Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is prescribed to treat allergic symptoms such as runny nose,watery eyes and itchiness 

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml contains Levocetirizine (an antihistamine)

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be taken orally (via mouth)

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is prescribed to children and adults alike 

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be used only when necessary

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be ingested under doctor’s advisement

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Type

Syrup

Feature

2.5mg/5ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Levocetirizine

Composition

Levocetirizine 2.5 mg / 5 ml

Brand

Platinum Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml was created to bring relief to patients suffering from allergies and allergic reactions by working blocking histamine and its effects on the human body. A tablespoon or half a teaspoon per day is commonly prescribed to patients to be ingested either with or without food. The dosage of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is dependent upon the patient’s age, medical condition, patient’s response to the drug, any medications patient might be having along with Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml and any adverse effects felt by the patient. It is recommended that patients ingest Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml at the same time each day and put an alarm as a reminder if need be.

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 6 years. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml may be ingested by pregnant and lactating women if extremely necessary and with the consent of a physician as trace amounts of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml can be detected in breast milk. If the patient is having other prescription drugs along with {{product} they must inform their doctor before taking Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml as drugs such as erythromycin, HIV drugs, antifungals, and anti-anxiety drugs are said to interact with Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml negatively.

Adverse effects of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml are rarely felt and effects such as dry mouth, fatigue, and drowsiness tend to resolve on their own in a few hours. If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Indications

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml can be used to treat:

  • Runny nose
  • Allergies
  • Watery eyes
  • Sneezing 
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Hay fever
  • Eczema 
  • Insect bites/stings 
  • Urticaria 

How Does Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml Work?

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as Antihistamines that work by blocking Histamine and its effects on the human body. Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders but reaction with pollen, insect bites, and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml can successfully prevent.

How To Use Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml? 

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be ingested orally (by mouth) either with or without food with plenty of water to help dilute the taste of the medicine. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be ingested on the advice of a physician and only for the period prescribed, not more. The dosage ought to be carefully measured by an adult if Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is used to treat children. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is not recommended for infants or children under the age of 6 years.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablespoon to two is commonly ingested by adults aged 18 years and above. This drug is also available in tablet form, which most adults prefer over syrup.

Child Dosage

Half a teaspoon or a tablespoon (2.5ml or 5ml) per day is prescribed for patients under 18 years of age. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is not prescribed to patients aged 6 years and below.

Elderly Dosage 

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is safe to be ingested by patients aged 65 years and above. A lower dose of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml might be prescribed if the patient is suffering from kidney or liver impairment.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

It is considered safe to prescribe Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml to pregnant and lactating mothers if extremely necessary, since trace amounts of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml are found in breast milk and may result in mild side effects in the baby. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be ingested under the advice and care of a doctor and for the period specified only.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml:

  • Allergy to Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe liver disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe lung disease/impairment 
  • Alcohol abuse 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml:

  • Old age
  • Diabetes
  • Other medicines that may cause drowsiness
  • Phenylketonuria 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml

  • Anti-anxiety medications
  • Opioids 
  • Muscle relaxants 
  • Cough medications 
  • Alcohol 
  • Ketoconazole (antifungal)
  • Erythromycin (antibiotic)
  • Cimetidine (used to treat stomach ailments)
  • HIV treatment drugs (ritonavir, saquinavir)
  • Antipyrine 
  • Theophylline 
  • Pseudoephedrine 

Adverse Effects 

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Dry mouth 
  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness
  • Disturbances in sleeping pattern 
  • Stomach problems (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Blurred vision 
  • Fainting 
  • Hypertension 
  • Difficulty in urinating 
  • Headache 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day, chewing sugarless gum, using alcohol-free mouthwash, allowing ice to melt in the mouth, or using a saliva substitute.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling drowsy -If the medication makes you feel drowsy or sleepy, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

FAQs

#1. How To Store Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml?

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

This medication is known to make you drowsy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#3. What If I Take Too Much Of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml?

It is safe to have a few tablespoons over the recommended dose as Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is relatively safe with very few adverse effects. Excessive intake of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml may lead to headaches and the patient is advised to inform a medical professional of the overdose as soon as possible.

#4. What If I Miss A Dose Of Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#5. How Is Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml Supposed To Be Taken?

{{product} is to be ingested orally once daily or as per a doctor’s prescription. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be taken either with or without food with plenty of water to help dilute the taste of the medicine. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is to be ingested on the advice of a physician and only for the period prescribed, not more. The dosage ought to be carefully measured out by an adult if Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is used to treat children aged 1 year and above. Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is not recommended for infants.

#6. How Does Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml Work?

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as Antihistamines that work by blocking Histamine and its effects on the human body. Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders but reaction with pollen, insect bites, and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml can successfully prevent.

#7. Will Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml Affect My Sexual Activity?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#8. Can I Take Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy if extremely necessary and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#9. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml?

  • Dry mouth 
  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness
  • Disturbances in sleeping pattern 
  • Stomach problems (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting)

#10. How Long Does Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml Take To Show Effect?

Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml starts to work and bring about changes in the human body an hour after ingestion.

#11. Is It Safe To Have Painkillers While Taking Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml?

Not all pain killers are safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml. Opioid painkillers have been shown to react negatively with Alvigo Cherry Flavour 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 120 ml.