Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL

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Drug Strength: 0.25 mg/5 mL
Drug Form : Syrup
Pack Size : 120 ml

Algetin syrup contains Clemastine | belongs to H1 receptor antagonist

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How it works

Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. By blocking another natural substance made by your body (acetylcholine), it helps dry up some body fluids to relieve symptoms such as watery eyes and runny nose.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL

  • Dizziness and Drowsiness severe
  • Dry mouth severe
  • Headache
  • Nervousness severe
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Changes in vision severe
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Nausea
  • Excitement severe

Uses of Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL is used to relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergies such as a runny nose, watery eyes, or sneezing.

  • Urticaria

    Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL is used to relieve the symptoms of urticaria, namely a skin rash caused by a reaction to food, medicines, or other irritants.

  • Angioedema

    Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL is used to relieve a severe swelling beneath the skin or mucosa.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15 to 60 minutes of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 8 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies No habit forming tendencies were reported.No habit forming tendencies were reported.reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL or any other components present along with it.

  • Asthma

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with asthma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Neonates and premature infants

    This medicine is not recommended for use in newborn children and premature infants due to the increased risk of serious side effects.

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO)

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO) such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, etc. due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Anticholinergic effects

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with conditions like glaucoma, urinary retention, or urinary obstruction due to the increased risk of anticholinergic effects that can worsen the existing condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose of Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL is missed, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Topiramate severe
  • Ipratropium moderate
  • Sodium oxybate severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include an increased heart rate, arrhythmias, palpitations, hypotension, ECG changes, hypertension, and tachycardia. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of kidney function may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of liver function may be required based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Strictly follow all the instructions on the label and take Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL only as directed. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine. Use this medicine only for the prescribed purpose. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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How to use Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL

Administered by IV injection slowly over 2-3 min.
Compatibility: 0.9% NaCl, glucose 5%.

what are the adverse effects of Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL?

Drowsiness, impaired reactions. Rarely dizziness, dry mouth, palpitations, Gl disturbances.

What happens if I miss a dose of Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL?

INJECTION: Usually anaphylaxis or histamine reactions: Adults: 1 amp IV. Children: 0.025 mg/kg body-wt IV.
ORAL: Adults: 1 tab or 20 mL morning and night. Children: Every 12 hr. 1-3 yr, 1-2 tsf; 3-6 yr, 2 tsf; 6-12 yr, 2-4 tsf.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Algetin syrup 0.25 mg/5 mL 120 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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