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Alertus Syrup 60ml

By ICARUS HEALTH CARE PVT LTD
60ml Syrup in Bottle
49.30*
MRP 58.00
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Alertus Syrup 60ml Description

Alertus Syrup is used for temporary relief in common cold and allergic rhinitis. It helps in improving symptoms like runny and stuffed nose, sneezing and throat irritation. Alertus Syrup contains a c

ombination of chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine as active ingredient. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic and phenylephrine is a decongestant. You should take this Syrup as advised by your doctor for maximum benefits and avoid using it for a prolonged duration when not required.

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Product Summary

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ContainsPhenylephrine(5.0 Mg) + Chlorpheniramine / Chlorphenamine(2.0 Mg)
UsesCold, allergic rhinitis
Side effectsDrowsiness, headache, vomiting, weakness
TherapyCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
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uses

Uses of Alertus Syrup 60ml

Alertus Syrup is used for the symptomatic treatment of common cold and allergic rhinitis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Alertus Syrup 60ml

  • If you are allergic to chlorpheniramine or phenylephrine or any of the ingredients of Alertus Syrup.
  • If you have taken medicines for brain disorders such as rasagiline in the last 14 days.
  • If you are suffering from high blood pressure or heart disease.
  • If you have diabetes, increased pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma).
  • If you are suffering from an overactive thyroid gland and breathing problems like bronchitis.
  • If you experience difficulty in urination due to an enlarged prostate gland.
sideEffects

Side effects of Alertus Syrup 60ml

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Incoordination
  • Dizziness
  • Excitation
  • Confusion
  • Increased blood pressure
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alertus Syrup 60ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alertus Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Alertus Syrup may affect during pregnancy and it should be used only if prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks. Do not self medicate this Syrup in cough and cold.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alertus Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of Alertus Syrup passes into the breastmilk. So, it is recommended not to consume it unless prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alertus Syrup?
A:
You may experience drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision after taking Alertus Syrup. Be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alertus Syrup?
A:
Alcohol intake can make you feel more drowsy or sleepy. It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment with Alertus Syrup.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already taking medicines for psychiatric illness, as it can enhance drowsiness
  • You are experiencing drowsiness, nervousness.
  • You don't feel any improvement in your symptoms within a week.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have asthma or any airway obstruction problems.
  • You have a kidney or liver disease.
  • You have a history of fits or seizures.
  • You have a history of tumour in the adrenal gland.
  • You have a blockage in your stomach and intestine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alertus Syrup 60ml

How Does It Work?

  • Alertus Syrup works by the combined action of its two components chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine. Chlorpheniramine acts by blocking the action of histamine a natural substance produced by the body ...
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  • Phenylephrine acts as a vasoconstrictor, it shrinks or constricts the blood vessels in the nasal passage and improves congestion.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alertus Syrup 60ml

  • Take Alertus Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume this medicine directly from the bottle.
  • Read any special instruction on the package.
interactions

Interactions of Alertus Syrup 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat brain disorders or psychiatric illness should not be used with Alertus as it can lead to a risk of heart-related side effects or increased blood pressure.
  • Alertus can reduce the effectiveness of high blood pressure medicines and can increase blood pressure abruptly.
  • Alertus should not be taken along with medicines used to treat heart failures such as digoxin as it can increase the risk of irregular heartbeat or heart attack.
  • Phenytoin and ergot containing medicines should not be consumed along with Alertus as it can lead to toxicity.
  • Other medicines like medicines to induce sleep or anti-anxiety medicines and ceratin painkillers should be used as they can induce sedation.
  • Discuss it with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alertus Syrup 60ml

  • Store Alertus Syrup between 20°- 25°C.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Alertus Syrup 60ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Alertus Syrup may include irregular heartbeat, fits or you may sometimes pass out. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or vis...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Alertus Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take this Syrup?

A: Take Alertus Syrup as per the prescribed dosage duration by your doctor as this medicine can cause dizziness or sleepiness. So do not give this medicine to induce sleep to the children.

Q: Any precautions do I need to take while taking Alertus Syrup?

A: Do not consume alcohol or any other cough medicines along with Alertus Syrup. It can lead to excessive dizziness or sleepiness. Caution is recommended while driving or operating machinery.

Q: Can I take Alertus Syrup, if I have high blood pressure?

A: Alertus Syrup is not recommended for patients having high blood pressure as it can increase your blood pressure abruptly and can also reduce the effectiveness of high blood pressure medicines.

Q: Can I give Alertus Syrup to my 2 months old baby?

A: No, Alertus Syrup should not be used in children below 6 months of age. Also, you should always consult a child specialist before giving any medicine to your baby as their organs are very delicate and sensitive.
Product Details
Brand
ALERTUS
Expires on or After
09/05/2023
Last Updated on: 03 Jun 2022 | 11:23 AM (IST)
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