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Allcet Dc 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S contains Cetirizine Hydrochloride, which is an anti-allergic medication.

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Allcet Dc 5 MG

  • Allergies such as 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 Allcet Dc 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or any Piperazine derivatives
  • If you have severe kidney disease

Side effects of Allcet Dc 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Allcet Dc 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S during pregnancy?
A:
  • Cetirizine should be avoided by pregnant women
  • There are no adequate and well-controlled studies regarding the safety of this medicine in pregnant women
  • Hence it is better to avoid it in pregnancy unless specified by your physician
  • Consult your doctor for further advice

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S passes into breast milk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding unless your doctor has suggested you to do so.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S?
A:
This medicine is known to cause sleepiness, hence driving or operating machines should be avoided while you are taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problem
  • You have bladder problems; this medicine can increase the risk of urinary retention
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy)

Mode of Action of Allcet Dc 5 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Histamine is a substance produced in our body in case of allergies leading to itching, runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes
  • Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S works by blocking this Histamine and hence decreases allergy symptoms

Directions for Use of Allcet Dc 5 MG

Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water.

Interactions of Allcet Dc 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat anxiety
  • Medicines used to induce sleep
  • Medicines used to treat depression
  • Medicines used to relax muscles (muscle relaxants)
  • Medicines used to relieve pain (prescription analgesics/ painkillers)

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Allcet Dc 5 MG

This medicine does not require any specific storage conditions. Try to keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Allcet Dc 5 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor, urinary retention
  • If you experience any of the side effects, contact your doctor immediately

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

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 Allcet Dc 5mg Tablet 10'S?

  • Yes, this medicine is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness, hence never drive or do any activity like operating machinery after taking this medicine
  • If you develop any rash, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking this medicine, it could be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help
Product Details
Brand
ALLCET DC
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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