Alerkim Tablet

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Alerkim Tablet Information

Alerkim Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Alerkim Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Alerkim Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Alerkim Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Skin Rash. While these are the most often observed Alerkim Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Alerkim Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Alerkim Tablet's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Alerkim Tablet related warnings talks about Alerkim Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Alerkim Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Alerkim Tablet in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Alerkim Tablet contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Alerkim Tablet with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Alerkim Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Alerkim Tablet Benefits & Uses

Alerkim Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Alerkim Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given till symptom persist
Geriatric
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given till symptom persist
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.4 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given till symptom persist
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mcg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given till symptom persist

Alerkim Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alerkim Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Alerkim(Kim Lab) can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Alerkim(Kim Lab), then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Alerkim Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Alerkim(Kim Lab) does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Alerkim Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Alerkim(Kim Lab) rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alerkim Tablet on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Alerkim(Kim Lab) on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alerkim Tablet on the Heart?


    Side effects of Alerkim(Kim Lab) rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Alerkim Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alerkim Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alerkim Tablet

  • Is this Alerkim Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Alerkim Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Alerkim Tablet since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Alerkim Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Alerkim Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Alerkim Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alerkim Tablet


    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Alerkim Tablet together with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alerkim Tablet


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Alerkim Tablet with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Alerkim Tablet

Question about 4 years ago

Does Alerkim(Kim Lab) cause constipation?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alerkim(Kim Lab) can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

Question about 5 years ago

What is Alerkim(Kim Lab)?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Alerkim(Kim Lab) is a brand name of betamethasone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medicine called steroids (corticosteroid). It comes in form of tablet, solution, injection and topical cream. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Alerkim(Kim Lab) is used in the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, multiple sclerosis, inflammation, allergic conditions, and adrenal insufficiency. It is also used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

Question about 4 years ago

Is Alerkim(Kim Lab) good for gastritis?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alerkim(Kim Lab) is used in the treatment of gastritis. It is presumed that Alerkim(Kim Lab) works in gastritis by suppressing the immune response which causes inflammation and additionally relieving the symptoms of gastritis such as stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Alerkim(Kim Lab) with phenylephrine?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alerkim(Kim Lab) can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Alerkim(Kim Lab) work?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Alerkim(Kim Lab) works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-370

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Celestone® (betamethasone)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortival (betamethasone valerate)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Diprosone® Ov (betamethasone dipropionate)

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