Cetzine 10mg Tablet
Cetzine 10mg Tablet

Cetzine 10mg Tablet

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Cetzine 10 MG Description

Cetzine tablet is an anti-allergic medicine. It is used to provide symptomatic relief from various allergic conditions characterised by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus and the...
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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Cetzine 10 MG

Cetzine 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 Cetzine 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine or any other component of Cetzine tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.

Side effects of Cetzine 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Cetzine 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Cetzine tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to take Cetzine 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 the Cetzine tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cetzine tablet passes into breast milk; 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 the Cetzine tablet?
A:
Cetzine tablet is known to cause sleepiness, dizziness. If you experience these symptoms you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Cetzine tablet?
A:
You should avoid alcohol consumption along with the Cetzine 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).
  • Cetzine tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age.

Mode of Action of Cetzine 10 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Cetzine 10 MG

Cetzine 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 Cetzine 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat anxiety and psychotic disorders such as diazepam, clonazepam and this medicine may aggravate the side effects such as drowsiness and headache and influence t...
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  • It is important to inform the doctor regarding all the medications and herbal supplements used before taking this medicine. It is also important to discuss any specific allergies or underlying conditi...
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Storage and disposal of Cetzine 10 MG

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

Dosage of Cetzine 10 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeats, tremor and 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 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 ...
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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 medication of the Cetzine tablet?

  • Yes, Cetzine 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: Will Cetzine tablet make me sleepy?

A: Cetzine tablet has the most common side effect of sleepiness, drowsiness and dizziness. Thus, some people may experience this side effect. However, if this symptom bothers you talk to your doctor and it is recommended to avoid driving while on this medicine.

Q: Can I take 2 doses of Cetzine tablet?

A: You should take Cetzine tablet as advised by your doctor and for the exact prescribed duration. Increasing the dose and dosing frequency/quantity can increase the side effect profile. Thus, you should never self-medicate, if your symptoms do not resolve while on this medicine, reach out to your doctor for the same.

Q: Will Cetzine stop itching?

A: Yes, Cetzine is an anti-allergic medicine and helps in certain allergic conditions. However, avoid self-medication. Only if prescribed by the doctor, you may take it.

Q: How many days can Cetzine be taken?

A: It is usually prescribed for a short duration or as per the need. Take this medicine for the prescribed duration only. If your symptoms persist even after 3-4 days of taking this medicine, then consult your doctor, but do not take it endlessly on your own.

Q: Is Cetzine tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Cetzine tablet is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an antiallergic medicine effective against various allergic conditions.

Q: Is Cetzine tablet for cold?

A: Cetzine contains cetirizine, an antiallergic medicine. It belongs to an antihistamine class of medicine that reduces the effects of the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine is responsible for various allergic symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and a runny nose. Thus, cetzine tablet is effective for treating the common cold and allergic symptoms.

Q: Can I take Cetzine for cough or cold?

A: No, do not take Cetzine for cough or cold. This medicine does not have any action against cough and cold caused due to bacterial infection. And this medicine does not have any action against infection-causing organisms. This medicine is useful to treat allergic conditions,

Q: Can we take the Cetzine daily?

A: You should take the Cetzine tablet for as long as your doctor recommends you. If you don’t feel any improvement, consult the doctor. Do not exceed the prescribed duration.
Product Details
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CETZINE
Expires on or After
29/09/2023
Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 06:30 PM (IST)

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