Allercet Cold Tablet

Allercet Cold Tablet

Micro Labs Ltd
Uses of Allercet Cold Tablet:
Pain relief, Fever, Allergy symptoms, Dry cough
Composition of Allercet Cold Tablet:
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen 500mg + Levocetirizine 5mg + Phenylephrine 10mg
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Product Details

SKU: PC-479
Product Description: Allercet Cold Tablet is manufactured by Micro Labs Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is generally used in treatment for pain relief and fever. It is used to relieve pain in conditions like headache, muscle pain, or dental pain.
Levocetirizine is generally used in treatment of the treatment of allergy symptoms.
Phenylephrine is generally used in treatment of common cold symptoms.

Side effects

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is to be taken with food.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Levocetirizine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Phenylephrine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How it works

Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an analgesic and anti-pyretic. It relieves the pain & reduces the fever by blocking the release of some chemical messengers that typically cause fever and pain.
Levocetirizine is belongs to the category of an antihistaminic drug. It makes the condition better by treating the allergy symptoms such as such as swelling, itching, and rashes by blocking the chemical messenger (histamine) & its effects in the body.
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that improves the condition by shrinking the blood vessels to provide quick and temporary relief from inflammation (swelling and redness) and discomfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be practiced with vitamin B-complex. They are used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen serves to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex helps the deficiency that might be producing your signs.

Q. Is Paracetamol / Acetaminophen use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen use isn't related to Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller medicines can develop the acid secretion in the stomach, worsen the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. Though, this risk is least with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen as compared to other painkillers.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with fexofenadine?
Yes, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be used safely with fexofenadine. No drug interactions or any adverse effects have been recorded. These are practiced together to treat the symptoms of a cough, cold, flu or a sore throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Fexofenadine serves to reduce sneezing, itchy throat, runny nose, or eyes and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen helps to relieve pain or fever.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with warfarin?
It is safe to use Paracetamol / Acetaminophen occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can also increase the risk of bleeding. Consult your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with tamsulosin?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be taken with Tamsulosin. No adverse side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are practiced together. Tamsulosin is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with cetirizine?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be taken safely with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions or any adverse effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Cetirizine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat or eyes and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen helps to reduce pain or fever.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with ibuprofen?
Yes, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be practiced with ibuprofen. Both help to reduce pain and fever and ibuprofen also reduces inflammation and swelling. Still, both enhance the acid secretion in the stomach and can produce acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and gut bleeding on long-term use.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen cause weight loss?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen isn't known to cause weight loss. It is a pretty harmless drug for short-term treatment and can create minor and occasional side effects like lowering blood pressure, and allergic effects.

Q. Can anyone be allergic to Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
There have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic effect with the usage of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. Symptoms of an allergy involve inflammation of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop using Paracetamol / Acetaminophen if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your physician.

Q. How beneficial is to use Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with diclofenac?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Diclofenac are used together in case of fever and pain. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen has an early onset of effect and it serves in decreasing the symptoms till diclofenac starts acting. But, both are painkillers and can harm the stomach lining on long-term practice leading to acid reflux, stomach ulcers, heartburn, and bleeding.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen for stomach pain?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen should not be used for stomach pain. You must consult your physician for this. The stomach pain could be due to some underlying disease, which needs attention.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with aceclofenac?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be used with aceclofenac for fever and pain. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till Aceclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen treat sore-throat, flu or cold?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen doesn't treat sore-throat, flu or cold though it can help in reducing fever and body pains associated with these conditions.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with codeine?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and codeine can be used together. No drug interactions or any adverse effects have been recorded when they are practiced together. They are generally given together for the relief of mild to moderate pain due to different reasons.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen help a cough?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen doesn't help in the relief of cough but it can help in reducing associated fever and body aches.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen contain alcohol?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen does not contain any alcohol.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with amoxicillin?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen have side effects?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is quite safe for short term usage. It has side effects if practiced in more than the dose recommended and for a long-term. Immediately consult a physician if there is a loss of appetite, dark colored urine, nausea, stomach pain, clay-colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen.

Q. Is Paracetamol / Acetaminophen safe to use?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is safe to use in the dose as recommended by the physician. Using more than prescribed doses can do serious harm.

Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with erythromycin?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Erythromycin can be taken together. Erythromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Is Paracetamol / Acetaminophen an antibiotic?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen isn't an antibiotic drug. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever), whereas an antibiotic is beneficial for the treatment of infections.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with metronidazole?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Metronidazole can be used together. No drug interactions or any adverse effects have been reported when used together.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with homeopathic medicine?
consult your doctor before taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.

Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with Tramadol?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be taken with Tramadol. They are practiced together for medium to severe pain in several conditions and their use is correlated with general side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness. No drug interactions have been reported when they are practiced together.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with Azithromycin?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Is it safe to take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with Naproxen?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be taken with Naproxen. Both are painkillers and belong to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and are practiced to relieve pain and fever. Though, long-term usage affects the stomach lining and develop acid secretion which can lead to side effects like heartburn, acid reflux, stomach and intestinal ulcers and bleeding.

Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
use of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen occasionaly is safe in patients with high blood pressure. Still, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can limit the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen interact with vitamin C?
Vitamin C can be used with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. However, vitamin C enhances the blood levels of other drugs similar to Paracetamol / Acetaminophen, so it is recommended to discuss to your physician if you have to take both these drugs for a long-term.

Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
An overdose of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can create potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most dangerous side effect. Initial signs may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage reduced platelet count furthermore coma may also happen. Quickly consult a physician or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with hyoscine?
Yes, Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and hyoscine can be taken together. Hyoscine is used to relieve pain and cramps of the stomach, gut, urinary bladder and urinary tract while Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is used to relieve mild to moderate pain of a headache, toothache, muscle pain, joint pain, and fever. Together they can be advised by a doctor for painful conditions of the gut and urinary tract.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with Betahistine?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen can be used with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or adverse effects when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with rabeprazole?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Rabeprazole can be taken together. Rabeprazole is used to prevent Paracetamol / Acetaminophen (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no clinically significant drug-drug interactions or harmful effects seen when they are used together.

Q. How beneficial is to take urofollitropin alpha with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Urofollitropin alpha is given as a subcutaneous injection with the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone to assist in ovulation and fertility. Urofollitropin alpha can cause abdominal or pelvic pain or pain and swelling at the injection site in some patients which can be relieved by taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen.

Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and vitamin D can be taken together. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen for the relief of any associated pain. No drug interactions or any adverse effects have been reported.

Q. Can I take clindamycin with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Clindamycin can be taken together. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen may be given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions have been reported clinically. However, both are known to cause liver damage. Talk to your doctor if you need them for a long time.

Q. Does Paracetamol / Acetaminophen affect the liver?
Usage of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen for a longer duration and more than advised doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.

Q. Can I take Paracetamol / Acetaminophen if I have hepatitis?
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is considered to be the safest painkiller for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is metabolized in the liver. so, consult your physician before taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for longer duration.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Potentially critical life-threatening liver damage is a serious side effect observed with an overdose of Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. Overdose can also create kidney injury, coma, and reduced platelet count. Initial signs of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a physician or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.

Q. What is $name?
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine (H1-receptor blocker) and is used in the treatment of conditions like allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

Q. Is $name an over the counter (OTC) product?
Levocetirizine belongs to prescription medicine and is not an OTC product.

Q. Is $name gluten free?
yes, Levocetirizine is gluten free and you can refer the package before use for detailed knowledge.

Q. Is $name a narcotic substance?
Levocetirizine which comes under the classification of a drug called antihistamines is not a narcotic substance.

Q. Is $name a steroid?
Levocetirizine which comes under the classification of a drug called antihistamines is not a steroid.

Q. When to take $name?
The absorption of $name is not affected by food and hence can be taken with or without food. It should preferably be taken in the evening.

Q. Is $name a decongestant?
Levocetirizine which belongs under the group of medication called antihistamine is used for treatments like running nose, sneezing, redness, itching and tearing of eyes and Levocetirizine is not a decongestant.

Q. Can $name be taken during pregnancy?
There are not many studies or data available on the effect of $name in pregnancy. Animal studies have not shown to cause any fetal (unborn child) damage. It should be used only when considered necessary by your doctor.

