What is Alerid?

Alerid Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Cold, Allergy symptoms, Sneezing, Itching, Watery eyes, Running nose and other conditions.

Alerid Tablet contains Cetirizine as an active ingredient.

Alerid Tablet works by blocking histamine that is produced during an allergic rejection.

Detailed information related to Alerid Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Alerid Tablet Uses

Alerid Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Cold
  • Allergy symptoms
  • Sneezing
  • Itching
  • Watery eyes
  • Running nose

Alerid Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Alerid Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Blocking histamine that is produced during an allergic rejection.

Alerid Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Alerid Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Cetirizine (10 Mg)

Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Alerid Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Alerid Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Restlessness
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Blurred vision
  • Hives
  • Feeling of discomfort

Alerid Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Avoid alcohol intake while taking this drug
  • Do not drive or operate machinery

Consumer Reviews – Alerid Tablet

The following are the results of on-going survey on TabletWise.com for Alerid Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.

Uses, Effectiveness and Side-effects

Following are the uses, perceived effectiveness and perceived side-effects incidence information reported by website visitor for Alerid Tablet:

What is Alerid?

Alerid containing the active ingredient cetirizine hydrochloride is considered an antihistamine type of medication. It can block the action of histamine in the body, the substance that causes allergic reactions. The medication can temporarily relieve the symptoms of hay fever such as sneezing, runny or itchy nose and itchy or watery eyes. Some people may also use the tablets to treat itchy and swelling caused by hives.

How is Alerid used?

Alerid is usually taken once per day or as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with some water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the patients condition and their response to the treatment. It is not recommended to increase the frequency and strength of dosage without consulting a doctor.

Adverse effects

Patients using Alerid may encounter unwanted side effects such as:

  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • Difficulty breathing and swallowing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Tremors
  • Insomnia
  • Confusion
  • Vision problems


Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Alerid is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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