Adults and children over 12 years of age: 10 ml (2 medicine measures) or 1 tablet once daily.
How long does it take for Allergex to kick in?
To prevent motion sickness, take your dose 30 minutes before starting activity such as travel. To help you sleep, take your dose about 30 minutes before bedtime.
Can I take Allergex at night?
It is not bad for your health to use Allergax as a sleeping aid but remember that this is not the best sleeping aid available, as Allergax is an anti-histamine. Rather use Zopivaine 7,5mg, at night. Please remember not to use it for longer than 5 to 7 days.
How often can Allergex be taken?
One Allergex Non-Drowsy tablet, once daily.
Does Allergex make you sleepy?
With the Allergex I have found that it makes me sleepy enough to actually fall asleep and to have a couple of hours of deep sleep.
Is Allergex a pain killer?
Allergex (chlorpheniramine) is an antihistamine used for itching and will not help toothache, rather try paracetamol. The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition.
Can Allergex keep you awake?
While some over-the-counter antihistamines can cause drowsiness, routinely using them to treat insomnia isn’t recommended. Antihistamines, mainly used to treat symptoms of hay fever or other allergies, can induce drowsiness by working against a chemical produced by the central nervous system (histamine).
Can I take 2 antihistamines?
Do not take 2 antihistamines together unless recommended by your doctor.
Is Allergex safe to use?
Although Allergex is perfectly safe to use, it is one of the older sedating antihistamines and Loratadine would cause less sedation and is a once daily 24 hour duration antihistamine available without prescription.
Can I take 2 Allergex pills?
Each tablet contains:
1-2 tablets 2-3 times daily. Like other antihistaminics with anticholinergic properties, ALLERGEX should not be given to patients with glaucoma or prostatic enlargement.
Can I take 2 allergy pills in 24 hours?
“You should not take multiple oral antihistamines together, such as Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec, Allegra or Xyzal. Pick one and take it daily. These medicines work better to control symptoms if you take them daily,” she explains.
Does Allergex make you hungry?
The body also can’t burn calories effectively when the histamine receptor is blocked, lowering metabolism. These biological changes result in increased appetite, overeating, slower fat breakdown and weight gain. Antihistamines can also make you feel tired and unmotivated to exercise.
Can you take Allergex on an empty stomach?
Taking antihistamines on a “full” or “empty” stomach will not generally influence their efficacy and side effect profile. Acute relief after accidental food exposure in food allergic children (note adrenaline is the first line for anaphylaxis though).
What happens if you take too many antihistamines?
In overdose symptoms can include dizziness, tachycardia, headache drowsiness or agitation. While the current generation of lesser sedating antihistamines do not affect the QT interval at normal doses (unlike the previous generation of medicines), there are concerns there may be some effect in overdose.
Which tablet is used for allergy?
Cetirizine (Zyrtec, Zyrtec Allergy) Desloratadine (Clarinex) Fexofenadine (Allegra, Allegra Allergy) Levocetirizine (Xyzal, Xyzal Allergy)
Can you take Allergex everyday?
Allergy sprays can be an effective treatment option. Nasal corticosteroids are safe for daily use, and don’t cause the same systemic side effects or interactions that daily pills can. Certain supplements may alleviate symptoms.
What is the best sleep aid?
What is the best sleep aid? While a lot of people might say melatonin is the best sleep aid, our experts actually point to lavender. Melatonin usually needs to be taken hours before sleep to help and really only helps if you have a clinical sleep issue.
Does Allergex dry up mucus?
What you need is a mucolytic – A product with the sole purpose of breaking down phlegm. You can combine this with some allergex tablets (1 3 times a day) to dry up a postnasal drip.