Allercet DC tablet is a combination medicine containing cetirizine and phenylephrine. Cetirizine has antiallergic properties and phenylephrine is a decongestant. It is used to relieve symptoms of the common cold, allergy, hay fever, an allergy caused by pollen grains or dust which includes a runny nose, sneezing, itching of the eyes, nose or throat, red eyes and watering from the eyes. It also decreases nasal congestion. Take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history including all the medicines you are currently taking....
Q: Why does taking Allercet DC tablet cause sleepiness?
A: Allercet DC tablet contains cetirizine which is fat-soluble and can enter the brain causing sleepiness as a side effect of using this medicine.
Q: Does Allercet DC tablet help in relieving cough?
A: Allercet DC tablet is a combination medicine that helps to get relief from the common cold, nasal allergy and nasal congestion. It does not help to get relief from cough.
Q: Should I take Allercet DC tablet if I am engaged in work that needs alertness and higher concentration?
A: Allercet DC tablet can cause sleepiness, therefore it should not be taken by people who are engaged in work that needs alertness and higher concentration.
Q: Can I take Allercet DC tablet for a longer duration?
A: Allercet DC tablet should not be taken for a longer duration. Consult your doctor if your symptoms are not relieved after using this medicine. This medicine should not be taken for more than 7 days continuously.