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Cetriq Tablets

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Cetriq Tablets Description

Cetriq Tab 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 and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, nausea
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Cetriq Tablets

Cetriq Tab is used to treat allergies associated with airways (allergic rhinitis) and Skin (urticaria).

Contraindications of Cetriq Tablets

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

Side effects of Cetriq Tablets

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Rhinitis
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Cetriq Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cetriq Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Cetriq Tab should be avoided by pregnant women, as there is limited information available on the safety of the medicine in pregnant women. Hence, avoid it in pregnancy unless considered prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cetriq Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Cetriq Tab passes into breastmilk. Therefore, it is advised not to take the medicine while breastfeeding unless the doctor has prescribed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cetriq Tab ?
A:
Cetriq Tab is known to cause sleepiness. Hence, driving or operating machine should be avoided.

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem or urinary retention problem as you may need a lower dose of the medicine, consult the doctor.
  • You are giving the children as they may require a small dose of the medicine.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).
  • You should take an allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.
  • You may experience certain skin reactions like swelling, itching, and redness immediately after you stop taking Cetriq Tab .

Mode of Action of Cetriq Tablets

How Does It Work?

Histamine is a substance produced in the body in case of allergies and responsible for itching, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Cetirizine in Cetriq Tab works by blocking the Histamine and hen...
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Directions for Use of Cetriq Tablets

Cetriq Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow entirely with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It will be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal result...
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Interactions of Cetriq Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines may affect the way Cetriq Tab 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.
  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat anxiety and psychotic disorders such as Diazepam, Clonazepam, and Cetriq Tab may aggravate the side effects such as drowsiness, headache, and influence the ...
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  • It is important to inform the doctor regarding the medications and herbal supplements used before taking the medicine. It is also important to discuss specific allergies or underlying conditions exper...
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Storage and disposal of Cetriq Tablets

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

Dosage of Cetriq Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor, urinary retention. If you experience symptoms or thi...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed the dose of Cetriq Tab , take it as soon as you remember.
  • If time next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

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 I am taking Cetriq Tab ?

  • Yes, Cetriq Tab is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness. Hence, avoid driving and operating machinery after taking the medicine.
  • If you develop any rash, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking the medicine, it may be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.

Q: Can I take Cetriq Tab in pregnancy?

A: Cetriq Tab should be avoided in pregnancy. Take it only if prescribed by the docter in pregnancy.

Q: Can we take Cetriq Tab for allergy?

A: Yes, Cetriq Tab is used in allergic conditions. However, avoid self-medication. Only if prescribed by the doctor, you may take it.

Q: Can I take Cetriq Tab for cough and cold?

A: No, do not take Cetriq Tab for cough or cold on own. Cough or cold may be due to various reasons like allergy, infections, etc. Cetirizine may help in cough or cold if it is allergic in origin.

Q: Does Cetriq Tab make us drowsy?

A: Yes, Cetriq Tab may make you drowsy, sleepy, and dizzy. Avoid driving or operate machinery after taking Cetzine.

Q: Is it okay to use Cetriq Tab while I am breastfeeding?

A: Cetriq Tab passes into breastmilk and may cause drowsiness in your breastfed baby. Hence, do not take this if you are breastfeeding.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:40 PM (IST)

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