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Abicet Syp

By ALPIC BIOTECH LTD
30ml Syrup in Bottle
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MRP 75.00
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Medical Description

Abicet Syp is an anti-allergic medication and is used to treat symptoms associated with allergies such as itching, sneezing, watery eyes, running nose, rashes, and pale red bumps. It contains cetiriz...
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ContainsCetirizine
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, sleepiness, dizziness, nausea
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Abicet Syp

Abicet Syp is used to treat allergies like dust or pet allergies, sneezing, itchy, runny and blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of the skin. insect bite and hives.

Contraindications of Abicet Syp

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or any Piperazine derivatives or other ingredients of Abicet Syp .
  • If you have severe kidney disease.

Side effects of Abicet Syp

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness, drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling and irritation inside the nose (rhinitis)
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Abicet Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Abicet Syp during pregnancy?
A:
  • Abicet Syp should be avoided by pregnant women.
  • There are no adequate and well-controlled studies regarding the safety of the medicine in pregnant women.
  • Hence it is better to avoid it in pregnancy unless specified by the physician.
  • Consult the doctor for further advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Abicet Syp while breastfeeding?
A:
Abicet Syp passes into breast milk; therefore, Avoid the medicine while breastfeeding unless the doctor has suggested you to do so.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Abicet Syp ?
A:
Abicet Syp is known to cause sleepiness, hence driving or operating machines should be avoided while you are taking the medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Abicet Syp ?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with Abicet Syp as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem.
  • You have bladder problems; Abicet Syp may increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).

Mode of Action of Abicet Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Histamine is a substance produced in the body in case of allergies leading to itching, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes.
  • Abicet Syp works by blocking the histamine and hence decreases allergy symptoms.

Directions for Use of Abicet Syp

  • Take Abicet Syp as directed by the doctor.
  • Read the instructions of the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the quantity.

Interactions of Abicet Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect the way Abicet Syp works, or the medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals the child is currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines used to treat anxiety, to induce sleep, for mental health problems, muscle relaxants, to relieve pain (prescription analgesics/ painkillers.

Interactions with food items

The administration of the medicine with food does not affect the way the medicine works. Abicet Syp may be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Abicet Syp

  • Store Abicet Syp at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Abicet Syp

Overdose

  • Overdose causes tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor, urinary retention.

Missed a Dose

  • If you experience symptoms or think you have taken too much of Abicet Syp , contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you missed the dose of Abicet Syp , take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dosing schedule.
  • Avoid double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precaution I need to take while on medication of Abicet Syp ?

  • Yes, Abicet Syp is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness, hence never drive or activity like operating machinery after taking the medicine.
  • If you develop a rash, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking the medicine, it may be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.

Q: Does Abicet Syp cause addiction?

A: No, Abicet Syp is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:19 PM (IST)
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