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Alres

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Alres uses

Alres consists of Acetaminophen, Caffeine, Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate.

Acetaminophen:


Pharmacological action

Alres is an analgesic-antipyretic. It has analgesic, antipyretic and weak anti-inflammatory action. The mechanism of action is associated with inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, the predominant influence on the thermoregulation center in the hypothalamus, enhances heat transfer.

Why is Alres (Acetaminophen) prescribed?

Pain weak and moderate intensity of different genesis (including headache, migraine, toothache, neuralgia, myalgia, algomenorrhea; pain in trauma, burns). Fever in infectious and inflammatory diseases.

Alres dosage and administration

Oral or rectally adults and adolescents with a body weight over 60 kg is used in a single dose of 500 mg, the multiplicity of admission - up to 4 times / Maximum duration of treatment - 5-7 days.

Maximum dose: single - 1 g, daily - 4 g.

Single dose for oral administration for children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 120-250 mg, from 3 months to 1 year - 60-120 mg, up to 3 months - 10 mg / kg. Single dose rectal in children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 125-250 mg.

Multiplicity - 4 at intervals of not less than 4 h. The maximum duration of treatment - 3 days.

Maximum dose: 4 single dose per day.

Alres side effects, adverse reactions

Digestive system: rarely - dyspepsia; long-term use at high doses - hepatotoxic effects, methemoglobinemia, renal dysfunction and liver, hypochromic anemia. Hemopoietic system: rarely - thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, agranulocytosis. Allergic reactions: rarely - skin rash, itching, hives.

Contraindications

Chronic active alcoholism, increased sensitivity to Alres, marked disturbances of liver function and / or kidney disease, anemia, pregnancy (I term).

Using during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Alres (Acetaminophen) crosses the placental barrier. So far, no observed adverse effects of Alres (Acetaminophen) on the fetus in humans.

Alres (Acetaminophen) is excreted in breast milk: the content in milk was 0.04-0.23% of the dose adopted mother.

If necessary, use of Alres (Acetaminophen) during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding) should carefully weigh the potential benefits of therapy for the mother and the potential risk to the fetus or child.

In experimental studies found no embryotoxic, teratogenic and mutagenic action of Alres (Acetaminophen).

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Special Instructions

Alres is used with caution in patients with disorders of the liver and kidneys, with benign hyperbilirubinemia, as well as in elderly patients.

With prolonged use of Alres (Acetaminophen) is necessary to monitor patterns of peripheral blood and functional state of the liver.

Used for treatment of premenstrual tension syndrome in combination with pamabrom (diuretic, a derivative of xanthine) and mepyramine (Histamine H1-receptors blocker).

Alres (Acetaminophen) Drug Interactions

With the simultaneous use with inducers of microsomal liver enzymes, means having hepatotoxic effect, increasing the risk of hepatotoxic action of Alres (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of anticoagulants may be slight to moderate increase in prothrombin time.

With the simultaneous use of anticholinergics may decrease absorption of Alres (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of oral contraceptives accelerated excretion of Alres (Acetaminophen) from the body and may reduce its analgesic action.

With the simultaneous use with urological means reduced their effectiveness.

With the simultaneous use of activated charcoal reduced bioavailability of Alres (Acetaminophen).

When Alres (Acetaminophen) applied simultaneously with diazepam may decrease excretion of diazepam.

There have been reports about the possibility of enhancing mielodepression effect of zidovudine while applying with Alres (Acetaminophen). A case of severe toxic liver injury.

Described cases of toxic effects of Alres (Acetaminophen), while the use of isoniazid.

When applied simultaneously with carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidonom decreases the effectiveness of Alres (Acetaminophen), which is caused by an increase in its metabolism and excretion from the body. Cases of hepatotoxicity, while the use of Alres (Acetaminophen) and phenobarbital.

In applying cholestyramine a period of less than 1 h after administration of Alres (Acetaminophen) may decrease of its absorption.

At simultaneous application with lamotrigine moderately increased excretion of lamotrigine from the body.

With the simultaneous use of metoclopramide may increase absorption of Alres (Acetaminophen) and its increased concentration in blood plasma.

When applied simultaneously with probenecid may decrease clearance of Alres (Acetaminophen), with rifampicin, sulfinpyrazone - may increase clearance of Alres (Acetaminophen) due to increasing its metabolism in the liver.

At simultaneous application of Alres (Acetaminophen) with ethinylestradiol increases absorption of Alres (Acetaminophen) from the gut.

