Antihistamines are more and more improved and help to cope with allergies, regardless of its etiology. Aleron is one such drug.
Indications for use
Aleron is successfully used in the treatment of urticaria, allergic dermatitis, Quincke's edema, eczema of various etiologies, as well as rhinitis and conjunctivitis. Aleron is often prescribed for bronchial asthma of an infectious-allergic nature and for the treatment of hay fever.
Instructions for use
Aleron is prescribed as a course (from 14 days to 2-3 months - depending on the disease and is prescribed by the attending physician). You need to take the medicine once a day, 1 tablet, with plenty of water. An adult should not exceed a dose of 10 mg per day, and children from 6 years old should not exceed 5 mg.
Contraindications and side effects
Aleron is contraindicated for use by pregnant women, lactating mothers and children under 6 years of age. Prescribed with caution to the elderly. You can not use it for some kidney diseases and galactose intolerance. This medicine is not compatible with sedatives and alcohol. During treatment, you should refuse to work that requires increased attention.
When using Aleron, the following reactions of the human body to the active substance levocetirizine are sometimes noted: dizziness, headaches, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, tachycardia. If side effects appear, you should stop taking the medication and immediately consult your doctor.
A pack of 30 tablets costs an average of 1200 to 1500 rubles. In Ukraine, this medicine is much cheaper and costs about 120-140 hryvnia for a package of the same size. Where can I buy? There are no problems with buying this medicine in Moscow pharmacies, as well as in large cities. In other cities, Aleron is most often brought by order. You can also order it on Internet services with delivery to your city. In Ukrainian cities, this medicine is more common and it is often found in pharmacies.
In terms of composition, Glenset, Ksizal, Zodak active, Tsesera, Elset are analogous to Aleron. They have an identical composition of active ingredients and the same indications for use. The most common among them are glentz and xizal. You can buy them in almost any pharmacy, as well as on Internet services for ordering pharmacy goods.
According to reviews, Aleron is well tolerated and effectively relieves allergies. There are many positive reviews about the use of this medication for Quincke's edema (its speed is noted). Aleron can be used for a long time (up to 6 months), but only as directed by a doctor. But you should not forget about the side effects and during treatment, refuse to drive and do work that requires a strong concentration of attention. Despite the large number of possible side effects, Aleron rarely causes severe unpleasant reactions. Sometimes there is slight nausea and drowsiness in the first days of using the medication, which do not cause severe inconvenience and stop on their own within 1-2 days.