Allergosan 25 mg. 20 tablets
Allergosan tablets contain the active substance chloropyrazine hydrochloride, which belongs to the classical antihistamines for the treatment of allergic reactions. It suppresses the effects of histamine that is formed in the body and determines allergic reactions.
Allergosan tablets are used for the symptomatic treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, urticaria, dermatography, contact dermatitis, drug and food allergies, insect bites and pruritus (itching).
Allergosan can also be used as an adjunct to the treatment of systemic anaphylactic reactions and angioedema (sudden life-threatening allergic reaction, sudden allergic reactions such as rash, pruritus or urticaria, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat or other parts of the body , shortness of breath, difficulty swallowing, wheezing or difficulty in breathing), but only after basic treatment (with adrenaline).
2. What do you need to know before taking Allergosan tablets?
Do not take Allergosan tablets
if you are allergic to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6);
in conditions of asthma attack; if you are pregnant or breast-feeding;
in newborns or premature babies.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before taking Allergozan if:
you have hyperthyroidism (increased thyroid function);
you have a cardiovascular disease; you have liver disease;
have glaucoma (elevated intraocular pressure);
you have adenoma (benign tumor) of the prostate gland;
suffer from bronchial asthma;
suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (passage of stomach contents into the esophagus);
In elderly (over 65 years) or debilitated patients, the possibility of dizziness, sedation (sedation without causing sleep) and lowering of blood pressure is greater.
Children and adolescents
Treatment with chloropyrazine in children should be performed under medical supervision as they experience more frequent side effects - agitation.
Other medicines and Allergosan tablets
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Concomitant use of Alergozan with atropine, boscoli or other atrophic-like agents may increase the risk of side effects such as urinary retention, constipation, dry mouth. It is also possible to enhance the effects of sedating, sedative, tranquilizers, analgesics, other anti-allergic (antihistamine) drugs, alcohol and alcohol-containing products, and such combinations with Allergozan should be avoided. Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, imipramine) may enhance sedative effects and adverse drug reactions.
Allergyan may mask the effects of hearing-damaging drugs. Concomitant use with MAO-inhibitors (moclobemide) may cause an increase in adverse drug reactions. To initiate treatment with Allergozan, an interval of 2 weeks after the MAOI inhibition is stopped.
Allergozan should not be taken with concomitant skin tests to detect allergens. These may take several days after stopping treatment with Allergozan.
Allergosan tablets with food, beverages and alcohol
The tablets are taken during a meal with water. Avoid the use of alcohol during treatment with Allergozan.
Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
The use of Allergosan tablets during pregnancy and lactation is contraindicated.
If treatment is needed, breast-feeding should be discontinued.
Driving and using machines
Allergozan has a moderate influence on the ability to drive and use machines. Alzheimer tablets may cause drowsiness, coordination disturbance, and delayed reactions. If treatment of vehicle drivers and machine operators with Allergozan is required, it is recommended to discontinue activities requiring increased attention and rapid response.
The allergic tablets contain lactose and sucrose as excipients. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, ask your doctor before taking Allergozan.
Allergozan tablets contain wheat starch. It is suitable for people with celiac disease (gluten enteropathy). Patients with wheat allergy (other than celiac disease) should not take this product.
3. How to take Allergosan tablets?
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you or just as described in this leaflet. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist
If you forget to take Allergosan tablets
Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it's almost time for the next dose, take it as usual by skipping the dose you have forgotten. Continue to take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.
Rare (affects less than 1 user in 1,000) - leucopenia (decreased white blood cell count), agranulocytosis (lack of white blood cells), haemolytic anemia (red blood cell destruction), other blood disorders, fatigue, dizziness, ataxia (coordination disturbance), nervousness, tremor, convulsions, headache, euphoria, encephalopathy (cerebral disease), blurred vision, increased intraocular pressure and glaucoma, arrhythmia, tachycardia (decreased heart rate) pressure, difficult o urination, urinary retention.
Very rare (affects less than 1 user in 10,000) - dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, lack of appetite or increased appetite, pain and stomach discomfort, photosensitivity.
Not known (can not be estimated from the available data) - myopathy (muscle pain, muscle sensitivity or weakness), allergic reactions.
Additional side effects in children and adolescents
In rare cases, paradoxical reactions (increased excitability, nervousness, irritability, insomnia), more frequent and more pronounced in children and the elderly, are possible.
If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes all possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
5. How to store Allergosan tablets?
Store in the original package at temperatures below 25 ° C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not dispose of medicines in the sewer or in the household waste container. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Package Contents and Additional Information
What does Allergozan tablets contain?
The active substance is: chloropyrazine hydrochloride 25 mg in one tablet.
The other ingredients are: lactose monohydrate, wheat starch; cellulose, microcrystalline (type 101); carmellose sodium, talc, magnesium stearate; silicon dioxide, colloidal anhydrous
Coating: Base Butyl methacrylate copolymer, Polysorbate 80, Talc, Titanium
dioxide (E171), sucrose, gelatin; Spray-dried arabic rubber; macrogol 6000 glycerol.
What does Allergozan tablets look like and contents of the pack?
Round, biconvex tablets with a regular shape and a glossy surface, white odorless.
20 tablets in a blister of solid, colorless, transparent PVC / aluminum foil; 1 blister in a cardboard box, together with a leaflet.