Cetiriz 10mg Tablet
Cetiriz 10mg Tablet

Cetiriz 10mg Tablet

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Cetiriz 10 MG Description

Cetirizine is the active ingredient present in Cetiriz Tablet, used to provide symptomatic relief from various allergic conditions characterised by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, s...
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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Cetiriz 10 MG

Cetiriz Tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as dust or pet allergies characterised by sneezing, itchy, a runny or blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of the...
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Contraindications of Cetiriz 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or any other components of Cetiriz Tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney diseases.

Side effects of Cetiriz 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Cetiriz 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cetiriz Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to take Cetiriz Tablet, unless it is advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cetiriz Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cetiriz Tablet passes into the breastmilk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cetiriz Tablet?
A:
Cetiriz Tablet is known to cause sleepiness, dizziness. If you experience these symptoms you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cetiriz Tablet?
A:
You should avoid alcohol consumption along with Cetiriz Tablet as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You have bladder problems; this medicine can increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You have a history of fits (epilepsy).
  • Cetiriz Tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age.

Mode of Action of Cetiriz 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Cetiriz Tablet works by blocking the release of histamine, a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.

Directions for Use of Cetiriz 10 MG

Cetiriz Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your...
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Interactions of Cetiriz 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effectiveness of Cetiriz Tablet may increase or decrease when other medicines are taken at the same time.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Cetiriz 10 MG

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Cetiriz 10 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeats, tremor, urinary retention.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of this 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 this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions I need to take while on the medication of Cetiriz Tablet?

  • Yes, Cetiriz Tablet 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, difficulty in breathing or itching immediately after taking this medicine, it could be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help

Q: Can Cetiriz Tablet be used for cold?

A: Yes, Cetiriz Tablet can be used to provide relief from the cold. Cold is a symptom of an allergic condition.

Q: Can I take Cetiriz Tablet with Dolo 650?

A: Yes, you can take Cetiriz Tablet with Dolo 650 if you have pain and a fever along with allergic symptoms. Cetiriz Tablet helps you provide relief from the allergic symptoms only, while Dolo 650 is a painkiller.
Product Details
Brand
CETIRIZ
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:31 AM (IST)

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