Enhances the effect of indirect anticoagulants (coumarin derivatives and indandione). Antipyretic and analgesic activity of caffeine increases, reduce - rifampicin, phenobarbital and alcohol (accelerated biotransformation, inducing microsomal liver enzymes).

Alres in case of emergency / overdose

At a reception in toxic doses (10-15 g in adults) may develop liver necrosis.

Symptoms of overdose may include: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, sweating, extreme tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, yellowing of the skin or eyes, flu-like symptoms

Caffeine:



Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Alres (Caffeine) 200mg

Purpose

Alertness aid

Use

  • helps restore mental alertness or wakefulness when experiencing fatigue or drowsiness

Warnings

For occasional use only

Do not use

  • in children under 12 years of age
  • as a substitute for sleep

When using this product limit the use of Alres (Caffeine) containing medications, foods, or beverages because too much Alres (Caffeine) may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and occasionally, rapid heartbeat. The recommended dose of this product contains about as much Alres (Caffeine) as a cup of coffee.

Stop use and ask a doctor if fatigue or drowsiness persists or continues to recur

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1 tablet not more often than every 3 to 4 hours.

Other information

  • store at room temperature
  • avoid excessive heat (greater than 100°F) or humidity

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, dextrose, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, starch, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

Call toll-free 1-855-874-0970 weekdays


Display Panel Alres (Caffeine): 16 ct. Package

Alres (Caffeine)®

CAFFEINE ALERTNESS AID

16 TABLETS

200mg each

FUNCTIONAL Alres (Caffeine)® for Mental Alertness

SAFE & EFFECTIVE

One tablet is equal to about a cup of coffee

Alres (Caffeine)®

Making the Most of Every Day.®

Tamper Evident Feature: individually sealed in foil for your protection. Do not

use if foil or plastic bubble is torn or punctured.

Vivarin®, Vivarin® and design, stylization and trade dress, and FUNCTIONAL

CAFFEINE® are registered trademarks of Meda AB.

Distributed by:

Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.

Marietta, GA 30062 ©2011 Meda AB

www.vivarin.com

16 ct. Package

Display Panel Alres (Caffeine): 40 ct. Package

SAFE & EFFECTIVE

FUNCTIONAL Alres (Caffeine)® for Mental Alertness

Alres (Caffeine)®

Alres (Caffeine) ALERTNESS AID

40 Tablets

200mg each

FUNCTIONAL Alres (Caffeine)® for Mental Alertness

Tamper Evident Feature: Individually sealed in foil for your protection. Do not use if foil or plastic bubble is torn or punctured.

VIVARIN® helps restore mental alertness or wakefulness when experiencing fatigue or drowsiness (FDA approved uses), so you can accomplish all the things you want to do and all the things you need to do.

Vivarin®, Vivarin® and design, stylization and trade dress, and FUNCTIONAL

CAFFEINE® are registered trademarks of Meda AB.

Made in the U.S.A.

Alres (Caffeine)®

Making the Most of Every Day.®

Distributed by:

Meda Consumer Healthcare Inc.

Marietta, GA 30062 ©2013 Meda AB

www.vivarin.com

40 ct. Package

Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate:



Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

(in each tablet)

Purpose
Alres (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate 2 mg Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg Nasal Decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold, hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or other upper respiratory allergies:

  • runny nose
  • sneezing
  • itching of the nose or throat
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • nasal congestion
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages

Warnings

  • Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Do not use this product

  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • glaucoma
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • may cause drowsiness
  • alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase the drowsiness effect
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by a fever
  • new symptoms occur

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

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Directions

Do not exceed recommended dosage.

Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 1 tablet every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1/2 tablet every 4 hours, not to exceed 3 tablets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor
Children under 6 years of age: Consult a doctor.

Inactive ingredients

Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium Starch Glycolate

Questions or Comments?

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NDC 0485-0080-01

Alres (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate) TABLETS

Antihistamine - Nasal Decongestant

Each tablet contains:

Alres (Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate) Maleate 2 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

This bottle is not to be dispensed to consumer.

Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container

with a child-resistant cap.

Store at 59°-86° (15°-30°C).

Tamper evident by foil seal under cap.

Do not use if foil seal is broken or missing.

Manufactured for:

EDWARDS

Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ripley, MS 38663

100 tablets

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Alres pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Alres available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Alres destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Alres Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Alres pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."VIVARIN (CAFFEINE) TABLET [MEDA CONSUMER HEALTHCARE INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."FEVERALL INFANTS (ACETAMINOPHEN) SUPPOSITORY [ACTAVIS MID ATLANTIC LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."DEXCHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Alres?

Depending on the reaction of the Alres after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Alres not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Alres addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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