Q. What is $name used for?
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine drug. It is used for the treatment of conditions like allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

Q. Why should $name be taken at night?
Though Levocetirizine can be taken on any time, night time is preferred as it may cause sleepiness and tiredness which will affect your daily routine.Consultation with the doctor before use is required.

Q. What are the side effects of $name-montelukast combination?
The common side effects of $name are a headache, sleepiness, dry mouth, and fatigue. The common side effects of montelukast are a headache, upper respiratory infections, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

Q. What are the side effects of $name during pregnancy?
There are not many studies or data available on the effect of $name in pregnancy. Animal studies have not shown to cause any fetal (unborn child) damage. It should be used only when considered necessary by your doctor.

Q. Does $name cause weight gain?
Levocetirizine usually does not cause weight gain. Consult the doctor if you come across such symptom after intake of Levocetirizine.

Q. What are the side effects of stopping $name?
Stopping $name therapy is generally not associated with any withdrawal effect. However, there are reports that some patients may experience itching if stopped at once. Consult your doctor if you experience any effect after stopping the drug.

Q. What are the long-term side effects of $name?
Prolonged use of Levocetirizine may cause side effects namely upper respiratory infections, transient abdominal pain, and headaches. Consult the doctor if you come across any symptom during the intake of Levocetirizine.

Q. Can I take $name with montelukast?
Levocetirizine and montelukast are not known to have any interactions and can be safely taken together. A fixed-dose combination of $name and montelukast is available in the market. Both are indicated for allergic respiratory illnesses.

Q. What is the dose of $name?
Levocetirizine is available on different doses depending on the age factor of the patient and based on the condition in which it is prescribed. Consult the doctor and intake the drug as per recommended.

Q. What is the price of $name?
The price of $name would vary according to the brand and it is mentioned on the pack of the medicine.

Q. Can I take $name for a cold?
Though Levocetirizine can be taken for cold, consultation with the doctor for exact treatment is recommended.

Q. What is the difference between $name and cetirizine?
Levocetirizine which is an (R) enantiomer of cetirizine is also a blocker of histamine (H1) receptors and more effective drug comparing to cetirizine. Consultation with the doctor before taking two medicines together is recommended.

Q. What is the difference between $name and fexofenadine?
Both $name and fexofenadine are highly selective H1 antihistamines. Fexofenadine is less sedative, less potent when compared on a dose basis, and longer acting when compared to $name. However, their response may vary from patient to patient. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. What is the difference between $name and desloratadine?
Desloratadine has higher H1 selectivity, longer action, and less sedative effect when compared to $name. They both are equipotent on an equivalent milligram basis. However, their response may vary from patient to patient. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. Can I take $name with ambroxol syrup?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with ambroxol but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with pseudoephedrine?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with pseudoephedrine but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with alcohol?
Alcohol can increase the sedative effect (sleepiness) of $name when taken together. It is desirable to avoid alcohol intake while on the drug. Also, you need to be careful while taking this drug if you are driving or operating some machine.

Q. Can I take $name with paracetamol?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with paracetamol but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with phenylephrine?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with phenylephrine but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does $name withdrawal cause itching?
Stopping $name therapy is generally not associated with any withdrawal effect. However, there are reports that some patients may experience itching if stopped at once. Consult your doctor if you experience any effect after stopping the drug.

Q. Is Phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does Phenylephrine work/ does Phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does Phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it

Q. Can i take $name with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with $name

Q. Can i take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure

Q. Is Phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, Phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.

Expert Advice

  • Good for pain relief and fever but not effective in joint pain due to poor anti-inflammatory action.Starts working within one hour. Wait for at least 4 hours before taking the next dose.Present in many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medicines. Avoid taking more than one paracetamol product at a time to prevent overdose. Doses >4 g/day (2 g in alcoholics) may cause liver, kidney or heart problems.Discontinue Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.For children, measure the doses of liquid Paracetamol / Acetaminophen using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen as it may cause liver damage.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Levocetirizine to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.Stop taking Levocetirizine at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
  • Oral $name should be taken with foodPhenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtimeDo not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feedingSmoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.
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