Alerid 10mg

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Alerid 10mg Tablet: Trusted allergy medication for fast relief. Relieves symptoms like sneezing, itching, runny nose. Order now for quick relief.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$22.50 $0.25
60 Tablet/s
$16.80 $0.28
30 Tablet/s
$9.00 $0.30
  • Generic Name : Cetrizine
  • Brand Name : Zyrtec
  • Manufacturer Name : Cipla - Pharmaceutical Company
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Alerid 10mg?

Alerid 10mg is a prescription medicine for allergic conditions like conductivities, hay fever, reactions to bites & stings, and some skin reactions.

It provides relief from watery eyes, itching, sneezing, and a runny nose. This medicine is given to adults and children ages six or above.

Alerid contains Cetirizine, which belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-allergic medications.

You can find Alerid 10mg in the market under the brand name Zyrtec.

Individuals taking this medicine to prevent symptoms should continue treatment regularly to achieve maximum benefits.

Uses of Alerid 10mg

Doctors prescribe Alerid 10mg for:

Treatment of allergic conditions

Alerid relieves symptoms like sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and blocked or runny nose.

It relieves allergic reactions to insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema, such as irritation, rash, itching, and swelling.

Manufacturer of Alerid 10mg

Cipla Ltd., a famous pharmaceutical company, manufactures Alerid 10mg.

The working mechanism of Alerid 10mg

Alerid tablet is an antihistaminic medicine that treats allergy symptoms like rashes, itching, and swelling. It works by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger in your body.

How to use Alerid 10mg?

Alerid tablets can be taken with or without food as directed by your doctor.

The dosage of this medicine can vary from patient to patient, depending on what you are taking it for.

This medication is usually taken in the evening, but follow your doctor's advice to know the best way of taking Alerid.

You might need this medication only on days when you have symptoms, but to prevent symptoms, take it regularly.

Swallow the tablet with a glass of plain water without crushing, chewing, or breaking it.

If you miss a dose of this medicine or stop taking it earlier than directed, your symptoms might return.

Continue taking this medication for a specified duration as suggested by the doctor to achieve better results.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose of Alerid tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed one when it's time for the next prescribed dose.

Continue with your regular dosage. Take only one dose of this medicine together.


If you take Alergid 10mg more than the prescribed dose, consult a doctor immediately.

Symptoms of overdose include headache, confusion, sleepiness, diarrhea, abnormal heart rate, and itching.

Precautions and warnings for Alerid 10mg

Alerid is not prescribed to patients allergic to Cetirizine or other allergies. This medicine might contain some inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions.

Before you start treatment, let the doctor know if you suffer from kidney or liver problems.

Patients who have epilepsy or problems in passing urine should inform the doctor beforehand.

This tablet is not prescribed for use in patients suffering from severe kidney impairment.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should use this medicine only when considered necessary by the doctor.

It might cause excessive drowsiness and tiredness. Avoid activities that demand attention, like driving or handling machines.

Side effects of Alerid 10mg

Most side effects of this medication do not demand attention; they disappear as your body adjusts to Alerid.

Follow your doctor's directions for the prescribed dosage to avoid causing you to suffer from side effects.

Some common side effects of Alerid 10mg tablet include:

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

Get emergency medical help if your side effects persist or worsen with time.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor about all other products you use, including prescription & non-prescription drugs and herbal supplements.

Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines unless a doctor recommends you.

Drug interactions can affect the working mechanism of this medication or reduce its benefits.

Taking an Alerid tablet with any of the following medications can alter the benefits of either of them and cause side effects:

  • Aprepitant
  • Fosaprepitant
  • Zafirlukast
  • Alprazolam 


This medicine is suggested to be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and direct sunlight.

Frequently asked questions about Alerid 10mg (FAQs)

Can Alerid tablet make you feel exhausted?

Alerid tablets can make you sleepy, tired, and weak. Avoid driving or operating heavy machines if you experience any of these symptoms.

How long does Alerid 10mg take to work in your system?

Within an hour of taking this medicine, you can experience improvement in your symptoms. However, it can also take a long time to show full benefits.

Is Alerid 10mg tablet addictive?

No, the Alerid tablet is not addictive and can be taken as long as it benefits you. If you have any confusion, consult the doctor once.

For how long should I use the Alerid tablet?

The duration this medication must be taken depends on the problem being treated. When taken for an insect bite, you need to take Alerid for a day or two.

You must take this medicine longer to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis.

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