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Alerid Bottle Of 60ml Syrup

60ml Syrup in Bottle
MRP 44.35
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Alerid 5 MG/5ML Description

Alerid syrup is used to provide relief from various allergic conditions characterized by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus and the common cold. It contains cetirizine, an anti-allergic medicine. Cetirizine blocks histamine, which is a natural chemical substance responsible for allergic conditions.

The dose of Alerid syrup varies in children based on their age group. The common side effects of this medicine are dizziness, sleepiness, and drowsiness thus, avoid driving and operating machinery. If these symptoms worsen or remain persistent, inform your doctor or visit a nearby clinic. Cetzine syrup, Zyrtec syrup, and Cetcip syrup are some other medicines containing cetirizine.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹38.14
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ContainsCetirizine(5.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness
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Uses of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

Alerid syrup is used to treat allergic conditions such as dust or pet allergies characterized by sneezing, itchy, runny or blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of the ski...
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Contraindications of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, hydroxyzine or any other components of Alerid syrup.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.

Side effects of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling and irritation inside the nose (rhinitis)
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Alerid 5 MG/5ML



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

Breast Feeding

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


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


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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem
  • You have bladder problems; this medicine can increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You have a history of fits (epilepsy)
  • Alerid syrup should not be used in children below 2 years of age.

Directions for Use of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

  • Take Alerid syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.

Storage and disposal of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

  • Store Alerid syrup 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 5 MG/5ML

  • Alerid syrup is used to treat allergies. It is used to treat allergy symptoms such as itching, sneezing, watery eyes, running nose, rashes, and pale red bumps (allergic rhinitis).
  • Take this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. Shake vigorously before using. To get the exact amount, use a measuring cup or spoon. Do not drink straight from the bottle.
  • Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on getting pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Also, inform your doctor about all your medications and medical history.

Dosage of Alerid 5 MG/5ML


  • Overdose of Alerid syrup may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor or urinary retention.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Alerid, take it as soon as you remember it.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Alerid syrup works by blocking the release of histamine, a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.

Interactions of Alerid 5 MG/5ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alerid syrup works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Any precaution I need to take while on medication of Alerid syrup?

  • Yes, Alerid syrup 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, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking this medicine, it could be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.

Q: Is syp Alerid an antibiotic?

A: No, Alerid syrup is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-allergic medicine belonging to anti-histamine group of medicine, used to provide relief from allergic conditions.

Q: Can Alerid be given to kids?

A: Yes, Alerid syrup can be given to children aged 2 years and above. But the dose varies based on the age of the child. Thus, do not self medicate your child. Always consult a pediatrician or your doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q: Is Alerid syrup useful for cold?

A: Yes, cold is an allergic condition. Thus, Alerid syrup is useful to provide relief from cold. Consult your doctor before using it.

Q: Can Alerid syrup be taken daily?

A: Alerid syrup is usually prescribed for a short duration or as per the need. Take this medicine for the prescribed duration only. Do not take it for more than 7 days, unless prescribed by the doctor. If your symptoms persist even after 3 - 4 days of taking this medicine, then consult your doctor but do not take it endlessly on your own.

Q: Can Alerid syrup be used for cough?

A: Yes, Alerid syrup can be used for cough caused due to pollen allergy. However, it is advised to take this syrup only after consulting a doctor.

Q: How long can you take syrup Alerid?

A: You should take Alerid for as long as a doctor has prescribed you. Do not take more than a week, unless told by the doctor. If you still do not feel any improvement in symptoms, inform the doctor.
Last Updated on: 15 May 2023 | 4:17 PM (IST)
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