

A: Yes, sleepiness is the common side effect of the Alerid tablet. Talk to your doctor if it is bothersome.

Q: Can Alerid be taken daily?

A: You can take this medicine if needed or for the specific duration prescribed by the doctor, depending on the severity of the allergic reaction.

Q: What are the side effects of Alerid?

A: Drowsiness, nausea, dry mouth, sore throat, etc., are a few common side effects that might be seen in individuals after taking Alerid. However, these symptoms are usually mild and go away with time.

Q: Can Alerid be taken on an empty stomach?

A: You can take Alerid with or without meals or as advised by the doctor. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by a doctor.

Q: Can I take Alerid for sore throat?

A: Sore throat can be due to various reasons like allergy or some infection. Hence, the doctor will advise you the same after diagnosis and your medical history. Do not self-medicate.

Q: When is the best time to take Alerid?

A: You should take Alerid as per the requirement or as advised by your doctor and for the exact prescribed duration.

Q: Is Alerid an antibiotic?

A: No, Alerid is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an anti-allergic medicine that is used to treat allergies associated with airways (allergic rhinitis) and Skin (urticaria).
Last Updated on: 12 July 2023 | 7:43 PM (IST)

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